Hispanic Chamber Chair: Hispanic Entrepreneurs Starting Small Businesses at a Great Rate

New Jersey Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Chair Carlos Medina says studies show that Hispanic entrepreneurs are starting small businesses at a greater rate than the rest of the general population.

Seniors Lose Doctors Because of Disagreement Between Companies

Meridian Health and United Healthcare couldn't agree on hospital reimbursements so Meridian is no longer part of United Healthcare's Medicare Advantage network, which means some seniors' doctors are no longer covered.

Urgent Care Centers Grow in NJ

More urgent care facilities are popping up in the Garden State. The implementation of the Affordable Care Act is cited as one of the reasons.

Study: Number of uninsured plummets in New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A new study finds the number of uninsured adults in New Jersey plummeted as people signed up for the new federal health insurance exchange. The Health Reform Monitoring System, which did polls across the country, found that 13 ...

New Jersey targets opiate addiction with ads

NEPTUNE, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey has launched an ad campaign and website targeting opiate addiction. Thursday's announcement by the Governor's Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse represents the implementation of the first of the recommendations ...

Student dies after collapsing in gym class

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. (AP) — An eighth-grade student has died after he collapsed during gym class at a southern New Jersey school. Mount Laurel school district officials say the Harrington Middle School student was doing "routine activity" when he ...

NJ Senate panel clears smoke-free beach bill

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Members of a Senate committee have approved a bill that would ban smoking at beaches and public parks in New Jersey. Violators would face fines of at least $250 for the first offense. The measure on Monday was amended to ...

Healthcare Director: Sandy Victims Have Higher Levels of Anxiety, Depression, Substance Abuse

Healthcare Quality Strategies Project Director Suzanne Dalton says that some Hurricane Sandy victims may not show signs of anxiety or depression immediately, but they are more likely to suffer from anxiety, depression and substance abuse.

Coast Guard evacuates ill cruise passenger

SANDY HOOK, N.J. (AP) — The Coast Guard evacuated an ill passenger from a cruise ship off the coast of New Jersey. The Celebrity Summit notified the Coast Guard late Sunday that the passenger was in need of medical attention. A 47-foot rescue ...

Newark Farmers Market Serves Community, Grows Economy

The federal New Market Tax Credit helped create the Newark Farmers Market. Sen. Menendez says the market is an example of how federal tax code can foster economic growth.