State health officials say the child had several underlying medical conditions.
The child was not able to be vaccinated for medical reasons, according to the state Health Department.
Legislation would amend the law that triggers emergency shelter for the homeless.
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.
One former Wanaque staffer testified that the center delayed sending sick kids to the hospital so it could keep beds filled and continue receiving Medicaid money. Nurses from the center also alleged ...
In New Jersey, 41 percent of children 17 years old or younger have experienced one or more adverse childhood experiences, and 18 percent have had two or more, according to the Child and Adolescent ...
As of this week, there are 14 confirmed cases in Ocean County and 16 potential cases under investigation.
The Wanaque Center has completed a state-mandated separation of children infected by adenovirus.
The department says the child was among 34 pediatric cases that have been associated with the outbreak.
Elnahal has been taking his pitch on the road. This is his fourth lecture to health professionals in which he explains the ins and outs of the medicinal marijuana program and urges more engagement.
New Jersey’s overall youth suicide rate is about half the national average, but it shows a disturbing trend. While rates for older youths aged 19 to 24 declined from 2012 to 2015, the rate rose for ...
The state health commissioner says banking reforms will diversify the marijuana marketplace, especially if New Jersey legalizes recreational marijuana.
Gov. Phil Murphy, through an executive order, called for immediate action saying a monitor is needed at Newark's University Hospital.
Health experts say the system needs a total overhaul to create an integrated care approach to addiction.
In the roughly 18 months since RWJ Barnabas Health opened the state’s first and only designated clinic for LGBTQ residents, more than 900 patients have walked through it’s doors. To keep up with ...