Navigating Latest Obamacare Open Enrollment

The Obamacare open enrollment period begins Saturday with two more insurance carriers available.

A look at health overhaul in New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey residents can begin choosing health plans Saturday through an online insurance exchange that is a major part of President Barack Obama's health insurance overhaul. More than 160,000 New Jersey residents got coverage ...

Workers install fence aimed at stopping suicides

PERTH AMBOY, N.J. (AP) — Workers have started installing a fence that officials hope will stem the number of suicides on New Jersey's Victory Bridge. The 110-foot-high span over the Raritan River links Perth Amboy and Sayreville. It has been the ...

Nurse healthy as 21-day incubation period passes

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A nurse who says she defied quarantines on behalf of all health care workers who're returning from battling Ebola in West Africa is free and clear to begin her next chapter. The 21-day incubation period is now behind her, ...

What Are the Most Prescribed Drugs in NJ?

The most commonly prescribed medications in New Jersey treat high cholesterol and blood pressure, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and mental illnesses.

Fire sprinklers flood Jersey City Medical Center

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Faulty fire sprinklers flooded the first floor of Jersey City Medical Center-Barnabas Health. Patients and the emergency room were not affected. But visitors were turned away on Sunday. Hospital spokesman Mark Rabson ...

Ebola nurse to be advocate for health workers

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine nurse who battled officials over her quarantine after she returned from treating Ebola patients in West Africa says she'll continue speaking out on behalf of public health workers. Monday marks the 21st day since Kaci ...

Ebola nurse to remain a voice against quarantines

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Maine nurse who defied quarantine attempts after treating Ebola patients in West Africa is looking forward to passing the 21-day incubation mark for the virus by going to a restaurant with her boyfriend. But Kaci Hickox ...

Ebola nurse, boyfriend plan to leave Maine town

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A nurse who successfully fought an Ebola quarantine order is planning to leave a Maine town with her boyfriend and may move out of state. Ted Wilbur says he and girlfriend Kaci Hickox will leave Fort Kent sometime after ...

Ebola volunteers wrestle with quarantine mandates

NEW YORK (AP) — As Ebola-related quarantine policies have arisen around the United States, some health workers are reassessing whether they can be among the hundreds that officials say are needed. Aid organizations say it's too soon to tell ...