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140618ACA

NJ Pays Highest Health Insurance Premiums Through Obamacare

6-18-14
According to a report from the Department of Health and Human Services, New Jerseyans pay 55 percent more than the average monthly premium for health insurance through the federally-facilitated marketplace set up by the Affordable Care Act.
140618Cooper

Cooper University Health Care to Launch Veteran Program

6-18-14
Starting July 1, Cooper University Hospital will provide health care to veterans through its Veterans VIP Priority program.

Christie stresses addiction at groundbreaking

6-18-14
PITTSGROVE, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie continues to discuss the need for a new approach to the war on drugs. The governor touted treatment over incarceration at Wednesday's groundbreaking for Daytop New Jersey's expanded adolescent drug ...

US: New Jersey has high health exchange premiums

6-18-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A new federal government analysis of federal health insurance exchanges finds that New Jersey residents have higher premiums than most even after subsidies. The Health and Human Services Department analyzed the 36 states where ...

New Jersey releases newest student health survey

6-18-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's latest student health survey finds fewer students are drinking alcohol, smoking cigarettes and using drugs. But the number of students who say they were bullied hasn't changed since 2009 and many students continue ...
140617Christie

Christie Extends Narcan Pilot Program Statewide

6-17-14
Gov. Christie ordered the pilot program that provides police officers and EMTs the heroin antidote Narcan expanded to all 21 counties.

New Jersey hospital to offer veterans priority

6-17-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Veterans will go to the front of the line at a private New Jersey health care system under a new program being started in response to problems with the federal Veterans Administration's health system. Under the initiative ...

New Jersey to expand anti-overdose pilot

6-17-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie is expanding a pilot program that allows police officers to carry and administer a drug that can quickly reverse heroin overdoses. Christie will announce Tuesday morning that police in every county, as well ...
Manuel "Manny" Jimenez participates in the Adaptive Scuba for Soldiers Program at CentraState. Photo courtesy of Melissa Baratta.

CentraState Offers Scuba Diving Program for Wounded Veterans

6-16-14
New Jersey scuba diving instructor Stewart Snyder leads the Adaptive Scuba for Soldiers Program at CentraState Healthcare that teaches wounded veterans how to scuba dive and certifies them.
140613Duffy

First Detox Innovative Facility in NJ Has Open House

6-13-14
Serenity in Summit, the first detox innovative facility in New Jersey had its open house.