A third child in New Jersey has died from a confirmed case of the flu, state officials said, as the death rate continues to climb nationally.
Doctors, nurses and health experts will be the first ones to tell you to get the flu shot, but how often do they follow their own advice?
SOMERS POINT— Warnings about the downsides of recreational marijuana legalization were at the forefront of discussions at a community symposium designed for local officials and experts.
Shore Medical Center and Penn Cardiology are teaming up this month to bring heart health information to the forefront of awareness among residents in South Jersey.
UPDATE: Gov. Phil Murphy announced in a tele-town hall conference Monday that he plans to sign into law bills that will restore $7.45 million to women's health care centers and extend eligibility for people to get family planning services under Medicaid.
Parents and guardians may be worried lately as the flu sweeps through homes, day-cares and schools, and reports of more children falling ill make headlines.
PLEASANTVILLE — The Pleasantville Fire Department is making women’s health care a top priority this month with its second annual health screening event.
National reports say about 10 million adults in America live with a severe mental illness, but the effects reach so many more as parents, siblings and children become caregivers and advocates for their loved ones.
Ocean County residents can get flu vaccines for free as health officials try to get more people vaccinated during a harsh season.
A second New Jersey child has died from the flu this season, state health officials announced Tuesday.
When Michelle Douglass attended the first Women’s March in Washington, D.C., last year, it was “the most powerful, peaceful empowering thing” she ever did with her 7-year-old daughter.
Members of Congress are pushing for more research into lung cancer and preventative services, with a new study looking at the disease in women.
A free-fruit program offering healthy snacks to children at ShopRite has expanded to more supermarkets.
TRENTON — A 4-year-old is New Jersey’s first flu-related death of this season.
Increased state funding and a must-be-21 sale law have improved New Jersey’s standing, according to the American Lung Association’s newest State of Tobacco Control report.
Amazon is diving into health care, teaming up with Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway and the New York bank JPMorgan Chase, to create a company that helps their U.S. employees find quality care "at a reasonable cost."
Cooper University Health Care and Inspira Health Network are joining forces to form a more comprehensive cardiac services network across a larger region.
Atlantic County is offering free blood pressure screenings throughout February to promote heart health.
Before he left office, former Gov. Chris Christie made some bills into new laws, including several long-awaited initiatives aimed at New Jersey newborns, mothers, health providers and people with disabilities.
ATLANTIC CITY — How many people would say something if they saw a harsh interaction between a parent and child at a grocery store, at a park or elsewhere? How many people would recognize distress in a child or adult related to something that happened in childhood?
County health departments and experts are urging residents to take extra precaution and prevention measures while the number of flu outbreaks sharply increase nationwide.
The American Red Cross issued an urgent call for blood and platelet donors due to recent severe weather canceling hundreds of blood drives across the country in January.
When Jacquelyn Nixon was diagnosed with lung cancer, it came with shock and confusion.
Marisa Douglas is sometimes the first person people see when they walk into the Artemis Center for Independent Living in Galloway Township.
Buckle up, New Jersey — this flu season is going to be a bumpy ride.
Long-term funding for a crucial children’s health care coverage program hangs in the balance amid a potential federal government shutdown, and New Jersey health experts say the delay in taking action is unacceptable.