More opioid painkillers may be found in South Jersey medicine cabinets than in other homes in the state, new poll results found.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Clare McLaughlin concentrated as she maneuvered a joystick so her flying game character mimicked her movements on a computer screen and collected gold coins for points while evading the flying eagles and hawks that could derail her high score.
State lawmakers have advanced several bills centered on maternal and infant health they hope will lead to better outcomes for mothers and babies.
ATLANTIC CITY — Conversation about sexual assault, harassment and better sexual health awareness filled a town-hall style event Thursday morning as hundreds of educators, health experts and advocates gathered in the city to discuss the newest and best ways to improve sexual health education.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Betty Morgan’s friends know her passion for horses and riding.
SMITHVILLE — After a month of avoiding the razor, Sgt. Jody Hersh of the Atlantic City Police Department got a fresh shave and haircut Friday.
EGG HARBOR TOWNHIP — A new 14,847-square-foot Atlantic Medical Imaging center is expected to open in January.
A group of artists, organizations, treatment facilities and community members will gather Friday for the 4th annual Tree of Hope coffeehouse event, dedicated to raising money for addiction recovery support services in and near Cumberland County.
More New Jersey residents have signed up for Obamacare health insurance plans this year over last so far, but it is too early to tell if the final numbers will reveal a rise or drop in the state’s insured population.
STAFFORD TOWNSHIP — The Police Department and Bay Avenue Community Center have three new automated external defibrillators.
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — One minute, Matt McAnaney was standing on the football field sideline, going over a play with his 11-year-old son, Micah, during halftime.
Holiday traditions, such as planning meals, shopping for gifts, making travel plans and hosting company, can be cheerful, but stressful.
NORTHFIELD — At only 29 years old, Christina Waters, of Ventnor, already looks back on her life and sees it defined by extremes.
New adult acute-care psychiatric inpatient beds are coming to two Cumberland County providers to address a statewide shortage and growing demand for mental health and substance abuse treatment.
In response to Cape May County’s poor outcomes in national childhood health and wellness reports, county experts and organizations are teaming up to address childhood neglect, abuse and other traumas.
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — Tom Kaye sat among a dozen other people in plastic chairs on a recent afternoon, waiting for his name to be called so he could fill up a shopping cart with canned foods, gravy and cranberry relish, and pick from the fresh vegetables, fruits and produce piled high on crates.
Although he works to improve care for South Jersey patients at Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation, Richard Kathrins often looks at the bigger picture.
VINELAND — Inspira Medical Center is adding two stories to its outpatient wing to be completed late next year, officials announced this month.
A South Jersey shore town has been named the state’s drunkest city.
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — Construction could begin next year on a new two-story building at the AtlantiCare Health Park on English Creek Avenue.
Youth advocates and leaders encourage community members to come together in an ongoing series Saturday and talk about how childhood experiences at home and in school affect a child’s mental health and development.
UPDATE: Obamacare signups so far this year have eclipsed last year's numbers for the first two weeks of open enrollment, new data shows.
South Jersey is ditching the razors and shaving cream this month to raise money for cancer awareness and treatment.
SOMERS POINT — Sierra Hegh pulled on some thin blue gloves, grabbed a sharp scalpel and made an incision through the flesh of her patient’s abdomen — but no blood appeared, which was a good thing because she isn’t a surgeon, nurse or doctor. She’s just in high school.
Families can be assured if they live in New Jersey, students are more likely to get topic-focused health and physical education in public middle schools and high schools than they would in other states, a new report finds.
Stress levels among people in New Jersey are not very different from those among people nationally, but residents of South Jersey reported more stress than their northern neighbors in several life categories, a new study has found.