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Published by Michael Hill on NJTV News. Shoe supports with sensors to help Type 2 diabetics avoid potential amputation and hands-free shoes were featured at the New Jersey Institute of Technology’s fourth annual Innovation Showcase. “My son had a medical condition. He was in a scoliosis brace for years and it prevented him from being able […]

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Published by Lilo H. Stainton on NJ Spotlight. Despite widespread wishes to die at home, research shows Garden State residents are more likely than many Americans to spend parts of their final months in the hospital, receiving costly and questionably necessary treatments that do little to improve their quality of life. To help shift this […]

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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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Published on The Observer by Alyana Alfaro. Most New Jersey voters support federal and state funding to low-cost women’s health centers including Planned Parenthood, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton poll released Wednesday. Nearly 78 percent of voters surveyed said they support health care funding for lower-income women, 84 percent said Medicaid should continue funding Planned Parenthood […]

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Originally published by the Star Ledger Editorial Board, http://tinyurl.com/n7oph8n Of all the lamentable remarks from Tom MacArthur lately, the most tone-deaf utterance was his observation that the critics of his health care calamity share the same anxiety as those who dreaded the death panel myth sent down from Planet Palin. “I think it speaks to the […]

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Controversial healthcare plan clears House but will Senate fall in line? Published by Lilo H. Stainton in NJ Spotlight. More than half a million New Jersey residents could lose their health insurance, another 1.3 million Medicaid members could face more limited benefits, and hundreds of thousands of working-poor patients could find themselves paying more for […]

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Published by Mary Jo Layton on NorthJersey.com. Several New Jersey health care experts predicted dire consequences for patients, hospitals and the state treasury if a bill approved Thursday by House Republicans that unravels many of the consumer protections provided through Obamacare — and eliminates the expansion of Medicaid — becomes law. “Our hope is that the […]

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Published by Nicole Leonard in Press of Atlantic City VINELAND—Cumberland County and state health officials will hold a public health equity forum Tuesday during National Minority Health Month. Health experts will focus on the theme of Bridging Health Equity Across Communities during this month’s awareness topic. Cumberland’s healthy equity forum is one of three taking […]

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