Mississippi Girl who declared ‘functionally cured’ of HIV now has active virus

Source: Los Angeles Times A girl who was seemingly cured of HIV following aggressive drug therapy just hours after her birth was recently discovered to be infected with the virus that causes AIDS after all, doctors announced Thursday. The so-called Mississippi baby, now nearly 4...

Mentally ill residents are ‘left to rot’ in Toms River residential health care facility

Source: A New Jersey boarding home that mostly houses people with mental illnesses is coming under renewed scrutiny. Police report an increase in disturbances, and a former employee says the Toms River facility should be closed. Dover Woods is called a residential...

Study of Former NFL Players Plagued With Chronic Headaches

Sources:; An evaluation of eight retired football pros found that the former players averaged more than 19 headache days per month. Twelve of those 19 days involved migraines, said study author Dr. Frank Conidi, director of the Florida Center for...

Featured Video: On the Road With A New Jersey Visiting Nurse

Starring Jean Beccia, RN Salmon Visiting Nurse And Hospice of Greater Milford Thanks: Milford Daily News You have the right to select the home health professionals you prefer to care for you…If you fall within (our) guidelines…you may ask to use...

Holiday Fireworks Can Trigger Memories Of Combat For Veterans

Source: For veterans like 44-year-old Juan Becerra, the sounds and smells around the July 4th holiday can trigger memories of combat. “At the Fourth of July, we sort of expect it and anticipate it,” he told The Times. “It’s leading up to the...

Two Sisters Undergo ‘Back-To-back’ Spinal Surgeries in Paterson

Source: North Imagine the strength it takes for a parent to watch her little daughter brave five to six hours of spinal surgery to correct a life-threatening condition. Not to mention what it will take to be there round-the-clock for the recovery period to follow. Then...