Clay Jensen, Jessica Davis, Tony Padilla and their classmates at Liberty High School return to Netflix Friday in the second season of “13 Reasons Why” where they are left grappling with the truths revealed following the suicide death of fellow student, Hannah Baker.
Only a few New Jersey hospitals are fully meeting maternity and childbirth health-care goals, according to a new national report.
MAYS LANDING — Samya Hernandez, 18, held a piece of blue chalk to the sidewalk at the entrance of Oakcrest High School and wrote the words, “It won’t be easy, but it will get better.”
Isabelle Mosca knows firsthand what it is like to love a child with autism spectrum disorder.
Although overall infant mortality is lower in New Jersey than the national rate, experts say the number of deaths among black infants is significantly higher than other groups, and state health officials are directing funds to end that trend.
In reaction to several babies left abandoned in public places in North Jersey this month, state officials are pushing for greater awareness of New Jersey’s Safe Haven laws.
BRIDGETON — Cumberland County has consistently been ranked lowest in the state in terms of health care and wellness, but county officials are soon hoping to turn that around.
WILDWOOD — Local U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration leaders, with other state and national organizations, will host a drug prevention summit especially intended for kids and their families Saturday, April 28.
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.
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.
Unicorn Puke. Space Rockz. Kaptain Peanut Butter Crunch.
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.