Gov. Murphy wants to penalize N.J. businesses that don’t offer employees health care

Source: New Jersey businesses that don’t provide health insurance and whose employees are therefore enrolled in Medicaid would face new penalties under the state budget proposal Gov. Phil Murphy will unveil Tuesday, NJ Advance Media has learned. The Democratic governor will announce the new per-person fee as part of his budget plan for the […]

Wanaque Children’s Hospital Faces $600K Fine for Fatal Virus Outbreak

Source: NJ Federal authorities imposed a $600,000 fine on the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, the New Jersey care facility where a viral outbreak killed 11 children and seriously sickened 36 others last September. The penalty is a result of state and federal inspections at the Center during the outbreak, but administrators strongly […]

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Warns of Health Risks of Recreational Marijuana

Source: Legalizing marijuana could open a huge source of revenue for the state, but as with any drug, it could also bring serious health consequences, according to professors from various departments at Rutgers University. New Jersey would likely see a boost to the economy particularly in urban areas, said Lyneir Richardson, executive director of […]

Metuchen: Officials Discuss Therapy Dog Program for Special Needs Moss School Students

Source: Central In an effort to “reduce the duration and frequency of very challenging and very destructive behavior” of students, Moss School principal Richard Cohen has included a pilot program for a therapy dog. The school has three sessions of the Metuchen Intervention Pre-School Program (MIPP), which is a program for children between the […]

Jersey Shore Supplements Opens Toms River Store; Secaucus Student Fundraises for Mental Health Film

Sources: Jersey Shore Supplements; Hudson Jersey Shore Supplements is very excited to announce the opening of their newest location in Toms River: 452 Route 37, Toms River NJ 08753 (former ProSource Location, next to Toms River Retro)⁣ Online Ordering Available⁣ “⁣⁣We’ve been working hard to get a location for all of you in that […]