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Health & Wellness

July 20, 2021

TRENTON, NJ — Belmar resident John Walsh is the winner of New Jersey’s “Your Voice, Your Shot” video contest, which is part of the state’s public health campaign encouraging residents to get the coronavirus vaccine. Walsh’s “Jersey Summer” video was selected as the public’s favorite during ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — If you’ve noticed haze in the area Tuesday, you can blame Canada’s wildfires, according to the National Weather Service. Levels of particulate matter are anticipated to rise to unhealthy levels for sensitive groups due to a “plume of smoke, associated with the Canadian wildfires” ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — As we start to hit the peak of summer heat, it is more important than ever to keep our hearts healthy. Individuals who have a preexisting heart condition need to be extra careful with these extreme weather circumstances. However, people with healthy hearts are likely to ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy announced at his regular COVID press briefing on Monday that over 10 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in New Jersey and that more than 5 million individuals who live, work, or study in the state are now fully vaccinated. Among the 4,432,769 ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — State and local officials are warning that the more highly contagious Delta variant of COVID-19 poses a significant risk to people who are unvaccinated. The warnings came in a COVID-19 update from the mayor on Friday and in a COVID-19 briefing from the governor on Monday. “The ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The son of a woman who died at a nursing home in Westfield in 2019 shortly after a photo of her severely bruised and bloodied face was circulated on social media has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the home. It includes claims that she was physically and verbally ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The town is readying to solicit bids for the construction of a cell tower at the Houlihan/Sid Fay Fields — something the municipality would allow a wireless company to build in exchange for that company funding bathrooms and parking at the athletic fields. Mayor Shelley Brindle ...

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New Jersey-based Atlantic Health System and New York-based NYU Langone Health — two of the leading names in healthcare in the Tri-State region — are joining together to give patients greater access to heart and liver transplants and the coordinated, high-quality care needed to stay healthy. The ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — As the deadline approaches for New Jersey municipalities to decide whether to allow businesses that cultivate, distribute or sell marijuana within their borders, seven towns in the county have banned marijuana businesses, and two are considering or have drafted bans. If towns ...

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