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NJ tick causes meat & dairy allergies with one bite Lone star ticks
The NJ tick that causes meat & dairy allergies with one bite (NYC Health via NYC.gov)
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The NJ tick that causes meat & dairy allergies with one bite

I wanted the tick horror headlines to be wrong. As if Lyme disease and Powassan aren't enough to worry about in NJ! But it's true, a bite from a Lone star tick can spark a red meat & dairy allergy. No more steak?! Here's my plan, NJ.

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Alzheimer’s numbers in NJ, and the stress it puts on caregivers

Experts and the families of sufferers agree "it takes a village" to care for someone with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia, but most caregivers are on their own, or at least feel that way.

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Over a dozen Shore beaches under advisory

The likely culprit is Monday's heavy rain that picked up bacteria.

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NJ’s tobacco control efforts severely lacking, report claims

Compared to how much money the CDC believes New Jersey should spend on a comprehensive program to help cigarette smokers quit and prevent kids from starting, the state puts out next to nothing.

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Green tea and metal: Trader Joe’s ice cream recall

The company announced the risk of small metal pieces in its Matcha Green Tea Ice Cream, though no injuries or illnesses have been reported.

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NJ to help stroke, brain injury victims with common language disorder

Despite the prevalence of aphasia, which affects one's ability to express or process words and thoughts, professionals are still attempting to learn its intricacies and discover how many sufferers may be undiagnosed or untreated.

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Map of Jersey Shore’s smoke-free beaches & boardwalks — Which one is next?

Belmar Mayor Matt Doherty, whose Monmouth County community has had a ban in effect for three years, said enforcement has not been an issue.

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Hot water or cold? Doesn’t matter for hand washing, Rutgers study finds

The results could have an impact on the new guidelines the Food & Drug Administration issues about hand washing in restaurants and in food industries.

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The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties is now Fulfill
The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties is now Fulfill (Photo provided by Fulfill)
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The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties gets a new identity

"This is not a departure from the history and the positive legacy that the FoodBank has," executive director Carlos Rodriguez said during a Tuesday morning unveiling of the organization's new identity. "We're doing more to win against hunger. We are working to fulfill the greatest needs of our neighbors who are hungry."

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Worried about taking pain pills? NJ docs suggest alternatives

There are alternative drug-free treatments that may help

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Widow of NJ asbestos factory worker allowed to sue Union Carbide

The widow of a Bloomfield factory worker who handled asbestos on a daily basis is suing after he died three months after being diagnosed with mesothelioma.

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Fun under the Jersey Shore sun: Follow these tips to beat off skin cancer

With summer right around the corner, make sure you put on your sunscreen! Plus, some more important information.

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