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Given growing disparity between state childcare subsidy and true cost of providing that care, the Murphy administration’s recent increased financing is welcome news The Murphy administration’s recent announcement regarding the expansion of funding for childcare by $38 million is great news for New Jersey and advocates for children in the state.

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Nestlé will bring its global flagship initiative, Nestlé for Healthier Kids to the United States through a kick-off event in Newark, N.J. today, that introduces the “Start Healthy, Stay Healthy” program. Globally, Nestlé for Healthier Kids uses Nestlé’s industry-leading innovation to support families in raising

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Over 100 Healthy U champions and partners from YMCAs and schools from all over the state gathered at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ on May 18 to celebrate 10 years of community impact. Healthy U was also formally presented with the 2017 CATCH® Award for Excellence in State Health. CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health) is the

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State YMCAs jockey to be part of program, citing their ability to increase access in diverse communities New Jersey health officials eager to improve public health are looking to expand Medicaid to cover preventative programs to reduce the rate of diabetes, which impacts nearly a million patients and leads to some 2,000 deaths here a year. State leaders

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https://youtu.be/mUkyzXTcRYk To read this article, go to: https://www.njhealthykids.org/reversing-new-jerseys-high-rates-of-obesity/

PLAINFIELD, NJ – EZ Ride and the City of Plainfield are once again partnering with Canela Grocery and Deli to host a free event for residents featuring free healthy snack samples, coupon giveaways, a healthy basket raffle, and nutrition information. Atlantic Health will also be at the event with a mobile unit to provide free blood pressure, blood

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The Salem Health and Wellness Foundation and the Community Foundation of New Jersey announced today four grants awarded to local municipalities totaling $80,000 through the New Jersey Healthy Communities Network. The municipalities are Elmer Boro, Elsinboro, Pennsville and Quinton Townships. These municipalities will be part of a state-wide cohort of 66

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Students visit PVSC lab Students in the Saint Dominic Academy Chemistry Honors and AP Chemistry classes had the opportunity to visit the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission on Feb. 1 for Lab Day. Accompanied by Dr. Ronald Schreck and Ms. Cristina Manuel, the students toured the water treatment facility and the water analysis lab. The objective of the event

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