Man sues over medical marijuana job suspension

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey Transit clerk is suing after the agency suspended him for using medical marijuana to treat his end-stage renal failure. The suit filed last month by 57-year-old Charlie Davis may be the first of its kind in New ...

Shark River Dredging Project Worries Some Residents

Some who live near Shark River are worried about contaminated silt that would be dredged in a proposed project.

AG to ask court to reconsider drug fine ruling

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel says he's asking the state Supreme Court to reconsider its decision to toss out a $1.2 billion judgment against Johnson & Johnson over the marketing of the antipsychotic drug ...
Modern terror tactics have forced physicians to think in new ways about diagnosing and treating patients.

Rutgers Medical Students Learn Terror Medicine

A course at New Jersey Medical School teaches preparedness in dangerous times.

NJ hospital cuts staff pending sale approval

PASSAIC, N.J. (AP) — Northern New Jersey's St. Mary's Hospital has terminated or reduced hours for 30 employees while it waits for state approval of a pending sale. Hospital officials say the cuts are needed to help stabilize the budget and keep ...

FDA OKs 1st hay fever allergy immunotherapy tablet

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first tablet for gradually reducing hay fever allergy symptoms, an alternative to uncomfortable allergy-desensitizing shots. Oralair, a tablet that dissolves quickly under the ...

Paulsboro Residents Worried About Safety of Tap Water

Residents of Paulsboro have filed a federal lawsuit against Solvay, claiming the company released chemicals affecting the tap water.

Family of Autistic Teen Concerned for Future

The Valiant family worries for 18-year-old Genare who will lose school entitlements at age 21 and will likely face long waiting lists for day programs and employment.

Rutgers board votes to merge 2 nursing schools

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — The Rutgers University Board of Governors has approved merging two nursing programs despite questions from union officials about the implications for employees. The new Rutgers School of Nursing will launch July 1. It ...

NJAHP President: Obamacare Enrollment Surge Was Expected

New Jersey Association of Health Plans President Ward Sanders says there has been a surge in Obamacare enrollment in the last days before the deadline, as expected.