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.
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.
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.
NEW YORK (AP) — Four more deaths have been linked to a national food poisoning outbreak blamed on tainted lettuce, bringing the total to five.
While one of the bigger health care bills signed this week into law by Gov. Phil Murphy preserved regulations in the federal Affordable Care Act, others that focus on infant mortality and legal protections in gestational carrier agreements also became law.
For New Jersey residents who have ever been burdened with “surprise” out-of-network medical bills, a new law signed by Gov. Phil Murphy Friday is meant to better protect patients in the future.
About 10:15 p.m. Oct. 1, trauma surgeon Dr. Deborah A. Kuhls and her team at University Medical Center in Las Vegas got a call that there had been a shooter on the Strip. They were to prepare for injured patients.
More than 400,000 residents in New Jersey reported getting large, unexpected medical bills over the course of a year, a new statewide poll found.
New Jersey has joined a group of states challenging federal policy that allows employers to deny coverage for women’s contraception based on moral or religious grounds, Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced Wednesday.
Richard Wood knows how much it costs to get older: too much, in his opinion.
An early draft of a new bill outlines ways legislators hope to expand New Jersey’s medical marijuana program even more and improve accessibility for patients, doctors and caregivers.
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.