Task Force Says Most Women Don't Benefit From Screening For Ovarian Cancer
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Mahwah Mayor Wants Officers At SchoolsThe mayor of Mahwah, New Jersey is requesting that a uniformed police officer be placed in every school within the district after he says he learned of an alleged threat made months ago by an eighth grader. CBS2's Janelle Burrell reports.
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Task Force Says Most Women Don't Benefit From Screening For Ovarian CancerNormally, screening and early detection means improved survival, but screening tests for ovarian cancer aren't very specific and that leads to a lot of false positives. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
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Mahwah Mayor Wants Officers At SchoolsThe mayor of Mahwah, New Jersey is requesting that a uniformed police officer be placed in every school within the district after he says he learned of an alleged threat made months ago by an eighth grader. CBS2's Janelle Burrell reports.
Parents On Edge Following Possible Flu-Related DeathsGrief counselors will be on hand at schools in New Jersey and Connecticut Tuesday as communities mourn the deaths of two young students from possible flu-like symptoms. CBS2's Reena Roy reports.
Elizabeth Possible Flu-Related DeathGrief counselors will be available at an elementary school in Elizabeth, New Jersey after a 7-year-old girl died from possible flu-related symptoms. CBS2's Ali Bauman reports.

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