Health Commissioner Shereef Elnahal outlines his priorities for fiscal year 2020 before the Senate budget committee.
The Department of Health said the state will need 50 to 90 of the centers in the next three years to keep up with the sharp growth in the number of people using marijuana for medical purposes.
The child was not able to be vaccinated for medical reasons, according to the state Health Department.
New Jersey ranks 45th in the country in maternal deaths. According to United Health Foundation, about 38 women die for every 100,000 live births. The national average is about 21.
Facility representatives said an investigation determined that “a handful of people who have been removed” were mostly responsible for the lapses that occurred.
The company that makes the Shingrix vaccine says they're working to address the shortage by increasing deliveries and accelerating shipments.
So far there are no reported cases of any of patients of HealthPlus contracting a blood borne illness, and the risk of infection is considered low.
New Jersey health officials say they've confirmed four more infected patients in a viral outbreak at a pediatric rehabilitation center that killed seven people.
The agency said Tuesday that six children died this month. But the center said it learned Tuesday night that another child had died.
The state can’t keep up with demand since adding five new categories of qualifying medical conditions, including migraines and anxiety. There are now roughly 31,000 patients in the medical marijuana ...
The work has only just begun, and it will take more than reducing patient populations and increasing staffing levels.
Gov. Phil Murphy, through an executive order, called for immediate action saying a monitor is needed at Newark's University Hospital.
Follow safety tips to stay cool as the state experiences the first heat wave of the summer.
Dick Codey and the mothers of teens who killed themselves advocate for ways to reduce the suicide rate among the state's youth.
Bridgeton Mayor Albert Kelly was among the awardees the New Jersey health commissioner recognized for ‘extraordinary efforts’ in improving the health of folks who live in rural areas. Kelly ...