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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 ...
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Former Gov. Codey and Wife Mary Jo Start Fund to Help Those with Mental Illness

11-20-13
The Codey Fund for Mental Health aims to help those suffering from mental illnesses get the help they need to recover.
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Type B Meningitis Vaccine Will Be Available For Princeton Outbreak

11-19-13
The vaccine Bexsero, available in Europe and Australia, protects against Type B meningitis, which has been the diagnosis in the Princeton University outbreak.
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Meningitis Vaccine Used in Europe and Australia Can Be Used for Princeton Students at Risk

11-19-13
Dr. Thomas Clark, the acting head of the CDC Meningitis and Vaccine Preventable Disease Branch, says an unlicensed meningitis vaccine will only be available for Princeton students that are at risk during the current outbreak.

J&J to pay $2.5B to settle hip replacement suits

11-19-13
WASHINGTON (AP) — Johnson & Johnson says it will pay $2.5 billion to settle thousands of lawsuits brought by hip replacement patients who accuse the company of selling faulty implants that led to injuries and additional surgeries. The agreement ...

NJ’s 3rd medical marijuana dispensary prepares to open

11-19-13
WOODBRIDGE, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's third medical marijuana dispensary is accepting patients. Garden State Dispensary in Woodbridge is slated to open before the end of the year. Patients and caregivers must register to use the facility and ...
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Princeton University Students on Alert with Meningitis Outbreak

11-18-13
Since March, seven people, mostly Princeton University students, have been diagnosed with Type B meningitis, which isn't covered by the vaccine given in the U.S.

Princeton University considers meningitis vaccine

11-18-13
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University officials are deciding whether to give students a meningitis vaccine that hasn't been approved in the U.S. to stop the spread of the disease. A decision could be made as early as Monday. The Food and ...

CDC importing meningitis vaccine to NJ

11-15-13
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Officials at Princeton University in New Jersey are considering measures to stop the spread of meningitis on the Ivy League campus. A spokeswoman for the Centers for Disease Control says federal health officials have agreed ...