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Smoking and cancer rates much higher in South Jersey than in North Jersey

“That’s what is driving the difference between north and south,” Horner said of cancer rates. “By and large, the smoking rate is higher in South Jersey than North Jersey ... that figure was much lower ... read more

RI Has the 2nd Highest Cancer Rate in U.S.

According to the National Cancer Institute, only about 5 to 10 percent of cases are inherited. Most people are much more likely to develop a cancerous gene mutation from activities they control, like ... read more

States with the highest cancer rates

According to the National Cancer Institute, only about 5 to 10 percent of cases are inherited. Most people are much more likely to develop a cancerous gene mutation from activities they control, like ... read more

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South Jersey's Rural Towns Face Tough Public-Health Issues Similar to Urban Areas

There are the urban hubs, older cities in the north and central Jersey with their mix of poverty and prosperity, often sitting side by side with affluent suburbs. And there are the vast rural stretche... read more


Officers killed in the line of duty in 2018

The officer was stationary on his motorcycle when he was struck "at a high rate ... north of the state capital of Augusta. "He was one of the finest deputies that you would want to meet," Somerset Cou... read more

New Jersey set to hand over millions in tobacco cash

Instead of spending millions from a landmark 1998 settlement with the tobacco industry on smoking cessation efforts, New Jersey ... how much states spend on tobacco control programs. The Christie admi... read more

Total U.S. Cancer Rates Down for the First Time

Much ... death rate in Utah. Utah has a culture that does not encourage smoking. But how did California accomplish its remarkable results? From 1996 through 2005, the decline in lung cancer deaths in ... read more

Creativity a must for rural health care

There are the urban hubs, older cities in the north and central Jersey with their mix of poverty and prosperity, often sitting side by side with affluent suburbs. And there are the vast rural stretche... read more

New Global Killers: Heart, Lung Disease and Cancer

They have varied impact around the world: —Europe and North America. These regions are paying the price of too much eating, too little exercise and smoking ... high rates of infection with HPV, a sexu... read more

Cancer survivors walk to help others at Kennedy Health event

More than ... much to celebrate. The American Cancer Society predicts that 1.7 million people will be diagnosed with cancer this year with 595,690 will die. Yet, from 1991 to 2012 the cancer mortality ... read more

Link Between Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer Sparks Growing Legal Battle

New Jersey ... ovarian cancer -- who knew? It turned out some people did. Berg was stunned to learn that since the early 1980s, a slew of studies had found that women who regularly used talc powder fo... read more

Overdose epidemic surges in suburbia

More than raw numbers of victims, however, the alarming story lies in the overdose mortality rates ... is easier in North Jersey." George Sheeron 3d died in South Jersey. He grew up in Oaklyn, Camden ... read more



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