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FDA OKs Merck drug, 1st in new cancer drug class

9-4-14
WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. (AP) — U.S. regulators have approved the first drug in a new class of cancer medicines that work by stimulating the immune system, a Merck drug developed for treating deadly skin cancer. The Food and Drug Administration ...
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Treating Childhood Asthma

9-3-14
Asthma is the leading cause of hospital stays and school absences for kids between 5 and 18 years old. The condition can be life threatening, but it's manageable.

Princeton worker put on leave over medical pot

9-2-14
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — A Princeton University employee and marijuana legalization activist who says he was told to choose between his job and using medical marijuana is on paid leave as the university works to figure out accommodations for his ...
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4-Year-Old’s Family Fundraising for Childhood Cancer Research

9-2-14
Family of 4-year-old Natalie Grace Gorsegner has set a goal of raising $150,000 for childhood cancer research and is hosting a fundraising event at McLoone's Pier House on Sept. 4.
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Helping Struggling Veterans

8-28-14
Community Hope aims to help veterans in North Jersey who may have issues with addiction, PTSD and homelessness.
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Camden Diocese to Sell Senior Facilities

8-28-14
The Catholic Diocese of Camden has lost money at its senior facilities and is now looking for buyers.
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Debate Over D.A.R.E. Curriculum

8-28-14
D.A.R.E. NJ wants to use a particular curriculum to help students stay drug-free, but D.A.R.E. America has banned it and supports a different learning plan.
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Training Police to Recognize Diabetic Drivers

8-27-14
Police can mistake signs of low blood sugar of diabetics with driving under the influence. Departments are training officers to recognize the difference.
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Preventing Heart Attacks in Firefighters

8-27-14
Dozens of firefighters die on the job each year from fatal heart attacks and doctors are using screenings to determine risk factors.

Chicken cutlets recalled over listeria concerns

8-27-14
FAIRFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey company is recalling more than 8,300 pounds of chicken cutlets because of possible listeria contamination. Federal officials announced the recall by Fairfield-based Tnuva USA on Wednesday. The possible ...