J&J Q1 net up 8 percent on sales jump, lower costs

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson says its first-quarter profit rose 8 percent, because of restrained costs and a big jump in prescription drug sales. The world's biggest maker of health care products easily beat Wall Street expectations ...

Understanding Substance Abuse and Helping Conquer Addiction for 75 Years

Rutgers’ Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs plays an important role in influencing national policy and public attitudes.

Long winter could mean more intense allergy season

WOODLAND PARK, N.J. (AP) — Winter may unofficially be over, but there may not be much relief in sight just yet for allergy sufferers. Experts say a shortened spring due to the long winter may create a more intense allergy season. Some allergists ...

PhRMA President: ACA Has Raised Out-of-Pocket Health Care Costs

PhRMA President and CEO John Castellani says because the emphasis has been on lower premiums, out-of-pocket expenses have increased under the Affordable Care Act.

New Jersey doctor faces tax charges

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a northern New Jersey doctor on federal tax charges. Dr. Medhat El Amir of Saddle River owns a controlling interest in Immediate Care health service facilities at three locations in Hudson County. ...

Explosion at New Jersey hospital hurts an employee

PLAINSBORO, N.J. (AP) — Officials say an oxygen tank exploded at a New Jersey hospital and seriously injured a nurse. The blast occurred a little before 9 .m. Thursday in a room at Princeton Medical Center in Plainsboro. Officials are trying to ...

Nemours Foundation sues United Healthcare entities

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The foundation that owns the Alfred I. du Pont Hospital for Children in Delaware and various pediatric physician practices in the region is suing United Healthcare entities in three states for unpaid bills. Lawyers for the ...

HealthCare Institute NJ Pres.: NJ Will Continue to be Strong Within Medical Industry

HealthCare Institute of New Jersey President and CEO Dean Paranicas says that the state has been strong in the medical industry and he is confident that designation will continue.

Baby born in taxi at NJ 7-Eleven

OCEAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey police say two officers delivered a baby boy in the back of a taxi parked at a 7-Eleven convenience store. Ocean Township police say they were called to the parking lot a little before 6 p.m. Wednesday ...

NJ police administer heroin antidote

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — Police in Seaside Heights are the first in New Jersey under a pilot program to save a life using an antidote to heroin. Officers on Sunday responded to a motel and found a person with a weak pulse, apparently having ...