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 Experts attribute the wage gap to outdated employment structures and cultural discrimination.
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials will interview Atlantic County residents for its National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
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Nutritionist Miriam Erick has been helping women with severe morning sickness or hyperemesis gravidarum (HG), figure out what kinds of foods to eat for decades.
Cold remedies are almost as common as the common cold, but are they effective? Nothing can cure a cold, but there are some remedies that might help ease your symptoms and keep you from feeling so miserable. Here’s a look at some common cold remedies and what’s known about them.
Julie Petrella O’Neill can pinpoint where 28-year-old Noelle Quirk mixed up the order of stitches in a brown sock she has been knitting.
TRENTON — New Jersey lawmakers want people to have more paid family leave, and they intend to provide it by expanding the state program.
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — Once they were done managing a child learning center at a nearby church Wednesday afternoon, Alisemary Becker and Cindy Erickson made their way over to Chick-fil-A on the Black Horse Pike.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — House Republican lawmakers Monday introduced the first official bill aimed at replacing regulations, programs and services in the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare.
Volunteers in Medicine opens Egg Harbor Township location as need rises
VINELAND — Inspira Health Network is expanding its services and programs in Cumberland County as it partners with Vineland Urgent Care.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Kathleen Connelly can’t pinpoint exactly when she started to develop an eating disorder.
Along with all the significant relationships we have in life, one of the most vital is our relationship with food. Like the other key relationships, it directly impacts our emotional and physical health and well-being.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Two shiny new vans sat in the front circle driveway at Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation.