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New Jersey boy died from EV-D68

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed that Eli Waller, a New Jersey boy, died after he was infected with enterovirus 68. “He was asymptomatic and fine, and the next morning he had passed,” said Jeffrey Plunkett, the Hamilton Township…

United States responds to Ebola

The White House released this statement concerning the United States’  response since Ebola was reported in West Africa in March 2014: Since the first cases of Ebola were reported in West Africa in March 2014, the United States has mounted a whole-of-government…

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…