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Healthier school meals: How 5 districts are faring

5-5-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two years in, schools are having mixed success putting new healthier school lunch rules in place. Some report that students are excited about a variety of healthier options and have barely noticed the changes. Others say some kids ...

Gas fumes spur evacuation at day care center

5-5-14
PEQUANNOCK, N.J. (AP) — Dozens of children were evacuated from a northern New Jersey day care center after they apparently were overcome by gas fumes from construction equipment being used at the building. Pequannock police said no serious ...

FDA panel pans over-the-counter Singulair proposal

5-2-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health advisers have voted against a Merck proposal to sell its prescription respiratory pill Singulair as an over-the-counter allergy medication. The Food and Drug Administration's panel of experts voted 11-4 Friday ...

Yankees’ IF Brendan Ryan to rehab in Trenton

5-2-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New York Yankees infielder Brendan Ryan will begin a rehab assignment Friday with the minor-league Trenton Thunder as he recovers from a back injury. Ryan will be in the lineup as the Thunder, the Yankees Class AA affiliate in ...

Exchange signs up more than expected in New Jersey

5-1-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — More New Jersey residents than expected have signed up for the federally run health insurance exchange. The federal government says nearly 162,000 people in the state registered before the deadline last month. That's 70 ...

New rule for mammograms in New Jersey

5-1-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Women in New Jersey who have mammograms will now get a letter informing them about breast density. New Jersey on Thursday joined 14 other states in requiring radiologists to tell their patients that dense breasts can mask ...

J&J halts sale of electric fibroid removal devices

4-30-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — Johnson & Johnson is halting sales of devices used to remove growths in the uterus following a government warning that the electronic surgical tools can inadvertently spread cancer to other parts of the body. The announcement ...
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Board Investigates NJ Water Quality

4-29-14
A nine-member board appointed by the governor, Senate president and Assembly speaker are looking into water quality in New Jersey.

Stonyfield recalls some YoBaby cups

4-26-14
LONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) — Organic yogurt producer Stonyfield is voluntary recalling a small portion of its YoBaby cups that were shipped to some Target and Walmart stores because of concerns about possible coliform bacteria contamination. The ...
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Family of 4-Year-Old Raises Money for Pediatric Cancer Research

4-25-14
The family and friends of Natalie Gorsegner, who has been battling cancer, are raising money for pediatric cancer research through The Truth 365.