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Omnia overload? What NJ’s healthcare overhaul means for you

Horizon's Omnia plan just beginning to be understood. It could be the future of health care or the death knell for small urban hospitals -- or maybe both.

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Jersey Shore Events [LIST]

This Tuesday is National Pancake Day to benefit Children’s Miracle Network. Between 7AM AND 7PM, stop by IHOP for a complimentary stack of Ihop’s signature delicious buttermilk pancakes...

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Can New Jersey’s mosquitoes carry Zika?

According to the New Jersey Department of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is in the process of determining how effective New Jersey's mosquitoes would be at transferring Zika from one human to another.

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Fighting off late winter depression

If you’re feeling down in the dumps lately, you’re certainly not alone.

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Actress Famke Janssen Checks In With the Jersey Shore [AUDIO]

 

You know her from roles in "Goldeneye" as a "Bond Girl" with Pierce Brosnan as 007, Liam Neeson's in "Taken" and Dr. Jean Grey in "X-Men" .... ...

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Check Out Local Jersey Shore Theatre [AUDIO]

 

Here at the Jersey Shore we are blessed with several fantastic "local" theatre companies. This allows us to enjoy "Off-Broadway" style shows right here at home without traveling to New York or Philadelphia.

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Jersey Shore Happenings and Events [LIST]

 

Look for Shawn Michaels and the WOBM Hometown Crew at the Annual Jenkinson's Easter Parade on Sunday, March 27th. The fun begins at 1 pm .... ...

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Is The Whole Jersey Shore Sick?

A couple of weeks ago we told you that flu season in New Jersey is starting to peak. And if your office is anything like mine, the evidence has been everywhere in the last two weeks in particular.

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Are senior citizens really lonely? Maybe not, study says

But those in cities are lonelier than those in the suburbs, and Democrats are lonelier than Republicans, the study finds.

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Common medications are being ‘over-prescribed,’ study shows

A new study suggests that several commonly-prescribed anti-anxiety medications are being overused and over-prescribed at an alarming rate.

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