Jill Horner speaks with John Ducey, Mayor from the Township of Brick, about the Heroin and Opioid Crisis Blue Hart Program. Interview recorded 12/7/2019. For more videos and information about your community, go to ComcastNewsmakers.com."
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Jill Horner speaks with Jacqueline Schwanwede, MD, Cardiologist and Board Member from the American Heart Association, about New Blood Pressure Guidelines. Interview recorded 1/10/2018. For more videos and information about your community, go to ComcastNewsmakers.com.
Jill Horner speaks with Senator Patrick Diegan, from the New Jersey Senate, about High School Athletes. Interview recorded 1/10/2018. For more videos and information about your community, go to ComcastNewsmakers.com.
Jill Horner speaks with Senator Patrick Diegan, from the New Jersey Senate, about the State Budget. Interview recorded 1/10/2018. For more videos and information about your community, go to ComcastNewsmakers.com.
According to an internal audit, more than 57,000 veterans have not been scheduled for an initial appointment with the US Department of Veteran Affairs. Rep. Jon Runyan (R-NJ) discusses this delay in healthcare access for our returning servicemen and women. Visit Rep. Runyan on the web at www.Runyan.house.gov
According to the International Labor Organization, 27 million people are involved in human trafficking. Laurel Bellows of the American Bar Association's Human Trafficking Task Force addresses this growing trend. To learn more, visit the American Bar Association on the web at www.ambar.org/trafficking
More than 20 million Americans cope with vision loss, and that number is growing due to baby boomers reaching retirement age and beyond and higher survival rates for premature babies, many with multiple disabilities. Paul Schroeder of American Foundation for the Blind discusses efforts to be sure that technology is accessible to this population.
Schroeder stated, "Vision loss...can be very tough and it is difficult for people to adjust to. Most people lose their site... as they are aging."
Visit American Foundation for the Blind at www.AFB.org or www.Facebook.com/AmericanFoundationForTheBlind or follow on Twitter @AFB1921.
Helping to raise the next generation of leaders. Ryan Manion, President of the Travis Manion Foundation, discusses a program that is partnering young people with the military community to develop strong core values.
Manion stated, "Our veteran community and our military community as a whole are a shining examples of leadership and character."
Visit the Travis Manion Foundation on the web at www.TravisManion.org or www.Facebook.com/TravisManionFoundation or follow on twitter at www.twitter.com/TMFoundation.