NJ Senate Committee to hold hearings on child mortality

Source: North Calling New Jersey’s rates of death among babies and new mothers “a public health crisis,” Senate Democratic leaders said Wednesday they will make maternal and infant health a priority of the next legislative session. Following a report...

NJ above average when it comes to public health preparedness

Source: NJTV Health A new report issued by the Trust for America’s Health highlights how prepared we are as a country when it comes to public health. The 50 states and the District of Colombia were all ranked in ten categories. All in all, New Jersey reached a score of a six out...

Featured Video: Jersey College School Of Nursing

Jersey College School Of Nursing: Ewing · Teterboro · New Jersey Registered Nursing Why More Men Should Consider Nursing Nurses Are In High Demand There is currently a shortage of qualified nurses. Tyana Daley writes: “Our country’s aging population is...

Morristown: Digging Deeper into Community Health and Housing Needs

Source: New Jersey Health Initiatives The Morristown United for Healthy Living Coalition is focused on addressing housing, the built environment, and financial inequity in our community. Our strategies include education, outreach and relationship-building; policy change and...

State, teachers’ union quarrel over steep increase in health insurance premiums

Source: Union News Daily The state teachers’ union and officials in Trenton are making accusations at one another after the revelation that insurance premiums for public education employees will jump 13 percent next year, making for a 21-percent increase in two years. “Teachers,...

Local magician asks youth to pledge to never touch cigarettes

Source: The Hudson Reporter At a performance at the Veterans Memorial Elementary School in Union City, magician Micky Magic excited his young charges with the usual magician’s trick: the handkerchief he suddenly made appear from a participant’s sleeve; his trademark of...