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Assurance maladie collective Qu'est-ce qu'un régime d'assurance maladie collective?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 30, 2020)--Les régimes d'assurance-maladie collectifs offrent une couverture à un groupe de membres, généralement composé d'employés de l'entreprise ou de membres d'une organisation. Les membres du groupe santé reçoivent généralement une assurance à un coût réduit car le risque de l'assureur est réparti sur un groupe d'assurés. Il existe de tels plans aux États-Unis et au Canada. image courtesy of Ashkjan Forouzani unsplash.com Comment fonctionne l'assurance maladie collective Les régimes d'assurance maladie collective sont souscrits par les entreprises et les organisations, puis proposés à ses membres ou employés. Le régime d'assurance collective exige généralement une participation d'au moins 70%... Read more →


NJBIA to Testify Against Health Insurance Plan Tax that Will Raise Premiums   

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association is urging two legislative committees today to vote against a proposed $300 million health insurance tax that would increase costs for businesses, nonprofits and ultimately all employees who pay a portion of their healthcare premiums. The bills, S-2676/A-4389, would impose a new 2.75% state excise tax on fully-insured health insurance premiums for health benefits plans, MEWAs and dental and vision coverage. The bills are before the Senate Commerce Committee and the Assembly Financial Institutions Committee this afternoon. “This bill would increase costs on businesses and nonprofits, large and small, which have continued to... Read more →


LTPD Alert: - Fireworks Consumer Brief

FIREWORKS consumer brief Gloucestercitynews.net files On the 4th of July, Independence Day, Americans celebrate their patriotism with family reunions, picnics and beautiful displays of fireworks nationwide. Unfortunately, every year, this happy celebration turns into tragedy for many Americans due to the unsafe and illegal use of fireworks. Fireworks displays must be enjoyed responsibly – and within the confines of the law. In New Jersey, it is unlawful to sell, possess, or use fireworks, other than certain sparkling devices and novelties, without a valid permit. STATISTICAL INJURIES The Consumer Product Safety Commission, the federal agency tasked with protecting the public from... Read more →


Growth in Tree Canopy in Philadelphia Shows Decrease in Human Mortality

Philadelphia, PA, June, 2020 - The first city-wide health impact assessment of the estimated effects of a tree canopy initiative on premature mortality in Philadelphia suggests that increased tree canopy could prevent between 271 and 400 premature deaths per year. The study by Michelle Kondo, a Philadelphia-based research social scientist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, and her partners suggest that increased tree canopy or green space could decrease morbidity and mortality for urban populations – particularly in areas with lower socioeconomic status where existing tree canopies tend to be the lowest. The study, "Health impact assessment of... Read more →


Atlantic City Electric Ready for Summer

With several impactful storms already this year, customers should take steps to prepare for storms and hurricanes that often come with summer MAYS LANDING, N.J. (June 10, 2020) – Even amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Atlantic City Electric has been performing essential work to prepare the local energy grid to meet increased customer demand and keep homes and businesses powered all summer long. Employees are completing maintenance and inspections, as well as upgrades and critical repairs to prepare for severe weather, including a forecasted active hurricane season. This work is essential to providing safe and reliable service for the company’s 560,000... Read more →


Keeping Home Pool Water Safe During COVID-19 Crisis

Budd’s Pools & Spas Offers FREE At-Home Water Testing For Pools and Hot Tubs Deptford, N.J.—As pools get uncovered and the summer swimming season approaches, COVID-19 store closures have made testing of water safety difficult for home pool owners to obtain. In response Budd’s Pools & Spas in Deptford, N.J., is offering free at-home water testing. General Manager Chris Volk says he wants to make sure that area pool and hot tub owners continue to have access to professional testing and advice. "This is an essential service for pool and hot tub owners," he says."When water isn’t properly tested, people... Read more →


WalletHub Study: NJ The State With The Worst Health Infrastructure for COVID-19

COVID-19 has exposed weaknesses in the country’s healthcare system, from supplies to staffing to bed counts, but issues have been far from uniform across the U.S. To find out which states were most prepared going into the pandemic, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on the States with the Best Health Infrastructure for Coronavirus, as well as accompanying videos. To identify which states have the best health infrastructure, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 14 key metrics. Our data set ranges from the state’s Public Health Emergency Preparedness funding per capita to the share of the population that... Read more →


Six most common cockfighting techniques in the world

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 19, 2020)--There are all sorts of games that are played worldwide. Some games are physical and field-based, some are online, some games do not pay any gift or cash, and some provide cash winnings. Different gamers play different games according to their choices and preferences. Gambling is played by gamers who want to earn money along with the games. In gambling, people bet and earn money. It is a risky game, and you can lose money if you are a beginner with no knowledge of gambling. Cockfighting game: Other than casino online games, you can witness gambling in cockfighting... Read more →


NJ American Water 2020 Environmental Grant Recipients

Four community improvement projects receive more than $35,000 in environmental funding CAMDEN CITY, N.J. – MAY 5, 2020 – As water utility providers across the nation celebrate Drinking Water Week, New Jersey American Water is proud to announce the recipients of its 2020 Environmental Grant Program. This year, the company has awarded a total of $35,238 to four distinguished organizations and community groups within its service area that are engaged in sustainability projects to improve water source protection or watershed protection. Montclair State University’s New Jersey Center for Water Science and Technology (NJCWST) was awarded $10,000 for the creation of... Read more →


Atlantic City Electric Offers Free Trees to Help Save Energy

Trees can help lower energy bills by 20 percent and provide a more relaxing environment MAYS LANDING, N.J. (April 24, 2020) – Atlantic City Electric is giving away more than 1,000 free trees to its residential customers through the Arbor Day Foundation’s Energy-Saving Trees program. Coming off the heels of Earth Day’s 50thAnniversary, this Earth-friendly and environmentally focused initiative helps customers conserve energy and reduce household energy use through strategic tree planting. As an added benefit, according to the National Wildlife Federation, research demonstrates that exposure to trees has a relaxing effect on humans, reducing stress and impacting a sense... Read more →


Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Rhode Island Considering Reopening Plans

By Dave Lemery | The Center Square (The Center Square) – New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday morning that he feels “the worst is over” when it comes to the ongoing coronavirus crisis that has enveloped his state and the nation, and he suggested that a coalition of six Northeast states would be making a joint announcement at 2 p.m. on plans to reopen the economy in the weeks and months to come. Speaking at his daily briefing on the pandemic, Cuomo said he had been in contact with the governors of Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Rhode... Read more →


Gloucester County Social Services to Serve Residents Online and by Phone

(Sewell, NJ)–The Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Division of Social Services recognizes that receiving your benefits in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak is top priority for you and your family. In order to ensure you receive your benefits, a number of temporary changes have been put in place to serve you beginning March 18. “In order to encourage our County residents to engage in social distancing, the Division of Social Services is serving our individuals online and by phone only,” Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger said. County residents who want to apply for SNAP food assistance,... Read more →


The Point at Cape Henlopen Closes March 1 for 2020 for beach nesting season

LEWES, Del. –The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park, including a stretch of ocean beach and dunes, and a half-mile along the bay shoreline, will close Sunday, March 1, for the benefit of threatened and endangered beachnesters and migratory shorebirds, including red knot, piping plovers, oystercatchers, least terns, and other species. The Point’s nesting habitat on the ocean side will reopen Sept. 1. The bayside beach will remain closed until Oct. 1 for use by shorebirds migrating south for the winter. DNREC’s Divisions of Parks & Recreation, Fish & Wildlife, and Watershed Stewardship have worked together since 1990 to implement... Read more →


What Makes A School Great

(NAPSI)—Great learning environments elude easy definitions. They come in all different shapes—traditional public schools, public magnet schools, public charter schools, private schools, online academies, and homeschooling programs. Perhaps the best definition is this: A great school is one in which students are academically challenged, equipped to be a good citizens and persons, and inspired to greatness. Because children are different, you can best find a great school for your child when you have diverse options to consider. That could mean open enrollment in a public school outside of your “zone” so your child stays connected with an important peer group.... Read more →


Celebrate Gloucester Catholic Pride on Maroon & Gold Day

By gostrum / January 2020 / Comments are Disabled GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--Join us in a celebration of Gloucester Catholic pride as GC will sponsor a Maroon & Gold Day Exposition on Saturday, February 8, 2020 in which Ram students will display their talents in the arts. During the day’s activities, come view beautiful art work displayed by Gloucester Catholic students, who are mentored by GCHS faculty member Mr. Dave Sipple. Art work will be on display on the first floor of the St. Mary’s Building from 12 noon through 2 pm. Read more →


Rutgers Dental School Receives Funding to Expand Care for Patients With Disabilities

By Carrie Stetler Rutgers School of Dental Medicine will get a $250,000 boost for the only dental clinic in the region that provides care to patients with disabilities and on the autism spectrum. Glenn Rosivack, interim chair of the dental school's Department of Pediatrics, says there are many barriers to dental care for special-needs patients. Photo: John Emerson The Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (RSDM) – which offers the only dental clinics in the region providing care to patients with disabilities – will be able to treat more special-needs patients because of new state funding expected to receive final approval... Read more →


Nothing is going to change for women until women demand change

. So…in 2020, DEMAND CHANGE. Support women running! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- CHICAGO – 1/2/2020 --- Formulating New Year’s Eve resolutions for 2020? RUN, a new independently produced TV show, has a suggestion for the feminists in the room: support women running for office using a “squad” mentality that defends, supports and amplifies women during their run! RUN has already transformed the campaign of one woman, Bushra Amiwala, who won her race for school board in IL in 2019 by a narrow margin with the team’s help. The format of the show includes five female experts in campaign strategy, PR,... Read more →


Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package: Key To Fun In Philly This Holiday Season

Winter-Only Package Includes Free Hotel Parking & A Free Philadelphia Sightseeing Pass™ For Two Want visiting friends and relatives to enjoy a comfortable, relaxing, enjoyable holiday season in Philadelphia? Encourage them to book the Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package, a perks-packed deal that enables visitors to choose their own city adventure thanks to the inclusion of two free Philadelphia Sightseeing Passes — a first-time package perk. The hotel offer is available December 1, 2019 through February 29, 2020. “The Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package wraps the city up into one big gift and gives visiting friends and relatives a relaxing... Read more →


9 Ways Going to Church Can Benefit Your Life

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Dec. 11, 2019)--While church attendance seems to be declining, and a mental health crisis is rising, many people may not realize the many benefits of attending church. Almost 20% of Americans report having no religious affiliation in 2018. This is more than double the 8% who had no preference just a decade earlier. Attending church has several benefits that may have you reconsidering your connection with a higher power. Read on to find out what they are. 1. Mental Health Benefits of Attending Church This world is a stressful and often confusing place. Depression, anxiety, and stress are challenges facing... Read more →


Why Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer is Better Than Representing Yourself

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Dec. 8, 2019)--Over the years, an increasing number of claimants have been pursuing compensation for personal injury without the relevant legal representation. On paper, this process may often seem relatively simple – especially for ‘open and shut’ cases – but any personal injury claim can be a testing time for all parties involved, and representing yourself can be harder than you realize. Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer Most personal injury lawyers are reluctant to take a case on unless they are sure that it has potential to win, so this itself can be a great pointer for you when it... Read more →


Tips on Finding Professional Help with Your Debt

Gloucestercitynews.net (Dec. 6, 2019)--As soon as you take out a loan, you are in debt. The risk of defaulting and ruining your credit and even your life will be there until the last penny is paid off. A job loss, a death or an injury in your family – all of these tragedies can mean you go from having a great credit score and savings to being penniless with creditors banging at your door. Finding a debt specialist to help you deal with your debt is key, and so is learning what to do in the future to improve your... Read more →


Time for a Hero: Save a Life on Giving Tuesday

Veterans with TBIs are 155% more likely to take their own lives, with SOF at greatest risk. Under the VA, veterans with TBIs aren’t healing, they are dying in record numbers. Suicide rates tripled in 2018. Time For A Hero is stepping into the gap left by government’s failure.Our focus is on serving Special Operations Forces who’ve incurred one or more combat related brain injuries. Right now 221 SOF veterans have submitted applications to Time for a Hero - and the list grows longer every day. With your support, Time for a Hero can continue to provide personalized treatment plans... Read more →


SURVEY SAYS! One-Third Of Americans Don’t Trust The Media

Around one-third of Americans don’t trust that the media’s reporting is based on factual information, according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and USAFacts. The poll, released Nov. 20, asked Americans “how often” they think each of the questions asked “are based on factual information.” It found that about two in 10 – or less – Americans trust that the media’s reporting is based on facts. Only 21% of Americans always or often trust the media and 47% sometimes have that trust. 31% said that they rarely or never believe that media reports... Read more →


Dept of Labor Cited Aruvil International of Pennsauken for Repeat Violations of Safety and Health Laws

PENNSAUKEN, NJ (October 22, 2019)-– The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has again cited Aruvil International Inc. for multiple workplace violations – including four willful safety citations - at the company's Pennsauken, New Jersey, facility. The commercial and residential fencing company faces $370,298 in penalties. OSHA initiated an inspection in April 2019, as a follow-up to a prior inspection. OSHA cited Aruvil International Inc. for willfully violating federal standards related to lockout/tag out procedures to prevent machine startup, machine guards and proper warehouse lighting. OSHA also cited the company for an obstructed loading dock, and... Read more →


NJ Democratic Committee Launches Spanish Website to Keep Hispanic/Latino's Informed

TRENTON, NJ – October 16, 2019 – The New Jersey Democratic State Committee (NJDSC) has launched a Spanish language version of its website to keep the state’s fast growing Hispanic and Latino communities informed about the party’s efforts to build a stronger and fairer state, and to better organize these voters to support Democratic candidates. New Jersey is home to the seventh largest Hispanic population in the country. In New Jersey, that number represents almost 20 percent of the state’s inhabitants. Among this group, there are 831,000 eligible voters or 14 percent of the state’s total, according to Pew Research.... Read more →