After decades of decline, tobacco use is increasing among teenagers, thanks to the surging popularity of e-cigarettes.
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Following Murphy's second round of preschool education funding to a little over thirty districts, we take a look at how the aid is helping some of these communities.
The law requires school districts to develop their own curricula to teach students about the contributions of LGBT and disabled individuals in history.
A new program hopes to successfully treat more convergence insufficiency patients.
Environmentalists raise concerns about salt and brine on the roads during the winter months. Excessive salt and brine can runoff into water systems and affect aquatic and plant life, as well as public ...
Legislation would amend the law that triggers emergency shelter for the homeless.
In the lab, manikins simulate the many different complex circumstances that a nurse could encounter during surgery.
Companies are getting ready for a New Jersey cannabis industry and are embracing the challenges of marketing within the state's restrictions.
Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Majority Leader Lou Greenwald held a town hall to discuss the Path to Progress report, warning that a fiscal crisis is looming. The foremost recommendation ...
Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin and other legislators toured a food bank in Neptune as Coughlin continues his fight against what has become a marquee issue for him -- food insecurity.
Beyond the rising rents, a lot of people said they fear that the tight-knit, largely immigrant community of the Ironbound will be gentrified by suitcases and briefcases moving in from New York and ...
Newark Community Street Team is made up of Newark residents who get involved in disputes to prevent gun violence. Mayor Ras Baraka says they're helping drive down crime in the city.
A Reuters report alleges the company has known since the late 1950s that its talc powder sometimes tested positive for asbestos.
One pedestrian safety advocate says 2018 fatality numbers have gone back to match the statistics of 2014 and 2015 and that the downward trend isn't strong enough.
Antonina Mitrofanova made up her mind early that she would dedicate her life to fighting cancer. The burden of debt from medical school led her to pursuing math and computer science to make ...