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Awareness of life-saving techniques has increased

As New Jerseyans become more health conscious, they also have gained an appreciation for the importance of learning to perform two potentially life-saving techniques, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the Heimlich maneuver. The latest Rutgers-Eagleton Health Series poll finds that since…

Volatile crude oil arriving in Linden

The owner of the state’s largest refinery is investing heavily in rail transportation to haul oil across the country to its Linden plant, ensuring that more trains carrying millions of gallons of volatile Bakken crude will be traveling through New…

Marriage equality moves forward

The U.S. Supreme Court opened the door for legal same-sex marriages in five more states by passing on the chance to review decisions overturning the marriage laws in those states. The top court on Monday decided to let stand rulings that allow same-sex…

Cape May’s 42nd annual Victorian Weekend

CAPE MAY – Cape May’s 42nd annual Victorian Weekend, sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC), highlights the city’s Victorian architecture and history with a long holiday weekend of house tours, walking tours, living history programs,…

Cyber security czar appointed

TRENTON – New Jersey Homeland Security Director Chris Rodriguez today announced the appointment of David Weinstein as New Jersey’s first Cyber-Security Advisor based in the Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness. Weinstein brings unique cyber-security experiences to the position. Weinstein…

Why We Allow Big Pharma to Rip Us Off

by Robert Reich According to a new federal database put online last week, pharmaceutical companies and device makers paid doctors some $380 million in speaking and consulting fees over a five-month period in 2013. Some doctors received over half a million…

Botanical exhibition at Mertz Library in New York

The New York Botanical Garden’s Mertz Library will open a new exhibition called “Flora Illustrata:  A Celebration of Botanical Masterworks,” coinciding with the publication of a book of the same title on November 15. The exhibit will introduce visitors to some of the library’s…