Planned Parenthood Action Fund of New Jersey Congratulates Cory Booker on Senate Win

Source: Planned Parenthood Action Fund president Cecile Richards congratulated women’s health champion Cory Booker for his Senate victory this evening in New Jersey. The Planned Parenthood Action Fund, which endorsed Booker, is the advocacy and political arm...

Hospital CEO pay not tied to quality of care: Study

Source: Hospital CEOs’ pay isn’t linked to their hospital’s benefit to the community. Nor is it linked to the quality of care the hospital provides, a new study found. Instead, the chief executive officers, or CEOs, tended to earn more at hospitals...

My Problem With The Affordable Care Act

Source: Democratic Two years ago, I was diagnosed with cancer. At the time, I was lucky to be eligible for breast/cervical cancer by Medicaid. I had four cancer-related surgeries and lost my job because my FMLA ran out (my degenerative disk disease severely limits...

Mother says Chatham private school’s lessons proved priceless for disabled sons

Source: New Christian and Jahad Mayers were born twins, but they didn’t know it for years. The boys, diagnosed with autism as infants, were unable to communicate and struggled to understand who the other one was, their mother, Cheryl, said. They fought each other, and...

Researchers Find No Serious Adverse Reactions to HPV Vaccination

Source: Infection Control Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and their Danish colleagues have monitored HPV-vaccinated girls via patient data registries in order to examine the incidence of a wide range of diseases and thus determine if there are any serious...

Observations At A Health Fair

Source: Democratic I had a very interesting weekend helping out at my first health fair, one entirely run by a student organization of our med school and open to anyone who doesn’t have insurance and needs free medical care. Throughout the day these were the...