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Aggressive Flu Strain Arrives Early And Spreads Rapidly Through U.S.
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The flu remains very active in New Jersey

The calendar suggests flu season is halfway done, but influenza-like activity is still abundant in the Garden State.

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NJ health officials warn against acetaminophen

As we approach the peak of cold and flu season in New Jersey, many people are turning to over-the-counter medications to help them feel better. Many such medications contain acetaminophen, an ingredient that helps lower fever and reduce pain, but can also cause serious liver injury when taken incorrectly.

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Avoiding injury while shoveling

Once the snow stops falling, homeowners must set about the task of getting rid of it. Like most things, there's a right and a wrong way to do it to keep from getting hurt.

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Happy New Year! I Want a Divorce

January is a big month for broken hearts. In fact, it's considered National Break Up Month by a number of experts and online forums.

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Whooping Cases on the Decline in NJ, but Still Serious

New Jersey has seen a decline in cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, in recent years, but hundreds of kids are still getting the highly contagious respiratory disease. Newborns are especially at risk for serious complications and even death.

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Flu Activity in NJ Downgraded to ‘Moderate’

The latest Centers for Disease Control Influenza map show flu-like illness in New Jersey has been downgraded from widespread to moderate, but state health officials don't think this means that flu season has necessarily peaked.

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Were you smarter without a cell phone?

You may have guessed it, but now the science proves it: your cell phone is making you dumber.

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Blindness, Visual Impairment Rates Drop Sharply

Medicine has not completely eradicated blindness and vision problems, but rates are dropping in developed countries, according to a study published on March 24, 2014 by BMJ, the British medical journal

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South Jersey woman, 40, dies from flu complications

A 40-year-old Vorhees woman has died at a Philadelphia hospital from complications of the flu.

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Flu season picking up steam in NJ

Just a few days into the winter season, a growing number of New Jersey residents are getting sick with the flu.

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NJ falls in nationwide health rankings

New Jersey has dropped out of the top 10 healthiest states in the country, but is still making strides in certain areas, according to the latest report from United Health Foundation.

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Rutgers scientist to develop rapid Ebola test

The idea is to quickly diagnose patients in remote locations where the spread of Ebola has been rampant. A Rutgers researcher has received a grant of nearly $640,000 from the National Institutes of Health to develop a rapid test to diagnose Ebola along with other viruses that can cause symptoms similar to the deadly disease.  

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