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150922Flanagan

New CDC Report Urges Athletes to Report Concussions

9-22-15
A new CDC report says that concussions are dramatically unreported in young athletes. They say the answer lies in changing the culture behind "playing through pain."
150921Aron

Number of Uninsured in New Jersey on the Decline

9-21-15
The percentage of those in New Jersey without health coverage declined from 13.2 percent in 2013 to 10.9 percent in 2014, according to a Census Bureau report.
150921Wanko

As Fall Weather Rolls In, So Do Allergies

9-21-15
Ragweed and dust mites are the two biggest culprits for allergies during the fall season, when people start using their heat in their homes.
150918Vannozzi

State’s First Summit on Autism Aims to Broaden Definition

9-18-15
Researchers say they’ve found that the features of autism share many genetic similarities with other neurological disorders.
150915Vannozzi

Omnia Health Alliance Introduces Fee-For-Value Healthcare Coverage

9-15-15
Instead of collecting fees for the number of services given to a patient, Horizon will collect based on quality.
150910Flanagan

More OSHA Violations at Bergen Regional Medical Center

9-10-15
Bergen Regional Hospital employees have issued an OSHA complaint against the hospital, citing instances of workplace violence from patients.
150910Wanko

Raising Awareness on Teen Suicide Prevention

9-10-15
The Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide -- a non-profit launched in 2005 -- aims to raise awareness on teen suicide and how to recognize warning signs.
150909Kean

Asm. Kean: ID Cards For People With Disabilities Would Assist First Responders In Emergency Situations

9-9-15
Assemblyman Sean Kean has proposed a bill where people with autism or developmental disabilities may carry an ID card that would assist law enforcement officers and first responders in emergency situations.
150907Chi

Dr. Chiaravalloti: Tackle Football Should be Banned Until High School

9-7-15
Kessler Institute Director of Traumatic Brain Injury Research Dr. Nancy Chiaravalloti says that research has shown that young children are at a greater risk of getting a concussion for a variety of reasons. She suggested that tackle football should be banned until children reach high school.
150904Vannozzi

Doctors Study Adolescent Sleeping Patterns

9-4-15
Doctor at JFK Medical Center are studying adolescent sleep patterns and say that students are not getting the quality time of sleep to consolidate their learning.