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E-cigarette use popular among teens, says study

A new report found more teens are opting for electronic cigarettes for the "coolness factor," and to gain more societal acceptance.

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How Many Hours of Sleep Do You Get a Night?

 

I sometimes get 5 hours of sleep, I sometimes get 8 hours. 

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Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media
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Helping Hand For Area Veterans

The GI Go Fund is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization that provides assistance
to all military veterans, with a focus on veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan, by helping
them find employment, access housing, and secure their educational and health benefits

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Experts suggest regulating kids' sleep times as a new school year approaches. (Jupiterimages, ThinkStock)
Experts suggest regulating kids' sleep times as a new school year approaches. (Jupiterimages, ThinkStock)
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How soon should kids get back on a sleep schedule?

Many parents are enjoying a "schedule-free" summer and are allowing their children to stay up late at night and sleep in in the morning. But now may be the time many sleep experts recommend parents start getting their youngsters back on a normal sleep schedule before school starts.  

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Runners Wanted!

This year there's "TWO" Insane Inflatable 5 K 's ..... Great chances to be a part of this annual fun community event ...

The Insane Inflatable 5K is coming to Brick (Saturday, August 29th) at the Drum Point Sports Complex in Brick! Get ready to experience the most fun, wild and insane obstacle run in the world. Get “pumped u

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Broward County, Florida Sheriff's Office Detective Christian Peralta searches a stolen vehicle for any signs of drugs, including the drug known as Flakka. NJ authorities and legislators are concerned abut the popularity of the drug. (Joe Raedle, Getty Images)
Broward County, Florida Sheriff's Office Detective Christian Peralta searches a stolen vehicle for any signs of drugs, including the drug known as Flakka. NJ authorities and legislators are concerned abut the popularity of the drug. (Joe Raedle, Getty Images)
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Dangerous new drug has police, medical personnel on alert

There's a new dangerous, synthetic drug called "flakka" that has law enforcement and the medical community very concerned about its growing popularity.

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Getty Images, Justin Sullivan
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Businesses We Miss at the Jersey Shore

 

So I was thinking as I drove through Toms River about  how I used to love as a kid going out with family to the Bonanza Restaurant .... I believe it was on Route 37. We'd go their for lunch/dinner and I can still smell those steaks as you made your way through the ordering line with chocolate pudding for dessert. Now

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Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media
Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media
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The Comfort of Our Pets

After doing a lot of research, I found that animals have not only assisted in the process of overcoming addiction, but also in maintaining sobriety. Their unconditional love and support is something a lot of us humans take for granted

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A NJ lawmaker feels the cost of obtaining medical records should be regulated. (SORAPONG CHAIPANYA, ThinkStock)
A NJ lawmaker feels the cost of obtaining medical records should be regulated. (SORAPONG CHAIPANYA, ThinkStock)
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Regulating the cost of obtaining medical records

If you want to get a copy of your own medical records in New Jersey, it could wind up costing you an arm and a leg.

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A study finds health risks to seniors who stop driving. (ThinkStock)
A study finds health risks to seniors who stop driving. (ThinkStock)
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Giving up the car keys could pose health risks for seniors

It is one of the most difficult things for many families to go through when they know an elderly loved one should no longer be behind the wheel.

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