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Inspira simulation lab lets medical professionals test their skills

Inspira simulation lab lets medical professionals test their skills

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A 45-year-old man was admitted with breathing problems to Inspira Medical Center in Vineland on Thursday morning. A team of physicians began c…

Christie criticizes Sweeney, Prieto gas-tax deal

Christie criticizes Sweeney, Prieto gas-tax deal

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The state’s Democratic legislative leaders announced Friday they have agreed on a new plan to fund transportation projects…

New Jersey has one of the highest cancer rates in the country, but fewer deaths

New Jersey has one of the highest cancer rates in the country, but fewer deaths

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A lot of things have changed in the past year for Amy Schwartz.

What we know, and don't know, about Zika virus

What we know, and don't know, about Zika virus

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Mosquito season is here, and any day now, the Zika virus will infect the native mosquitoes of the South and the United States will officially …

Information, services for the disabled Wednesday at Stockton

Information, services for the disabled Wednesday at Stockton

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GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Stockton University will host more than 70 vendors, educators and medical experts Wednesday for an event billed as one-sto…

Need for blood grows in South Jersey, nationwide

Need for blood grows in South Jersey, nationwide

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Doctors and medical researchers can duplicate a lot of things for the human body. They can apply artificial skin grafts to burn victims, repla…

Summer blood supply ‘extremely low' in South Jersey

Summer blood supply ‘extremely low' in South Jersey

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The American Red Cross says the summer blood supply is extremely low and issued an emergency call on Tuesday for blood and platelet donations.

State expansion of needle exchange program in the hands of Gov. Christie

State expansion of needle exchange program in the hands of Gov. Christie

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State legislators approved a final bill Thursday that would allow municipalities to open sterile syringe, or needle exchange, programs.

Advanced Shore imaging center opens in Northfield

Advanced Shore imaging center opens in Northfield

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A new imaging center is making its way onto the field of medical radiology in a market dominated by a local competitor.

Supreme Court votes in favor of clinics in Texas abortion case

Supreme Court votes in favor of clinics in Texas abortion case

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The U.S. Supreme Court struck down Texas abortion laws Monday in the first major abortion case in nearly a decade.

Local experts give advice on keeping active while recovering

Local experts give advice on keeping active while recovering

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Michele Kitzler was doing laundry at home on March 16 when she fell down a flight of stairs and broke her ankle in three places. In spite of h…

Dr. Nina: Hot weather brings risks to our health

Dr. Nina: Hot weather brings risks to our health

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The warm months are a great time to get outside and enjoy the fresh air and sunshine. But as temperatures rise, it is important to brush-up on…

South Jersey has role to play in nationwide Alzheimer's study

South Jersey has role to play in nationwide Alzheimer's study

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South Jersey physicians, radiologists, technicians and neuroscientists are teaming up with other experts around the country to conduct one of …

Nasal spray ruled ineffective against flu

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Sabrina Futty has always brought her three children to get their flu vaccines, but not every one of them appreciated the sting of a needle.

Meridian Health merges with northern Hackensack health network

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Hackensack University Health Network and Meridian Health have announced the two health networks will officially merge and become Hackensack Me…

Why yoga is a growing practice for men

Why yoga is a growing practice for men

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Jeff Battersby walked into Grace and Glory Yoga in Northfield on a cold January day to try a class recommended by a friend. It was intimidatin…

Dr. Nina: Men need a better health IQ

Dr. Nina: Men need a better health IQ

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More boys than girls are born every year in the U.S. And, the facts are - from the young to the old - females are healthier than males. Men le…

Sesame-crusted cod offers elegant, healthy dose of fish

Sesame-crusted cod offers elegant, healthy dose of fish

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Eat more fish. Dishes like this Wasabi-Crusted Cod with Ponzu Sauce makes following this health-enhancing advice easy.

Tips to prevent your children from getting car sick

Tips to prevent your children from getting car sick

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Packing up the kids for a road trip can be difficult. Making sure they are stocked with things to do to keep them occupied can be a tough batt…

How to pick right sunscreen - and which ones best to avoid

How to pick right sunscreen - and which ones best to avoid

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Summertime means picnics, jumping off the dock, boat rides and lots more outdoor fun in the sun.

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