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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 the smell of smoke Monday morning.

NBC 10 Philadelphia reported that a forest fire at the Wharton State Forest in Hammonton sent more than 1,500 acres of land up in flames Sunday into Monday. The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection said the blaze was only about half contained as of Monday morning.

 

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...

Paterson Heroin Bust Shows Size of Problem for New Jersey

Paterson Heroin Bust Shows Size of Problem for New Jersey
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Drug abuse has been a growing problem in New Jersey, but authorities in Paterson slowed it down a lot over the weekend.

A joint investigation between the New Jersey Stat...

Risky Behavior: Cancer Institute of N.J. Explores the Mindset of Frequent Indoor Tanners

Risky Behavior: Cancer Institute of N.J. Explores the Mindset of Frequent Indoor Tanners
BY PATTI-ANN VERBANAS
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Why do some young women frequently use indoor tanning beds, knowing that it can increase their chances of developing melanoma and other skin cancer...

Looks Like N.J. Will Ban Smoking At All Parks and Beaches ... and Force Smokers to the Parking Lots

Looks Like N.J. Will Ban Smoking At All Parks and Beaches ... and Force Smokers to the Parking Lots
BY ALEXIS BUSSEY
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

If you are thinking to light a cigarette at a park or beach in New Jersey, think again because on Thursday, the state Assembly passed a bill (A1080) to ban smoking...

New Jersey Trend: More Drugs in Suburbs

New Jersey Trend: More Drugs in Suburbs
BY BRETT POUSER
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

A new investigation is representative of a larger trend that has New Jersey authorities concerned; the proliferation of drugs and drug sales originating in suburban...

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