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.
SOMERS POINT — Shore Medical Center is looking to update its maternity department by launching a fundraising campaign to upgrade equipment and monitoring technology.
LITTLE EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — Cynthia Weiveris thought she was in for a relatively normal day when she arrived at the AtlantiCare Surgery Center for her 10 a.m. nursing shift Thursday.
Shore Medical Center and Penn Cardiology are teaming up this month to bring heart health information to the forefront of awareness among residents in South Jersey.
UPDATE: Gov. Phil Murphy announced in a tele-town hall conference Monday that he plans to sign into law bills that will restore $7.45 million to women's health care centers and extend eligibility for people to get family planning services under Medicaid.
When Michelle Douglass attended the first Women’s March in Washington, D.C., last year, it was “the most powerful, peaceful empowering thing” she ever did with her 7-year-old daughter.
Members of Congress are pushing for more research into lung cancer and preventative services, with a new study looking at the disease in women.
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.
The new year began with a win for working women in New Jersey as new and strengthened protections for breastfeeding mothers were signed into law.
Protections for breastfeeding mothers were unanimously approved by both the state Assembly and Senate this month, and the bills now head to the governor’s desk.
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.
State lawmakers have advanced several bills centered on maternal and infant health they hope will lead to better outcomes for mothers and babies.
A South Jersey shore town has been named the state’s drunkest city.
Getting addiction treatment and supportive recovery services can be difficult in an area where demand for help is soaring, and experts say it can be especially difficult for women with children.
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.
Public health officials highlight the importance of breastfeeding, not just during National Breastfeeding Month in August, but year-round.
BRIDGETON — Marie Swann said she would rather use some of her food vouchers to buy groceries at local farmers markets like Rottkamp Farms to get the freshest produce.
People who need paid time off from work to care for a newborn, adopted child or sick loved one may find it easier with newly approved legislation.
ATLANTIC CITY — Planned Parenthood’s health center on Atlantic Avenue closed for good Friday, officials announced.
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — Volunteers in Medicine of South Jersey will hold an open house Wednesday to introduce the public to its new, second location of free clinics.
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.