House Democrats passed a bill Friday that would codify Roe v. Wade and massively expand abortions in the United States. The Women’s Health Protection Act of 2021, first introduced in 2013, passed the House 218 to 211 Friday. The 2021 House version was sponsored by Democratic California Rep. Judy Chu, while the 2021 Senate versionCONTINUE READING
NEWARK, N.J. – A Brazilian national, in the country illegally and wanted in Brazil for homicide, was arrested last week during enforcement efforts conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement
Neptune, NJ – February 3, 2020 – The Women’s Heart Fund, a philanthropic arm of Hackensack Meridian Health Meridian Health Foundation, has announced that for its newest venture, the organization will sponsor
Today, the CDC released its mortality report including the most recent data related to suicide in the U.S. for the year 2018. According to the new data, suicide remains the tenth leading
The Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs at Hackensack Meridian Health southern region hospitals were recognized by the New Jersey Department of Health for their dedication to antimicrobial stewardship at the New Jersey Antimicrobial Stewardship
January 7, 2020 JACKSON – Jersey Shore University Medical Center is holding a free New Moms Network meeting Tuesday, January 7, 1–3 p.m., at Meridian Health Village at Jackson, lower level conference
Highlighting their nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune and Ocean Medical Center in Brick were named Top Teaching Hospitals nationally.
JACKSON-A Jackson boy has been receiving an outpouring of support from near and far as he continues to battle Castleman Disease, a rare disease that affects the lymph nodes that makes cells
Neptune, NJ – December 17, 2019 – Hackensack Meridian Health Meridian Health Foundation was recognized by NJBIZ in its 2019 Reader Rankings as the top nonprofit organization in New Jersey. Votes were
Neptune, NJ – November 27, 2019 ― Hackensack Meridian Health Meridian Health Foundation is pleased to announce its 22nd Annual Gala, the Giving Heals Gala, raised nearly $1.7 million for the organization.
A California woman suffering from mesothelioma has prevailed in the latest talc trial against Johnson & Johnson, following six days of jury deliberation that ended Friday when the jury awarded her $40 million in
Milking the umbilical cord—gently squeezing the cord and pushing the contents into the newborn’s abdomen before clamping the cord—could increase the risk for severe intraventricular hemorrhage, or bleeding into the brain’s fluid-filled
The Federal Health Insurance Exchange (also known as the Marketplace) Open Enrollment Period runs from November 1, 2019 to December 15, 2019, for coverage starting on January 1, 2020. Similar to previous
Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center was recognized by NJBIZ in its 2019 Reader Rankings as among the top three Best Hospitals and Best Cardiac Care Centers in the state.
On November 8, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2020 premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance amounts for the Medicare Part A and Part B programs. Medicare Part B
As directed by President Trump’s Executive Order on Improving Price and Quality Transparency in American Healthcare, today the Department of Health and Human Services is announcing that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
NY State of Health, the state’s official health plan Marketplace today announced the health insurance options available to New Yorkers in 2020. Open Enrollment for coverage in a 2020 Qualified Health Plan
Rutgers Athletics and Official Healthcare Provider, RWJBarnabas Health, celebrated 8-year old Jared Gaedt of Neptune, NJ as the “Shining Knight” of the game during the first quarter intermission of the Rutgers vs.
Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune and Ocean Medical Center in Brick were awarded ‘A’s from The Leapfrog Group’s fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Guide. The designation recognizes
TOMS RIVER-As we peel back the layers of the onion on Toms River’s wild turkey terror problem, Major League Baseball player and Toms River Little League legend Todd Frazier gobbled up the
An Israeli love story about an Ultra-Orthodox Jewish family in Israel has become a hit on the video streaming service, Netflix and you can learn something about the community if you pay
Hydrocephalus affects approximately 1 million Americans, in every stage of life, from infants to the elderly. It affects people in all walks of life, from every socioeconomic background. One out of every
High School South has welcomed 21 students and two teachers from Pfullingen, Germany, who are currently in town for a two-week stay. The students, who arrived Oct. 18, are part of an
In recent years, advanced robotic technology has enabled surgeons to provide a growing number of patients with complex medical conditions, minimally-invasive surgical treatment, rather than traditional open surgery. This is true at
It all started with a cough that wouldn’t go away. In December 2017, Lakehurst, NJ resident Maybelline Hicks went to her primary care physician. Even though she had just recovered from a
Neptune, NJ ― October 14, 2019 ― Hackensack Meridian Health Meridian Health Foundation is pleased to announce that its 22nd Annual Gala, honoring Gordon Litwin, Esq., chair of the Hackensack Meridian Health