Keeping tabs on whether ACA promise to cover addiction services will deliver

Keeping tabs on whether ACA promise to cover addiction services will deliverAs of 2014, the Affordable Care Act mandates for the first time that insurance plans on the health care exchange, as well as Medicaid, must include mental health and substance use disorder services.

New Jersey parents helped by catastrophic illness relief fund want to spread the word

New Jersey parents helped by catastrophic illness relief fund want to spread the wordA fund that helps New Jersey residents pay for costly medical care for their children has awarded more than $3.5 million in grants in the first half of this budget year. Some of the 369 recipients gathered at the Statehouse in

New Year's Eve to come in with a bang in Philadelphia

New Year's Eve to come in with a bang in PhiladelphiaA Penn's Landing tradition will continue this year. 

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A Christmas tree tells a hundred tales

With the Christmas season in full swing, I will try again this year to resist its commercialization. There's one temptation, though, that I never seem able to resist: my obsessive, consuming, year-round effort to purchase any
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Inspirational messages in 'The Prep School Negro' for Gesu School parents

What if you got a golden ticket to climb out of poverty — only to discover more daunting problems as you climbed? This is the question posed by director André Lee in his riveting documentary, "The Prep School Negro,"

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Why smell is so closely connected to our memories and emotions

Scent has the almost magical ability to transport us back to a specific time and place with one sniff. The holiday season is rife with these aromas: Pine takes us back to a cut-your-own Christmas tree farm of our youth, fresh
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