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...

Featured Video: Eye Health Awareness

New Jersey Macular Degeneration Foundation   · Eye Health and Safety Info Sources: Medical, Prevent According to polls, Americans dread blindness more than any other disability. And as people age, their chances for developing eye diseases increase...

Breast Cancer Drug Appears to Greatly Extend Patients’ Lives

Source: New York A drug used to treat advanced breast cancer has had what appears to be unprecedented success in prolonging lives in a clinical trial, researchers reported on Sunday. Patients who received the drug — Perjeta, from the Swiss drug maker Roche — had a...

DermOne Opens New Vein Care Center in Northfield, NJ

Source: DermOne Dermatology, Cosmetic, & Scarless Vein Care Centers have opened a new location in Northfield NJ. They specialize in the minimally invasive treatment of varicose vein diseasem and also has the capability to provide services to patients seeking...

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...