After hearing testimony on both sides of the issue, members of the Assembly approved the Aid in Dying bill, which would allow terminally ill patients with six months to live the option to take a physician prescribed medication to end their life. The bill now heads to the Senate.
An English class at Bergen Community College uses short stories, poems and film to talk about what it’s like to experience war.
Community health care providers and mental health advocates hoped to convince lawmakers that state funding cuts to charity care and the fee-for-service change would hit mental health services hard.
The free program Senior Haven houses seniors who have suffered abuse at Jewish Home Family in Rockleigh until they can find a permanent place to live.
New Jersey legislators are considering a bill to regulate telemedicine: the use of videoconferencing between a medical professional and patient. The technology is already being used in more than 60 percent of health care institutions nationwide.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Regional Director Jackie Cornell explains that her department is working on outreach to ensure people who are eligible for Affordable Care Act subsidies know they can take advantage of them.
Some groups in New Jersey are pushing for a government-run, public option for health insurance. They say it would help control prices and increase stability in the marketplace.
Assemblyman John Burzichelli is the sponsor of an assisted suicide bill that would help those diagnosed with terminal illnesses control their own fate.
Congressman Donald Norcross wants to provide immediate mental health care for all U.S. veterans seeking emergency help to reduce the high number of suicides among former members of the military.
The fourth NJTV Drug Addiction Crisis Community Forum held at the Boys and Girls Club of Newark focused on getting treatment for those suffering from addiction.