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Dear EarthTalk: I always thought eating fish was healthy, but now I’m concerned about mercury in tuna and other fish. Are there any fish that are still safe to eat? — Brit Brundage, Fairfield, CT

Federal Student Loan Program Changes

My wife recently enrolled in graduate school, so like millions of other Americans we’ve paid close attention to news about student loan programs. One recent example: A key component of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act will result in several significant modifications to the how federal student loans are offered and processed.

Andes Festival Rescheduled

PERTH AMBOY — The Perth Amboy Gallery Center for the Arts is inviting the community to participate in the re-scheduled Festival en Celebration of the Culture and Heritage of the Andes on Saturday, July 17, from noon-6 p.m. at Fink Park Smith Street and Madison Avenue.

Senators Push Christie To Restore Women’s Health Funding

TRENTON – At a news conference at the Statehouse yesterday, senators who supported S-2139 – legislation which would restore $7.5 million in funding cut from the FY 2011 Budget for women’s health and family planning services – urged the Governor to act on the legislation and stand up for access to basic health care for women in New Jersey.