AtlantiCare, as a member of Geisinger, joined a number of research institutions and health providers in the Greater Philadelphia region this month to form a new group that will streamline clinical trials.
WILDWOOD — Local U.S. Department Enforcement Administration leaders, with other state and national organizations, will host a drug prevention summit especially for at kids and their families Saturday, April 28.
No romaine lettuce, in any form, grown in the Yuma, Arizona, area is completely safe from E. coli, federal officials warn as the disease outbreak grows to affect more than 50 people nationwide.
While most people have an idea of what they want, or don’t want, to happen when they die, few Americans make their wishes known.
If you’re a patient or physician in the state’s medical marijuana program, participation may have just gotten a little easier with a new mobile platform.
Local veterans are now able to use their VA benefits for long-term care services at two Atlantic County nursing homes after the federal government awarded two contracts to expand access in South Jersey.
MARGATE — Parents and caregivers of children of all ages are invited to a presentation addressing the state’s opioid crisis.
It’s one thing to be confident. It’s another thing to exude confidence, which is just what Sally Donnelly does now.
A major shortage of organs for transplants exists in the United States, where a person is added to the waiting list every 10 minutes and 20 people die each day waiting for a transplant, federal data show.
A multistate outbreak of E. coli that has sickened 35 people, including seven in New Jersey and nine in Pennsylvania, has been traced back to chopped romaine lettuce from Arizona, federal officials say.
ATLANTIC CITY — A succession of loud slaps from hockey pucks hitting the boards of the rink at the Flyers Skate Zone made Jennifer Pesce pause in her presentation about brain injuries.
LOWER TOWNSHIP — Lataysha Matos weaved her way Wednesday through round tables where pregnant women, some with young children, partners, friends and family, sat munching on veggies and fruit, flipping through pamphlets or looking at their blue raffle tickets.
Some of the youngest victims of the heroin and opioid epidemic are newborns, and a new statewide campaign focuses on preventing that from happening.
One in two sexually active people will contract a sexually transmitted disease before the age of 25, according to the state Department of Health, and with the steadily rising rates of cases nationwide, they occur far more often than health experts expect them to.
Use of the opioid antidote medication naloxone has become so widespread in reversing drug overdoses that U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome M. Adams is urging more Americans to carry the lifesaving tool.
ATLANTIC CITY — Issa Nammour remembers how three months ago, a man was struggling from an apparent overdose right outside one of his Cedar Market stores.
Support for the Affordable Care Act remains strong in New Jersey despite attempts at dismantling the federal health care law in Washington, D.C., according to a recent poll.
TRENTON — Health legislation is slowly but surely making its way through committees and voting as lawmakers push ahead with some developments early in April.
As more research and studies show that head injuries and concussions can lead to long-term and serious effects, local health and athletic experts are teaming up bring more awareness to parents, athletes and coaches.
It would be more difficult for New Jersey parents to get their children exempted from mandatory vaccines based on religious grounds if a new bill introduced Thursday becomes law.
Donnah Marvel’s life has been turned upside-down more than once.
Stockton University’s nursing program ranked among the top programs in the state in a new report by a nurse-led organization that looks at the profession nationwide.
Addiction prevention and treatment advocates want to bring together South Jersey communities this spring by holding expert panels and town hall meetings on the national opioid epidemic.
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GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Patrick Kennedy stood behind the podium at the front of a classroom, facing about 30 college students who leaned forward in their seats when their professor introduced him.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey doctor who defrauded Medicare and private insurers out of $3 million has been sentenced to three years in prison.