In Rare Unity, Hospitals, Doctors and Insurers Criticize Health Bill

Source: Hospitals, doctors, health insurers and some consumer groups, with few exceptions, are speaking with one voice and urging significant changes to the Republican health care legislation that passed the House on Thursday. In contrast to hospital and doctor groups,...

Featured Video: Air Quality Awareness

Air Quality Awareness: Clean Air NJ NJ Online Monitoring · Report Incidents/Abuse: 1-877-WARNDEP (927-6337) Source: New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection New Jersey has made significant progress in improving its air quality, but more work is still needed....

Ocean County Residents, Freeholders Discuss American Health Care Act

Source: MicroMedia Publications A resident’s concern about the American Health Care Act’s effects on older residents prompted a discussion during a recent meeting of the Ocean County Freeholders. Lynda Fote, Toms River, speaking on behalf of the Ocean County chapter of the...

Cinnaminson Patient wins $20M verdict against Johnson & Johnson subsidiary

Source: Central A South Jersey woman has been awarded a $20 million verdict for injuries suffered after receiving a pelvic mesh implant made by Bridgewater-based Ethicon, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, based in New Brunswick. Peggy Engleman of Cinnaminson was...

Will N.J. expand medical marijuana program?

Source: Press of Atlantic If Eileen Konieczny knew 20 years ago what she knows now about marijuana’s benefits for cancer patients, she would have made sure her mother, dying of pancreatic cancer, got some even when it was illegal in New Jersey, she said. “All she wanted...

Raritan: Athene Telehealth Launches Care Through Tele-medicine

Anyone in their early sixties or older may likely remember a time when it was not uncommon for the local doctor to show up with black bag in hand at one’s home. Thanks to digital technology and globally linked networks, a doctor can now show up at a patient’s bedside...