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.
It’s just 364 days until the decennial survey hits every household in New Jersey and across the country.
New Jersey is home to 3.8 million people with pre-existing conditions who fear they could struggle to find affordable health care insurance without Obamacare.
State officials say New Jersey Medicaid recipients will no longer have to wait for approval from the program before beginning medication-assisted treatment. Instead, they can start as soon as it's ...
Assemblywoman Shavonda Sumpter discusses a package of measures aimed at reversing maternal mortality rates in New Jersey.
The Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, where 11 children died following a viral outbreak last year, can now resume admitting pediatric ventilator patients.