Lab tests have confirmed flu was a contributing factor in the death of a North Jersey toddler earlier this month.
Despite a decrease in rates overall, one in 64 African-Americans in the state is living with HIV/AIDS compared to 1 in 661 non-Hispanic whites.
Parents of adults with developmental disabilities ring the alarm over what they call neglect and a severe shortage of medical resources in the state.
Murphy announced major changes to the state's medical marijuana system, including expanding covered conditions, increasing the number of dispensaries and allowing edibles.
Gov. Chris Christie announced the state has awarded more than $35 million to provide intensive services to those with severe opioid use disorders.
New Jersey pharmacies without medical directors can now apply for a standing order to dispense Narcan® without a prescription.
NJ policies succeed in cigarette taxing and smoke-free laws, but lag behind in prevention.
The proposed new tunnel under the Hudson gets a public hearing. With existing tunnels rotting, what's the cost if it fails to go through? Expanding programs to help house the homeless. We visit one of ...
Bills to ban governor advance to Senate.
Preserving Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst. Could senators find compromise on defense that they couldn't reach on health care. Voting on back pay for government workers shut out during the shutdown. ...
The goal of combining the two departments is to better treat the behavioral and physical health of patients.
The heats on in Trenton to get back pay for furloughed workers. Christie says he'll sign off, but where's the bill? Christie's restructuring plan would help addicts get both mental health and medical ...
Fallout over President Trump's exit from the Paris Climate Accord. The potential consequences for New Jersey's businesses. Trump boosts Homeland Security funds, but cuts in post-9/11 security programs ...
The disparity in infant mortality rates between white and black babies is the second highest in the nation.
The New Jersey Department of Health has logged 245 reported case of Zika, five of them were this year.