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Valley Hospital and Health System Announces Expansion

1-27-17
Valley Hospital and Health System executives announced plans to relocate the main campus from Ridgewood to Paramus.

New Jersey Well-Represented at March for Life

1-27-17
Sixty buses from New Jersey full of anti-abortion advocates headed to Washington D.C. to attend the annual March for Life.

Doctors Warn of ‘Sneak Thief of Sight’: Glaucoma

1-27-17
There are usually no early warning signs of glaucoma, the eye disease that can lead to blindness.

New Jersey Now Offers Baby Boxes to New Parents

1-26-17
The Baby Box Company is partnering with the state and Cooper University Hospital to distribute durable, cardboard boxes -- large enough to double as a bed -- as a way to prevent infant deaths.

Legislation Would Screen HS Students Yearly for Addiction

1-26-17
State Sen. Joe Vitale introduced a bill that would require high schools to annually screen students for addiction.

Cooper University Health Care Touts Success of Ambulance Services

1-24-17
Cooper saw a nearly 10 percent increase in the volume of calls since taking over ambulance services in Camden. And at the same time improved response rates within eight minutes or less from 70 to 90 percent over the year.

NJ Attorney General Outlines Opiate Prescription Limit Changes

1-24-17
New Jersey Attorney General Chris Porrino has sent a letter telling the medical profession the Christie administration is revising the rules from a 30-day initial opiate prescription to a five-day supply for acute pain in an effort to reduce addiction rates.

Bill Would Require School Districts to Pay for Recovery School

1-23-17
Sens. Ray Lesniak and Teresa Ruiz's bill would require school districts to pay for students to attend a recovery school if a medical or clinical professional determines a student has a substance abuse disorder and wants to transfer.

Rutgers’ Recovery House Helps Students Who Struggle with Addiction

1-20-17
The Recovery House at Rutgers University offers a living space for students who are recovering from addiction. The average GPA is higher than the rest of campus.

Honoring Those Fighting NJ’s Heroin Epidemic

1-19-17
NJTV honored several members of the community who are part of the fight against New Jersey's growing heroin epidemic.