“Many medical ethicists frown on the practice of doctors accepting money from drugmakers -- arguing they can develop a bias toward one company's drugs and fail to recommend the best possible medications for patients.”
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent Newsday investigation http:// www.newsday.com * “Three Long Island doctors selected to lead a committee that recommends the drugs two Suffolk hospitals stock for patients accepted tens of ...
Zoning board to consider large mixed-use development in Western Edge tonight
Sep 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN--A proposed development in one of Hoboken’s most scrutinized redevelopment zones was slated to come before the Hoboken Zoning Board of Adjustment on Tuesday night. Monroe Properties LLC wil...
Local 'Tub Gang' using a drone to facilitate robberies?
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A North Bergen resident, 44, is one of two men suspected of using a drone to keep an eye on police while conducting robberies, according to a story on NJ.com. The North Bergen man and a Newark man,...
Jersey City gets federal grant to hire 15 new cops
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JERSEY CITY – The city has been awarded a $1.875 million COPS grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to hire 15 new police officers. The fifteen officers will be part of a class of 60 new recrui...
Hoboken named best downtown in northern New Jersey in online poll
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HOBOKEN — Another year, another acclamation for Hoboken’s groundbreaking urban design. This week, the New Jersey chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) announced that Hoboken has won it...
“ For 7 years, our media watchdog project has established that health care news stories often emphasize or exaggerate potential benefits, minimize or ignore potential harms, and ignore cost issues.”
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
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A recent JAMA Internal Medicine artcle http://archinte.jamanetwork.com * included the following abstract “From April 16, 2006, through May 30, 2013, a team of reviewers from HealthNewsReview.org, m...
Social Security holding sign-up event in Bayonne
Sep 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – The Social Security Administration will hold sign-ups for mySSA online accounts on Wednesday, Oct. 1, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Bayonne Economic Opportunity Foundation, 555 Kennedy Blvd....
Supreme Court may consider overturning ‘shock jock’ Hal Turner’s conviction
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NORTH BERGEN – Internet blogger and radio “shock jock” Hal Turner, who lives in North Bergen, was sentenced in 2010 to 33 months in prison for writing on his website that three Chicago judges who u...
Resident charged with terroristic threats against mayor
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SECAUCUS – Police arrested Secaucus resident Michael J. West, 24, of Secaucus about 2 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 25 for making terroristic threats against Mayor Michael Gonnelli. According to Det. Sgt...
Customer appreciation event at NY Waterway terminal
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WEEHAWKEN – Thousands of NY Waterway passengers will celebrate the arrival of fall on Tuesday, Sept. 30 from 7 to 9:30 a.m. as they pass through the Port Imperial Ferry Terminal in Weehawken. The m...