Tracking disease by computer: By Susan Page; Date of publication January 11, 2000 Clintons administration will propose spending 65 mill on dollars next year to help establish a nationwide computer system to rapidly track the outbreak of infectious diseases such as influenza and hepatitis C and notify doctors how best to treat them. Diverticulosis vs. diverticulitis: By Doctor on call; Date of publication January 11, 2000 Diverticulosis is more commonly found in women, and incidence i creases as people age. It has been estimated that 50 percent of people over the age of 60 have this condition. First-time attacks may occur in the 40's or 50's. Muck dumped in ocean isn't clean cover: By John; Date of publication January 11, 2000 For over 100 years, dredge material and other contaminated waste has been disposed of in an area of the ocean termed the 'Mud Dump " centered about 6 miles off Sea Bright but sprawling out over about 16 square miles or the ocean floor.

Surgeon: Meridian Health System layoffs harm patient care: By Wyatt Olson; Date of publication January 13, 2000 Last week, Meridian Health System -- announced it will eliminate 450 positions, 275 of which became vacant last year through laying off. The balance of the layoffs will take place over the next for months. Panel sees sprawl-induced disaster on environmental horizon: By Todd B. Bates (Enviormental Writer); Date of publication January 13, 2000'One prediction I know is absolutely certain for the next decade is there will be at least one major problem that no one now predicts,'s aid Dr. Bernard D. Goldstein.

New Jersey also will continue to struggle with sprawling development, which is 'simply not a sustainable way to develop in the 21 st century,' Goldstein said.