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160607Flanagan

Many Pools Test Positive for Bacteria

6-7-16
State law requires public pools to test pH and chlorine levels every two hours and to test for fecal coliform bacteria every week. One lab says about 5 percent of pool water samples in New Jersey come up dirty.
160606Vannozzi

Follow-Up Key to Successful Substance Abuse Treatment

6-6-16
Cape Regional Medical Center has a drug treatment program that intervenes with patients in the ER and follows them for a year.
160606Pallone

Rep. Pallone Discusses NFL Concussion Research

6-6-16
Congressman Frank Pallone discusses how the NFL tried to influence research on the effects of concussions.
160603Vannozzi

Cape May County Sees 25 Percent Drop in Drug Overdoses

6-3-16
Drug overdoses in Cape May County dropped from 47 percent in the first quarter of 2014 to just 21 percent for the same period this year. It's been a community effort between faith-based groups, law enforcement, schools and hospitals.
160602Vannozzi

Immunotherapy Offers Hope to Brain Tumor Patients

6-2-16
Immunotherapy works by stimulating the body's own immune system to attack brain tumors. Patients who have participated in clinical trials have seen success from the treatment.
160601Flanagan

Baby Born at HackensackUMC with Zika Related Birth Defect

6-1-16
A woman from Honduras traveled to New Jersey to give birth to a baby girl who was affected by Zika-related microcephaly.
160530Delmore

Veterans Explore Benefits of Using Medical Marijuana for Treating PTSD

5-30-16
PTSD is not on the list of approved illnesses that are able to obtain a medical marijuana prescription under state law. A panel of eight medical professionals was set up to determine whether the drug can effectively treat PTSD.
160526Beauchamp

Mental Health Association President Discusses Mental Health Month

5-26-16
May is Mental Health Month. The Mental Health Association in New Jersey's president discusses what issues face the mental health community and the need to raise awareness.
160525Hill

OpenZika Project Uses Public to Help Find Zika Virus Cure

5-25-16
OpenZika offers an opportunity for anyone to help find a cure for the Zika virus. Through a website, you can sign up to run calculations on your computer or Android device.
160524Flanagan

Legalization Advocates: Marijuana Could Bring in $300M in Revenue

5-24-16
New Jersey could harvest an estimated $300 million, according to a report prepared by New Jersey Policy Perspective, if it legalized recreational marijuana use and taxed it at 25 percent.