A steady decline over more than two decades has resulted in a 25 percent drop in the overall cancer death rate in the United States. The drop equates to 2.1 million fewer cancer deaths between 1991 and 2014.
TRENTON – Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the Division of Consumer Affairs have established a new program designed to ensure that New Jersey residents who suspect their loved ones are being abused by unscrupulous home health care providers have access to the latest technology in …
The American Heart Association is uniting with companies, community organizations, families and others to “Go Red and Glow Red” Friday, Feb. 3 to spread the message that heart disease and stroke cause one in three deaths among women each year – more than all cancers combined.
On Jan. 9, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its 2015 Expenditures on Children by Families report, also known as "The Cost of Raising a Child."
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 14th Report on Carcinogens released in November adds seven new substances to the list of suspected carcinogens, bringing the total to 248.
The CDC has recommended that 11- to 12-year-olds receive two doses of HPV vaccine at least six months apart rather than the previously recommended three doses to protect against cancers caused by human papillomavirus infections.
WASHINGTON – Public housing developments in the United States will have 18 months to provide a smoke-free environment for residents under a new HUD policy announced Nov. 30.
NORTH WILDWOOD – The Children’s Fresh Air Home in North Wildwood closed in 2006 hoping to “open soon” according to a sign on the property at 1100 Surf Ave.
LOWER TOWNSHIP – Veterans gathered at the Millman Center last week to hear about a new Telehealth teleconferencing service, which allows veterans to see a doctor without leaving home.
AtlantiCare will host a free health and wellness fair in recognition of National Diabetes Month 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov. 19 at the AtlantiCare LifeCenter, 2500 English Creek Ave., Building 200, Egg Harbor Township.
WILDWOOD – The mayors of Wildwood and North Wildwood joined the NJDEP commissioner, Nov. 3, in announcing the award of federal grant funds to help prevent flooding in their cities.
An Assembly panel on Oct. 6 approved legislation intended to help prevent heroin overdoses in New Jersey by ensuring that first responders and hospitals always have an ample supply of opioid antidotes to administer.
Nearly one in five contact lens-related eye infections involve a patient who experienced eye damage, according to the CDC.
New study findings suggest that all adults, including those over 65, should be mindful of risk factors for cardiovascular disease.
Every second of every day in the United States an older adult falls, making falls the number one cause of injuries and deaths from injury among older Americans with more than 27,000 fall deaths each year.