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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving New Jersey Newsletter for Sunday October 13, 2019 ( 27 items )  

Anticancer Research Journal Issues 67 Research Articles in October 2019 Edition
HIGHLANDS, New Jersey, Oct. 10 -- Anticancer Research, a peer-reviewed journal that says it features experimental and clinical oncology from the International Institute of Anticancer Research, published 67 research articles, including the following topics, in its October 2019 edition: * Aberrant DNA Hypermethylation Silenced LncRNA Expression in Gastric Cancer * Aberrant Methylation of Tumor Suppressive miRNAs in Bile from Patients With Pancreaticobiliary Diseases * Age as a Predictor of Trea  more

Brady Campaign Endorses Gun Safety Champions for New Jersey General Assembly
WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 -- The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence issued the following news release: * * * - Brady's endorsements strengthen New Jersey's leadership role in the movement against gun violence * * * With less than 30 days until statewide elections in New Jersey, Brady, formerly known as the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, is proud to expand endorsements to seven gun violence prevention champions for New Jersey's General Assembly. These endorsements are on behalf of cand  more

Center for American Women & Politics: Unfinished Business - Women Running in 2018 and Beyond
NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey, Oct. 10 -- The Center for American Women & Politics issued the following news release: * * * - A Report from the Center for American Women and Politics * * * Gender disparities in American politics were not upended in a single cycle, but the 2018 election marked sites of progress as well as persistent hurdles for women candidates. Evaluating the 2018 election in the context of both past and present offers key insights into the gendered terrain that candidates will   more

Clean Water Action Joins New Jersey Gov. Murphy in Release of Lead Task Force Report
TRENTON, New Jersey, Oct. 10 -- Clean Water Action issued the following news release: Today, Clean Water Action joined Governor Murphy and other members of the Jersey Water Works Task Force on Lead in Drinking Water to release its report "Lead in Drinking Water: A Permanent Solution for New Jersey". The Task Force report reflects the recommendations of advocates, utilities, health professionals, municipal and state government, and academia. It offers a blueprint for removing lead, primarily thr  more

Clifton Trustee Is New Jersey's 2019-2020 School Board Member of the Year
TRENTON, New Jersey, Oct. 8 -- The New Jersey School Boards Association issued the following news release: New Jersey's 2019-2020 School Board Member of the Year is Judith A. Bassford, a passionate advocate for children with special needs, who currently serves as vice president of the Clifton Board of Education and the Passaic County School Boards Association. Each year since 2005, the New Jersey School Boards Association has honored a local board of education member whose work has had a posit  more

Commission Celebrates National Case Management Week With Professional Development, Learning Opportunities
MOUNT LAUREL, New Jersey, Oct. 9 -- The Commission for Case Manager Certification issued the following news release: As the health care system continues to evolve and the health care needs of consumers become more complex, there's a parallel need for a case management workforce that is prepared and ready with the skills, knowledge and experience necessary to help them navigate in today's environment. The Commission for Case Manager Certification(R) confirmed its commitment to professional and w  more

Doctors Without Borders MSF Launches Global Campaign Demanding Johnson & Johnson Reduce Price of Lifesaving TB Drug
NEW BRUNSWICK, Canada, Oct. 10 -- The Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres issued the following news: NEW BRUNSWICK, NEW JERSEY--The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) today launched its global campaign to demand that pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J) lower the price of its tuberculosis (TB) medicine bedaquiline. As TB activists protest outside of J&J headquarters in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and its off  more

Electronic Security Association: Smooth Transition for B Safe Security
IRVING, Texas, Oct. 8 -- The Electronic Security Association issued the following news: ESA member company B Safe Security (B Safe) recently acquired nearby companies Securitech and DC Security Systems, continuing a trend of growth and acquisitions for the company. Neil Appel, vice president of sales and marketing at B Safe, says the transition went smoothly for the team, which is no stranger to acquisitions. The decision to acquire was driven by the other two companies' location within B Safe  more

Endocrinologist Fadwa K. Sumrein, DO, Joins the Englewood Health Physician Network and Englewood Hospital
ENGLEWOOD, New Jersey, Oct. 11 -- Englewood Hospital and Medical Center issued the following news release: Endocrinologist Fadwa K. Sumrein, DO, has joined the Englewood Health Physician Network and Englewood Hospital. Dr. Sumrein's clinical interests include diabetes, metabolic disorders, obesity and weight management, osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease, pituitary disorders, thyroid cancer and other thyroid diseases. She joins Englewood Health Physician Network - HVA Medical Group (former  more

EVENT Nov. 4-6, 2019: Association for Research in Otolaryngology Schedules 2nd International Symposium on Inner Ear Therapeutics
MOUNT ROYAL, New Jersey, Oct. 6 -- The Association for Research in Otolaryngology will host the 2nd International Symposium on Inner Ear Therapeutics at the Medical Park Hanover, Germany, Nov. 4-6: Keynotes: Microcirculatory disorders as a basic initiator of degenerative disease Speaker: Axel Haverich (Hanover, DE) * * * Small molecules clinical trial for menieres disease Speaker: Jonathan Kil (Seattle, WA/US) * * * Extracellular vesicles as novel translational inner ear therapeutics Sp  more

Heterogeneous Integration Roadmap Identifies Long-Term Tech Requirements to Inspire Collaboration in Electronics Industry
PISCATAWAY, New Jersey, Oct. 11 -- The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers issued the following news release: * * * - The HIR defines future trends of electronics innovation to accelerate progress and advance technology for the benefit of humanity * * * IEEE, the world's largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, today announced the 2019 release of the Heterogeneous Integration Roadmap (HIR), a roadmap to the future of electronic  more

IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits Issues 21 Research Articles in October 2019 Edition
PISCATAWAY, New Jersey, Oct. 10 -- IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, a journal that says it emphasizes on transistor-level design of integrated circuits from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, published 21 research articles, including the following topics, in its October 2019 edition: * 0.25-27-Gb/s PAM4/NRZ Transceiver With Adaptive Power CDR and Jitter Analysis * 10-bit 1026-Channel Column Driver IC With Partially Segmented Piecewise Linear Digital-to-Analog Converter  more

IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation Journal Issues 15 Research Articles in October 2019 Edition
PISCATAWAY, New Jersey, Oct. 10 -- IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, a journal that says it provides insights on computation from the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, published 15 research articles on the following topics in its October 2019 edition: * Approximating Hypervolume and Hypervolume Contributions Using Polar Coordinate * ar-MOEA: A Novel Preference-Based Dominance Relation for Evolutionary Multiobjective Optimization * Bi-Phase Evolutionary Searching for Biclus  more

Internet Association: New Research Finds Short Term Rentals Bring $40 Million to Jersey City Every Year
JERSEY CITY, New Jersey, Oct. 11 -- The Internet Association issued the following news release: New Internet Association research released today finds that short term rentals (STRs) create hundreds of jobs and add tens of millions of dollars to Jersey City's economy each year. Internet Association, as the only trade association representing leading internet companies, examined the economic and job contributions of short term rental platforms like Airbnb and HomeAway to the Jersey City economy l  more

Journal of Applied Toxicology Issues 10 Research Articles in October 2019 Edition
HOBOKEN, New Jersey, Oct. 11 -- The Journal of Applied Toxicology, a peer-reviewed journal that says it publishes articles on mechanistic, fundamental and applied research on toxicity of drugs and chemicals at the molecular, cellular, tissue, target organ and whole body level, published 10 research articles, including the following topics, in its October 2019 edition: * Benchmark dose estimation of urinary and blood cadmium as biomarkers of renal dysfunction among 40-75-year-old non-smoking wom  more

Journal of Field Ornithology Issues 8 Research Articles in September 2019 Edition
HOBOKEN, New Jersey, Oct. 11 -- The Journal of Field Ornithology, a journal that says it emphasizes the study of birds in their natural habitats from the Association of Field Ornithologists, published eight research articles on the following topics in its September 2019 edition: * Assemblage structure and dynamics of terrestrial birds in the southwest Amazon: a camera-trap case study * Comparative breeding ecology of Mississippi Kites in urban and exurban areas of West Texas * Feeding on the   more

Letter of Intent Signed by RWJBarnabas Health and Trinitas Regional Medical Center
NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey, Oct. 11 -- RWJBarnabas Health issued the following news: Trinitas Regional Medical Center and RWJBarnabas Health recently signed a Letter of Intent ("LOI") whereby Trinitas Regional Medical Center ("Trinitas") and its affiliates will become a part of RWJBarnabas Health ("RWJBH"). The non-binding LOI sets forth a basic structure for the proposed transaction and puts the institutions on a path toward reaching a Definitive Agreement, expected before the end of the year.   more

NAFA 2019 Legislative Fly-In Recap
PRINCETON, New Jersey, Oct. 8 -- The NAFA Fleet Management Association issued the following news release: On September 26-27, NAFA advocacy leaders gathered in Washington, D.C., for NAFA's 2019 Legislative Fly-In. As part of the event, attendees heard from allied organizations from across the auto industry, federal agency staff, Congressional staff, and a variety of subject matter experts on the issues that stand to impact fleet managers and their organizations. The event culminated in a day o  more

New Jersey Association for Mental Health and Addiction Agencies: Opioid Use Negatively Impacts Both Mental and Physical Health
TRENTON, New Jersey, Oct. 10 -- The New Jersey Association for Mental Health and Addiction Agencies issued the following news release: While approximately 16 percent of Americans have mental illnesses, they receive more than half of all prescriptions for opioids, according to research published in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (July 2017). The researchers also found that individuals with mood and anxiety disorders are twice as likely to use opioids and are more likely to   more

New Jersey Public Interest Research Group: Cities Across the Country are Leading the Way on Electric Buses
BOSTON, Massachusetts, Oct. 10 -- The New Jersey Public Interest Research Group issued the following news release: Cities across the country making the switch to electric buses are reaping benefits on dual fronts -- reducing emissions as well as operating expenses. A new report from U.S. PIRG Education Fund, Environment America Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group highlights the experience of six early adopters, illuminating the successes, challenges and lessons learned. "Getting to sch  more

Property/Casualty Insurance Industry's Surplus Sets New Record in First-Half 2019 as Stock Market Recovers From Downturn
JERSEY CITY, New Jersey, Oct. 11 -- The American Property Casualty Insurance Association issued the following news release: Private U.S. property/casualty insurers' surplus reached a new record of $802.2 billion in the first half of 2019, pushed up by insurers' income and unrealized capital gains, according to Verisk (Nasdaq:VRSK), a leading data analytics provider, and the American Property Casualty Insurance Association (APCIA). The surplus grew $60.1 billion in 2019 as the stock market reco  more

Research in Gerontological Nursing Journal Issues 5 Research Articles in September/October 2019 Edition
THOROFARE, New Jersey, Oct. 9 -- Research in Gerontological Nursing, a peer-reviewed journal that says it features gerontological nursing research to educators, academicians, clinicians and policymakers involved with older adults in health care settings, published five research articles on the following topics in its September/October 2019 edition: * Experiences and Perceptions of Hospitalization and Recovery of Older Adults and Their Caregivers Following Traumatic Brain Injury: "Not Knowing"   more

RWJBarnabas Health: Lung Cancer - New Reason for Hope
NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey, Oct. 8 -- RWJBarnabas Health issued the following news: * * * - Earlier detection and newer treatments are giving lung cancer patients better odds. * * * Lung cancer wasn't on the agenda when a West Orange woman accompanied her husband to his routine annual checkup at Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) in the fall of 2018. "But his doctor asked if we had previously smoked, and we said yes," Carol says. "We had smoked a lot, starting in our late teens and smoking   more

RWJBarnabas Health: Mammography Screenings Offered for Transgender Men and Women
NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey, Oct. 9 -- RWJBarnabas Health issued the following news: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, has expanded its LGTBQ+ health care services to include mammography screenings for transgender men and women. Annual mammography screenings are recommended beginning at age 40 for transgender women who have been taking feminizing hormones for at least five years and transgender men who have not had a mastectomy. "Transgender women  more

RWJBarnabas Health: Should You Go Gluten-Free?
NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey, Oct. 7 -- RWJBarnabas Health issued the following news: Gluten-free options are popping up everywhere, in supermarket aisles as well as on restaurant menus. However, unless you truly have sensitivity to gluten, those options aren't advisable, says Michelle Pasia, MPH, RDN, Clinical Coordinator at the Kogan Celiac Center at RWJBarnabas Health. Gluten is the protein found in wheat, rye and barley that binds, or "glues," them together. "Whole-grain foods provide us with  more

Saint Barnabas Medical Center: A Full Life After Liver Cancer
LIVINGSTON, New Jersey, Oct. 10 -- Saint Barnabas Medical Center, a hospital operated by RWJBarnabas Health, issued the following news: * * * - A powerful partnership helped a Short Hills man survive - and thrive - after his diagnosis. * * * You might call Kelly Marx an ironman. At the age of 85, he has stared down cancer, and won. He credits his recovery to his own medical "dream team," highly skilled surgeons from Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC), an RWJBarnabas Health facility, and Ru  more

Virtua Health Launches New Brand New Look
MARLTON, New Jersey, Oct. 7 -- Virtua, a provider of health care services, issued the following news release: * * * - South Jersey's largest health system positions itself with a "Culture of WE" * * * Just three months after its acquisition of the Lourdes Health System, Virtua Health announced its new brand, which includes a new brand strategy, new logo, and new look and feel for all its marketing and communications. More than a matter of fonts and color palettes, the invigorated brand conve  more