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Report Calls On State To Help Consumers Sort Out Obamacare Options

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(via NJ Spotlight) Obamacare can be confusing — especially now that the president has told the states that it’s up to them to decide whether to let insurers continue to offer barebones plans that don’t meet the standards set by federal health reform.

Program Offers Low Cost Lung Cancer Screenings To People At High Risk

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NEW BRUNSWICK–Aiming to promote the early detection of lung cancer, the Thoracic Oncology Program at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey has partnered with its Flagship Hospital Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) and University Radiology to offer $99 lung cancer screenings to the community.

NJ Resident Is Thankful For CPR

I have so much to be thankful for. I’m thankful for my family, my friends and most importantly, the fact that I’m alive today to enjoy them. In 2008, at the age of 49, I collapsed on the side of the road suffering from sudden cardiac arrest. A high school sophomore saved my life by acting fast and starting cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), which he had learned in school just weeks prior.

Trinitas Health Foundation Announces Giving Tuesday Appeal Supporting Pediatric Patients

ELIZABETH — Trinitas Health Foundation has announced it is participating in GivingTuesday. As a response to the post-Thanksgiving sales spectacles that are Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Trinitas is participating in a new holiday tradition – GivingTuesday on Dec. 3.

Extending Insurance May Help Small Businesses, But Not Most Individual Plans

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(via NJ Spotlight) While state officials agreed yesterday to allow recently cancelled health insurance plans to be extended for a year, the move may not make much difference to most individual plan holders.