Contact Us
Make My Homepage
Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness

Doctor
Browse Health & Wellness stories below
 

Person smoking
Andrew Burton, Getty Images
[

Tobacco firms get partial win over claims on smoking effects

America's largest tobacco companies must inform consumers that cigarettes were designed to increase addiction, but not that they lied to the public about the dangers of smoking, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday.

Read More|Comment

Depression
SDannaS, ThinkStock
[

May is National Mental Health Awareness Month

This is Mental Health Awareness Month, dedicated to bringing light to mental issues that, for too long, have been cloaked in darkness.

Read More|Comment

New York Culinary Experience 2013 - Day 1
[

53 people in 9 states sickened after eating raw tuna

Health officials are investigating a salmonella outbreak likely linked to raw tuna that has sickened 53 people in nine states.

Read More|Comment

Category: Health & Wellness, News Tags: ,
HIV Outbreak Indiana
FILE - In this April 21, 2015 file photo, needles are displayed at the Austin Community Outreach Center in Austin, Ind. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
[

Indiana approves 1st needle-exchange program under new law

Indiana approved year-long needle-exchange program Thursday for a rural county at the center of an HIV outbreak that spurred a new state law allowing such programs to curb the spread of diseases among intravenous drug users.

Read More|Comment

Category: Health & Wellness, News Tags: ,
Listeria Ice Cream
FILE - In this April 24, 2015 file photo, a sign on a window at a Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams states that the store is closed, in Chagrin Falls, Ohio.
[

FDA finds problems at Ohio ice cream plant

A government investigation of Ohio-based Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams found inadequate testing and cleaning in its Columbus plant that had become contaminated with listeria.

Read More|Comment

Pills-300x201
[

Study – Fewer kids have severe mental problems; more get help

Contrary to public perception and horrific cases that make headlines, serious mental problems are declining among the nation's youth, and there has been a big rise in how many are getting help, a new study finds.

Read More|Comment

Computer hacker
Sean Gallup, Getty Images
[

CareFirst says data breach affects about 1.1M people

Health insurer CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield says hackers gained access to a database that included the names of 1.1 million people.

Read More|Comment

Doctors with x-rays
Photo by Pixland, Thinkstock
[

Study – 23 pct of US adults with health coverage underinsured

Nearly a quarter of U.S. adults who were insured all last year lacked adequate protection from big medical bills based on their income, according to Commonwealth Fund research.

Read More|Comment

The American Cancer Society has dubbed this Friday as 'No Fry Day' and is encouraging people to take steps to prevent sunburn. (George Doyle, ThinkStock)
The American Cancer Society has dubbed this Friday as 'No Fry Day' and is encouraging people to take steps to prevent sunburn. (George Doyle, ThinkStock)
[

‘Don’t Fry Day’ encourages sun safety

As the Memorial Day weekend approaches, the unofficial start to summer is upon us and the American Cancer Society along with the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention is designating this Friday as "Don't Fry Day" to encourage sun safety.

Read More|Comment

NJ ranks 10th in nation for dog bite claims. (Ryan McVay, ThinkStock)
NJ ranks 10th in nation for dog bite claims. (Ryan McVay, ThinkStock)
[

Dog bite claims – NJ ranks 10th in nation

For many New Jersey residents, their dog is a part of the family and while many owners believe their pet will not bite, there are 4.5 million victims of canine bites and attacks every year.  

Read More|Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://nj1015.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for New Jersey Insiders quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive New Jersey Insiders contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.