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NJ’s biggest insurer canceling bare-bones plan

11-27-13
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's largest insurance company says it will move ahead with the cancellation of its bare-bones health coverage, pushing subscribers toward new plans offered on an insurance exchange. Most of the 90,000 people covered ...

Missing autistic teen from NJ found safe in Ohio

11-27-13
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — An autistic New Jersey teenager who had been missing for a week has been reunited with his parents after he was found safe in Ohio. The Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office says 19-year-old Michael Karwan of Marlboro was ...

Princeton to offer meningitis B vaccine to 6,000

11-26-13
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University says a meningitis vaccine not yet licensed for use in the U.S. will be made available on campus starting Dec. 9 to nearly 6,000 students. The Ivy League school has experienced an outbreak of type B ...
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NJPIRG Tests Toys for Safety

11-26-13
Public interest group NJPIRG found high lead levels, choking hazards and toys that are too loud. The group says parents should be aware of possible dangers before purchasing.

South NJ nursing home cited for OSHA violations

11-26-13
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Federal officials have cited a southern New Jersey nursing home for several violations that could have affected the health and well-being of its employees. The U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health ...

Search widens for missing NJ autistic teen

11-25-13
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The search for an autistic New Jersey teenager is widening to upstate New York. Authorities have been searching for Michael Karwan since he vanished Nov. 19 from his home in Marlboro, N.J. The Monmouth County prosecutor's office ...

FDA clears Johnson & Johnson hepatitis C drug

11-22-13
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators have approved a new drug from Johnson & Johnson for use in treating chronic hepatitis C infections. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday it approved the drug, a protease inhibitor that blocks a ...
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Vets4Warriors Offers Peer Counseling for Service Members

11-22-13
Military veterans participate in peer-to-peer counseling through the Vets4Warriors program, based at Rutgers.

8th case of meningitis confirmed at Princeton

11-22-13
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University is reporting its eighth case of meningitis this year. Princeton Spokesman Martin Mbugua (BOO'-gwah) says a female student developed meningitis symptoms on Wednesday and was hospitalized Thursday. Mbugua ...

NJ university reports meningitis case

11-21-13
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — A case of meningitis has been reported at Monmouth University. The Star-Ledger (http://bit.ly/1baAzDx ) reports that the university's president sent a letter to the school community saying an employee of the campus ...