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Some Claim Dover Woods Neglects Residents

7-8-14
Dover Woods in Toms River houses mostly patients discharged from New Jersey psychiatric hospitals. Some say the facility neglects its residents.
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Barnabas Health President: Biggest Challenge is Managing Population’s Health

7-8-14
Barnabas Health President and CEO Barry Ostrowsky says one of the biggest challenges is managing the population's health by investing in wellness programs.

Whole Foods recalls salads in 3 northeast states

7-8-14
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. (AP) — Whole Foods is recalling two pre-packaged salads sold in three northeastern states due to a mislabeling of allergens. The mini four-ounce containers of pre-packaged Caesar salad and Mesclun goat cheese salad were sold ...

Shooting victim’s organs being donated

7-7-14
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A 12-year-old girl who was struck and killed by a bullet while riding a scooter in a northern New Jersey neighborhood will help save the lives of others as an organ donor. The Rev. Della Fischer, a spokeswoman for the family ...

New Jersey doctor gets 2 years in bribe scheme

7-7-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey doctor who was arrested last year in a medical lab kickback scheme is now going to federal prison. Dennis Aponte received a two-year sentence Monday in U.S. District Court in Newark. The Cedar Grove ...

Nonprofits help the dying make farewell videos

7-5-14
SCARSDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The farewell video is evolving. A dying person who wants to leave a recording of memories and advice no longer has to talk to an unmanned camera on a tripod or a videographer who also does weddings and bar mitzvahs. ...
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Summer Food Service Offers Healthy Meals for Needy Students

7-3-14
The Summer Food Service Program provides up to two meals a day to children who live in areas where at least half of the student population qualifies for free or reduced-price meals during the school year.
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Learn the Facts of Drowning

7-3-14
It's important to know how to prevent drowning and what to do if it happens, especially during the summer season.
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University Hospital Reaches One-Year Mark as Independent Facility

7-1-14
While the day-to-day functions at University Hospital haven't changed much since it went independent, it has gotten equipment upgrades.

Officials clash over beach contamination warnings

6-30-14
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Federal and state officials are clashing over standards for warning the public about water contamination at the nation's beaches. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awards grants to states in the Great Lakes region ...