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Cancer Research Budget Cuts in New Jersey

Cancer Research Budget Cuts in New Jersey
BY REGINA WILDER
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

TRENTON – New Jerey Assemblyman Benjie E. Wimberly released the following statement after the Assembly Budget Committee heard from the Department of Health on reduced funding for cancer research:

“Last year, $1 million for the New Jersey State Commission on Cancer Research was diverted to the general fund.

“Now, this fiscal year, we see a similar proposed action, along with a reduction of funding for the South Jersey Cancer Program of Camden and the Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Together, the total of reductions amounts to nearly $30 million.

 

NJ AIDS/HIV on Rise but not for Chris Christie

NJ AIDS/HIV on Rise but not for Chris Christie
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

New Jersey’s AIDS Drug Distribution Program gives life-sustaining medications to those individuals who don’t earn enough money to afford the drugs.

But there are conflic...

An Important Message: Go Outside and Play!

An Important Message: Go Outside and Play!
BY MICHELE S. BYERS
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
THE STATE WE’RE IN

Here’s some homework! Explore the woods, climb a tree, race through a field, build a fort. Splash in the water, catch a fish, explo...

NJ Allergy Season: What to Expect

NJ Allergy Season: What to Expect
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

New Jersey has finally seen a taste of spring with 70-degree temperatures this weekend. But some of us are still paying for the winter that refused to end.

When the spri...

What is Oil Pulling?

What is Oil Pulling?
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

The latest trend in oral hygiene involves an old Indian remedy that supposedly clears up oral diseases.

Benefits from oil pulling are said to include cleaning up of plaq...

3 Reasons Fat Dads Causing High Rate of N.J. Autism

3 Reasons Fat Dads Causing High Rate of N.J. Autism
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Research has indicated that obesity in the male parent can create a bigger risk for autism spectrum disorder in children than the mother.

The recently published study de...

Spring's Arrival Met With Allergy Outbreaks

Spring's Arrival Met With Allergy Outbreaks
BY NATALIE PESETSKY
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Warm spring weather is on the rise, and pollen is powdering the Garden State. It is thought to be a time of jubilee, especially after winter took so long to lea...

New Jersey and the Pot-ential Legalization of Marijuana

New Jersey and the Pot-ential Legalization of Marijuana
BY ABBIE SARFO
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

New Jersey legislators are pushing to decriminalize marijuana, and they’re not blowing smoke.

While Jersey has a strict medical marijuana program in place, state Sena...

Silly Putty Ingredient Used to Advance Stem Cell Research

Silly Putty Ingredient Used to Advance Stem Cell Research
BY LAURA YOUNG
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Silly Putty has amazed and intrigued children of all ages since its invention in the 1940s. It bounces and flows like a liquid, but breaks when hit hard enough. But ...

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