The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey, Atlantic Health System, Prevention Links and the DEA say medical professionals are the first line of defense against addiction.
New Jersey pharmacies without medical directors can now apply for a standing order to dispense Narcan® without a prescription.
Critics in the substance abuse treatment community continue to find fault with Donald Trump’s approach to solving the nation’s opioid epidemic.
Fulfill NJ's executive director explains how health literacy applies to fitness, nutrition, access to health care and much more.
The president declared a 90-day public health emergency to address America’s deadly opioid epidemic, but some say it's not enough.
A new report shows how widespread the need for SNAP is in fighting food insecurity.
A new study by the RAND Corporation found mechanical knees are more dangerous than the newer, computerized technology known as microprocessor knees.
According to the New Jersey State Police, an act of domestic violence occurs every 7.29 minutes in the state.
The president's opioid commission held its fourth meeting on Friday but still awaits the president’s long-promised federal emergency declaration on the national opioid epidemic.
Though pharmaceutical companies are not allowed to pay doctors directly to prescribe certain medications, they are allowed to compensate them for things like appearances at academic conferences and ...
EZ Ride and several members of the Alliance for a Healthier Asbury Park coalition held a Healthier Cornerstore Event at La Tapatia Groceria in Asbury Park.
The goal was to promote healthy foods ...
First responders can now carry higher dosages of naloxone to reverse potent opioid overdoses.
The CDC indicates in 2015, SIDS claimed the lives of 44 babies in New Jersey.
The Beth Greenhouse distributes about 100 pounds of food a week.
The conference, focused on the health care needs of the LGBT community, was held the same day Attorney General Jeff Sessions directed federal agencies to accommodate those who would discriminate ...