According to a leader in addiction treatment, families should be able to compare addiction recovery providers the same way shoppers compare cars.
Gov. Phil Murphy signed the “Medical Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act” on Friday at a private ceremony accompanied by chronically ill patients, their families and advocates.
There are 78,000 children in New Jersey that are completely uninsured, according to a new report by the left-leaning think tank New Jersey Policy Perspective.
At the Stafford Theater Arts Center in Manahawkin, sixth grade students watch their peers act out a heroin overdose and its aftermath.
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 ...