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Learn the Facts of Drowning

7-3-14
It's important to know how to prevent drowning and what to do if it happens, especially during the summer season.
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University Hospital Reaches One-Year Mark as Independent Facility

7-1-14
While the day-to-day functions at University Hospital haven't changed much since it went independent, it has gotten equipment upgrades.

Officials clash over beach contamination warnings

6-30-14
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Federal and state officials are clashing over standards for warning the public about water contamination at the nation's beaches. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awards grants to states in the Great Lakes region ...

Prosecutor warns of possible tainted heroin

6-28-14
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — Ocean County's prosecutor is warning about the possibility of tainted heroin being sold in the county with a distinctive logo on it. Prosecutor Joseph Coronato says that police responding to an emergency at a home in ...

Nestle recalls ice cream due to packaging error

6-27-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Nestle USA is recalling 10,000 cartons of Haagen-Dazs chocolate peanut butter ice cream because the packages are mislabeled. The company says the lids of the ice cream are labeled correctly, but the list of ingredients describes ...

Senate tries to halt transfers of disabled

6-26-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Senate has passed a bill that would place a moratorium on transferring developmentally disabled residents with out-of-state back to New Jersey. The measure passed on 37 to 1 vote Thursday. It comes in response to ...

Bill would ban smoking at parks, limit at beaches

6-26-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Lawmakers are sending Gov. Chris Christie a bill that would put new limitations on smoking in New Jersey's outdoor public spaces. The state's Senate and Assembly voted Thursday to ban smoking at state, county and municipal ...
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Allies, Inc. Nonprofit Helps Disabled be More Involved With the Community

6-25-14
Allies, Inc. is a nonprofit organization in New Jersey that helps people who are disabled engage more in their communities.
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Some Worry Moving Disabled from Centers Will Be Harmful

6-23-14
While some with disabilities agree with moving out of state-run facilities, others say moving could harm the residents.
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AtlantiCare Offers Special Care Center to Help Patients with Chronic, Costly Conditions

6-23-14
AtlantiCare's Special Care Center provides patients with a health coach as a way to try to reduce the rising costs of health care.