She will effectively swap roles with current commissioner, Shereef Elnahal, who is leaving the Murphy administration in July to become CEO of University Hospital in Newark.
The New Jersey Department of Health released an alert regarding a measles exposure at Newark Airport on May 8.
At the 4th Annual Women's Health Symposium, the discussions focused on the high infant mortality rate among women of color.
Gov. Phil Murphy found a friendly crowd at the left-leaning New Jersey Policy Perspective annual conference.
Elnahal, a physician, will join a facility that has been under scrutiny since three infants died there last year following a bacteria outbreak.
A panel of medical professionals highlighted the importance of access to medication-assisted treatment for inmates experiencing opioid addiction.
An attorney says three of his clients had to place their children back at the same facility where they almost died because of a shortage of available beds.
Health Commissioner Shereef Elnahal outlines his priorities for fiscal year 2020 before the Senate budget committee.
The state Department of Health released a report that shows a glaring gap between the number of dispensaries that provide medical marijuana and the overwhelming demand for it. Health Commissioner ...
For now, the nation’s first legal overdose prevention center is on hold with New Jersey taking a keen interest in the outcome across the Delaware River.
A study by the American Journal of Public Health looked at the link between low income and poor health nationwide and showed a consistent pattern of health improvements in states that increased their ...
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.