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AtlantiCare helping laid-off casino workers

10-16-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Laid-off Atlantic City casino workers are getting some help with health care and insurance. The AtlantiCare health care system on Thursday unveiled a program to assist those who recently lost jobs and health coverage ...
Sponsors of the Walk-A-Thon, the sister of the Ramapo College chapter of Sigma Delta Tau National Sorority, at last year's Walk-A-Thon. Photo Courtesy of Mihiri Pathirana.

Prevent Child Abuse NJ to Host Annual Walk-A-Thon to Benefit Child Abuse Prevention Programs

10-16-14
Prevent Child Abuse New Jersey is hosting its Fourth Annual Footsteps for Families Walk-A-Thon to raise money for their child abuse prevention programs.

Mayo Clinic files lawsuit against former executive

10-16-14
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Mayo Clinic says one of its former top executives was secretly hired by a competitor and continued to work for the Rochester-based medical practice and research group to steal trade secrets. The Post-Bulletin ...

Stepped up Ebola screening starts at 4 US airports

10-16-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Customs and health officials at airports in Washington, Chicago, Atlanta and Newark, New Jersey, are scheduled to start taking the temperatures of passengers from three West African countries as part of a stepped up Ebola ...

Christie stops short of endorsing Ebola travel ban

10-15-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie stopped short of joining fellow Republicans in endorsing a proposed ban on travel from the West African countries hardest hit by the Ebola outbreak. Christie said during a Wednesday night radio interview that ...
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NJ State Nurses Assoc. CEO: Information About Ebola Still Needed

10-15-14
New Jersey State Nurses Association CEO Richard Ridge says that more information about Ebola is necessary to combat the spread of the virus.
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Concern Artificial Turf Could Cause Cancer

10-15-14
Many are worried that the chemicals used in artificial turf playing fields could cause cancer. Congressman Frank Pallone wants a more thorough investigation conducted.

911 call released in fire that killed Cooper CEO

10-15-14
MONTGOMERY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Audio from a 911 call reporting the fire that killed the president of a major southern New Jersey hospital and his wife indicates that a neighbor heard banging coming from inside the house shortly before first ...

Obama cancels Thursday travel to monitor Ebola

10-15-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has canceled a scheduled trip to Rhode Island and New York Thursday to remain at the White House and monitor the government's Ebola response. The change in plans marks the second day in a row that Obama put ...

Christie announces $12M for addiction treatment

10-15-14
SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie is continuing his public push against drug addiction. The Republican governor announced more than $12 million in new funding for addiction treatment and prevention programs during a news conference ...