Horizon offered Christie $135M for health programs

Source: On Friday, in a statement released to NJ Advance Media, Horizon officials confirmed offering the administration a substantial but unspecified amount of money. The money, Horizon officials said, would be used over two years to create a temporary fund for health care...

Featured Video: Eating Disorder Awareness

Eating Disorder Awareness: · Self-Screening Quiz · Helpline 1-800-931-2237 · Body Image: Everyone should get screened for an eating disorder. These illnesses often hide in plain sight, so whether you have serious concerns or...

Battling Childhood Obesity: Part 2

Source: Click here for Part one Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center found that kids follow their parents’ behavior, whether they’re working out or sitting on the couch. Consider getting an activity tracker or pedometers for the whole family...

Featured Video: The North Jersey Community Research Initiative (NJCRI)

North Jersey Community Research Initiative ( Recovery Empowerment · Community Patient Care · LBGTQ Services Source: NJCRI distinguishes itself by its 25 year history. Over 25 years of providing HIV/AIDS care and treatment to individuals in...

Featured Video: Heart Health Awareness 2017

Go Red For Women · Donate · Rod Carew Update merican Heart Association New Jersey Chapter Source: American Heart Association More than $41 billion a year in Medicare costs could be saved if all beneficiaries achieved ideal levels for five to seven heart-healthy habits to reduce...

Little Ferry schools close following illness outbreak

Citing a “staggering” number of student absences due to a range of illnesses, including influenza, the superintendent of Little Ferry public school district canceled classes on Friday so the buildings could be disinfected — a process that he said would continue over...