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Foundation created for boy who died of virus

10-10-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The family of a 4-year-old New Jersey boy who died from a virus causing a severe respiratory illness across the country has launched a foundation to support special needs children in his memory. Andy Waller spoke Friday about ...
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Travel Precautions Taken for Ebola

10-10-14
Customs and Border Patrol and the CDC are working together to prevent travelers sick with Ebola from entering the U.S.
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NJ Politicians Debate Ebola Precautions

10-10-14
New Jersey political leaders are debating if the screening to start next week at Newark Airport will be enough to prevent the spread of Ebola.
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State Epidemiologist Debunks Ebola Myths

10-10-14
State Epidemiologist Dr. Tina Tan debunks the myths surrounding the Ebola outbreak by answering viewers' questions.

Ebola screening measures rest on federal law

10-10-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — Public health experts say the Obama administration's plan to screen certain airline passengers for Ebola exposure is based on long-established legal authority. They say any efforts to challenge the screening efforts in court ...
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Christie Talks Addiction, Football Hazing, Ebola Screening

10-9-14
At an event in Trenton, Gov. Christie touched on a variety of issues facing the state, including addiction services, Sayreville High School's football hazing scandal and the start of Ebola screenings at Newark Airport.
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ADAPT Touts Prescription Drug Safety

10-9-14
The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team in Essex County organized an event to promote prescription drug safety to seniors.

Christie says airports getting ready for Ebola

10-9-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie says New Jersey's airports aren't yet ready to cope with the growing Ebola crisis, but will be soon. Christie said Thursday he's concerned about the outbreak, but that authorities are working quickly to put ...
Participants in the Lifeline Challenge to Healthy Living program. Photo courtesy of Justine McCarthy.

Clara Maass Medical Foundation Hosts Run/Walk For Healthy Living After-School Program

10-9-14
Clara Maass Medical Foundation is hosting its annual 5K Run and 2K Fun Walk to raise money for the Lifeline Challenge to Healthy Living program, which teaches healthy living habits to third and fourth grade students in three counties.

Abortion doctor has final medical license revoked

10-9-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Board of Medical Examiners has stripped an abortion doctor accused of violating state laws of his final medical license. The board voted unanimously to revoke Steven Brigham's license at its meeting Wednesday. The ...