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New Study Reports 1 in 6 People die from pollution

The Lancet Planetary Health Journal, an esteemed scientific publication, just released its report that pollution is the Earth's most significant environmental health threat. Pollution, as of …

PSEG WARNS: High Winds, Severe Storms and Possible Hail/Tornadoes

PSE&G is prepared for the high winds, severe thunderstorms and hail and tornado threats forecast for this afternoon into evening. Winds of up to 65 mph are expected. These conditions …

NJ Transit Offers inclusive tech to assist hard-of-hearing, people with Autism and more

NJ TRANSIT today announced the launch of two new technology-focused initiatives to help customers navigate travel on the system as safely and efficiently as possible. Advancements include efforts …

WHO reports 14.9 million excess deaths associated with the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and 2021

New estimates from the World Health Organization (WHO) show that the full death toll associated directly or indirectly with the COVID-19 pandemic (described as “excess mortality”) between …
What Do You Do With that Ticking Time Bomb in the Attic?

Some families of aging U.S. war veterans are finding unexpected, and highly dangerous, souvenirs among their loved ones’ belongings—ticking time bombs. Service members either brought …

Iconic Dancer Nai-Ni Chen at NJPAC

The critically acclaimed Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company presents Celebrating the Legacy of Nai-Ni Chen and the Year of the Water Tiger at the New Jersey Performing Arts …

Justice Department Disrupts Botnet Controlled by the Russian Federation’s Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU)

The Justice Department today announced a court-authorized operation, conducted in March 2022, to disrupt a two-tiered global botnet of thousands of infected network hardware devices under the control …

1st Comprehensive Exhibition of Louise Bourgeois Paintings at MET

Louise Bourgeois was a French-American artist that should be a household name here in the US.  Louise Bourgeois: Paintings is the first comprehensive exhibition of paintings produced by …

Skippy recalls products in New Jersey & 17 states due to steel in peanut butter

Skippy has recalled y peanut butter due to steel being found in jars. The recalls impact New Jersey, New York, and sixteen other states. About 162,000 jars of the Skippy Peanut include Skippy's …

Do the Pandemic PIVOT

It sounds like a dance: the Pandemic Pivot.  Take two steps forward, one step back, and repeat. Omnicom numbers are going down in our area, which means we can pivot and get out more. But …

Governor Phil Murphy Announces School Mask Mandate to End Monday, March 7

Governor Phil Murphy kicked off his weekly Covid briefing by honoring US Navy Seaman Kyle Mullen, 24, who tragically died in training. Governor Murphy had some big news today about Covid-19 and …

Have Ten Minutes? JAMA Reports Study with Data Showing 10, 20, 30 Minute Walk Adds YEARS to your Life

Do you have ten minutes a day? Would you like to add years to your life?  Studies conducted by JAMA report that if you walk even ten minutes a day, or increase your physical activity, you …

Women  Beware: JAMA  Study Reports Women More Likely to Die 32% More if They Have Male Vs. Female Surgeon 
  If you are a woman planning to have surgery, it pays to filter your choices down due to services, your doctor’s recommendations, reviews, reputation, and now: if that surgeon is …
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Little Gems - A Personal Message about Despair, Humanity and Surprises
  Like so many of you, the pandemic has left me isolated, for the most part, with my work, my writing, and everyone I hold dear morphed into a digital face and voice. It's a time where my …
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FDA Approves Pfizer Covid Pill Offers 89% Efficacy for Avoiding Hospitalization
The FDA approved the new COVID pill late yesterday, and production and delivery are underway now. The pill is good for people over 12 and at least 88 pounds. The FDA said the pill is best used …
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Helping The Nervous System Heal Itself
(NAPSI)—For decades, medical researchers struggled to solve the mystery of how to reverse paralysis caused by serious spinal cord injuries. Finally, hope appears to be at hand.  Making Mice …
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Get The Facts About Fertility, Pregnancy, And COVID-19 Vaccines
by the We Can Do This COVID-19 Public Education Campaign(NAPSI)—Questions and misinformation about the effect of COVID-19 vaccines on fertility and pregnancy have left some people uncertain about …
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100,000 Americans, 275 per Day, Died of Drug Overdoses in One Year: April 2020 - April 2021
The US government released grim statistics yesterday, stating that in one year, from April 2020 to April 2021, 100,000 Americans died of drug overdoses. The awful data notes the very first time  …
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