SOMERS POINT — Shore Medical Center is looking to update its maternity department by launching a fundraising campaign to upgrade equipment and monitoring technology.
People take their sleep for granted — at least that’s what some local sleep doctors have observed.
If you feel like flu season is a never-ending cycle of sick children, parents, co-workers, friends, neighbors and family, behold — the end is in sight (sort of).
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Lisa Jackson is praying for a miracle.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Yoga, pet therapy, meditation, workshops, free screenings and more will be offered at Stockton University for students and community members this week and throughout March to increase awareness about eating disorders.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The new year began with a win for working women in New Jersey as new and strengthened protections for breastfeeding mothers were signed into law.
A combination of the cold weather and Thursday’s snowstorm has left at least one South Jersey health provider with a surge in patient cases.
More people are reaching for cough lozenges, over-the-counter medications and tissues as influenza sweeps through the region, and experts say that might get worse after holiday gatherings.
Protections for breastfeeding mothers were unanimously approved by both the state Assembly and Senate this month, and the bills now head to the governor’s desk.
NORTHFIELD — The meeting hall at American Legion Post No. 295 on West Mill Road was filled with red and green decorations, food, gift bags, presents and a Christmas tree, boosting the holiday cheer for local families who need a little more this year.
Carly Vogt had an oversupply of breast milk — an amount her nearly 1-year-old daughter would not finish as she continued to breastfeed her directly.
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.
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.