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Tuberculosis in decline since 1991

With the rate of active tuberculosis (TB) on a steady decline, Health Commissioner Mary E. O’Dowd thanked public health workers for their efforts in the fight against the disease, but warned that only through continued public education and vigilance will…

Christie covering up Exxon aide’s email

International Business Times recently published a report on Gov. Chris Christie’s administration blocking the release of email from the governor’s top aide who went to work for Exxon’s New Jersey lobbying firm just before Christie officials settled litigation with Exxon. The Christie…

Opinion: Why the 99 Percent Keeps Losing

by Robert Kuttner Our current political situation is unprecedented. The vast majority of Americans keep falling behind economically because of changes in society’s ground rules, while the rich get even richer — yet this situation doesn’t translate into a winning…

Microbeads are banned in cosmetics

A bill Assembly Democrats Patrick Diegnan, Paul Moriarty, Tim Eustace, Linda Stender, Marlene Caride and Shavonda Sumter sponsored to address the growing environmental concerns over beauty products containing microbeads is now law. The measure was amended to concur with the…