What You Need To Know about the Senate Healthcare Repeal Bill

Source: L.A. Times The Affordable Care Act repeal bill unveiled last week by Senate Republicans has aptly drawn universal scorn from healthcare experts, hospital and physician groups and advocates for patients and the needy. Yet some of the measure’s most egregious, harshest...

Featured Video: Black Female HIV Awareness

Black Female HIV Awareness: Black AIDS Institute · AIDS New Jersey Testing Sites · Pregnant? · N.J. Dept of Health Black women remain at high risk for HIV, and represent 64% of all women living with HIV in the United States, according to the CDC. In good news, new...

Jersey City Medical Center, honor commitment to build Emergency Room in Greenville

Source: Coalition for Greenville Health Access As our momentum is building, we believe it’s important we all stick together and stand up for Greenville. This is literally a “War on Racial Justice.” Jersey City Medical Center/Barnabas Health which is a nearly $6...

Sparta: Cancer survivors celebrate life

Source: Sparta Independent It was a room full of kindred spirits bonding through education, great food, a little pampering and the exchanging of stories. Each of the women seated in the multi-purpose room at Project Self-Sufficiency on Saturday was a breast cancer survivor, and...

Nurse from East Brunswick saves life on plane

Source: Courier-Post Online A nurse on the job for only nine months, Courtney Donlon sprang into action aboard a JetBlue connecting flight home from Fort Lauderdale on Monday. Around 7:30 a.m., over the airplane’s loudspeaker came a crew member asking if any medical...

Cancer drug prices are so high that doctors will test cutting doses

Source: A group of prominent cancer doctors is planning a novel assault on high drug costs, using clinical trials to show that many oncology medications could be taken at lower doses or for shorter periods without hurting their effectiveness. As Exhibit A, they...