The United Way program trains peer leaders to go out into the community and educate people about their health.
An important factor in preventing obesity includes teaching healthy habits to children at a young age.
Rutgers University now has a SHIME, which mimics the functions of the human gastrointestinal tract.
The number of obese American adults is up from 35 percent in 2011-2012 and 32 percent in 2003-2004.
A push to ban smoking in public housing. The CDC finds adults uninsured or on Medicaid smoke at rates more than double those with private insurance. Does public health trump personal liberty? ...
New Rutgers study finds absence of peptide linked to preference for fatty food and eating for pleasure rather than hunger.
AC's emergency management report. Will the plan work? Re-routing freight traffic. Better for most. Bad for them. Your county's vital signs. And could college tuition go this low?
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released its annual report ranking New Jersey counties' health.
How Black Friday is changing Small Business Saturday. A super busy season for gun buying -- two background checks take place every second.
According to the Calorie Control Council, most people ate more than 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving.
The Senate candidates are in attack mode as the primary election draws near. A congressman calls out the Christie administration for choosing the highest bid for its "Stronger Than The Storm" ad. ...
Director of the Office of Nutrition and Fitness for the New Jersey Department of Health Peri Nearon says a 1 percent decrease in the childhood obesity rate is significant and she hopes a continued ...
Women groups make a plea for earned sick pay. Gov. Christie signs gun control measures. And Ocean County business are surviving but not thriving.
Senior Associate Dean for Research at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School William Gause says the new Institute for Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases will work to help people with a variety of ...
Poverty rising in the Garden State.