Featured Video: Minority Health Month

National Minority Health Month: · Health And Human Services · Think Cultural Health · New Jersey Events Health disparities—the differences in health and well-being—have a significant impact on our nation and among racial and ethnic populations...

On smoking prevention, N.J. earns an ‘F’

Source: Courier-Post Online As his tenure in Trenton winds down, New Jersey governor Chris Christie has championed the fight against heroin. His posture on another addictive substance, however, has been a different story. “New Jersey does not provide any type of state funding for...

Autism Acceptance: A 10-year old explains

Autism Acceptance: As Explained By A 10-Year-Old and NJ Resources · NJ Autism Family · Autism Speaks · Jackson Kreifels, a 10-year-old from Maple Shade School District in New Jersey who was diagnosed on the autism...

Madison police program collects more than ton of expired prescription drugs; Readington Accupuncture Seminar

Source: New Jersey MADISON: The police department has collected more than a ton of expired or unused prescription drugs as of Jan. 23 in its “MedReturn” box, which was donated by Morris County Prevention is Key. The box is stationed in the department’s lobby at 62 Kings...

How does your county measure up when it comes to health?

Source: NJ When it comes to health in the Garden State’s 21 counties, there’s northern New Jersey … and then there’s everywhere else. A collaboration between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute...

Pregnancies in 4 N.J. counties affected by pollution, study concludes

Source: While the health dangers of coal emissions have been long documented – asthma and cardiovascular problems – they now appear to extend to pregnancy as well. Researchers at Lehigh University reached that conclusion after combining three records: The...