More state residents struggle to afford basic expenses such as housing, food, transportation and health care, according to new national data, indicating life in New Jersey is becoming less affordable for many people.
NORTHFIELD — A new outpatient behavioral health and substance abuse treatment center is coming to Atlantic County.
In efforts to expand its services throughout South Jersey, AtlantiCare officials announced that it has formed a partnership with Advocare, a large private medical group based in Marlton, Burlington County.
TRENTON — Legislators were focused on improving oversight and care in nursing homes and of dementia and Alzheimer’s patients Thursday as a string of health care bills got approval in committees this past week.
ATLANTIC CITY — Lace up your sneakers, because the Shirley Mae Run and Michael J. Walk returns to the Boardwalk on Saturday to raise funds for cancer.
Specialized health care for infectious disease prevention will expand into Cape May County this summer as more nurses tackle public health issues affecting communities.
VINELAND — Inspira Health Network has opened a new imaging center fitted to accommodate more patients with larger body types in its wide bore MRI.
New Jersey hospitals spent $2.9 billion in 2016 taking care of the state’s most under-insured patients and funding community health programs, according to a new report.
Isabelle Mosca knows firsthand what it is like to love a child with autism spectrum disorder.
TRENTON — Workers in New Jersey will now be guaranteed earned sick leave after Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill into law Wednesday.
VINELAND—The New Jersey Department of Health will hold the 2nd Rural Health Symposium Thursday at Cumberland County College to encourage collaboration on improving health in rural communities.
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.
The majority of hospitals in New Jersey scored high in safety in the newest national report on health care performance.
AtlantiCare is expanding its reach in Cape May County by acquiring Cape Urgent Care in Cape May, the health provider announced Monday.
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.
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. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
TRENTON — Health legislation is slowly but surely making its way through committees and voting as lawmakers push ahead with some developments early in April.
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.