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HHS Regional Director: NJ Health Premiums Up, But Not as Much as Skeptics Expected

1-16-15
Region II Director of the Department of Health and Human Services Jackie Cornell-Bechelli says that while New Jerseyans getting insurance through the Affordable Care Act saw premiums increase, they didn't go up as much as some skeptics were predicting.
150115Wanko

NJ Connect for Recovery Offers Counseling for Drug Addiction

1-15-15
The Mental Health Association in New Jersey recently launched a free, confidential call line for those coping with addiction.
Seton Hall President A. Gabriel Esteban shakes hands with Gov. Chris Christie at the news conference formally announcing plans for a new medical school in North Jersey. - (AARON HOUSTON)

Future Hackensack University Health Network-Seton Hall medical school heralded as ‘game-changer’

1-15-15
Plans for New Jersey's first four-year private medical school have been announced.
The former Roche campus sits on 119 acres in Nutley and Clifton. - (NJBIZ FILE PHOTO)

Hackensack University Health Network, Seton Hall to create medical school on former Roche campus

1-15-15
The two entities have signed a memorandum of understanding to start a private four-year medical school.
150112Bri

NJ Acute Care Hospitals Offered Better Care in 2013

1-12-15
According to Partnership for Patients, New Jersey hospitals had more than 9,000 cases of patient harm averted in 2013, which saved $125 million.
150109Flan

NJ Mother of Two Dies After Getting Flu

1-9-15
Nicole Born of Voorhees, 40, died after contracting the flu. Experts say this year's flu strain mutated, making the season worse than usual.
150109Wanko

Helping Hospitalized Kids Feel at Ease

1-9-15
At K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital, the Child Life Team works to make the hospital a more comfortable place for kids.
Work crews prepared to hoist the derailed tanker cars from the Mantua Creek in Paulsboro.

Most Emergency Workers at Paulsboro Toxic Leak Didn’t Wear Masks, CDC Says

1-9-15
The federal agency tracked the health of first responders and recommends new safety procedures for train derailments.
150108Bri

Taxes More Complicated for Affordable Care Act Recipients

1-8-15
Those who get health insurance through the Affordable Care Act must fill out additional tax forms when filing their returns.
150107Bri

Medicare to Cut Payments to Hospitals with High Rates of Infection

1-7-15
Hospitals found to have high rates of hospital-acquired infections and avoidable injuries will get a 1 percent cut to Medicare payments.