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11 Reasons to Raise Chickens in New Jersey

11 Reasons to Raise Chickens in New Jersey
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

An expanding part of today’s environmental movement is for people to “grow local,” and to know what goes into producing their foods.

In North Jersey, they need the eggs. People are raising egg-producing chickens in their backyard.

People are more health conscious nowadays, and they want to know where there foods have been. NorthJersey.com points out that they are more concerned about the antibiotics, genetic engineering, growth hormones, herbicides, and pesticides that go into their foods before it reaches their dinner table.

 

Fort Hood Shooting Prompts N.J. to do More for Vets

Fort Hood Shooting Prompts N.J. to do More for Vets
BY BRETT POUSER
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Last week’s shooting at the Fort Hood military post in Texas has brought to focus a larger national issue: combat related posttraumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. It...

NJ Medical Marijuana User Made to Enter Rehab

NJ Medical Marijuana User Made to Enter Rehab
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

New Jersey’s medical marijuana laws have proven to be rather restricted for the state’s patients, and they’re even having an effect on employment.

In particular, a forme...

3 Reasons Yale Prefers Heavier Girls

3 Reasons Yale Prefers Heavier Girls
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Yale University student Frances Chan is 5 foot 2, and weighs 92 pounds. Chan says she’s always been thin.

The school says she needs to put on weight, or she might have t...

What is Smoke Smell Coming From New Jersey?

What is Smoke Smell Coming From New Jersey?
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

New Jersey has heard all of the jokes before, but this time they’re somewhat accurate.

Due to an extensive brush fire in southern New Jersey, parts of New York picked up...

N.J. Emergency Dept. Dental Care Treatment Raises Issues for State Policymakers

N.J. Emergency Dept. Dental Care Treatment Raises Issues for State Policymakers
BY STEVE MANAS
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

The use of emergency departments for noninjury-related oral care – especially by young adults in low-income communities – is presenting New Jersey’s healt...

Improving Your Sex Life and the Cholesterol Factor

Improving Your Sex Life and the Cholesterol Factor
BY ROBIN LALLY
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

A new Rutgers study is giving hope to older men concerned about the effects of cholesterol-lowering medications on their sexual health.

The research, condu...

The Fitness Guru Says: Stop Whining & Push Your Limits

The Fitness Guru Says: Stop Whining & Push Your Limits
BY MICHAEL W. SMITH
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Your body and mind are a direct result of your willingness to not only get out of your comfort zone, but to get comfortable being uncomfortable.

Read ...

Passport Wellness: Go Raw! Michelle Spends a Weekend at the Raw Food Institute's Boot Camp!

Passport Wellness: Go Raw! Michelle Spends a Weekend at the Raw Food Institute's Boot Camp!
BY MICHELLE JERSON
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

When I say I love to eat raw food, what’s the first thing you think of? When I did a features piece on raw food restaurants a few years ago, responses...

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