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(TRENTON) - Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Herb Conaway, Jr., M.D., Cleopatra Tucker and Daniel Benson requiring physicians to perform cosmetic surgical procedures in facilities that meet nationally recognized standards for patient safety and quality care was approved Thursday by an Assembly panel.
"An increasing number of invasive cosmetic surgical procedures are being performed in medical offices and outpatient surgical facilities that are not adequately equipped, by physicians with inadequate surgical training who are utilizing inappropriate anesthesia," said Conaway (D-Burlington). "This is a recipe for disaster at the patient's expense. This bill ensures that these procedures are performed in an appropriate setting that is conducive to safe, high-quality patient care..."
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When Assemblyman Jason O'Donnell (D-31) tried to run across no man's land as the new chair of the Democratic State Committee, he figured he'd have at least his home county of Hudson behind him.Read More >
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"This is my first Mark Smith event. There have been a lot of changes in Hudson County over the last year and a half, and the most important change that has happened is that there really is unity. For the first time, we really are working together. Despite political differences. Mark and I have worked very hard to repair that. I'm really happy to be here in support of him, because I recognize that when you work together, politics becomes secondary and you really have time to focus on government, which is the most important thing." - Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop- PolitickerNJ.com
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