Research Team Discovers Diabetes Cure Without Side Effects

Source: Diabetic News An exciting discovery has led to a new technique that has cured diabetes for one year without side effects by increasing the types of cells in the pancreas that make insulin for both type 1 and type 2 diabetics. Those studies will precede application to the...

Guilty plea in assault of Monmouth County Nursing home patient

Source: The Monmouth Journal A Hazlet man has admitted he sexually assaulted an elderly female patient while he was employed as nursing assistant at a former county-run nursing home, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Todd Fulton, 43, of Hazlet,...

In Rare Unity, Hospitals, Doctors and Insurers Criticize Health Bill

Source: Hospitals, doctors, health insurers and some consumer groups, with few exceptions, are speaking with one voice and urging significant changes to the Republican health care legislation that passed the House on Thursday. In contrast to hospital and doctor groups,...

Ocean County Residents, Freeholders Discuss American Health Care Act

Source: MicroMedia Publications A resident’s concern about the American Health Care Act’s effects on older residents prompted a discussion during a recent meeting of the Ocean County Freeholders. Lynda Fote, Toms River, speaking on behalf of the Ocean County chapter of the...

Cinnaminson Patient wins $20M verdict against Johnson & Johnson subsidiary

Source: Central A South Jersey woman has been awarded a $20 million verdict for injuries suffered after receiving a pelvic mesh implant made by Bridgewater-based Ethicon, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, based in New Brunswick. Peggy Engleman of Cinnaminson was...

Will N.J. expand medical marijuana program?

Source: Press of Atlantic If Eileen Konieczny knew 20 years ago what she knows now about marijuana’s benefits for cancer patients, she would have made sure her mother, dying of pancreatic cancer, got some even when it was illegal in New Jersey, she said. “All she wanted...