At least 42 percent of newly diagnosed cancers in the United States are potentially avoidable, according to a recent American Cancer Society report, and that holds especially true for the many types of skin cancers.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP — Adella Gigliotti sat at her kitchen table with a cup of tea in hand and a bulky folder in the other.
Students at Stockton’s Atlantic City campus, as well as local residents, will have access to an on-campus AtlantiCare Urgent Care Center set to open in September, university and AtlantiCare officials announced Wednesday.
GENEVA (AP) — Obsessive video gamers know how to anticipate dangers in virtual worlds. The World Health Organization says they now should be on guard for a danger in the real world: spending too much time playing.
Cape May Police issued a warning Saturday to residents about a phone scam targeting Atlantic City Electric customers.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — As a nurse at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center for more than 30 years, Donna Dingman has helped care for many babies born too early. She is trained for a situation that can be one of the scariest of some parents’ lives.
ATLANTIC CITY — Police recovered a handgun after stopping a car Friday morning, resulting in the arrest of two city men.
LONG BRANCH — Police have identified two men who were found dead inside a home in Monmouth County Tuesday evening, according to reports.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California officials, having concluded coffee drinking is not a risky pastime, are proposing a regulation that will essentially tell consumers of America's favorite beverage they can drink up without fear.
Who can help teens suffering from mental health issues and contemplating suicide?
More sites are serving summer meals and more children in New Jersey are taking advantage of them, according to the latest national report released Wednesday.
Officials from the New Jersey Hospital Association announced Wednesday they are investing $1.5 million into a statewide tracking tool for hospitals that will better monitor opioid prescriptions.
A South Jersey-based nonprofit organization rooted in preventing teen suicide and stigma surrounding mental health issues will hold a conference early next month for anyone who works with children.
An estimated 3.8 million people in New Jersey have pre-existing medical conditions, and their health-care coverage may become more difficult after new developments in a federal court case.
TRENTON — Legislators and state committees met Monday to discuss several health care-related bills that aim to benefit pediatric cancer research and reduce prescription costs for New Jersey patients.
NEW YORK — The past flu season was the deadliest for U.S. children in nearly a decade, health officials said Friday.
COLVILLE, Wash. — The morning of the long drive, a drive he took every month now, Kenyon Stewart rose from the living room recliner and winced in pain. He looked outside, at the valley stretching below his trailer, and again wondered whether it was getting time to end it. He believed living …
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Drug overdoses killed more than 63,000 Americans in 2016, and as the addiction epidemic reaches new heights, some cities across the country are looking at bolder ways to curb overdose rates by proposing supervised injection sites.
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said in a court filing late Thursday that it will no longer defend key parts of the Affordable Care Act, including the requirement that people have health insurance and provisions that guarantee access to health insurance regardless of any medical conditions.
A longtime Vineland doctor has been appointed by President Donald Trump to the president’s Council on Sports, Fitness and Nutrition, Inspira Health Network officials announced Wednesday.
The Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative has moved its operations from Atlantic City to Pleasantville and will hold a summer education event to introduce services to neighborhood mothers and families.
State health leaders and hospital officials are banding together to target the state’s high rates of cesarean-section deliveries in a joint initiative announced Monday.
President Donald Trump and his administration have received pushback from several Democratic state leaders, including Gov. Phil Murphy, on a move to restrict Title X-funded health providers from referring patients for abortion.
Ever since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s recent crackdown on more pharmaceutical teething products, parents have found themselves leaning more toward natural products and methods to ease their children’s pain.
NEW YORK (AP) — Four more deaths have been linked to a national food poisoning outbreak blamed on tainted lettuce, bringing the total to five.