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October 18, 2019

CCGOP Will Use Plastic Straws At Fundraiser

Ambrosino: “We’ll use plastic straws if I have to buy them myself.” HADDON HEIGHTS (October 18, 2019)--– In response to the news that the Camden County Board of Chosen Freeholders voted last night to ban... Read more →


Dangers Lurk in the Candy Bowl and Beyond for Pets on Halloween

Each Halloween, dogs and cats, as well as other household pets, are exposed to heaps of sweet treats, changes in household décor, and altered routines that can be stressful. In fact, the four most common... Read more →


PENNSYLVANIA’S SPORTSBOOKS TAKE IN NEARLY $200M IN BETS

FanDuel dominates as bettors flock to online sportsbooks in September, according to PlayPennsylvania.com (LAS VEGAS) — Pennsylvania’s online and retail sportsbooks nearly doubled the state’s previous record handle in September, as bettors jumped at their... Read more →


Over 700 Doctors Were Paid More Than a Million Dollars by Drug/Medical Device Companies

ProPublica has been tracking drug company spending on doctors since 2010. We just updated our database and found that companies are still paying private doctors huge sums for promotional talks and consulting. by Charles Ornstein,... Read more →


EPA Finalizes Decision on Cleanup Plan for Lightman Drum Company Superfund Site

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, N.J. (October 17, 2019) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized its decision to amend part of its previous 2009 plan to clean up an area of the Lightman Drum Company... Read more →


Joint Health Sciences Center opens in Camden City

CAMDEN CITY NJ--Leaders from the Joint Board, participating institutions and elected officials gathered in Camden’s “Eds and Meds” corridor Oct. 15 to celebrate the opening of the Joint Health Sciences Center at Dr. Martin Luther... Read more →


Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice to Host Special Educational Conference

on Moral Injury and Veteran-Centric Care Marlton, NJ – Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice, in collaboration with New Jersey Department of Military & Veterans Affairs, HeroCare Connect and the New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA), will be... Read more →


New Jersey's Free Fishing Days June 8 and October 19, 2019

Fabulous Fishing in New Jersey "Great Fishing Close to Home Brochures" Beginning in 2015, the NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife has offered spring and fall Free Fishing Days. In 2019 the first will be... Read more →


New Efforts to Ensure NJ Schools Have Access to Clean Water ANNOUNCED

Efforts Include a Three-Pronged Approach to Enhance Lead Testing and Remediation BERGENFIELD – Governor Phil Murphy and Congressman Josh Gottheimer today announced several initiatives to strengthen the State’s response to lead testing and the remediation... Read more →


As Vaping Illnesses Rise, So Do Pleas To Quit-Smoking Help Lines

Anna Almendrala: October 11, 2019 (Moment/Getty Images) “I stopped for a few days and then I ended up buying new pods. The withdrawals got to me.” “My friends are the ones who got me into... Read more →