Tick, Lyme Problem Worsening in New Jersey, Experts Say
But only one county has a surveillance program in place for these disease-carrying pests.
The Calendar Says Spring But Flu is Still Making New Jersey Sick
So far this season, four pediatric flu deaths have been reported. Last year, the state reported three pediatric influenza deaths.
Updated Rankings: The Healthiest and Unhealthiest Counties in NJ
As they did in the 2018 report, Morris County came in this year as the healthiest New Jersey county and Cumberland County ranked as the unhealthiest.
Studies, Docs Cite More Mental Health Issues Among Young Adults
A 2018 survey from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association found the major depression diagnosis rate climbed 47% from 2013 through 2016 among Millennials.
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.