New Jersey ranks 45th in the country in maternal deaths. According to United Health Foundation, about 38 women die for every 100,000 live births. The national average is about 21.
In this third installment, correspondent Michael Hill explores how death is a pervasive adverse childhood experience (ACE) that afflicts families.
Gov. Murphy, surrounded by different members of his cabinet, announced an interdepartmental, comprehensive approach to fighting the opioid epidemic.
The second installment of the series highlights living conditions in Newark's South Ward district and their impact on children.
Trauma's Tragedy and Treatment is a five-part series that explores how trauma experienced during childhood can impact someone for years to come. The series delves into how Newark is trying to become a ...
Part 1 of the Trauma's Tragedy and Treatment series, which discusses how childhood trauma can have a detrimental impact on one's livelihood.
Holy Name Medical Center's CEO says a new rule requiring hospitals to post their standard charges online may be more confusing than helpful if it's not followed by more reforms.
Between phones, TVs, computers, and other devices, time spent looking at screens can quickly add up. Psychologist Maurice Elias recommends treating such technology like guests, with defined time ...
Infection control experts urge individuals who may have the flu to wear a mask or just stay home if considering visiting someone at the hospital.
A Brooklyn woman has tested positive for hepatitis B after having a procedure at HealthPlus surgery center in Saddle Brook.
A Reuters report alleges the company has known since the late 1950s that its talc powder sometimes tested positive for asbestos.
As of Dec. 22, over 1,200 people in New Jersey have tested positive on the rapid influenza test.
Facility representatives said an investigation determined that “a handful of people who have been removed” were mostly responsible for the lapses that occurred.
The company that makes the Shingrix vaccine says they're working to address the shortage by increasing deliveries and accelerating shipments.
So far there are no reported cases of any of patients of HealthPlus contracting a blood borne illness, and the risk of infection is considered low.