NJ Senate Committee to hold hearings on child mortality

Source: North Calling New Jersey’s rates of death among babies and new mothers “a public health crisis,” Senate Democratic leaders said Wednesday they will make maternal and infant health a priority of the next legislative session. Following a report...

NJ above average when it comes to public health preparedness

Source: NJTV Health A new report issued by the Trust for America’s Health highlights how prepared we are as a country when it comes to public health. The 50 states and the District of Colombia were all ranked in ten categories. All in all, New Jersey reached a score of a six out...

Bariatric Surgery Center, Health Information Exchange, Parkinson’s Disease Exercise Class Launched

Source: Hackensack Meridian Health/Raritan Bay Medical Center-Perth Amboy recently opened the Center for Bariatric Surgery under the medical direction of board certified and fellowship trained General Surgeon Karl Strom, M.D.. Designed for people struggling...

Eastwick College Sonography Program: High job growth and earning potential

Source: Diagnostic ultrasound is one of the most widely used medical tests in the nation and continues to increase in popularity due to its use as a safe and versatile detection method. This is especially true as the elderly population grows and cardiovascular...

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Jersey College School Of Nursing: Ewing · Teterboro · New Jersey Registered Nursing Why More Men Should Consider Nursing Nurses Are In High Demand There is currently a shortage of qualified nurses. Tyana Daley writes: “Our country’s aging population is...

State, teachers’ union quarrel over steep increase in health insurance premiums

Source: Union News Daily The state teachers’ union and officials in Trenton are making accusations at one another after the revelation that insurance premiums for public education employees will jump 13 percent next year, making for a 21-percent increase in two years. “Teachers,...