It's official: Measles outbreak returns to Lakewood
Two months after an outbreak was declared over, the measles have returned to Ocean County.
NJ law would ban hidden cheaper prices for prescription drugs
You might not realize it but you can sometimes wind up paying more for a prescription medication if you use your health insurance.
Alarming News: Too Many New Jerseyans Have Trouble with Sleep
“30 percent of adults in New Jersey...say they’ve had trouble sleeping at some point over the past week,” said Joel Cantor, the director of the Rutgers University Center for State Health Policy.
Measles Returns to Ocean County a Month After Outbreak Ended
A new case of the highly contagious disease is confirmed, with a warning about two spots in Lakewood where the measles patient visited in late February.
Murphy: Make Corporations That Don't Offer Health Plans Pay More
Large companies whose workers get health coverage through Medicaid rather than through their employer would have to start paying the state an annual "corporate responsibility fee" under Gov. Phil Murphy’s budget proposal.
NJ Makes it Easier to Treat Addiction with Medication
As part of an effort to combat the ongoing opioid abuse epidemic, the state Department of Human Services has handed out almost $1.4M in grants for addiction treatment and prevention programs.
To Save a Life, Know How to Identify a Stroke — and Act Fast
Dr. Roger Cheng, assistant professor of neurology at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, says stroke is the fifth leading cause of death and one of the leading causes of permanent disability.
Flu Activity is Declining in Some Parts of New Jersey
High levels of influenza have been reported across the Garden State since the beginning of the year but things do seem to be changing a bit in some parts of the state.