Corpse Of Jahi McMath Reported To Be At New Jersey Hospital

Source: San Jose Mercury News Jahi McMath, the Oakland girl who was declared brain dead after a trio of nose and throat surgeries last December, is being kept at St. Peter’s Children’s Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey, television station KPIX reported late...

Healthy seniors tested in bid to block Alzheimer’s

Source: AP News/ In one of the most ambitious attempts yet to thwart Alzheimer’s disease, a major study got underway Monday to see if an experimental drug can protect healthy seniors whose brains harbor silent signs that they’re at risk. Scientists plan to...

Feds (And Governor Christie) Undermine Medical Marijuana at NJ Hospitals

Source: New Jersey Confusion over medical marijuana laws prevent patients from using the drug in some New Jersey hospitals. Although the state law allows the use of marijuana under certain circumstances, federal law still considers the drug illegal. This creates a...

N.J. Doctor Vindicated by stripper robbery arrests

Source: USA Today A doctor who claimed he was drugged and ripped off at a New York City strip club claimed vindication Wednesday after four women were arrested and charged with just that. A representative of Dr. Zyad K. Younan of Holmdel, N.J., is pointing to the arrests this...

Jersey City lawmakers urge CarePoint Health to withdraw threat to lock out Christ Hospital nurses

Source: Health The Jersey City City Council adopted a resolution tonight urging CarePoint Health to withdraw its threat to lockout registered nurses at Christ Hospital as contract negotiations between CarePoint and the Health Professional and Allied Employees workers...

Success Story: New Jersey’s Paid Family Leave Program

By: Stephen M. Sweeney, New Jersey My daughter, Lauren, was born with Down syndrome. When she was first born, I could basically hold her in one hand. She spent the first two and a half months of her life in intensive care. To be there — day in and day out...