‘Aid in dying’ bill draws hundreds to N.J. Senate hearing

Source: Janet Colbert of Lakewood is terminally ill with a rare form of liver cancer but she isn’t looking for sympathy, because “I am having a great life.” What the 68-year-old former oncology nurse said she wants is the legal right to choose how she...

Draft of CDC Guidelines: Circumcision benefits outweigh risks

Source: Asbury Park U.S. health officials released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it…The CDC started working on the guidelines about seven...

Women’s Golf Association Donates $22,000 for Mammography Van

Source: Cape May County The Atlantic Medical Imaging Foundation’s Dr. Jan Astin Mobile Digital Mammography Van has received a $22,000 donation from the Greate Bay Women’s Golf Association. The donation represents proceeds from the group’s Swing For A Cure golf...

Featured Video: Give Blood this Winter, Donate To Replace the New Jersey Bloodmobiles

New Jersey Winter 2014 Blood Drive: · Central Jersey Blood Center Donor Drives By County · Eligibility Info Thank you for supporting the mission of the Blood Center of New Jersey. Thanks to you and the thousands of other volunteer blood donors over the years, the...

Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists introduce treatment for brain tumor patients

Source: GMN Health News Doctors at Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists (ANS) have added a new and innovative form of therapy to their treatment arsenal in the battle against glioblastoma multiforme (GBM).Affecting nearly 10,000 Americans annually, GBM is the one of the most...

First Human Ebola Vaccine Trial Produces Positive Results

Source: NBC News The first test of an Ebola vaccine in people shows it’s safe and appears to be working as designed, doctors reported Wednesday. A look at the first 20 people injected with the vaccine, which has been shown to protect monkeys from Ebola, shows no dangerous...