Contact Us
Make My Homepage
Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness - Page 3

Merck
Merck (Kena Betancur, Getty Images)
[

Merck grants free license for pediatric HIV drug

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Drugmaker Merck & Co. has granted a free license allowing one of its HIV medicines to be made and sold inexpensively for use in young children in poor countries hard hit by the AIDS virus.

Read More|Comment

Obamacare website
Obamacare website (Dan Alexander, Townsquare Media NJ)
[

Obamacare impact – Uninsured rate hit new low in 2014, survey says

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The share of Americans without health insurance dropped to its lowest level in seven years in 2014 as President Barack Obama's overhaul took full effect, according to an extensive survey released Tuesday.

Read More|Comment

Vaccinations Encouraged After LargestMeasles Outbreak Since 1996 Reported
Joe Raedle, Getty Images
[

Measles was confirmed in Princeton student, now recovered

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) -- Princeton University says a student had a confirmed case of measles.

Read More|Comment

Ebola Virus
(Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)
[

Ebola drug shows some promise in early tests

SEATTLE (AP) -- An experimental antiviral drug shows some early, encouraging signs of effectiveness in its first human test against Ebola in West Africa, but only if patients get it when their symptoms first appear.

Read More|Comment

Eating disorder
Bruno Vincent, Getty Images
[

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week kicks off

It's National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, an organized effort to bring attention to the critical needs of people with eating disorders and their families.

Read More|Comment

Cardiologist Dr. Sarah Timmapuri, left, looks at data on a smartphone synchronized patient Gary Wilhelm's wrist device. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Cardiologist Dr. Sarah Timmapuri, left, looks at data on a smartphone synchronized patient Gary Wilhelm's wrist device. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
[

5 things to know about digital health tracking

NEW YORK (AP) -- More hospitals and doctors are starting to use data from fitness trackers and health apps to help treat patients. But they are moving cautiously. The technology has a lot of potential, but there are key challenges to work out:

Read More|Comment

Hackensack University Medical Center cardiologist Dr. Sarah Timmapuri, left, examines patient Gary Wilhelm, 51.  (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Hackensack University Medical Center cardiologist Dr. Sarah Timmapuri, left, examines patient Gary Wilhelm, 51. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
[

Fitness trackers are getting doctors’ approval in New Jersey

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) -- That phone app keeping track of your exercise and meals might keep you out of the hospital one day.

Read More|Comment

Main Street at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif. last month. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
Main Street at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif. last month. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
[

Measles infections in California grow to 123

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The number of measles cases in California has reached 123 in the wake of a December outbreak at Disneyland.

Read More|Comment

Doctor Syed Jaffery
Doctor Syed Jaffery (Egg Harbor Township Police)
[

Doctor accused of inappropriate contact with patients in South Jersey

Additional charges have been brought against a South Jersey neurologist accused of having sexual contact with patients during medical examinations in his office.

Read More|Comment

The HealthCare.gov website. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)
The HealthCare.gov website. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)
[

HealthCare.gov gives 800,000 customers incorrect tax forms

WASHINGTON (AP) -- About 800,000 HealthCare.gov customers got the wrong tax information from the government, the Obama administration said Friday, and officials are asking those affected to delay filing their 2014 returns.

Read More|Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and 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 points, 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 points, 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?)

Register on New Jersey 101.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a member? Sign up here

Register on New Jersey 101.5 quickly by logging in with 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.