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Union County Doctor Charged In $52 million Medicare Fraud Case

UNION — On Wednesday, law enforcement agencies arrested a Union County doctor and charged him with submitting nearly $52 million in fraudulent Medicare and private insurance health care claims, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said.

NJ Lawmakers Introduce Federal Anti-Bullying Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ-12) today introduced the “Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act,” legislation that would require colleges and universities to have anti-harassment policies in place.

NJ Shows Modest Job Growth In October

TRENTON – Employment in New Jersey improved modestly in October, based on growth in private sector employment. At the same time, the state’s unemployment rate dropped 0.2 percentage point to 9.2 percent, moving further below the national rate, which was unchanged in October at 9.6 percent.

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Moving Can Help Prevent Dangerous Blood Clots During Long Trips

STATE — It’s important to take steps to prevent potentially fatal blood clots that can develop in travelers who sit in cramped seats for hours at a time, according to Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh, who has specialized medical training in diseases of the blood vessels.