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Published on BRIDGETON — Community leaders and public officials kicked off “Live Healthy Cumberland County” with support from the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute (NJHCQI) and a $550,000 partnership grant from United Health Foundation. The effort aims to reduce chronic disease by increasing the number of healthy food items available at 27 local corner […]

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Published on NJTV News. Despite revisions, the nonpartisan New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute finds serious gaps in the new version of Trumpcare. Its President and CEO Linda Schwimmer talks with Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron. Aron: Linda, is this new Senate GOP health care bill any better than the one that Mitch McConnell presented […]

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Originally published on by Lilo H. Stainton. A team of 15 dedicated high school students in Bridgeton, Cumberland County, spent last summer getting paid to build their leadership skills, connect low-income families to nutritious, free food, and improve the health and welfare of their struggling South Jersey city. The project — fueled in part […]

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Published by Don Sapatkin on For New Jersey, the GOP health-care proposals in Washington could mean more than budgetary chaos and a million people going without insurance. The state could wind up with a higher share of uninsured residents than places like Alabama and Mississippi. The main reason: New Jersey long has worked to make coverage accessible […]

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First published on by Elana Gordon. About one third of adults in the U.S. have filled out some kind of advanced directive, according to new research out of The University of Pennsylvania. Health leaders, meanwhile, say that’s a low percentage that can adversely affect people’s quality of life in their final days and months. An advanced […]

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