Featured Video: Mental Health Awareness Week

National Alliance On Mental Illness: New Jersey Chapters The National Alliance On Mental Illness (NAMI) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness. Through education, support, advocacy and public awareness...

Breast Cancer Foundation Endorses Company that Uses Cancer-Causing Chemicals

By William Rivers Pitt, Two years ago, the breast cancer organization Susan G. Komen for the Cure came desperately close to imploding when it announced that it was cancelling its grants to Planned Parenthood…All over the country, women raised seven shades of...

What You’re More Likely To Catch Than Ebola

Source: Yahoo Health Since the first case cropped up in Texas, tracking Ebola has become something of an American obsession — and not a healthy one. “The idea that Ebola will take over the United States is an unfounded fear,” says Dr. Liise-Anne Pirofski, chief of...

A Woman’s Guide To Having Heart Attacks

Source: New York Times It’s called the “Hollywood” heart attack. You’ve seen it: the grimace of agony, clutching of chest, sudden collapse…the way heart attacks are supposed to happen…(But) mine went like this: Altogether well one moment, vaguely...

Hamilton preschooler dies of respiratory illness, district says in phone alert to parents

Source: Times of Trenton A 4-year-old student at Yardville Elementary School died Thursday of a yet-unidentified respiratory illness, according to a pre-recorded call sent to parents Friday morning from school principal Elena M. Manning. Jeff Plunkett, Hamilton Township...

Number of N.J. uninsured cut in half, survey shows

Source: Health On the eve of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act last fall, more than one in five New Jersey residents – 21.2 percent – reported they had no health insurance. A year later, that’s down to 11.5 percent, according to a survey...