Month

January 2016

Featured Video: Cervical Health Awareness

Cervical Health PDFs: American Sexual Health Assoc. NJ Cervical Cancer Coalition PDF New Jersey Dept. Health Cancer Control/Prevention Info For Men Source: Zufall Health The cervix is the lower third of the uterus. The small hole in the center of the cervix, called the os, serves...
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Fight Birth Defects by Pregnancy Planning: What You And Your Doctor Need To Discuss

Sources: March of Dimes; Women’s Health.gov Of course you should talk with your doctor or health care provider if you’re concerned about genetic issues, miscarriage, any medical conditions you may have, coping with labor or even becoming a parent. But don’t...
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Debating ‘Medicare for All’ System Is Good for Nation’s Health, say Doctors

Source: Common Dreams The idea of a single-payer healthcare system has entered the presidential debates—and that’s a very good thing, a doctors group says, as it is “only equitable, financially responsible and humane cure for our healthcare ills.” In a statement...
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Quest Diagnostics to manage labs for Barnabas Health hospitals

Source: NJ Todday.net Quest Diagnostics, the world’s leading provider of diagnostic information services, and Barnabas Health, New Jersey’s largest not-for-profit integrated health care delivery system, are teaming up to enhance quality and value of diagnostics services to...
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Veto Prompts Scramble to Guard Nonprofit Hospitals’ Tax-Exempt Status

Source: NJ Spotlight Sponsors and advocates of a bill requiring nonprofit hospitals to start paying fees to their host communities say they’ll waste no time getting back to work — now that the measure has fallen victim to Gov. Chris Christie’s pocket veto. Time is of the...
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Give Kids A Smile Day 2016: Free Dental Care for NJ Children Feb. 5

14th Annual Give Kids A Smile Day: Free Dental Care February 5, 2016 Participating Dentists (140) · Info/Eligibility · More Low-Cost Dental Resources · New Jersey Pediatric Dentists · Donate Source: New Jersey Dental Association Friday, February 5, 2016, marks the fourteenth year...
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