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.
Drug prevention and education organizations in Cape May County want parents, guardians and family members to be able to recognize substance abuse and addiction in their children.
In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Advanced Shore Imaging of Northfield will offer free screening mammograms to women during October.
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.
The ShopRite of Upper Deerfield Township has hired a registered dietitian who offers free services and advice to supermarket customers.
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.
Monday’s solar eclipse is expected to be a unique event, but it’s not worth burning your retinas over.
MyCode genetics program brings area predictive medicine
Ocean County residents are being encouraged to drop off their outdated or unused medications Tuesday for safe disposal in Manahawkin.
NEWARK — New Jersey agreed to put into place new rules regarding quarantines after a nurse who was quarantined in 2014 after working in Sierra Leone during the deadly Ebola outbreak filed a lawsuit against the state, according to the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Advanced, robotic technology and pure animal companionship mixed Wednesday at Stockton University.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Celgene Corp. has agreed to pay $280 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit alleging the pharmaceutical company committed fraud promoting a drug with a notorious history that was re-purposed to treat leprosy and another therapy for unapproved cancer treatments, federal …
A dead Egg Harbor Township pet tested positive for rabies Friday, Atlantic County’s first confirmed case of the disease this year.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Gabrielle LaBoy, 14, couldn’t see that well once she put on glasses.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — A $1 million donation will help Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation launch a specialized center focused on recovery treatment for neurological diseases and disorders.
In some parts of South Jersey, shopping with food stamps is a little like entering a complex scavenger hunt. Looking for a staple like bread? There’s one loaf on a bottom shelf, next to Elmer’s glue and other school supplies. Want fresh fruit? Hope you like high-priced bananas. Bacon and bol…
ATLANTIC CITY — Planned Parenthood’s health center on Atlantic Avenue closed for good Friday, officials announced.
Gary Hanson spent Father’s Day at his son’s home in Pennsylvania. It was the second time he had to spend the holiday without his own father.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — More than a year and a half after AtlantiCare officially merged with Pennsylvania-based Geisinger Health System, community members say they see opportunities to work more heavily with the health system to benefit local programs and services.
The end of flu season in New Jersey brings the start of another public health issue: mosquitoes.
The difference between living with a severe disability and returning to independent activities after a stroke depends on time.
While the future of a health care overhaul is now uncertain in the hands of the U.S. Senate, one thing is certain: Conservatives want to eliminate taxpayer funding for Planned Parenthood.
Mike Raiker wants to know why, after 42 years, he is now suffering from seasonal allergies.
When Susan Polk got a call in 1993 from the partner of her brother, Arthur Speck Jr., she learned her brother had AIDS.
New Jersey female physicians make less than their male counterparts, a new study shows. Experts attribute the wage gap to outdated employment structures and cultural discrimination.