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New Study: Psychiatric Care in NJ Needs Improvement

9-16-14
The Mental Health Association in New Jersey has found those seeking out psychiatric care through a PPO won't find help as quickly as they should.
140915Vitale

Sen. Vitale: Non-Profit and For-Profit Hospital Disclosure Levels Should be the Same

9-15-14
Sen. Joseph Vitale says that the level of disclosures should be the same for non-profit and for-profit hospitals.
A new Rutgers study finds that a happy wife means a happy life.

A Wife’s Happiness is More Crucial than Her Husband’s in Keeping Marriage on Track, Rutgers Study Finds

9-12-14
Research offers insight into link between marital quality and well-being later in life.
Morgan Ackerman. Photo courtesy of Charlene Ackerman.

Community Comes Together to Support 5-Year-Old With Cancer

9-12-14
Five-year-old Morgan Ackerman has Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia and the community is coming together to help her and her family.

Day care center worker who served bleach is fired

9-12-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey day care center where more than two dozen children and adults were accidentally served bleach-tainted water has reopened, and an employee has been fired. The parent company of the Growing Tree Learning II in ...

Everyone OK after drinking bleach mix at day care

9-11-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — More than two dozen children and two adults have been treated at a hospital after accidentally drinking a mixture of bleach and water at a New Jersey day care center. The incident happened at the Growing Tree Learning ...
140910Prevention

Raising Awareness About Suicide Prevention

9-10-14
During National Suicide Prevention Week, one family shares a story of loss and an exhibit meant to encourage people needing help to speak up.

Suicide Prevention Programs

9-10-14
Get a list of programs that are available to individuals who are struggling with suicidal thoughts.
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HHS Regional Director: Small Businesses Can File for Health Coverage Electronically

9-10-14
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Regional Director Jackie Cornell-Bechelli says the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) can now be filed electronically.
Photo by Nick Romanenko/Rutgers University

Answering the Call for Hope

9-10-14
As the NJ Hopeline moves into its second year, the state’s suicide prevention hotline operated by Rutgers counts its success one call at a time.