Healthy seniors tested in bid to block Alzheimer’s

Source: AP News/Excite.com In one of the most ambitious attempts yet to thwart Alzheimer’s disease, a major study got underway Monday to see if an experimental drug can protect healthy seniors whose brains harbor silent signs that they’re at risk. Scientists plan to...
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Feds (And Governor Christie) Undermine Medical Marijuana at NJ Hospitals

Source: New Jersey Newsroom.com Confusion over medical marijuana laws prevent patients from using the drug in some New Jersey hospitals. Although the state law allows the use of marijuana under certain circumstances, federal law still considers the drug illegal. This creates a...
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Doctors reporting first success using immune therapy against cervical cancer

Source: CTV News Online Two years ago, Arrica Wallace was riddled with tumors from widely spread cervical cancer that the strongest chemotherapy and radiation could not beat back. Today, the Kansas mother shows no signs of the disease, and it was her own immune system that made...
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Featured Video: Lupus Awareness from “Uncle Floyd”

Lupus Foundation of New Jersey Thanks: “Uncle” Floyd Vivino (Radio Show Saturdays 2-5PM EST) Source: Lupus.org of New Jersey Lupus is a chronic disease that can damage any part of the body (skin, joints, and/or internal organs). In lupus, something goes wrong with...
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N.J. Doctor Vindicated by stripper robbery arrests

Source: USA Today A doctor who claimed he was drugged and ripped off at a New York City strip club claimed vindication Wednesday after four women were arrested and charged with just that. A representative of Dr. Zyad K. Younan of Holmdel, N.J., is pointing to the arrests this...
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Jersey City lawmakers urge CarePoint Health to withdraw threat to lock out Christ Hospital nurses

Source: NJ.com Health The Jersey City City Council adopted a resolution tonight urging CarePoint Health to withdraw its threat to lockout registered nurses at Christ Hospital as contract negotiations between CarePoint and the Health Professional and Allied Employees workers...
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