January 2016

Featured Video: Cervical Health Awareness

Cervical Health PDFs: American Sexual Health Assoc. NJ Cervical Cancer Coalition PDF New Jersey Dept. Health Cancer Control/Prevention Info For Men Source: Zufall Health The cervix is the lower third of the uterus. The small hole in the center of the cervix, called the os, serves...

Fight Birth Defects by Pregnancy Planning: What You And Your Doctor Need To Discuss

Sources: March of Dimes; Women’s Of course you should talk with your doctor or health care provider if you’re concerned about genetic issues, miscarriage, any medical conditions you may have, coping with labor or even becoming a parent. But don’t...

Debating ‘Medicare for All’ System Is Good for Nation’s Health, say Doctors

Source: Common Dreams The idea of a single-payer healthcare system has entered the presidential debates—and that’s a very good thing, a doctors group says, as it is “only equitable, financially responsible and humane cure for our healthcare ills.” In a statement...

Quest Diagnostics to manage labs for Barnabas Health hospitals

Source: NJ Quest Diagnostics, the world’s leading provider of diagnostic information services, and Barnabas Health, New Jersey’s largest not-for-profit integrated health care delivery system, are teaming up to enhance quality and value of diagnostics services to...

Veto Prompts Scramble to Guard Nonprofit Hospitals’ Tax-Exempt Status

Source: NJ Spotlight Sponsors and advocates of a bill requiring nonprofit hospitals to start paying fees to their host communities say they’ll waste no time getting back to work — now that the measure has fallen victim to Gov. Chris Christie’s pocket veto. Time is of the...

Give Kids A Smile Day 2016: Free Dental Care for NJ Children Feb. 5

14th Annual Give Kids A Smile Day: Free Dental Care February 5, 2016 Participating Dentists (140) · Info/Eligibility · More Low-Cost Dental Resources · New Jersey Pediatric Dentists · Donate Source: New Jersey Dental Association Friday, February 5, 2016, marks the fourteenth year...