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Health: Doctors Warn Frequent Heartburn Could Progress To Something Much Worse

If the condition goes untreated, it can lead to esophageal cancer, a disease, doctors say, that has a low survival rate.

04/17/2015

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5 Simple Exercises That Lower Stress

Looking for a way to lower stress? Try these five exercises from Dr. Tami Meraglia, author of “The Hormone Secret: Discover Effortless Weight Loss and Renewed Energy in Just 30 Days.”

04/14/2015

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Workout In The Garden

Digging. Planting. Pruning. Weeding. Raking. Sweeping. If you want to tone-up for swimsuit season, do some work out in the garden.

04/13/2015

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Health: Project Home’s Art Program Empowers Homeless People By Helping Them Overcome Obstacles

The healing power of art, Project Home has a special art program to help homeless people overcome many obstacles. It’s helped people turn their lives around.

04/09/2015

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Study: Which Diets Actually Work?

Researchers from Johns Hopkins say they looked at 11 programs to compare weight loss, adherence and possible harm.

04/07/2015

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Study: If You’re Over 40, Vigorous Exercise Can Help You Live Longer

People who get at least some high intensity exercise that makes them sweaty and winded could reduce their chances of dying early by up to 13%.

04/07/2015

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Officials Warn Children Who Handled Live Bat At Bethlehem Park Of Possible Rabies Exposure

While several of the children who handled the bat have been identified, officials say there may be others that need to be located, as they must be evaluated for treatment of possible rabies exposure.

04/06/2015

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Health: NJ Woman Among Patients Being Treated With Experimental Therapy For Brain Cancer

There’s new hope in the fight against cancer after a 60 Minutes story about the polio virus being used to treat brain cancer. A young woman from New Jersey is among the patients being treated with the experimental therapy.

04/01/2015

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Health: Purple Day To Raise Epilepsy Awareness

There is new hope for a recently discovered form of epilepsy that strikes only girls. It’s often misdiagnosed and difficult to treat. Thursday March 26th is designated as Purple Day to raise awareness about epilepsy.

03/26/2015

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Hunterdon Ranked As New Jersey’s Healthiest County

Hunterdon County is considered New Jersey’s healthiest county and Cumberland County the least healthy in a survey released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

03/25/2015

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Health: Vitamin D Could Slow Or Reverse Progression Of Low-grade Prostate Tumors

Researchers say taking vitamin D supplements could have benefits for men with prostate cancer.

03/23/2015

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Clinical Trial Testing New Drug That Could Slow The Progression Of Alzheimer’s

As many as five million Americans age 65 and older suffer with Alzheimer’s disease. Now researchers are testing a drug that could be the first new treatment for the debilitating brain disease in years.

03/18/2015

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How Whooping Cough Spreads, And What To Do If You Have To Deal With It

Also known as Whooping Cough, Pertussis is a highly contagious respiratory condition.

03/17/2015

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New Warning For Older Adults About Diet Soda

Research on nearly 800 adults 65 and older links drinking diet soda to a rise in abdominal obesity.

03/17/2015

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Study: Even A Half Hour Of Exercise, 4 Times A Week Improves Heart Health

Those with better cardio-respiratory performance had a 50% reduction in risk of dying over those who had poor cardiac performance.

03/17/2015

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