Barbara Merrifield filled a plastic syringe with marijuana oil, golden in color, and squeezed it into some muffin batter she whipped up in a basement studio at her home in Somers Point.
A former Linwood resident and Mainland Regional High School graduate is likely to lead the state’s Department of Health under Gov. Phil Murphy after getting approval from legislators last week.
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).
Ocean County residents can get flu vaccines for free as health officials try to get more people vaccinated during a harsh season.
Increased state funding and a must-be-21 sale law have improved New Jersey’s standing, according to the American Lung Association’s newest State of Tobacco Control report.
Cooper University Health Care and Inspira Health Network are joining forces to form a more comprehensive cardiac services network across a larger region.
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.
County health departments and experts are urging residents to take extra precaution and prevention measures while the number of flu outbreaks sharply increase nationwide.
The American Red Cross issued an urgent call for blood and platelet donors due to recent severe weather canceling hundreds of blood drives across the country in January.
When Jacquelyn Nixon was diagnosed with lung cancer, it came with shock and confusion.
Marisa Douglas is sometimes the first person people see when they walk into the Artemis Center for Independent Living in Galloway Township.
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — Atlantic Medical Imaging opened a new location in the township, consolidating two Atlantic County locations into one and prioritizing patient experience in the location, layout and design.
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.
The storm might be over, but activity for hospitals and medical emergency workers is far from finished.
Future cancer patients in South Jersey won’t have to go farther than Voorhees Township, Camden County, to get a type of pioneering radiation treatment called proton therapy.
Some little humans entered the world in the early hours of Monday, making them among the first children born in 2018.
If you’re prepared to brave freezing air and chilling waters, chances are you’ll have fun kicking off 2018 by participating in a New Year’s Day polar plunge.
The dinners, parties and sugar-filled treats — those are what some people love most about the holidays. But for the about one-third of the United States population living with diabetes and pre-diabetes, the season presents some tricky circumstances.
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.
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.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Betty Morgan’s friends know her passion for horses and riding.
EGG HARBOR TOWNHIP — A new 14,847-square-foot Atlantic Medical Imaging center is expected to open in January.
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.