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Cooper University Health Care Touts Success of Ambulance Services

1-24-17
Cooper saw a nearly 10 percent increase in the volume of calls since taking over ambulance services in Camden. And at the same time improved response rates within eight minutes or less from 70 to 90 percent over the year.

NJ Attorney General Outlines Opiate Prescription Limit Changes

1-24-17
New Jersey Attorney General Chris Porrino has sent a letter telling the medical profession the Christie administration is revising the rules from a 30-day initial opiate prescription to a five-day supply for acute pain in an effort to reduce addiction rates.

Bill Would Require School Districts to Pay for Recovery School

1-23-17
Sens. Ray Lesniak and Teresa Ruiz's bill would require school districts to pay for students to attend a recovery school if a medical or clinical professional determines a student has a substance abuse disorder and wants to transfer.

Rutgers’ Recovery House Helps Students Who Struggle with Addiction

1-20-17
The Recovery House at Rutgers University offers a living space for students who are recovering from addiction. The average GPA is higher than the rest of campus.

Honoring Those Fighting NJ’s Heroin Epidemic

1-19-17
NJTV honored several members of the community who are part of the fight against New Jersey's growing heroin epidemic.

New Rutgers Cancer Institute Director Talks Cancer Research

1-18-17
Rutgers Cancer Institute's newly appointed director, Dr. Steven Libutti, talks about the National Cancer Institute's designation, cancer research and more.

Governor’s Focus on Drug Abuse Awareness Bumps Into His Lieutenant’s Campaign Launch

1-17-17
Gov. Christie met with recovering addicts and staff at a Newark drug treatment facility while Lieutenant Gov. Kim Guadagno officially announced she's running for governor.

The Seeing Eye Celebrates 88 Years of Accessibility Work

1-13-17
Founder Morris Frank got the idea for a guide dog from Germany. Blind veterans used them after World War I.

The Role of Dentists in the Growing Opioid Addiction Crisis

1-13-17
According to the FDA, dentists are the fifth most frequent prescribers of opioid pain relievers.

If Obamacare is Repealed, Will it be Replaced?

1-13-17
Republicans say they want to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, but there is no discernible timeline for a replacement.