NJTV News with Mike Schneider



Princeton University Students on Alert with Meningitis Outbreak

Since March, seven people, mostly Princeton University students, have been diagnosed with Type B meningitis, which isn't covered by the vaccine given in the U.S.

Princeton University considers meningitis vaccine

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University officials are deciding whether to give students a meningitis vaccine that hasn't been approved in the U.S. to stop the spread of the disease. A decision could be made as early as Monday. The Food and ...

CDC importing meningitis vaccine to NJ

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Officials at Princeton University in New Jersey are considering measures to stop the spread of meningitis on the Ivy League campus. A spokeswoman for the Centers for Disease Control says federal health officials have agreed ...

Lubitz Says Obamacare Will Allow More Mental Health Treatment

Director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness NJ, Phil Lubitz says that more people will be able to get mental health treatment through the Affordable Care Act.

7th possible meningitis case on Princeton campus

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University has its seventh case of meningitis this year. The university says a student was diagnosed Sunday morning. Tests are being conducted to determine to what strain of the illness he has. The six other ...

NJ gov: Mall suicide a wakeup call for lawmakers

MENDHAM TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says a suicide inside a mall is another example of why more attention needs to be given to mental health issues. He says the state Legislature failed to address the issue when it took up ...

NJ couple sues Christie over gay ‘therapy’ ban

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey couple has sued Gov. Chris Christie over his signing of a bill banning so-called gay conversion therapy, claiming it violates their constitutional rights. The couple, who isn't identified in the court ...

Thousands of NJ Residents Lose Health Plans with Rollout of Obamacare

With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, 800,000 New Jerseyans have been told they can't keep their existing health insurance plans.

Doctor Says With More Hospitals Opening, Surgery Quality Decreases

Executive Director of the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers Dr. Jeffrey Brenner says that as more hospitals open their doors and compete for surgeries, each individual hospital won't be as good at completing the procedures.

Rep. Lance Says Obama Needs to Address Heatlh Care Website Issues

After the issues with the new health care website, Congressman Leonard Lance says that President Obama needs to tell the American people why they need new policies, when some are satisfied with the ones they have.