Despite Newark’s progress in reducing the number of children with elevated blood lead levels, kids in the city are twice as likely to have lead poisoning compared to children statewide.
President Trump's three-point plan to combat the nation's opioid epidemic includes treatment, prevention and stiff penalties for traffickers -- up to and including the death penalty.
Law enforcement reacted to President Trump's call to impose the death penalty on drug dealers to combat the opioid epidemic.
With little help from Republicans in Washington, Pallone and his Democratic colleagues are counting on state leaders to keep what’s left of the Affordable Care Act intact.
If you live in the northern half of the state, not only are you more likely to live longer, but odds are pretty good your quality of life will be better, too.
Should the state have a say in your end of life planning?
St. Joseph's in Paterson has cut opioids use by 82 percent with alternative pain management treatments.
Pamela Capaci, the CEO of Prevention Links, says they’ve been able to launch some of the programs out of their center because of funding from the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, which was ...
HomeFront, a social service agency that serves the working poor and homeless families, offers culinary classes at its Family Campus in Ewing at no cost to its clients.
The lawsuit names no less than eight drugmakers, three distributors and four drugstore retailers, and calls the operation a criminal enterprise.
Veterans fight overseas and then come home and sometimes end up homeless, or simply hungry.
Advocates are offering an action plan to protect New Jersey's children, especially those in low-income communities, from the dangerous hazards of lead poisoning and exposure.
Panelists called for an infant bill of rights, advanced wrap-around services in communities and legislation to even the economic playing field.
Rutgers Cancer Institute of NJ makes the list of the MDS Foundation 'Centers of Excellence".
Centering programs provide information that helps empower women, which in turn lowers preterm births rates.