New noninvasive colon cancer test hits market

Source: North A new non-invasive test that uses a stool sample to search for evidence of colon cancer might prove to be a viable alternative for those hesitant to get a colonoscopy. The test, called Cologuard, is sold by Exact Sciences Corp. of Madison, Wis., and...

GOP victory may not bring repeal of Obamacare: N.J. Delegation

Source: As a political lightning rod, President Obama’s signature Affordable Care Act took more than a few strikes in Tuesday’s election. But the act likely will remain the law of the land, despite the Republican Party’s electoral success Tuesday, when the GOP strengthened...

Quick, cheap Ebola tests could be key to halting virus

Sources: The Daily Share (HLN TV), USA …Three Americans have been infected (with the Ebola virus) — and…the World Health Organization warned that the number could shoot up to 10,000 people per week (yes, per week) by December. That’s 10 times the...

Four Hudson County hospitals get A’s for patient safety; two get C’s

Source: The Jersey City Medical Center-Barnabas Health, as well as the three Hudson County hospitals operated by CarePoint Health — Bayonne Medical Center, Hoboken University Medical Center, and Christ Hospital in Jersey City — all received A’s in patient...

Annual brunch in Cherry Hill raises $600,000 for Cancer

Source: The Fifth Annual Pink Roses Teal Magnolias Brunch raised more than $600,000 for breast and gynecologic cancer research and clinical programs at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper University Health Care. Since the first brunch in 2010, fundraising for...

Gov. Christie Asked to Disclose The Scientific Basis Of His Ebola Quarantine Policy

Source: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is demanding Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) reveal the science behind his controversial decision to place all health care workers returning back from Liberia, Guinea, or Sierra Leone to be placed under a mandatory quarantine....