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Veterans Explore Benefits of Using Medical Marijuana for Treating PTSD

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.

Mental Health Association President Discusses Mental Health Month

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.

OpenZika Project Uses Public to Help Find Zika Virus Cure

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.

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

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.

Study: Medical Errors Are Third Leading Cause of Death

A Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine study reveals deaths by medical mistakes are way under reported and actually are the third leading cause of death in the U.S.

County Executive Orders More Officers to Bergen Regional Medical Center

After ongoing security issues at Bergen Regional Medical Center, the county executive has ordered increased officer presence at the facility.

Camden Syringe Exchange Program Helps Intravenous Drug Users

Intravenous drug users can visit Camden's syringe access program to get clean needles and health care, including addiction services.

Menendez Announces New Affordable Care Act Grant Money for NJ

New grant money under the Affordable Care Act is making its way to New Jersey: nearly $36 million, spread among 16 health centers.

TBI Survivor Continues Making Progress

Traumatic Brain Injury survivor John Francisco continues to make progress on his road to recovery. Sixteen months after our last report, he's now able to walk and is enrolled in college.

Controlling Mosquitoes to Ward Off Zika

Areas of New Jersey are working to lessen the mosquito population in part to help prevent the spread of the Zika virus.