Health Commissioner Shereef Elnahal outlines his priorities for fiscal year 2020 before the Senate budget committee.
A new state law aims to ensure treatment for mental illness and substance abuse are covered in the same way as physical ailments and conditions.
In response to growing demand, William Paterson University is offering New Jersey's first ever bachelor’s degree in disabilities studies.
At Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital, patients are given VR treatment to help curb pain and anxiety.
Nearly two decades ago Bob Miller was an altruistic bone marrow donor, today he is the recipient of a lifesaving kidney transplant from a stranger.
The organism, little known as recently as two years ago, poses a risk to those with compromised immune systems or other existing illnesses, health officials say.
Since New Jersey began requiring hospitals and nursing homes to report the patient loads of each individual nurse, the nurse-to-patient ratios have improved.
While Gov. Murphy is poised to sign "Aid in Dying" legislation, advocates and detractors continue to push their arguments for and against.
Sen. Bob Menendez introduces bill to crack down on the import of fentanyl from legal entry points as the synthetic opioid continues to play into a large volume of drug overdoses.
Images of microscopic organisms can be very pleasing to the eye, but they can also help with research into genomes.
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.
Gov. Phil Murphy suggested this week that the savings Sweeney is touting may not add up.
In commemoration of Autism Awareness Day, Kerry Magro read his new children’s book “I Will Light It Up Blue” to 35 autistic students from Jersey City’s McNair Academic High School.
The Department of Health said the state will need 50 to 90 of the centers in the next three years to keep up with the sharp growth in the number of people using marijuana for medical purposes.