Dr. Nicole McGrath of KinderSmiles Foundation is leading the charge on increasing oral care access and education throughout the Garden State.
As the fatal overdose rate among youth continues to rise nationally, educators in New Jersey are looking to a prevention and early intervention program to curb youth substance abuse numbers.
State health officials have confirmed the death of a north Jersey woman was related to vaping.
Newark and the Port Authority have reached an agreement that will pay the city $155 million, just as it embarks on a multi-million-dollar program to replace thousands of lead service lines at no ...
In a recent interview with Michael Aron, Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle discussed her bill to create a year-long pilot program to set up four safe injection sites around the state.
A 67-year-old Toms River resident was reunited with the 21-year-old from Kassel, Germany who saved her life at a press event at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick.
Belleville Mayor Michael Melham said his feeling of helplessness is what drove him to put up a donated billboard to try to shame the state Department of Environmental Protection into providing 6,000 ...
A special task force created by Gov. Phil Murphy met again Wednesday in Trenton, this time taking comments from the public.
Juul, the nation’s largest maker of e-cigarettes, announced Wednesday it will stop advertising in the United States amid widespread concerns about the safety of vaping.
With more than 1,200 cases of measles in the U.S. as of mid-August, New Jersey doctors are dismayed to see previously eradicated viruses making a comeback across the country.
Black mothers are five times more likely to die than white mothers in New Jersey, which is ranked 45th in the nation for overall maternal health.
The private water company Suez North America is working to replace lead pipes and gooseneck connectors with copper below the streets of in Bergen and Hudson counties.
The tests were ordered after results from two of three properties showed lead readings well beyond the federal “action” level despite the presence of the filters.
Funding will be distributed to correctional facilities based on the size of the incarcerated population and create "critical community partnerships."
The clinic in Neptune is an outgrowth of the recent merger of Hackensack Meridian Health, which operates 16 hospitals, and the 100-year-old Carrier Clinic