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.
NORTHFIELD — At only 29 years old, Christina Waters, of Ventnor, already looks back on her life and sees it defined by extremes.
A South Jersey shore town has been named the state’s drunkest city.
South Jersey is ditching the razors and shaving cream this month to raise money for cancer awareness and treatment.
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.
Doctors told Sean Carey he might not be able to walk normally again with his right leg. They said that he might need a special shoe to do so. And they said after surviving a rare type of bone cancer, it was unlikely he would ever play football as a kicker again.
New Jersey public health officials have been tasked with finding ways to address an outbreak of a rare, life-threatening infection that has been plaguing a growing number of patients nationwide.
Instead of people leaving her life after she was diagnosed with breast cancer, Dawn Comeaux’s family doubled in size.
The rates of people living with and dying from Alzheimer’s disease are expected to rise, locally and nationally, in the next decade, prompting advocates to spread awareness on the need for research and treatment funding.
Rates of sexually transmitted diseases and infections have hit another record high, national reports show, which has health providers and experts aggressively focusing on education, prevention and treatment efforts, especially for pregnant women.
Cheryl Farley was so convinced she would die by the time she was in her 70s that she already made arrangements for her house, assets and final wishes.
HAMMONTON — Mosquito ground sprays have been scheduled for parts of the town after a sample tested positive for West Nile virus, according to a county official.
ATLANTIC CITY — About three years ago, few people thought Shani Pitts would ever walk again, much less regain other motor and cognitive skills.
New Jersey officials want the public and state employees to weigh in on plans to reorganize where and how the state’s mental health and addiction services operate.
Patients, providers and visitors at all AtlantiCare locations won’t be able to buy regular sodas and other sugar-sweetened beverages on the premises as experts opt for healthier products.
Parents weave through store aisles, collecting books, backpacks and clothes that they check off from their children’s back-to-school lists. Along with those items, experts say families should focus on the health-related tasks ahead of them before children return to school or day care this fall.
Researchers at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey are part of a new multimillion-dollar project looking at new drugs and genetic links to tumor development.
Twenty-four New Jersey hospitals were ranked with high standards in U.S. News and World Report’s annual best national and regional hospital ratings.
Family caregivers and professionals are invited to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease research, treatments and developments at a seminar next month.
Julie Park, 22, walked across the stage in May to get her diploma from Rowan University, but she almost didn’t live to reach that milestone.
OCEAN CITY — Several hundred people are expected to turn out this weekend in support of research and treatment for people with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
MyCode genetics program brings area predictive medicine
State lawmakers approved a series of health-related bills in the last Assembly vote of July.
Counties statewide will promote vaccinations and immunizations in August with a series of community events, including vaccination clinics, during national Immunization Awareness Month.