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Bill To Require Overdose Antidote Narcan In Schools Is Advancing In N.J.A push is on to put a life-saving drug in all New Jersey schools.
House GOP Leaders Postpone Health Care VoteHouse Republican leaders have postponed a vote on their health care bill in a setback for President Donald Trump and Speaker Paul Ryan.
Seen At 11: Loss Of Sense Of Smell Could Carry Dangerous ConsequencesNot only can it deny people one of life's greatest pleasures, it can also be dangerous -- even life threatening.
Wild March Weather Changes Could Be Affecting Your HealthHave you noticed that the weather has been a lot like the Cyclone at Coney Island -- all ups and downs!
Study Sheds Light On ‘Dangerous’ Problem Of Opioid Exposure In ChildrenWhile most of the attention has been on adults, there is a disturbing trend of opioid exposure in young children.
Health Department Probes Dozens Of Infections At Monmouth Pain CenterA rash of infections has prompted the closure of a Monmouth county pain management center.
Experimental Treatment Could Be The Answer For Some Stroke VictimsAn experimental treatment could mean new hope for stroke patients. Doctors are using stem cells to communicate with a patient's immune system.
Watch Your Back! Snow Shoveling Safety TipsSnow can be pretty heavy, especially the really wet stuff. If you haven’t been hitting the gym regularly or training for snow shoveling as your sport of choice, you may be waking up with some aches and pains. Here are a few tips to dig yourself out a little more safely.
For Some People, Shoveling Snow Can Be Downright DangerousShoveling after a snowstorm is just a fact of life for many New Yorkers. For Kip Marsh from Washington Heights it can be a heavy task.
De Blasio Announces $38-Million Initiative To Reduce Overdose DeathsMayor Bill de Blasio was joined by the first lady, as well as police and health officials to announce a new plan in the fight against opioids.
New Implanted Device Could Save Eyesight In People Battling GlaucomaGlaucoma is a common, serious eye condition that -- left untreated -- can lead to blindness, and it's not just a problem for older people.
Doctors Remove Cantaloupe-Sized Tumor From 12-Year-Old Girl's FaceA 12-year-old girl from Gambia is thanking the doctors who removed a six-pound tumor the size of a cantaloupe from her jaw.

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