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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.

New Rutgers Cancer Institute Director Talks Cancer Research

1-18-17
Rutgers Cancer Institute's newly appointed director, Dr. Steven Libutti, talks about the National Cancer Institute's designation, cancer research and more.

Governor’s Focus on Drug Abuse Awareness Bumps Into His Lieutenant’s Campaign Launch

1-17-17
Gov. Christie met with recovering addicts and staff at a Newark drug treatment facility while Lieutenant Gov. Kim Guadagno officially announced she's running for governor.

The Seeing Eye Celebrates 88 Years of Accessibility Work

1-13-17
Founder Morris Frank got the idea for a guide dog from Germany. Blind veterans used them after World War I.

The Role of Dentists in the Growing Opioid Addiction Crisis

1-13-17
According to the FDA, dentists are the fifth most frequent prescribers of opioid pain relievers.

If Obamacare is Repealed, Will it be Replaced?

1-13-17
Republicans say they want to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, but there is no discernible timeline for a replacement.

Charlie’s Law Would Impose Fines for Denying Service Dog Access

1-12-17
A Cherry Hill high school student went to the State House in support of Charlie's Law, named after his service dog. The measure would fine those denying access to the animals.

Assembly Speaker Discusses Drug Treatment, Education Funding

1-12-17
Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto discusses what will happen to Medicaid in New Jersey without the Affordable Care Act and education funding following Christie's State of the State.

Taking Folic Acid Can Prevent Certain Birth Defects

1-12-17
Doctors suggest anyone who is pregnant or is trying to get pregnant should take folic acid to prevent neural tube defects.