The United Way program trains peer leaders to go out into the community and educate people about their health.
New Jersey's new health commissioner, Shereef Elnahal, promotes his vision to transform the mental health system using the so-called single licensing plan approach to health care. The goal is to ...
New Jersey Red Cross volunteers work to fulfill the organization's goal of reducing fire-related deaths and injuries by 25 percent.
Because of programs like Breakfast After the Bell, the Department of Agriculture says the number of students having breakfast at school in Paterson has increased.
Murphy announced major changes to the state's medical marijuana system, including expanding covered conditions, increasing the number of dispensaries and allowing edibles.
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.