August 22

 

NJBIZ - Researchers discover cause of asthmatic lung spasms
https://njbiz.com/researchers-discover-cause-of-asthmatic-lung-spasms/

 

NJ 101.5 - Need for organ donors is soaring in NJ
https://nj1015.com/need-for-organ-donors-is-soaring-in-nj/

 

NJ 101.5 - Children’s mental health: The services and treatment available in NJ
https://nj1015.com/childrens-mental-health-the-services-and-treatment-available-in-nj/

 

ROI-NJ - NJ chooses Integrity Health for innovative health program for first responders
http://www.roi-nj.com/2019/08/22/healthcare/n-j-chooses-integrity-health-for-innovative-health-program-for-first-responders/

 

STAT News - Can a new Lyme disease vaccine overcome a history of distrust and failure?
https://www.statnews.com/2019/08/22/lyme-disease-vaccine-market/

 

CNN - Want to avoid an early death? Get moving, a study says
https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/22/health/physical-activity-death-trnd/index.html

 

August 21

 

WHYY - NJ service providers say ‘harm reduction’ working on opioids, but more can be done
https://whyy.org/articles/n-j-service-providers-say-harm-reduction-working-on-opioids-but-more-can-be-done/

 

NJBIZ - Following Title X withdrawal, Sweeney wants $8.8M for NJ Planned Parenthood
https://njbiz.com/following-title-x-withdrawal-sweeney-wants-8-8m-nj-planned-parenthood/

 

CNN - Microplastics in drinking water 'don't appear to pose health risk,' WHO says
https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/21/health/who-microplastics-drinking-water-risk-intl/index.html

 

The New York Times - Vaping sicknesses rising: 153 cases reported in 16 states
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/21/health/vaping-marijuana-e-cigarettes.html

 

The New York Times - Opioid treatment is used vastly more in states that expanded Medicaid
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/21/health/opioids-treatment-medicaid.html

 

CNN - Air pollution can kill, even when it meets air quality guidelines, study finds
https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/21/health/air-pollution-deaths-study/index.html

 

NBC News - After withdrawing from Title X, reproductive health clinics scramble for cash
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/after-withdrawing-title-x-reproductive-health-clinics-scramble-cash-n1044431

 

CNN - The climate crisis could make it more dangerous to play sports outdoors
https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/21/health/heat-sports-dangers-study/index.html

 

Kaiser Health News - MDMA, or Ecstasy shows promise as PTSD Treatment
https://khn.org/news/mdma-or-ecstasy-shows-promise-as-a-ptsd-treatment/

 

The New York Times - Exercise may boost mood for women with depression. Having a coach may help.
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/21/well/move/exercise-may-boost-mood-for-women-with-depression-having-a-coach-may-help.html

 

The New York Times - How medicine became the stealth family-friendly profession
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/21/upshot/medicine-family-friendly-profession-women.html

 

NJBIZ - Norcross joins physicians, advocates for People Over Pharma event
https://njbiz.com/norcross-hospital-physicians-and-advocates-call-on-trump-and-congress-to-take-on-big-pharma-lower-prescription-drug-prices/

 

TAPinto - Rutgers Expert: How Adults Can Spot Signs of Mental Illness in Children
https://www.tapinto.net/towns/holmdel-and-colts-neck/categories/news/articles/rutgers-expert-how-adults-can-spot-signs-of-mental-illness-in-children-11

 

NBC News - New guidelines advise more women need to get breast cancer gene test
https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/new-guidelines-advise-more-women-need-to-get-breast-cancer-gene-test-66614341615

 

August 20

 

NJTV - South Jersey lawmaker holds press conference on combating high drug prices
https://www.njtvonline.org/news/video/south-jersey-lawmaker-holds-press-conference-on-combating-high-drug-prices/

 

Daily Journal - NJ appeals judge's order stalling state's new aid-in-dying law
https://www.thedailyjournal.com/story/news/2019/08/19/nj-appeals-judges-order-stalling-aid-dying-law/2051871001/

 

CBS Philly - Vaping Just Once Can Change Body’s Blood Flow, Study Finds
https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2019/08/20/vaping-just-once-can-change-bodys-blood-flow-study-finds/

 

NJ 101.5 - How NJ schools take on children’s mental health
https://nj1015.com/how-nj-schools-take-on-childrens-mental-health/

 

NBC News - Vaping for the first time can damage blood vessels
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/vaping-first-time-can-damage-blood-vessels-n1044216

 

NJBIZ - Supreme Court refuses to lift order blocking doctor-assisted suicides
https://njbiz.com/supreme-court-refuses-lift-order-blocking-doctor-assisted-suicide-law/

 

NJBIZ - HHS awards $1.7M to support NJ health center quality improvement
https://njbiz.com/hhs-awards-1-7-m-to-new-jersey-to-support-health-center-quality-improvement/

 

CBS Philly - Doctors Warn Against Working Out During Peak Sun On Hot And Humid Days
https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2019/08/20/doctors-warn-against-working-out-during-peak-sun-on-hot-and-humid-days/

 

NJBIZ - New Jersey Reentry Corp. unveils Medicated Assisted Treatment services
https://njbiz.com/new-jersey-reentry-corporation-unveils-medicated-assisted-treatment-services/

 

Becker’s Hospital Review - Creditors spar over proposed budget for Philadelphia hospital sale
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/finance/creditors-spar-over-proposed-budget-for-philadelphia-hospital-sale.html

 

Becker’s Hospital Review - 'Cold turkey' not effective treatment for opioid use disorder, say 83% of Americans
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/opioids/cold-turkey-not-effective-treatment-for-opioid-use-disorder-say-83-of-americans.html

 

NBC News - Cases of mysterious vaping-related illnesses rise to at least 127
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/kids-health/cases-mysterious-vaping-related-illnesses-rise-least-127-n1044281

 

August 19

 

STAT News - Could the world see a resurgence of polio? Experts fear a cautionary tale in measles
https://www.statnews.com/2019/08/19/could-the-world-see-a-resurgence-of-polio-experts-fear-a-cautionary-tale-in-measles/

 

The New York Times - Developing new guidelines on Lyme disease
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/19/well/family/developing-new-guidelines-on-lyme-disease.html

 

The New York Times - Why warning pregnant women not to drink can backfire
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/19/upshot/pregnancy-alcohol-warnings-backfire.html

 

NJ 101.5 - NJ a pretty good state for having a baby, report finds
https://nj1015.com/nj-a-pretty-good-state-for-having-a-baby-report-finds/

 

NJBIZ - Planned Parenthood NJ withdrawing from Title X
https://njbiz.com/planned-parenthood-nj-withdrawing-from-title-x/

 

NJBIZ - 25 New Jersey hospitals recognized in 2019 LGBTQ Equality Index
https://njbiz.com/new-jersey-hospitals-recognized-lgbtq-equality-index-2019/

 

NJBIZ - New Jersey Department of Health to hold harm reduction workshop
https://njbiz.com/new-jersey-department-of-health-holds-harm-reduction-workshop/

 

NJ 101.5 - Youth suicide in NJ: The ultimate consequence of mental illness
https://nj1015.com/youth-suicide-in-nj-the-ultimate-consequence-of-mental-illness/

 

NJ 101.5 - Why this doctor is fighting NJ’s ‘Aid in Dying’ assisted suicide law
https://nj1015.com/why-this-doctor-is-fighting-njs-aid-in-dying-assisted-suicide-law/

 

The New York Times - Premature babies lag in vaccinations
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/19/well/family/premature-babies-lag-in-vaccinations.html

 

CNN - New study raises questions about how fluoride affects children's development
https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/19/health/fluoride-neurotoxin-canada-study/index.html

 

CNN - Prescription omega-3s can help some heart patients
https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/19/health/omega-3-prescription-triglycerides-study/index.html

 

NBC News - U.S. records 21 new measles cases as of last week
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/kids-health/us-records-21-new-measles-cases-last-week-n1044001

 

NBC News - Brand-name drug prices still rising - but at slower pace, lower amounts
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-care/brand-name-drug-prices-still-rising-slower-pace-lower-amounts-n1044076

 

Modern Healthcare - ACP calls for ‘stricter’ conflicts standard for clinical guidelines
https://www.modernhealthcare.com/safety-quality/acp-calls-stricter-conflicts-standard-clinical-guidelines

 

Modern Healthcare - 92% of the U.S. population served by HIEs, survey finds
https://www.modernhealthcare.com/information-technology/92-us-population-served-hies-survey-finds

 

The New York Times - Flavonoids in plants may help protect against major killers
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/19/well/eat/flavonoids-eat-plant-foods-heart-disease-cancer.html

 

NJBIZ - The Woodstock generation is paying the price for decades of listening to loud music
https://njbiz.com/give-you-a-what/

 

August 18

 

NBC News - Breakthrough heart surgery gets FDA approval
https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/breakthrough-heart-surgery-gets-fda-approval-66435653918

 

NJ 101.5 - Child mental health – NJ experts on the dangers and signs
https://nj1015.com/child-mental-health-nj-experts-on-the-dangers-and-signs/

 

NBC News - When parents say 'no' to HPV shots, teens have no choice. Some states are changing that.
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/kids-health/when-parents-say-no-hpv-shots-teens-have-no-choice-n1028511?cid=public-rss_20190818

 

August 17

 

CNN - More than 120 cases of lung disease in 15 states could be linked to vaping
https://edition.cnn.com/2019/08/17/health/vaping-lung-disease-states/

 

NJ 101.5 - 23 infected in NJ hepatitis A outbreak – more cases could be coming
https://nj1015.com/23-infected-in-nj-hepatitis-a-outbreak-more-cases-could-be-coming/

 

NJ.com - Preventable deaths at NJ psychiatric hospital spark anger: ‘It’s a babysitting service with pills’
https://www.nj.com/news/2019/08/preventable-deaths-at-nj-psychiatric-hospital-spark-anger-its-a-babysitting-service-with-pills.html

 

August 16

 

CBS Philly - Mosquito-borne illness deadlier than West Nile Virus confirmed in New Jersey, health officials say
https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2019/08/16/mosquito-borne-illness-deadlier-than-west-nile-virus-confirmed-in-new-jersey-health-officials-say/

 

Kaiser Health News - Health plan’s ‘Cadillac tax’ may finally be running out of gas
https://khn.org/news/health-plans-cadillac-tax-may-finally-be-running-out-of-gas/

 

Becker’s Hospital Review - More than 50% of healthcare providers not compliant with HIPAA right of access
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/ehrs/more-than-50-of-healthcare-providers-not-compliant-with-hipaa-right-of-access.html

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Teen and young adult e-smokers much more likely to use marijuana, study finds
https://www.inquirer.com/health/marijuana-e-cigarettes-vaping-nicotine-teenagers-adolescents-young-adults-smoking-20190816.html

 

ROI-NJ - 4 N.J. hospitals ranked NRC Health’s Top 100 for consumer loyalty
https://www.roi-nj.com/2019/08/16/healthcare/4-n-j-hospitals-ranked-nrc-healths-top-100-for-consumer-loyalty/

 

August 15

 

AAFP - Report Examines Benefits of Investing in Primary Care
https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20190815statespending.html

 

NJ Spotlight - AtlanticCare Hospital System expands medical education program
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/08/14/atlanticare-hospital-system-expands-medical-education-program/

 

NJ.com - Judge prevents doctors from helping N.J. patients end their lives
https://www.nj.com/news/2019/08/judge-halts-njs-aid-in-dying-law-lawmaker-says.html

 

NJ Spotlight - Testing and follow-up urged for Newark, doctors caution against panic
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/08/15/testing-and-follow-up-urged-for-newark-doctors-caution-against-hysteria/

 

NJBIZ - Health officials stump for back-to-school vaccinations
https://njbiz.com/health-officials-stump-school-vaccinations/

 

NJ 101.5 - 5+ years without a physical: Examining Millennials’ health habits
https://nj1015.com/5-years-without-a-physical-examining-millennials-health-habits/

 

NJBIZ - Long-term care facilities must have outbreak response plans under new law
https://njbiz.com/legislation-requiring-outbreak-response-plans-long-term-facilities/

 

ROI-NJ - Saint Peter’s, Ross U. School of Medicine partner to increase physician diversity
https://www.roi-nj.com/2019/08/15/education/saint-peters-ross-u-school-of-medicine-partner-to-increase-physician-diversity/

 

Insider NJ - State of New Jersey selects Integrity Health to administer Innovative Health program for First Responders
https://www.insidernj.com/press-release/state-new-jersey-selects-integrity-health-administer-innovative-health-program-first-responders/

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Mass shootings have changed how 1 in 4 adults live, poll finds
https://www.inquirer.com/health/mass-shootings-fear-stay-home-20190815.html

 

NJBIZ - AG issues directive enforcing ‘Extreme Risk’ gun safety law
https://njbiz.com/ag-directive-enforcing-extreme-risk-gun-law/

 

The Wall Street Journal - FDA Pushes for Graphic Health Warnings on Cigarette Packs
https://www.wsj.com/articles/fda-pushes-for-graphic-health-warnings-on-cigarette-packs-11565888689

 

NBC News - Patients hit with surprise medical costs as out-of-network billing surges
https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/patients-hit-with-surprise-medical-costs-as-out-of-network-billing-surges-66221125527

 

NBC News - Cases of vaping-linked breathing problems now reported in 8 states
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/cases-vaping-linked-breathing-problems-now-reported-8-states-n1042796

 

August 13

 

NJ Spotlight - Horizon agreement sparks concerns for some healthcare providers
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/08/12/horizon-agreement-sparks-concerns-for-some-healthcare-providers/

 

CNN - A chlamydia vaccine shows signs of success in an early trial
https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/13/health/chlamydia-vaccine-trial-scli-intl/index.html

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - August is the deadliest month for football players, and it’s not because of injuries
https://www.inquirer.com/health/football-deaths-heat-over-conditioning-ncaa-piaa-20190813.html

 

August 12

 

NJBIZ - Study: Naloxone, quick response save lives of opioid overdose victims
https://njbiz.com/study-naloxone-quick-response-save-lives-opioid-overdose-victims/

 

NJ 101.5 - There’s a hepatitis A outbreak in NJ: How to avoid it
https://nj1015.com/theres-a-hepatitis-a-outbreak-in-nj-how-to-avoid-it/

 

NJBIZ - State-of-the-art pediatric rehabilitation center reopens in Morristown
https://njbiz.com/state-of-the-art-pediatric-rehabilitation-center-reopens-in-morristown/

 

NJBIZ - VNA of Northern NJ to open inpatient hospice at Saint Clare’s Dover Hospital
https://njbiz.com/vna-of-northern-nj-to-open-inpatient-hospice-at-saint-clares-dover-hospital/

 

Fierce Healthcare - Experts: Women's chronic pain different from men's. Healthcare needs to do better treating that
https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/hospitals-health-systems/dr-templeton-women-s-chronic-pain-different-from-men-s

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Surprise out-of-network hospital bills becoming more common, more expensive
https://www.inquirer.com/health/consumer/surprise-hospital-bill-out-of-network-20190812.html

 

Modern Healthcare - CMS: Obamacare exchanges lost 1.2 million enrollees last year
https://www.modernhealthcare.com/insurance/cms-obamacare-exchanges-lost-12-million-enrollees-last-year

 

Modern Healthcare - Trump finalizes rule penalizing legal immigrants for using Medicaid, SNAP
https://www.modernhealthcare.com/medicaid/trump-finalizes-rule-penalizing-legal-immigrants-using-medicaid-snap

 

NBC News - Drinking bleach will not cure cancer or autism, FDA warns
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/drinking-bleach-will-not-cure-cancer-or-autism-fda-warns-n1041636

 

The New York Times - A cure for Ebola? Two new treatments prove highly effective in Congo
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/12/health/ebola-outbreak-cure.html

 

NJ Spotlight - New measure aims to strengthen patient access to palliative care in NJ
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/08/11/new-measure-aims-to-strengthen-patient-access-to-palliative-care-in-nj/

 

NJBIZ - PAs permitted to sign Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment
https://njbiz.com/physician-assistants-sign-polst/

 

NJBIZ - NJDOH to establish ‘My Life, My Plan’
https://njbiz.com/njdoh-my-life-my-plan-now-law/

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Tough restrictions have not stopped Accutane pregnancies. Doctors see ways to do better.
https://www.inquirer.com/health/accutane-pregnancies-ipledge-fda-isotretinoin-20190812.html

 

August 11

 

NJ 101.5 - ‘We want to normalize this’ – more moms in NJ are breastfeeding
https://nj1015.com/we-want-to-normalize-this-more-moms-in-nj-are-breastfeeding/

 

NBC News - Shortage of bone marrow donors a health challenge for minority communities
https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/shortage-of-bone-marrow-donors-a-health-challenge-for-minority-communities-65892421850

August 9

NJBIZ - Kean bill to expand prenatal care signed into law
https://njbiz.com/kean-bill-expand-prenatal-care-signed-law/

 

NJ.com - Medicine can’t undo the ravages of Alzheimer’s. Maybe this new high-tech device can.
https://www.nj.com/healthfit/2019/08/medicine-cant-undo-the-ravages-of-alzheimers-maybe-this-new-high-tech-device-can.html

 

NJ Spotlight - Distribution and use of naloxone rise in NJ and across nation
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/08/08/distribution-and-use-of-naxolone-rise-in-nj-and-across-nation/

 

Philadelphia Business Journal - Here's how Philadelphia-area hospitals fared in PHC4's latest performance report
https://www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia/news/2019/08/09/heres-how-philadelphia-area-hospitals-fared-in.html

 

The Wall Street Journal - Drug shortage leaves patients without immune-disorder treatment
https://www.wsj.com/articles/drug-shortage-leaves-patients-without-immune-disorder-treatment-11565343023

 

CNN - Eat more plants and less meat to live longer and improve heart health, study suggests
https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/09/health/plant-based-diet-heart-disease-study/index.html

 

August 8

 

NJBIZ - HHS awards NJ nearly $5M to combat opioid crisis
https://njbiz.com/hhs-award-fight-nj-opioid-crisis/

 

NorthJersey.com - No vaccine. No treatment. And this rare tick-borne disease can be transmitted within minutes
https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/health/2019/08/08/tick-bite-red-meat-allergy-powassan-virus-nj-ny/1944312001/

 

Becker’s Hospital Review - West Nile virus cases jumped 25% in 2018, CDC says
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/quality/west-nile-virus-cases-jumped-25-in-2018-cdc-says.html

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Opioids are over-prescribed for children who get their tonsils out, study finds
https://www.inquirer.com/health/opioids-overprescribe-children-tonsillectomy-doctors-pain-tonsils-guidelines-national-20190808.html

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Eating poultry instead of red meat may lower breast cancer risk
https://www.inquirer.com/health/poultry-red-meat-diet-reduce-cancer-risk-20190808.html

 

NBC News - FDA backs Gilead's HIV prevention drug Descovy for use as PrEP
https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/fda-backs-gilead-s-hiv-prevention-drug-descovy-use-prep-n1040416

 

NBC News - An extra cup of coffee could up the odds of a migraine
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/extra-cup-coffee-could-odds-migraine-n1040576

 

WEMU 98.1 - Trump team hits brakes on law that would curb unneeded Medicare CT scans, MRIs
https://www.wemu.org/post/trump-team-hits-brakes-law-would-curb-unneeded-medicare-ct-scans-mris

 

Kaiser Health News - Federal experts’ advice on HPV vaccine could leave adults confused
https://khn.org/news/federal-experts-advice-on-hpv-vaccine-could-leave-adults-confused/

 

August 7

 

NJBIZ - Rutgers develops cancer health justice lab in Newark
https://njbiz.com/rutgers-newark-cancer-health-justice-lab/

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Nearly 3 in 10 Philadelphians know someone who’s died from opioid use, Pew survey finds
https://www.inquirer.com/health/opioid-addiction/pew-survey-philadelphians-know-overdose-victims-opioid-crisis-20190806.html

 

The Wall Street Journal - Medical schools are pushed to train doctors for climate change
https://www.wsj.com/articles/medical-schools-are-pushed-to-train-doctors-for-climate-change-11565170205

 

Becker’s Hospital Review - 2 in 3 physicians have debt from med school
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/hospital-physician-relationships/2-in-3-physicians-have-debt-from-med-school.html

 

Becker’s Hospital Review - Patients put in out-of-network care situations frequently, analysis finds
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/finance/patients-put-in-out-of-network-care-situations-frequently-analysis-finds.html

 

Medscape - Common consumer products play a major role in pediatric TBI 
https://khn.org/news/federal-experts-advice-on-hpv-vaccine-could-leave-adults-confused/

 

CNN - FDA investigating 127 reports of seizures, neurological symptoms related to vaping
https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/07/health/ecigarette-seizure-fda-investigation/index.html

 

The Wall Street Journal - Medicare moves to cover costly cell therapies
https://www.wsj.com/articles/medicare-moves-to-cover-costly-cell-therapies-11565226535

 

NJ Spotlight - New Jersey may refuse Title X funding over abortion ‘gag rule’
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/08/06/jersey-may-refuse-title-x-funding-over-abortion-gag-rule/

 

NJ Spotlight - NJ launches nation’s first stress ‘resiliency’ program for police officers
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/08/06/nj-launches-nations-first-stress-resiliency-program-for-police-officers/

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - These Philly-area hospitals had the most complications after hip, knee, bypass, and spinal surgery
https://www.inquirer.com/health/hip-knee-replacement-bypass-best-hospital-20190807.html

 

The New York Times - Arthritis tied to heart disease. Pain relievers may be to blame.
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/07/well/live/arthritis-tied-to-heart-disease-pain-relievers-may-be-to-blame.html

 

August 6

 

NJBIZ - Oliver signs legislation to assist students, hard-of-hearing community
https://njbiz.com/oliver-signs-legislation-assisting-hard-hearing-community/

 

NJ 101.5 - With new tool, NJ doctors are saving you money on prescriptions
https://nj1015.com/with-new-tool-nj-doctors-are-saving-you-money-on-prescriptions/

 

Health Leaders Media - RWJBarnabas Health’s new regional CFO talks value-based care, access
https://www.healthleadersmedia.com/finance/rwjbarnabas-healths-new-regional-cfo-talks-value-based-care-access

 

NBC News - Boom in overdose-reversing drug is tied to fewer opioid deaths
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/boom-overdose-reversing-drug-tied-fewer-opioid-deaths-n1039731

 

NJ Spotlight - With NJ oversight, health insurance exchange could launch a year early
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/08/05/with-nj-oversight-health-insurance-exchange-could-launch-a-year-early/

 

NJBIZ - Just half of New Jersey seniors exercise at least 3 days each week, survey says
https://njbiz.com/clover-health-finds-50-percent-new-jersey-seniors-exercise/

 

August 5

 

NJBIZ - Menendez kicks off National Health Center Week at Project H.O.P.E.
https://njbiz.com/menendez-kicks-off-national-health-center-week/

 

NJBIZ - $1.5M ORIEN award to support Rutgers Cancer Institute researchers
https://njbiz.com/orien-supports-rutgers-cancer-institute-research/

 

WHYY - New Jersey will require violence intervention programs at certain hospitals
https://whyy.org/articles/05jhtrauma/

 

NJTV - NJ moves closer to state-based health insurance marketplace
https://www.njtvonline.org/news/uncategorized/nj-moves-closer-to-state-based-health-insurance-marketplace/

 

NorthJersey.com - NJ aims to help victims of gun violence in wake of mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso
https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/new-jersey/2019/08/05/nj-adds-new-gun-laws-wake-dayton-el-paso-shootings/1921269001/

 

NJ Spotlight - NJ advocates dismiss Trump’s claim video games cause mass shootings
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/08/05/nj-healthcare-advocates-dismiss-trumps-claim-video-games-cause-mass-shootings/

 

The New York Times - Sickle cell disease still tends to be overlooked
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/05/upshot/sickle-cell-disease-overlooked.html

 

CNN - Blaming mass shootings on mental illness is 'inaccurate' and 'stigmatizing,' experts say
https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/05/health/mass-shootings-mental-illness-trump/index.html

 

Yahoo! News - US military families face challenges getting healthcare for kids
https://news.yahoo.com/us-military-families-face-challenges-213859474.html

 

NJ Spotlight - New online tools helps NJ prescribes to identify cheaper drug options
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/08/04/cheaper-drug-options-new-online-tool-helps-nj-prescribers-to-identify-them/

 

NJBIZ - DOH celebrates National Health Center Week in NJ
https://njbiz.com/njdoh-celebrates-national-health-center-week/

 

NJBIZ - Dr. Kristine Gedroic, a Montclair doctor, says the road to wellness means looking beyond symptoms
https://njbiz.com/gut-check-wellness-means-beyond-symptoms/

 

STAT News - Some people should stop being screened for cancer. Convincing them isn’t always easy
https://www.statnews.com/2019/08/05/cancer-screening-stop-discussion/

 

August 5

 

NJ Spotlight - New online tools helps NJ prescribes to identify cheaper drug options
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/08/04/cheaper-drug-options-new-online-tool-helps-nj-prescribers-to-identify-them/

 

NJBIZ - DOH celebrates National Health Center Week in NJ
https://njbiz.com/njdoh-celebrates-national-health-center-week/

 

NJBIZ - Dr. Kristine Gedroic, a Montclair doctor, says the road to wellness means looking beyond symptoms
https://njbiz.com/gut-check-wellness-means-beyond-symptoms/

 

STAT News - Some people should stop being screened for cancer. Convincing them isn’t always easy
https://www.statnews.com/2019/08/05/cancer-screening-stop-discussion/

 

August 4

 

NJ 101.5 - A home health care nursing shortage is looming in Jersey
https://nj1015.com/a-home-health-care-nursing-shortage-is-looming-in-jersey/

 

NJ.com - NJ’s largest health care chain is growing again
https://www.nj.com/business/2019/08/njs-largest-health-care-chain-is-growing-again.html

 

August 3

 

NJ 101.5 - NJ partners with hospitals to develop affordable housing
https://nj1015.com/nj-partners-with-hospitals-to-develop-affordable-housing/

 

August 2

 

The New York Times - A brain scan may predict Alzheimer’s. Should you get one?
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/02/health/alzheimers-brain-scan.html

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Is your weight aging your brain?
https://www.inquirer.com/health/weight-obesity-aging-brain-alzheimers-bmi-cortical-thinning-miami-latino-20190802.html

 

NJBIZ - Summit explores using Affordable Care Act to tackle NJ housing needs
https://njbiz.com/using-aca-tackling-nj-housing-needs/

 

CNN - More people are dying from drugs in urban areas than in rural areas
https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/02/health/rural-urban-drug-overdose-mortality-rates/index.html

 

The New York Times - Sesame allergy more common than once thought, study finds
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/02/health/sesame-food-allergies.html

 

NJ Spotlight - Hospital housing initiative grows beyond expectations, funding too
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/08/01/state-official-hospitals-housing-initiative-is-growing-beyond-expectations/

 

My Central Jersey - New Jersey children’s hospital ranks 34th in the nation for neonatology
https://www.mycentraljersey.com/story/sponsor-story/saint-peters/2019/08/02/new-jersey-childrens-hospital-ranks-34th-nation-neonatology/1877526001/

 

August 1

 

WCBS Newsradio 880 - NJ Terminally Ill Patients Allowed To End Their Lives Under 'Right To Die' Law
https://wcbs880.radio.com/articles/nj-terminally-ill-patients-allowed-end-their-lives-under-right-die-law

 

NJTV - Medical aid in dying law goes into effect
https://www.njtvonline.org/news/video/medical-aid-in-dying-law-goes-into-effect/

 

NJBIZ - NJDOH lists honorees in childhood immunization campaign
https://njbiz.com/njdoh-announces-childhood-immunization-campaign-awardees/

 

NJTV - Summit makes connection between housing and health
https://www.njtvonline.org/news/video/summit-makes-connection-between-housing-and-health/

 

NJBIZ - University Hospital reaches milestone 1,500 successful liver transplants
https://njbiz.com/university-hospitals-reaches-liver-transplant-milestone/

 

NJ 101.5 - Mixed grades for NJ on latest cancer policy report card
https://nj1015.com/mixed-grades-for-nj-on-latest-cancer-policy-report-card/

 

NJBIZ - Atlantic Health leaders take center stage at Modern Healthcare conference
https://njbiz.com/atlantic-health-leaders-take-center-stage/

 

Philadelphia Business Journal - $250M Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital expansion hits key milestone
https://www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia/news/2019/08/01/250mjefferson-cherry-hill-hospital-expansion-hits.html

 

CBS New York - New York Resident Dies From Rare Tick-Borne Virus Causing Brain Swelling, More Cases Reported In
https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2019/08/01/new-york-death-tick-borne-virus/

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Philadelphia officials declare health emergency over hepatitis A outbreak
https://www.inquirer.com/health/hepatitis-a-outbreak-emergency-philadelphia-20190801.html

 

STAT News - How our health systems are working to prevent hospital drug shortages
https://www.statnews.com/2019/08/01/hospital-drug-shortages/

 

NJBIZ - NJDOH lists honorees in childhood immunization campaign
https://njbiz.com/njdoh-announces-childhood-immunization-campaign-awardees/

 

American Medical Association - When patients’ social needs are met, doctors feel less burnout
https://www.ama-assn.org/practice-management/physician-health/when-patients-social-needs-are-met-doctors-feel-less-burnout

 

NJ.com - Pig ear treats for dogs making pets, owners sick in expanding salmonella outbreak, feds say
https://www.nj.com/healthfit/2019/08/pig-ear-treats-for-dogs-making-pets-owners-sick-in-expanding-salmonella-outbreak-feds-say.html

 

NJ.com - Starting today, N.J. will let terminally ill patients decide when to die. Here are the details.
https://www.nj.com/healthfit/2019/08/terminally-ill-patients-can-now-decide-when-to-die-what-you-need-to-know-about-nj-law.html

 

NJ Spotlight - NJ gets mixed grades on annual cancer policy report card
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/07/31/nj-gets-mixed-grades-on-annual-cancer-policy-report-card/

 

July 31

 

NJ 101.5 - What you need to know about the flesh-eating bacteria in NJ
https://nj1015.com/what-you-need-to-know-about-the-flesh-eating-bacteria-in-nj/

 

ROI-NJ - Hackensack Meridian Health bolsters nursing home capabilities with 3 purchases
http://www.roi-nj.com/2019/07/31/healthcare/hackensack-meridian-health-bolsters-nursing-home-capabilities-with-3-purchases/

 

NJ.com - Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital expansion marks a milestone with topping off ceremony
https://www.nj.com/news/2019/07/jefferson-cherry-hill-hospital-expansion-marks-a-milestone-with-topping-off-ceremony.html

 

CNN - Chemo-free drug combo shows 'dramatic' improvement against common leukemia in adults
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/31/health/cancer-leukemia-ibrutinib-study/index.html

 

The New York Times - Medicare for all? For more? Here’s how Medicare works
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/31/health/medicare-insurance.html

 

Yahoo! Lifestyle - The new test every heavy smoker 55 and older should ask their doctor about
https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/this-new-lung-cancer-screening-tool-is-designed-to-catch-the-disease-early-on-002526831.html

NJ Spotlight - NJ works to curb Hepatitis A outbreak as infection spreads in many states
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/07/30/nj-works-to-control-outbreak-of-hepatitis-a-as-infection-spreads-in-many-states/

 

NJBIZ - RWJBarnabas hires 350 in Newark with local hire, buy, invest mission
https://njbiz.com/rwjbarnabas-hires-350-newark-local-hire-buy-invest-mission/

 

Rev Cycle Intelligence - Balancing Specialty and Primary Care Lowers Costs for ACOs
https://revcycleintelligence.com/news/balancing-specialty-and-primary-care-lowers-costs-for-acos

 

CBS Philly - New Jersey hospitals a hot spot for dangerous, drug-resistant fungal infection, officials warn
https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2019/07/30/new-jersey-hospitals-a-hot-spot-for-dangerous-drug-resistant-fungal-infection-officials-warn/

 

STAT News - 5 ways artificial intelligence is already changing cardiac care
https://www.statnews.com/2019/07/31/artificial-intelligence-changing-cardiac-care/

 

NBC News - U.S. to set up plan allowing prescription drugs from Canada
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/us-set-plan-allowing-prescription-drugs-canada-n1037156

 

NBC News - One in 10 older adults binge drinks, increasing health risks
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/aging/one-10-older-adults-binge-drinks-increasing-health-risks-n1036091

July 30

 

NJ 101.5 - People with mental illness have a significantly shorter life span
https://nj1015.com/people-with-mental-illness-have-a-significantly-shorter-life-span/

 

6 ABC - Officials and doctors in New Jersey warn about air quality
https://6abc.com/weather/officials-and-doctors-in-new-jersey-warn-about-air-quality/5430603/

 

CNN - Your heartburn drugs may be giving you allergies, study suggests
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/30/health/heartburn-drugs-allergies-study/index.html

 

The Wall Street Journal - Anxiety looks different in men
https://www.wsj.com/articles/anxiety-looks-different-in-men-11564494352

 

NJ Spotlight - Preventing, healing childhood trauma before it damages kids’ chances
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/07/29/preventing-healing-childhood-trauma-before-it-damages-kids-chances/

 

NJ.com - Here are New Jersey’s top 15 hospitals, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report
https://www.nj.com/business/2019/07/here-are-new-jerseys-top-15-hospitals-as-ranked-by-us-news-world-report.html

 

July 29

 

NJBIZ - Rutgers end-of-life experts discuss New Jersey’s new aid-in-dying law
https://njbiz.com/rutgers-experts-discuss-new-jerseys-aid-dying-law/

 

American Medical Association - End-of-life care: What to do when physician colleagues disagree
https://www.ama-assn.org/delivering-care/ethics/end-life-care-what-do-when-physician-colleagues-disagree

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Cold medicines are not for little kids, experts say. Doctors seem to be getting the message.
https://www.inquirer.com/health/rutgers-cold-medicines-children-doctors-prescriptions-20190729.html

 

Philadelphia Business Journal - Temple reaches deal to sell Fox Chase Cancer Center to Jefferson
https://www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia/news/2019/07/29/temple-reaches-deal-to-sell-fox-chase-cancer.html

 

Becker’s Hospital Review - US adults sit for 6.4 hours a day, study finds
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/population-health/us-adults-sit-for-6-4-hours-a-day-study-finds.html

 

Becker’s Hospital Review - Mayo Clinic finds physician burnout may increase racial bias
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/hospital-physician-relationships/mayo-clinic-finds-physician-burnout-may-increase-racial-bias.html

 

Modern Healthcare - CMS issues guidance on services for moms, babies with opioid disorder
https://www.modernhealthcare.com/medicaid/cms-issues-guidance-services-moms-babies-opioid-disorder?

 

The Wall Street Journal - Hospitals may be forced to disclose discount rates negotiated with insurers
https://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-proposes-forcing-hospitals-to-disclose-discount-rates-negotiated-with-insurers-11564431303

 

The Wall Street Journal - A new genetic explanation for anorexia
https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-new-genetic-explanation-for-anorexia-11564415094

 

The New York Times - The challenge of diagnosing Lyme disease
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/29/well/family/the-challenge-of-diagnosing-lyme-disease.html

 

NJBIZ - New Jersey nurses can benefit from a multistate Nurse Licensure Compact, but Pennsylvania and New York need to come on board
https://njbiz.com/crossing-borders-nurse-licensure-compact/

 

NJ.com - DEP commissioner: Here’s why it’s harmful to swim in some of NJ's most popular lakes
https://www.nj.com/opinion/2019/07/dep-commissioner-heres-why-its-harmful-to-swim-in-some-of-njs-most-popular-lakes.html

 

CNN - Study reveals common products linked to most traumatic brain injuries in kids
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/29/health/traumatic-brain-injuries-children-products-study/index.html

 

The Wall Street Journal - For many diabetes patients, skin patches and phones are replacing finger pricks
https://www.wsj.com/articles/devices-for-diabetes-patients-spur-growth-at-medical-firms-11564392603

 

July 28

 

NJ.com - N.J. will let terminally ill patients decide when it’s time to die, beginning Thursday
https://www.nj.com/healthfit/2019/07/nj-will-let-terminally-patients-decide-when-its-time-to-die-beginning-thursday.html

 

STAT News - Despite calls to start over, U.S. health system covers 90% of Americans
https://www.statnews.com/2019/07/28/health-system-covers-90-percent-americans/

 

July 26

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Type 2 diabetes management among African Americans influenced by family experience, study finds
https://www.inquirer.com/health/type-2-diabetes-management-among-african-americans-influenced-by-family-experience-study-finds-20190726.html

 

NJ Spotlight - NJ signs multistate nursing licensing compact
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/07/25/nj-signs-multistate-nursing-licensing-compact/

 

Burlington County Times - Data: Over 98 million pain pills flooded Burlington County over 7 years
https://www.burlingtoncountytimes.com/news/20190726/data-over-98-million-pain-pills-flooded-burlington-county-over-7-years

 

Delaware Online - ‘Flesh-eating’ bacteria creeping north as threat grows, doctors warn
https://www.delawareonline.com/restricted/?return=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.delawareonline.com%2Fstory%2Fnews%2Flocal%2F2019%2F07%2F26%2Fflesh-eating-bacteria-creeping%2F1448095001%2F

 

STAT News - Health websites are notoriously misleading. So we rated their reliability
https://www.statnews.com/2019/07/26/health-websites-are-notoriously-misleading-so-we-rated-their-reliability/

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - ‘World’s most relaxing song’ is an alternative to sedatives for surgical anxiety, Penn finds
https://www.inquirer.com/health/music-anxiety-surgery-nerve-block-weightless-20190726.html

 

STAT News - WHO, preparing for the worst, makes plans for reduced doses of Ebola vaccine
https://www.statnews.com/2019/07/26/who-preparing-for-the-worst-makes-plans-for-reduced-doses-of-ebola-vaccine/

 

July 25

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - First CRISPR study inside the body to start in US
https://www.inquirer.com/wires/ap/first-crispr-study-inside-body-start-us-20190725.html

 

NJ.com - State’s 17th case of measles reported, anyone who visited this N.J. synagogue may have been exposed
https://www.nj.com/news/2019/07/states-17th-case-of-measles-reported-anyone-who-visited-this-nj-synagogue-may-have-been-exposed.html

 

NJ 101.5 - NJ drug overdose death rate drops slightly: What’s working?
https://nj1015.com/nj-drug-overdose-death-rate-drops-slightly-whats-working/

 

NJ.com - Is ‘Medicare for All’ the new ‘Repeal and Replace’?
https://www.nj.com/opinion/2019/07/is-medicare-for-all-the-new-repeal-and-replace.html

 

NJBIZ - NJIT researchers use big data to track, treat drug abuse
https://njbiz.com/njit-researchers-use-big-data-track-treat-drug-abuse/

 

The New York Times - Juul targeted schools, camps and youth programs, house panel claims
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/25/health/juul-teens-vaping.html#

 

CNN - People in the United States are misusing antibiotics, study says
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/25/health/antibiotics-unprescribed-study/index.html

 

Becker’s Hospital Review - 68% of healthcare leaders optimistic about Trump's price transparency order, survey finds
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/finance/68-of-healthcare-leaders-optimistic-about-trump-s-price-transparency-order-survey-finds.html

 

Kaiser Health News - Critical Medical Mystery Illuminates The Dramatic Role AI Could Play Not In Replacing Doctors But Guiding Them
https://khn.org/morning-breakout/critical-medical-mystery-illuminates-the-dramatic-role-ai-could-play-not-in-replacing-doctors-but-guiding-them/

 

The New York Times - Most High-Risk Men Don’t Take PrEP to Prevent H.I.V.
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/25/well/live/most-high-risk-men-dont-take-prep-to-prevent-hiv.html

 

NJ Spotlight - Rutgers vape video looks to clear the air about e-cigarettes
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/07/24/rutgers-vape-video-looks-to-clear-the-air-about-e-cigarettes/

 

NJ.com - New hospital opening soon will employ 1,400  
https://www.nj.com/gloucester-county/2019/07/new-hospital-opening-soon-will-employ-1400.html

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - 5 questions: Penn doctors study why elderly patients become confused after surgery
https://www.inquirer.com/health/post-operative-delirium-elderly-surgery-confusion-20190725.html

 

CNN - Death rates climbing among young and middle-age US adults
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/24/health/death-rates-us-adults-bn/index.html

 

July 24

 

NJBIZ - NJHA to enhance statewide emergency preparedness with $3.1M NJDOH grant
https://njbiz.com/new-jersey-hospital-association-3-1-million-statewide-emergency-preparedness/

 

NJBIZ - NJ’s medicinal marijuana program triples patient count under Murphy
https://njbiz.com/njs-medicinal-marijuana-program-triples-patient-count-murphy/

 

NJBIZ - NJHA to enhance statewide emergency preparedness with $3.1M NJDOH grant
https://njbiz.com/new-jersey-hospital-association-3-1-million-statewide-emergency-preparedness/

 

Becker’s Hospital Review - Physician viewpoint: Digitizing primary care risks excluding the neediest populations
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/consumerism/physician-viewpoint-digitizing-primary-care-risks-excluding-the-neediest-populations.html

 

Philadelphia Business Journal - Hahnemann to release residents, fellows over next 2 weeks
https://www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia/news/2019/07/24/hahnemann-to-release-residents-fellows-over-next-2.html

 

Yahoo! Finance - NJ, citing 'questionable' costs, pushes for more transparency at private hospitals
https://news.yahoo.com/nj-pushes-for-more-transparency-amid-questionable-spending-173933378.html

 

CNN - US fertility rate falls to 'all-time low,' CDC says
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/24/health/fertility-rate-births-2018-cdc-study/index.html

 

CBS News - Salmonella outbreak tied to pig-ear dog treats expands to 27 states
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/pig-ear-dog-treats-linked-to-salmonella-as-outbreak-expands-to-27-states/

 

NBC News - Latina and black adolescents may be more vulnerable to reproductive coercion
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/latina-black-adolescents-may-be-more-vulnerable-reproductive-coercion-n1031711

 

Kaiser Health News - When a doctor’s screen time detracts from face time with patients
https://khn.org/news/when-a-doctors-screen-time-detracts-from-face-time-with-patients/

 

ROI-NJ - NJ scores surprisingly well on home health care costs, study finds
https://www.roi-nj.com/2019/07/24/healthcare/n-j-scores-surprisingly-well-on-home-health-care-costs-study-finds/

July 23

 

NJ 101.5 - NJ congressman’s No Surprises Act would nix sneaky medical bills
https://nj1015.com/nj-congressmans-no-surprises-act-would-nix-sneaky-medical-bills/

 

NJ Spotlight - Pallone among several lawmakers trying to cut surprise medical bills
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/07/23/pallone-among-several-lawmakers-trying-to-reduce-surprise-bills-nationwide/

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - As Hahnemann’s patient count dwindles to single digits, Temple and Jefferson see uptick in patients
https://www.inquirer.com/health/hahnemann-temple-patients-er-20190723.html

 

NJ.com - 5 healthy habits that ‘all but guarantee’ you won’t get Alzheimer’s
https://www.nj.com/healthfit/2019/07/5-healthy-habits-that-all-but-guarantee-you-wont-get-alzheimers.html

 

NBC News - Hospitals are offering free hernia screenings, but do patients need them?
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/hospitals-are-offering-free-hernia-screenings-do-patients-need-them-n1032766

 

The New York Times - Someday, an arm implant may prevent HIV infection for a year
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/23/health/hiv-aids-implant.html

 

CNN - Air pollution may have killed 30,000 people in a single year, study says
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/23/health/air-pollution-us-deaths-study/index.html

 

CNN - Beaches across America showed unsafe levels of pollution last year, a study finds
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/23/health/us-beaches-pollution-study-trnd/index.html

 

Healthline - Why taking antibiotics without a prescription is so dangerous
https://www.healthline.com/health-news/why-taking-an-antibiotic-without-a-prescription-is-so-dangerous

 

NJBIZ - Maziarz named interim acting commissioner at NJDOH
https://njbiz.com/maziarz-named-interim-acting-commissioner-new-jersey-department-health/

 

STAT News - The superbug Candida auris is giving rise to warnings — and big questions
https://www.statnews.com/2019/07/23/the-superbug-candida-auris-is-giving-rise-to-warnings-and-big-questions/

 

NJ Spotlight - Federal judge orders mediation in Greystone Psychiatric lawsuit
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/07/22/federal-judge-orders-mediation-in-greystone-psychiatric-lawsuit/

 

Health Leaders - Follow 10 tips to improve primary care quality
https://www.healthleadersmedia.com/clinical-care/follow-10-tips-improve-primary-care-quality

 

NBC News - Deadly fungal infections may increase with global warming
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/deadly-fungal-infections-may-increase-global-warming-n1032366

 

CNN - More people try drugs for the first time in the summer, study says
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/23/health/drug-use-summer-study-trnd/index.html

 

July 22

 

CNN - Eating a plant-based diet might help prevent type 2 diabetes, study suggests
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/22/health/plant-based-diet-diabetes-study/index.html

 

NJBIZ - A leading diabetes expert says treatment is out of reach for some Type 1 patients
https://njbiz.com/limited-access/

 

NJBIZ - How a value-based payment program is paying off
https://njbiz.com/role-model/

 

NJTV - Have you been hit with surprise medical expenses? This bill is looking to fix that
https://www.njtvonline.org/news/video/have-you-been-hit-with-surprise-medical-expenses-this-bill-is-looking-to-fix-that/

 

ROI-NJ - Murphy names Maziarz to run DOH … for a week
http://www.roi-nj.com/2019/07/22/healthcare/murphy-names-maziarz-to-run-doh-for-a-week/

 

Patient Engagement Hit - Low Investments in Primary Care Access Leaves Gaps in Quality
https://patientengagementhit.com/news/low-investments-in-primary-care-access-leaves-gaps-in-quality

 

NJBIZ - The state has begun the process of expanding its medical cannabis program, with significant changes from the last round
https://njbiz.com/patiently-working/

 

Philadelphia Business Journal - Hahnemann, Tower Health residency program sale to take longer than planned
https://www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia/news/2019/07/22/hahnemann-tower-health-residency-program-sale-to.html

 

NBC News - Millions should stop taking aspirin for heart health, study says
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/heart-health/millions-should-stop-taking-aspirin-heart-health-study-says-n1032566

 

NBC News - Revamped OxyContin was supposed to reduce abuse, but has it?
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/revamped-oxycontin-was-supposed-reduce-abuse-has-it-n1032346

 

CNN - Boys are hitting puberty earlier, partially due to rise in BMI, study suggests
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/22/health/boys-earlier-puberty-study/index.html

 

CNN - Evolution may be why humans are prone to heart attacks, study says
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/22/health/heart-attacks-human-evolution-scn/index.html

 

Becker’s Hospital Review - 2 dead, 768 sickened in 48-state Salmonella outbreak
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/quality/2-dead-768-sickened-in-48-state-salmonella-outbreak.html

 

STAT News - Do as the doctor says, not as he or she does
https://www.statnews.com/2019/07/22/doctors-information-personal-health-decisions/

 

NJBIZ - NJ nurses able to practice outside state borders under newly signed law
https://njbiz.com/nj-nurses-able-practice-outside-state-borders-newly-signed-law/

 

July 21

 

NJ.com - A new virus-carrying mosquito could have NJ in its blood-sucking sights
https://www.nj.com/healthfit/2019/07/a-new-virus-carrying-mosquito-could-have-nj-in-its-blood-sucking-sights.html

 

The Daily Progress - Vital Signs: Dispelling myths about lung cancer screening
https://www.dailyprogress.com/entertainment/vital-signs-dispelling-myths-about-lung-cancer-screening/article_e3e1ccef-a595-57b2-9f96-4a22213044db.html

 

July 20

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Pregnant women should get out of this heat, federal studies warn
https://www.inquirer.com/health/heat-baby-premature-birth-low-birth-weight-infant-heatwave-pregnant-women-mothers-20190720.html

 

NBC News - Concerns over health as heat wave hits much of U.S.
https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/concerns-over-health-as-heat-wave-hits-much-of-u-s-64225349754

 

July 19

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Just 30 patients remain at Hahnemann University Hospital, residents tell judge
https://www.inquirer.com/health/hahnemann-university-hospital-bankruptcy-court-residents-20190719.html

 

NBC News - Growing number of pregnant women using marijuana
https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/growing-number-of-pregnant-women-using-marijuana-64181317754

 

STAT News - What the Ebola emergency means, what it doesn’t mean, and what’s next
https://www.statnews.com/2019/07/19/what-the-ebola-emergency-means-what-it-doesnt-mean-and-whats-next/

 

NBC News - Don't fry: 3 stages of heat stroke you need to know
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/don-t-fry-3-stages-heat-stroke-you-need-know-n774651

 

CNN - How heat waves can kill -- and how to stay safe
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/19/health/heat-wave-health/index.html

 

NJ 101.5 - Federal rules creating a doctor shortage in NJ
https://nj1015.com/federal-rules-creating-a-doctor-shortage-in-nj/

 

Becker’s Hospital Review - Injection safety lapses led to New Jersey's septic arthritis outbreak, investigators say
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/quality/injection-safety-lapses-led-to-new-jersey-s-septic-arthritis-outbreak-investigators-say.html

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Philadelphia-area hospitals say the opioid crisis remains the region’s top health priority
https://www.inquirer.com/health/opioid-crisis-pennsylvania-hospitals-health-assessment-20190718.html

 

Asbury Park Press -Drug deaths in NJ drop for first time in five years, but remain high
https://www.app.com/story/news/2019/07/19/drug-deaths-nj-drop-first-time-five-years-but-remain-high/1770822001/

 

July 18

 

Fierce Healthcare - Spending more on primary care translates to better patient outcomes, report says
https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/practices/spending-more-primary-care-translates-to-better-patient-outcomes-report-says

 

NJ.com - How 1.5 billion painkillers flooded NJ and sparked an epidemic that’s killed nearly 20K people
https://www.nj.com/data/2019/07/tracking-the-15-billion-painkillers-that-flooded-nj-and-sparked-an-epidemic-thats-killed-nearly-20k.html

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Drexel president announces job losses for clinical faculty and staff due to Hahnemann closure
https://www.inquirer.com/health/drexel-hahnemann-medical-college-close-residents-20190718.html

 

NBC News -What is a healthy blood pressure?
https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/smart-facts/what-healthy-blood-pressure-n986036

 

NBC News - Medical mistakes harm more than 1 in 10 patients. Many are preventable.
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/medical-mistakes-harm-more-1-10-patients-many-are-preventable-n1030996

 

CNN - Newly released data shows flow of billions of pain pills from drug companies
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/18/health/opioid-arcos-database/index.html

 

CNN - Broken heart syndrome and cancer are connected, scientists say
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/18/health/broken-heart-syndrome-cancer-trnd/index.html

 

CNN - Link between diabetes and heart failure stronger in women than men, study says
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/18/health/diabetes-heart-failure-women-study/index.html

 

CNN - What a doctor wishes patients knew about the end
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/18/opinions/doctor-advice-facing-death-miller/index.html

 

Becker’s Hospital Review - Strong job market linked to higher flu rates
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/quality/strong-job-market-linked-to-higher-flu-rates.html

 

NJ.com - These headaches for NJ medical marijuana patients should go away, starting now
https://www.nj.com/marijuana/2019/07/these-headaches-for-nj-medical-marijuana-patients-should-go-away-starting-now.html

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Doctor’s advice to patients: Don’t ever think you’re wasting my time
https://www.inquirer.com/health/doctors-advice-primary-care-20190718.html

 

Kaiser Health News - Common medications can masquerade as dementia in seniors
https://khn.org/news/common-medications-can-masquerade-as-dementia-in-seniors/

 

July 16

 

Philadelphia Business Journal - Hahnemann stops ER admissions today, releases shutdown timeline
https://www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia/news/2019/07/16/hahnemann-sets-timeline-for-how-and-when-the.html

 

NBC News - New clues on why women's Alzheimer's risk differs from men's
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/new-clues-why-women-s-alzheimer-s-risk-differs-men-n1030371

 

CNN - Why people with mental illness may face poorer physical health and early death
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/16/health/mental-illness-poor-health-study/index.html

 

CNN - Women with paying jobs see slower memory loss later in life, study says
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/16/health/women-jobs-memory-loss-study-trnd/index.html

 

NJ Spotlight - Signing three bills, Murphy adds weapons to war against addiction
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/07/15/signing-three-bills-murphy-adds-weapons-to-war-against-addiction/

 

NJ Spotlight - NJ lawmakers seek to lift federal limits on homegrown doctors
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/07/15/nj-lawmakers-seek-to-lift-federal-cap-on-homegrown-doctors/

 

CNN - Scientists have found that anorexia is linked to metabolism
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/15/health/anorexia-linked-metabolism-trnd/index.html

July 15

 

NJBIZ - Murphy signs legislation to combat opioid crisis
https://njbiz.com/murphy-signs-opioid-crisis-legislation/

 

NJBIZ - Proposed legislation would address physician shortage
https://njbiz.com/proposed-physician-shortage-legislation/

 

Medical Express - Partnering with a pharmacist may decrease burnout among primary care providers
https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-07-partnering-pharmacist-decrease-burnout-primary.html

 

The Washington Post - America to face a shortage of primary care physicians within a decade or so
https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/america-to-face-a-shortage-of-primary-care-physicians-within-a-decade-or-so/2019/07/12/0cf144d0-a27d-11e9-bd56-eac6bb02d01d_story.html?

 

Burlington County Times - NJ legislation requiring warning labels on opioid bottles now law
https://www.burlingtoncountytimes.com/news/20190715/nj-legislation-requiring-warning-labels-on-opioid-bottles-now-law

 

NorthJersey.com - More residency programs could solve growing doctor shortage in New Jersey, officials say
https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/2019/07/15/more-residency-programs-could-fix-nj-doctor-shortage-officials-say/1736949001/

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Today’s seniors report fewer depression symptoms than their parents
https://www.inquirer.com/news/depression-pitt-seniors-older-adults-pittsburgh-20190714.html

 

NBC News - Scientists close in on blood test for Alzheimer’s
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/scientists-close-blood-test-alzheimer-s-n1030061

 

NBC News - 20 million children worldwide miss out on lifesaving vaccines, UN warns
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/kids-health/20-million-children-worldwide-miss-out-life-saving-vaccines-u-n1029901

 

CNN - A 'wake-up' call: Your health before age 40 is tied to heart risks later in life
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/15/health/blood-pressure-cholesterol-heart-disease-risk-study/index.html

 

CNN - Adults who vape are more likely to quit cigarettes, study finds
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/15/health/e-cigarettes-quit-smoking-study/index.html

 

The Wall Street Journal - Should you find out if you’re at risk of Alzheimer’s?
https://www.wsj.com/articles/should-you-find-out-if-youre-at-risk-of-alzheimers-11563196415

 

Kaiser Health News - Even when HIV prevention drug is covered, other costs block treatment
https://khn.org/news/even-when-hiv-prevention-drug-is-covered-other-costs-block-treatment/

 

NJ.com - Who takes care of mom and dad in the nursing home? In N.J., the answer is sometimes hardly anyone.
https://www.nj.com/news/2019/07/who-takes-care-of-mom-and-dad-in-the-nursing-home-in-nj-the-answer-is-sometimes-no-one.html

 

Bridgewater Courier News - NJ’s shortage of private duty nurses taking toll on families
https://www.mycentraljersey.com/story/news/health/2019/07/15/njs-shortage-private-duty-nurses-taking-toll-families/1571474001/

 

CNN - Your lifestyle can lower your dementia risk, even if you have high genetic risk, study says
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/14/health/dementia-risk-lifestyle-study/index.html

 

ROI-NJ - Prism Vision Group officially launches in N.J.
https://www.roi-nj.com/2019/07/15/healthcare/prism-vision-group-officially-launches-in-n-j/

 

NBC News - Dangerous bacteria can survive disinfectant, putting patients at risk
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/dangerous-bacteria-can-survive-disinfectant-putting-patients-risk-n1029231

 

July 14

 

STAT News - LGBT people more likely than counterparts to report memory problems, survey finds
https://www.statnews.com/2019/07/14/lgbt-memory-problems-survey-alzheimers/

 

July 13

 

NJ 101.5 - Measles returns to Ocean County – medical office exposed July 10
https://nj1015.com/measles-returns-to-ocean-county-medical-office-exposed-july-10/

 

TAPinto Bloomfield - Gov. Murphy Signs 'Bill Ricci Law' to Protect 9/11 First Responders
https://www.tapinto.net/towns/bloomfield/sections/health-and-wellness/articles/gov-murphy-signs-bill-ricci-law-to-protect-9-11-first-responders-5

 

WPG Talk Radio - Will West Nile virus cases spike in the Garden State?
https://wpgtalkradio.com/will-west-nile-virus-cases-spike-in-the-garden-state/

 

The National Law Review - New Jersey’s Amended Medical Marijuana Law Provides Job Protections And Includes Drug Testing Procedures
https://www.natlawreview.com/article/new-jersey-s-amended-medical-marijuana-law-provides-job-protections-and-includes

 

TAPinto Livingston - Atlantic Health, Kindred Healthcare Celebrate Completion of Rehabilitation Hospital
https://www.tapinto.net/towns/livingston/sections/health-and-wellness/articles/atlantic-health-kindred-healthcare-celebrate-completion-of-rehabilitation-hospital

 

July 12

 

AAFP - We Can't Leave Health Care Policies to Chance
https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20190712lv-boardwalk.html

 

Physician’s Weekly - U.S. appeals court blocks Trump administration birth control exemptions
https://www.physiciansweekly.com/u-s-appeals-court-blocks/

 

North Jersey - NJ’s newest medical school welcomes 91 students who speak 23 languages
https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/passaic/clifton/2019/07/12/hackensack-meridian-medical-school-welcomes-91-students-in-second-class/1715723001/

 

NJBIZ - Hackensack Meridian receives $3.4M for nurse practitioner residency program
https://njbiz.com/hackensack-meridian-receives-nurse-practitioner-residency-program-funding/

 

Asbury Park Press - NJ medical marijuana dispensary could open in Eatontown, first at Jersey Shore
https://www.app.com/story/news/local/new-jersey/marijuana/2019/07/12/new-jersey-medical-marijuana-garden-state-dispensary-woodbridge-eatontown-phil-murphy/1715440001/

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Hahnemann will stop admitting patients through ER July 17; Main Line could take 40 residents
https://www.inquirer.com/health/hahnemann-er-emergency-admissions-20190712.html

 

Hudson county hospitals facing new criticism over financial practices
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/07/11/hudson-county-hospitals-facing-new-criticism-over-financial-practices/

 

Hackensack Meridian medical school enrolls second class
https://njbiz.com/hackensack-meridian-medical-school-enrolls-second-class/

July 11

 

Additional ‘protection’ sought for NJ patients referred out of state
https://nj1015.com/additional-protection-sought-for-nj-patients-referred-out-of-state/

 

Geisinger and AtlantiCare open a medical school campus in Atlantic City
https://www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia/news/2019/07/11/geisinger-and-atlanticare-open-a-medical-school.html

 

Shortening trainee doctor hours hasn't harmed patients
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/shortening-trainee-doctor-hours-hasn-t-harmed-patients-n1028811

 

Cutting about 300 calories a day might benefit your heart, study finds
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/shortening-trainee-doctor-hours-hasn-t-harmed-patients-n1028811

 

NJ Spotlight - NJ not alone in switch to state-based health insurance exchange
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/07/10/nj-not-alone-in-switch-to-state-based-health-insurance-exchange/

 

NJ Spotlight - Groundbreaking project in Paterson ties health to housing
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/07/10/groundbreaking-project-in-paterson-ties-health-to-housing/

 

STAT News - We love primary care. Why are our trainees so discouraged by it?
https://www.statnews.com/2019/07/11/primary-care-discouraged-trainees/

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Montgomery County has hundreds of health-care jobs going unfilled
https://www.inquirer.com/business/montgomery-county-pa-jobs-health-care-nursing-hospitals-merck-20190710.html

 

Rx for physician burnout: Let nurse-practitioners and PA’s do more
https://www.inquirer.com/health/physician-burnout-fix-let-nurse-practitioners-assistants-do-more-20190711.html

 

Trump administration abandons plans to limit drug rebates
https://www.modernhealthcare.com/payment/trump-administration-abandons-plans-limit-drug-rebates

 

Diagnosis errors account for one-third of severe harm malpractice claims
https://www.modernhealthcare.com/safety-quality/diagnosis-errors-account-one-third-severe-harm-malpractice-claims

 

After limits on residency work hours, did doctors perform worse? New study says no
https://www.statnews.com/2019/07/11/medical-residency-hour-limits-new-doctors/

 

Many sudden cardiac deaths linked to prior silent heart attacks, study says
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/11/health/epilepsy-sudden-death-sudep-trnd/index.html

 

When patients need opioids to ease the pain
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/10/well/live/when-patients-need-opioids-to-ease-the-pain.html

 

Non-physicians absorbing more patients post-ACA passage
https://www.mdmag.com/medical-news/nonphysicians-absorbing-more-patients-post-aca-passage

 

July 10

 

NJ launches mosquito awareness campaign
https://nj1015.com/nj-launches-mosquito-awareness-campaign/

 

So you want to overturn Obamacare. Here are some things that would be headaches.
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/10/upshot/overturning-obamacare-unexpected-results.html

 

‘There’s nothing to give them’: The hunt for lifesaving epipens
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-07-10/-there-s-nothing-to-give-them-the-hunt-for-lifesaving-epipens

 

Vaping is hurting teenage athletes, dashing their future in sports
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/kids-health/vaping-hurting-teenage-athletes-dashing-their-future-sports-n1027011

 

How seizures can kill people with epilepsy in their sleep
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/10/health/heart-attack-sudden-cardiac-death-study/index.html

 

A small glass of juice or soda a day is linked to increased risk of cancer, study finds
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/10/health/sugary-drinks-cancer-risk-study-intl/index.html

 

State appoints dental director, first in three decades
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/07/09/state-appoints-dental-director-heightens-focus-on-oral-health/

 

Shortage of home care nurses on horizon
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/07/09/shortage-of-home-care-nurses-on-horizon/

 

Judge orders Hahnemann to stay open, its maternity ward to close
https://www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia/news/2019/07/10/judge-orders-hahnemann-maternite-ward-closes.html

 

Hahnemann University Hospital, Tower Health propose deal to transfer residency program
https://www.inquirer.com/health/hahnemann-drexel-tower-medical-residents-20190710.html

 

Trump to order overhaul of kidney disease program
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/trump-order-overhaul-kidney-disease-program-n1028141

 

How to get a cheaper prescription before leaving the doctor’s office
https://khn.org/news/how-to-get-a-cheaper-prescription-before-leaving-the-doctors-office/

 

July 9

 

Toxic, rash-inducing algae bloom spotted at third NJ lake
https://www.nj.com/news/2019/07/toxic-rash-inducing-algae-bloom-spotted-at-third-nj-lake.html

 

11 cases of polio-like illness AFM confirmed in eight states in 2019, CDC says
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/09/health/afm-acute-flaccid-myelitis-cdc/index.html

 

Experimental Ebola treatments effective in lab study
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/09/health/ebola-drc-experimental-treatments-intl/index.html

 

First baby in the U.S. born from transplanted womb of dead donor
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/first-baby-u-s-born-transplanted-womb-dead-donor-n1027946

 

CDC investigates rare type of paralysis in children
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/09/health/accute-flaccid-myelitis-cdc.html

 

State ramps up training in latest treatment for opioid addiction
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/07/08/state-ramps-up-training-in-latest-treatment-for-opioid-addiction/

 

Murphy signs bills protecting benefits for first responders
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/07/08/murphy-signs-bills-protecting-first-responders-benefits/

 

Artificial sweeteners cause cancer and 12 other cancer myths debunked by Philadelphia specialists
https://www.inquirer.com/health/cancer-myths-debunked-breast-prostate-sweetener-deodorant-underwire-herbs-20190709.html

 

Bloomberg announces Pennsylvania projects in its $10M overdose-prevention initiative
https://www.inquirer.com/news/bloomberg-initiative-overdose-prevention-pennsylvania-20190709.html

 

Hundreds of hospice centers in U.S. get failing grades
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/hundreds-hospice-centers-get-failing-grades-n1027656

July 8

 

NJBIZ - Urgent care centers fill a gap in the health care system
https://njbiz.com/an-opening-for-entrepreneurs/

 

NJBIZ - At-home health care gains traction in New Jersey
https://njbiz.com/bringing-doctor-house/

 

NJBIZ - New Jersey is an expensive state, but there are ways to control health care costs
https://njbiz.com/affordable-care/

 

Forbes - When Your Primary Care Physician Breaks Up With You
https://www.forbes.com/sites/bartastor/2019/07/08/when-your-primary-care-physician-breaks-up-with-you/#12d8b26b26c6

 

Medscape - Specialists More Sought After Than Primary Care Doctors, Report Shows
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/915358

 

NBC News - Teen odds of using marijuana dip when states legalize recreational use
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/kids-health/teen-odds-using-marijuana-dip-when-states-legalize-recreational-use-n1027576

 

CNN - Air pollution ages your lungs faster and increases your risk of COPD, study says
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/08/health/air-pollution-copd-lungs-study/index.html

 

CNN - Supplements probably aren't helping your heart, research suggests
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/08/health/vitamin-supplements-diets-heart-health-study/index.html

 

The New York Times - Aid in dying soon will be available to more Americans. Few will choose it.
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/08/health/aid-in-dying-states.html

 

CNN - Fewer measles cases reported last week, but it's not time to declare victory
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/08/health/measles-outbreak-new-normal/index.html

 

NJ Spotlight - Heart-attack patients face worse odds at NJ hospitals with lower ‘care’ scores
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/07/07/heart-attack-patients-face-worse-odds-at-nj-hospitals-with-lower-care-scores/

 

NJBIZ - Jefferson is the latest provider to launch a direct primary care practice
https://njbiz.com/healthy-fees/

 

NJ Spotlight - Profile: A doctor in the business of fostering healthy communities
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/07/07/profile-a-doctor-in-the-business-of-healthy-communities/

 

Press of Atlantic City - 25 percent of humans sneeze when hit by sunlight. Here's why
https://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/percent-of-humans-sneeze-when-hit-by-sunlight-here-s/article_314abc1a-66ca-51c8-8a88-a1cb93658ac4.html

 

NJBIZ - New Jersey’s outgoing health commissioner reflects on his time in government and looks ahead to his next post
https://njbiz.com/newark-bound/

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Penn study strengthens link between hormone therapy for prostate cancer and dementia
https://www.inquirer.com/news/prostate-cancer-hormone-therapy-increased-risk-alzheimers-dementia-androgen-deprivation-20190708.html

 

NorthJersey.com - NJ ombudsman for disabled understands family struggles; former mayor is first to hold state post
https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/health/2019/07/08/njs-ombudsman-disabled-former-ridgewood-mayor-paul-aronsohn/1333919001/

 

July 7

 

NJ 101.5 -Reversing an overdose can be painful. NJ has a new drug
https://nj1015.com/reversing-an-overdose-can-be-painful-nj-has-a-new-drug/

 

News 12 New Jersey - Congress has ambitious agenda tackling health care costs
http://newjersey.news12.com/story/40750702/congress-has-ambitious-agenda-tackling-health-care-costs

 

NJ 101.5 - Murphy oks millions more for planned parenthood
https://nj1015.com/murphy-oks-millions-more-for-planed-parenthood/

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - She almost died in childbirth after signs of this dangerous complication were missed
https://www.inquirer.com/health/maternal-mortality-childbirth-preeclampsia-hellp-20190707.html

 

July 5

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Geisinger’s medical school opening Atlantic City campus
https://www.inquirer.com/business/geisinger-medical-school-atlantic-city-campus-20190705.html

 

News 12 New Jersey - New law will prevent utilities from turning off power on medical patients
http://newjersey.news12.com/story/40749189/new-law-will-prevent-utilities-from-turning-off-power-on-medical-patients

 

NJBIZ - Rutgers researchers find most e-cigarette smokers want to quit
https://njbiz.com/rutgers-researchers-find-e-cigarette-smokers-want-quit/

 

NJ.com - Jersey City Medical Center touts precision operations, with assist from robotic-surgery system
https://www.nj.com/hudson/2019/07/jersey-city-medical-center-touts-precision-operations-with-assist-from-robotic-surgery-system.html

 

Philadelphia Business Journal - Hahnemann closing puts foreign doctors-in-training in a serious bind
https://www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia/news/2019/07/05/foreign-doctors-in-training-hahnemann-closing.html

 

July 4

 

Philly Voice - American medical students less likely to choose to become primary care doctors
https://www.phillyvoice.com/primary-care-physicians-american-medical-students-fewer-family-doctors/

 

My Central Jersey - Rutgers Cancer Institute addresses mental health challenges of cancer survivors
https://www.mycentraljersey.com/story/news/health/2019/07/04/rutgers-cancer-institute-addresses-mental-health-challenges-cancer-survivors/1620822001/

 

July 3

 

6 ABC - New Jersey has earliest-ever West Nile virus case
https://6abc.com/health/new-jersey-has-earliest-ever-west-nile-virus-case/5377447/

 

July 2

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - High air ambulance charges continue to rise, study finds
https://www.inquirer.com/health/consumer/air-ambulance-bills-health-care-costs-20190702.html

 

July 1

 

NJ Spotlight - Murphy makes NJ 12th state with own health insurance exchange
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/06/30/murphy-makes-nj-12th-state-to-operate-its-own-aca-health-insurance-exchange/

 

NJBIZ - Assembly clears bill requiring health coverage for adolescent depression screenings
https://njbiz.com/assembly-clears-bill-requiring-health-coverage-adolescent-depression-screenings/

 

NJBIZ - Menendez, Booker announce $9M in CDC funding for child vaccines
https://njbiz.com/menendez-booker-announce-9m-cdc-funding-child-immunization-vaccines/

 

NJBIZ - Rutgers-led researchers identify the origins of metabolism
https://njbiz.com/rutgers-led-researchers-identify-origins-metabolism/

 

NJBIZ - Bill increasing scrutiny of state health benefit spending becomes law
https://njbiz.com/bill-increasing-scrutiny-state-health-benefit-spending-becomes-law/

 

Asbury Park Press - Jersey Shore hospital report cards show dangers of giving birth here
https://www.app.com/story/news/health/2019/07/02/jersey-shore-hospital-report-cards-show-dangers-giving-birth-here/1583636001/

 

NJ.com - Stop the sale of troubled nursing home to buyers who face ‘serious charges’ elsewhere, lawmaker says
https://www.nj.com/business/2019/07/stop-the-sale-of-troubled-nursing-home-to-buyers-who-face-serious-charges-elsewhere-lawmaker-says.html

 

ROI-NJ - Third-party auditor bill signed into law
http://www.roi-nj.com/2019/07/01/healthcare/third-party-auditor-bill-signed-into-law-despite-insurers-opposition/

 

STAT News - New guidelines aim to enlist primary care physicians in transgender care
https://www.statnews.com/2019/07/01/new-guidelines-primary-care-physicians-transgender-care/

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - How much should physicians be responsible for addressing social risks to their patients?
https://www.inquirer.com/health/doctors-social-determinants-of-health-responsibility-food-housing-employment-20190701.html

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Lyme disease cases in Pa. are down, health department reports
https://www.inquirer.com/health/lyme-disease-pennsylvania-2018-cases-tick-mast-oak-tree-20190628.html

 

NBC News - What to know about flesh-eating bacteria infections
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/what-know-about-flesh-eating-bacteria-infections-n1025356

 

The New York Times - Reversing the damage of a stroke
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/01/well/live/reversing-the-damage-of-a-massive-stroke.html

 

Bloomberg - Health insurers face tough second half as policy risks loom
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-07-01/health-insurers-face-tough-second-half-as-policy-risks-loom?srnd=premium

 

Becker’s Hospital Review - Opioids caused 66% of drug deaths worldwide in 2017
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/opioids/opioids-caused-66-of-drug-deaths-worldwide-in-2017.html

 

Becker’s Hospital Review - 41% of healthcare MBAs are funded
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/hospital-management-administration/41-of-healthcare-mbas-are-funded.html

 

Becker’s Hospital Review - New Jersey health systems complete merger
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/hospital-transactions-and-valuation/new-jersey-health-systems-complete-merger.html

 

ROI-NJ - Virtua’s deal for Lourdes becomes official, following court ruling
http://www.roi-nj.com/2019/07/01/healthcare/virtuas-deal-for-lourdes-becomes-official-following-court-ruling/

 

Becker’s Hospital Review - Flu shot was 29% effective this season, CDC says
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/quality/flu-shot-was-29-effective-this-season-cdc-says.html

 

The New York Times - 10 Medical Myths We Should Stop Believing. Doctors, Too
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/01/health/medical-myths-doctors.html

 

Becker’s Hospital Review- How hospitals can accommodate pharmacy's expanding role
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/pharmacy/how-hospitals-can-accommodate-pharmacy-s-expanding-role.html

 

June 30

 

Bergen Record - Salmonella outbreak from Mexican papayas sickens NJ residents
https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/2019/06/29/salmonella-outbreak-mexican-papayas-sickens-nj-residents/1605541001/

 

New 12 New Jersey - Health officials: Fecal parasite transmitted in pools on the rise
http://newjersey.news12.com/story/40726135/health-officials-fecal-parasite-transmitted-in-pools-on-the-rise

 

June 29

 

NJ.com - N.J. will protect residents with Obamacare from Trump cuts. Murphy just made sure of that.
https://www.nj.com/politics/2019/06/nj-will-protect-residents-with-obamacare-from-trump-cuts-murphy-just-made-sure-of-that.html

 

KYW - NJ report card on maternity service is helping mothers choose better
https://kywnewsradio.radio.com/articles/news/nj-report-card-maternity-service-helping-mothers-choose-better

 

New Jersey Herald - Hospital says it will be diverting trauma patients elsewhere
https://www.njherald.com/article/20190629/AP/306299863

 

NJ.com - New Jersey will soon run its own Obamacare insurance site. How has the health care law treated N.J. so far?
https://www.nj.com/data/2019/06/new-jersey-will-soon-run-its-own-obamacare-insurance-site-how-has-the-health-care-law-treated-nj-so-far.html

 

TAPinto Camden - Cooper Becomes First in the State to Offer New Treatment Option for Patients with Severe COPD
https://www.tapinto.net/towns/camden/articles/cooper-becomes-first-in-the-state-to-offer-new-treatment-option-for-patients-with-severe-copd

 

June 28

 

CNN - What 'Medicare for All' means, politically and practically
https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/25/health/what-does-medicare-for-all-mean/index.html

 

CNN - How your health is at risk during a heatwave
https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/28/health/heatwaves-health-risks-intl/index.html

 

NJBIZ - Murphy slates medical marijuana bill signing
https://njbiz.com/murphy-sets-date-sign-medical-marijuana-expansion-bill/

 

NJ.com - Judge upholds Jersey City Medical Center’s $174K fine after worker died in 2016
https://www.nj.com/hudson/2019/06/jersey-city-medical-center-fined-174k-for-death-of-worker-in-2016.html

 

NJBIZ - Assembly clears bill to deter ‘rehab recruiting’
https://njbiz.com/assembly-clears-bill-deter-rehab-recruiting/

 

NJ.com - Troubled N.J. nursing home where 11 children died is up for sale
https://www.nj.com/healthfit/2019/06/troubled-nj-nursing-home-where-11-children-died-is-up-for-sale.html

 

CBS New York - Officials Issue Health Warnings About Lake Hopatcong Algae Bloom
https://newyork.cbslocal.com/video/4114603-officials-issue-health-warnings-about-lake-hopatcong-algae-bloom/

 

Becker’s Hospital Review - Push to reduce low-value care often neglects patient experience, study finds
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/quality/push-to-reduce-low-value-care-often-neglects-patient-experience-study-finds.html

 

Modern Healthcare - Quarter of hospitals fail to comply with Leapfrog's never-event policy
https://www.modernhealthcare.com/safety-quality/quarter-hospitals-fail-comply-leapfrogs-never-event-policy?utm_source=modern-healthcare-am&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20190701&utm_content=article2-headline

 

NJ Spotlight - State fires back on claims alleging dangerous conditions at Greystone
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/06/27/state-fires-back-on-claims-alleging-dangerous-conditions-at-greystone/

 

June 27

 

NJ.com - Murphy and top Democrat Sweeney reach agreement to protect Obamacare in NJ
https://www.nj.com/healthfit/2019/06/murphy-and-top-democrat-sweeney-reach-agreement-to-protect-obamacare-in-nj.html

 

NJBIZ - Libraries could stock opioid antidote under bill cleared by Senate
https://njbiz.com/libraries-stock-opioid-antidote-bill-cleared-senate/

 

NJBIZ - Senate approves bill to require development of outbreak response plans
https://njbiz.com/senate-approves-bill-require-development-outbreak-response-plans/

 

NJBIZ - Senate clears measure to require real-time health claim audits
https://njbiz.com/senate-clears-measure-require-real-time-health-claim-audits/

 

Plaquemine Post South - Primary care gap: American medical students less likely to choose to pursue internal, family medicine
https://www.postsouth.com/lifestyle/20190627/primary-care-gap-american-medical-students-less-likely-to-choose-to-pursue-internal-family-medicine

 

NJBIZ - Legislature sends Murphy measure to create state-based health exchange
https://njbiz.com/legislature-sends-murphy-measure-create-state-based-health-exchange/

 

After the death of 11 kids, NJ nursing facilities must come up with a plan to deal with future viral outbreaks
https://www.nj.com/politics/2019/06/after-the-death-of-11-kids-nj-nursing-facilities-must-come-up-with-a-plan-to-deal-with-future-viral-outbreaks.html

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Eight months after Kensington’s disaster declaration, progress is tempered by the realities of the opioid crisis
https://www.inquirer.com/health/resilience-project-philadelphia-kensington-disaster-declaration-opioid-crisis-20190627.html

 

NJ 101.5 - Lyme disease cases drop in NJ but data may be misleading
https://nj1015.com/lyme-disease-cases-drop-in-nj-but-data-may-be-misleading/

 

NorthJersey.com - Having a baby? You can now check report cards for NJ hospitals
https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/health/2019/06/27/nj-hospitals-having-baby-you-can-now-check-report-cards/1584856001/

 

The New York Times - HPV vaccines are reducing infections, warts – and probably cancer
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/27/health/hpv-vaccine-warts-cancer.html

 

NBC News - Nearly 2 million LGBTQ youths contemplate suicide each year
https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/nearly-2-million-lgbtq-youths-contemplate-suicide-each-year-n1023461

 

NBC News - FDA once again expands recall of blood pressure drugs
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/fda-once-again-expands-recall-blood-pressure-drugs-n1023446

 

NBC News - Vaccine no match against flu bug that popped up near end
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/vaccine-no-match-against-flu-bug-popped-near-end-n1023246

 

NBC News - Future is in doubt for cheaper versions of biologic drugs
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/future-doubt-cheaper-versions-biologic-drugs-n1023211

 

NJ Spotlight - Lawmakers want emergency funds for struggling hospital
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/06/26/lawmakers-want-emergency-funds-for-struggling-east-orange-hospital/

 

NJ Spotlight - Impacts of PFAS chemicals on human immune system highlighted
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/06/26/impacts-of-pfas-chemicals-on-human-immune-system-highlighted/

 

NJ.com - Lyme disease cases dropped last year in N.J., except in these 3 counties
https://www.nj.com/healthfit/2019/06/lyme-disease-cases-dropped-last-year-in-nj-except-in-these-3-counties.html

 

Asbury Park Press - NJ medical marijuana bill helps patients from other states. But there's one big problem.
https://www.app.com/story/news/local/new-jersey/marijuana/2019/06/27/nj-medical-marijuana-dispensary-legal-weed-phil-murphy/1476048001/

 

NJ 101.5 - Benzos becoming a choice drug for teens, NJ drug advocates warn
https://nj1015.com/benzos-becoming-a-choice-drug-for-teens-nj-drug-advocates-warn/

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Beyond damage to our hearing, how else does noise negatively affect our health?
https://www.inquirer.com/health/beyond-damage-our-hearing-how-else-does-noise-negatively-affect-our-health-20190627.html

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Fireworks killed at least 5 people in 2018. Here’s how to stay safe.
https://www.inquirer.com/health/fireworks-death-fourth-of-july-20190627.html

 

CNN - Morning people may have a lower risk of breast cancer, says study
https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/26/health/morning-people-night-owls-sleep-breast-cancer-risk-intl/index.html

 

NBC News - HPV vaccine benefits 'exceed expectations,' may lead to elimination of cervical cancer
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/kids-health/hpv-vaccine-benefits-exceed-expectations-may-lead-elimination-cervical-cancer-n1022206

 

Kaiser Health News - More seniors are dying in falls. Doctors could do more to reduce the risk.
https://khn.org/news/more-seniors-are-dying-in-falls-doctors-could-do-more-to-reduce-the-risk/

 

June 26

 

NBJIZ - NJ hospitals receive $5.4M to prep for emergencies, outbreaks & natural disasters
https://njbiz.com/nj-hospitals-receive-5-4m-prep-emergencies-outbreaks-natural-disasters/

 

NJBIZ - Murphy reiterates call for state health exchange
https://njbiz.com/murphy-reiterates-call-state-health-exchange/

 

ROI-NJ - Trump executive order seeks health care price transparency
https://www.roi-nj.com/2019/06/26/healthcare/trump-executive-order-seeks-health-care-price-transparency/

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Penn finds a way to reduce ICU doctor burnout, improve fulfillment
https://www.inquirer.com/health/penn-medicine-reduces-physician-burnout-icu-rotation-length-20190626.html

 

The New York Times - ‘It’s Gigantic’: A new way to gauge the chances for unresponsive patients
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/26/health/brain-injury-eeg-consciousness.html

 

UPI - Smoking cessation program for cancer patients shows potential
https://www.upi.com/Health_News/2019/06/26/Smoking-cessation-program-for-cancer-patients-shows-potential/5691561569595/

 

CNN - CDC panel recommends HPV vaccine for men through age 26 and for some older adults
https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/26/health/hpv-vaccine-age-recommendations-acip-bn/index.html

 

NBC News - No one should die from a blood transfusion. So why did it happen at MD Anderson, the nation's top cancer hospital?
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/no-one-should-die-blood-transfusion-so-why-did-it-n1021506

 

NBC News - What is a high deductible heath care plan?
https://www.nbcnews.com/video/what-is-a-high-deductible-heath-care-plan-62737989531

 

STAT News - 5 burning questions about digital health and chronic disease management
https://www.statnews.com/2019/06/26/5-burning-questions-digital-chronic-disease-management/

 

Modern Healthcare - Shorter clinical rotations reduce burnout, study finds
https://www.modernhealthcare.com/physicians/shorter-clinical-rotations-reduce-burnout-study-finds

 

NJ Spotlight - Gov taps respected nurse and hospital exec to lead health department
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/06/25/murphy-taps-respected-nurse-and-hospital-exec-to-lead-nj-health-dept/

 

NJ Spotlight - Fears that NJ won’t make deadline to create own health exchange by 2020
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/06/25/advocates-fear-state-wont-make-deadline-to-create-own-health-exchange-by-2020/

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Hahnemann University Hospital to be closed
https://www.inquirer.com/business/hahneman-hospital-philadelphia-closing-20190626.html

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - 7 things to know about your health insurance and prior authorization
https://www.inquirer.com/health/prior-authorization-health-insurance-denial-of-care-what-todo-20190626.html

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Cosmetics-related injuries send thousands of kids to ER every year, national study finds
https://www.inquirer.com/health/children-cosmetics-emergency-rooms-injuries-poisoning-medications-20190626.html

 

June 25

 

The New York Times - Risk for Dementia may increase with long-term use of certain medicines
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/25/health/dementia-drugs-anticholinergic.html

 

Philadelphia Business Journal - Exclusive: Jefferson Health to open its first direct primary care practice next week
https://www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia/news/2019/06/25/jefferson-health-south-jersey-direct-primary-care.html

 

NJBIZ - RWJBarnabas earns GAINS grant to fund career pipeline development
https://njbiz.com/rwjbarnabas-earns-gains-grant-fund-career-pipeline-development/

 

NJBIZ - Rutgers launches youth behavioral health and well-being initiative
https://njbiz.com/rutgers-launches-youth-behavioral-health-well-initiative/

 

NJBIZ - Persichilli nominated to take helm at Health Department
https://njbiz.com/persichilli-nominated-take-helm-department-health/

 

NJBIZ - DOBI issues guidance for naloxone, PrEP underwriting to insurers
https://njbiz.com/dobi-issues-guidance-naloxone-prep-underwriting-insurers/

 

NJBIZ - Advocates, consumers urge passage of state-based health exchange bill
https://njbiz.com/advocates-consumers-urge-passage-state-based-health-exchange-bill/

 

AAFP - Now's the Time: Speak Out to Support Primary Care
https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/20190625itt-hcbills.html

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Quarter of U.S. patients with Type 1 diabetes ration insulin, study finds
https://www.inquirer.com/health/consumer/insulin-ration-diabetes-drug-costs-20190625.html

 

CNN - Study links common chemical in cosmetics and toothpaste to osteoporosis
https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/25/health/triclosan-osteoporosis-study/index.html

 

CNN - Commonly prescribed drugs are tied to nearly 50% higher dementia risk in older adults, study says
https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/24/health/dementia-risk-drug-study/index.html

 

Modern Healthcare - Report: Patients' out-of-pocket costs increased up to 14% in 2018
https://www.modernhealthcare.com/patients/report-patients-out-pocket-costs-increased-up-14-2018

 

Medical Economics - Addressing the generational shift in patient use of primary care physicians
https://www.medicaleconomics.com/news/addressing-generational-shift-patient-use-primary-care-physicians

 

NJBIZ - Murphy: Lawmakers ‘protected’ opioid manufacturers by not taxing them in budget
https://njbiz.com/murphy-lawmakers-protected-opioid-manufacturers-not-taxing-budget/

 

NJ Spotlight - ‘Spike’ in suicide attempts by NJ preteens, girls especially
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/06/24/spike-in-suicide-attempts-by-nj-preteens-girls-especially/

 

NJ Spotlight - Lawmakers seek higher pay for personal care, full funding in doubt
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/06/24/lawmakers-seek-higher-pay-for-personal-care-full-funding-in-doubt/

 

NJ.com - NJ could make it harder for patients to transfer to hospitals in New York and Philadelphia
https://www.nj.com/business/2019/06/nj-could-make-it-harder-for-patients-to-transfer-to-hospitals-outside-the-state.html

 

June 24

 

AAFP - Data in (Direct) Primary Care: Striking the Right Balance
https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20190624fp-dpcmeasures.html

 

NBC News - Climate change is a 'health emergency,' 74 medical and public health groups warn
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/climate-change-health-emergency-74-medical-public-health-groups-warn-n1020961

 

Hospice News - Study finds demographic disparities in quality of end-of-life care, hospice referrals
https://hospicenews.com/2019/06/24/study-finds-demographic-disparities-in-quality-of-end-of-life-care-hospice-referrals/

 

NJBIZ - Multi-state complaint alleging generic drug price fixing conspiracy unsealed
https://njbiz.com/multi-state-complaint-alleging-generic-drug-price-fixing-conspiracy-unsealed/

 

NJBIZ - Elnahal authorizes paramedics to carry buprenorphine
https://njbiz.com/elnahal-authorizes-paramedics-carry-buprenorphine/

 

NJBIZ - $2.5M recovered from fake charities to be distributed to cancer centers, AG says
https://njbiz.com/2-5m-recovered-fake-charities-distributed-cancer-centers-ag-says/

 

NJBIZ - Persichilli to be named health commissioner
https://njbiz.com/persichilli-named-health-commissioner/

 

KYW Newsradio - NJ considers giving patients more choices when being transferred to other facilities
https://kywnewsradio.radio.com/articles/news/new-jersey-considers-giving-hospital-patients-more-choices-when-being-transferred

 

Asbury Park Press - Lyme disease in NJ: New cases down last year from highs in 2017
https://www.app.com/story/news/investigations/data/analysis/2019/06/24/lyme-disease-nj/1492804001/

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - For childhood anxiety, treating parents can work best. Now there’s DIY help you can try at home.
https://www.inquirer.com/health/childhood-anxiety-how-parents-can-help-at-home-yale-study-space-20190624.html

 

STAT News - Patients with feared superbug shed large amounts of it from their skin, study says
https://www.statnews.com/2019/06/24/superbug-patients-shed-fungus-from-skin/

 

CNN - Could coffee help you lose weight? New research suggests a fat-busting effect
https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/24/health/coffee-weight-loss-intl/index.html

 

NJ Spotlight - How two unrelated hospital measures have stalled in Trenton
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/06/23/how-two-unrelated-hospital-measures-have-stalled-in-trenton/

 

June 21

 

NBC News - Americans are still eating a lot of processed meats, study finds
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/americans-are-still-eating-lot-processed-meats-study-finds-n1020371

 

Becker’s Hospital Review - Universal 'holy grail' flu vaccine could be in sight
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/quality/universal-holy-grail-flu-vaccine-could-be-in-sight.html

 

Becker’s Hospital Review - Many surgeons overprescribed opioids as overdose rates soared, KHN analysis finds
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/opioids/many-surgeons-overprescribed-opioids-as-overdose-rates-soared-khn-analysis-finds.html

 

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - How to recognize poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac
https://www.inquirer.com/health/poison-ivy-oak-sumac-how-how-to-recognize-symptoms-treatment-prevention-20190621.html

 

Bloomberg - Doctors add MBAs to their MDs as health-care burnout spreads
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-21/doctors-add-mbas-to-their-mds-as-health-care-burnout-spreads?srnd=premium

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Cancer patients with ‘paternalistic’ doctors more likely to get aggressive care in their last month of life
https://www.inquirer.com/health/advanced-cancer-chemotherapy-oncologists-aggressive-care-rutgers-20190621.html

 

NJBIZ - Narcan hand outs top 10,000 free doses during one-day program, Elnahal says
https://njbiz.com/narcan-hand-outs-top-10000-free-doses-one-day-program-elnahal-says/

 

TODAY - New research reveals cellphone use can change our bodies
https://www.today.com/video/new-research-reveals-cellphone-use-can-change-our-bodies-62399557560

 

STAT News - While addiction crisis raged, many surgeons overprescribed opioids, analysis shows
https://www.statnews.com/2019/06/21/surgeons-overprescribed-opioids-analysis-shows/

 

NJ Spotlight - Compromise reached to expand NJ’s medical marijuana law
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/06/20/compromise-deal-reached-to-expand-njs-medical-marijuana-law/

 

NJ.com - Planned Parenthood to challenge ‘gag rule’ that bans discussion of abortion at women’s clinics
https://www.nj.com/healthfit/2019/06/planned-parenthood-to-challenge-gag-rule-that-bans-discussion-of-abortion-at-womens-clinics.html

 

NJBIZ - Maternal health pilot program legislation heads to Murphy
https://njbiz.com/maternal-health-pilot-program-legislation-heads-murphy/

 

NJBIZ - Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day clears Assembly
https://njbiz.com/knock-opioid-abuse-day-clears-assembly/

 

NJBIZ - Title X ruling from 9th Circuit elicits response from Planned Parenthood NJ
https://njbiz.com/title-x-ruling-9th-circuit-elicits-response-planned-parenthood-nj/

 

NJBIZ - Bill to permanently establish NJ hemp program passes Senate
https://njbiz.com/bill-permanently-establish-nj-hemp-program-passes-senate/

 

NJBIZ - Bill to protect against insurance rate hikes under NJ health exchange advances
https://njbiz.com/bill-protect-insurance-rate-hikes-nj-health-exchange-advances/

 

NJBIZ - Bill expanding state Medicaid to cover group prenatal care heads to governor
https://njbiz.com/bill-expanding-state-medicaid-cover-group-prenatal-care-heads-governor/

 

NJBIZ - Efforts to stem gun violence, bolster trauma treatment clears Assembly
https://njbiz.com/efforts-stem-gun-violence-bolster-trauma-treatment-clears-assembly/

 

NJBIZ - Assembly approves bill to eliminate excess pharmacy charges
https://njbiz.com/assembly-approves-bill-eliminate-excess-pharmacy-charges/

 

NJBIZ - Assembly passes Munoz end-of-life care legislation
https://njbiz.com/assembly-passes-munoz-end-life-care-legislation/

 

NJBIZ - Assembly approves bill requiring health care coverage for contraceptives
https://njbiz.com/assembly-approves-bill-requiring-health-care-coverage-contraceptives/

June 20

NJBIZ - ‘Operation Helping Hand’ gets $2.2M boost for diversion program expansion
https://njbiz.com/operation-helping-hand-gets-2-2m-boost-diversion-program-expansion/

 

NJ.com - Contraception bill ignites sharp debate over religion, insurance — and 2 men discussing women’s health
https://www.nj.com/healthfit/2019/06/contraception-bill-ignites-sharp-debate-over-religion-insurance-and-2-men-discussing-womens-health.html

 

NJ.com - A primary care physician can save you money, but more importantly, she can save your life, Newark
https://www.nj.com/opinion/2019/06/a-primary-care-physician-can-save-you-money-but-more-importantly-she-can-save-your-life-newark-doctor-says.html

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Two bills in Pa.’s legislature would place restrictions on medication-assisted treatment for addiction
https://www.inquirer.com/health/buprenorphine-suboxone-drug-legislation-pennsylvania-senate-20190620.html

 

CBS News - Surprise medical bills: Congress aims to ease the pain
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/surprise-medical-bills-congress-aims-to-ease-the-pain/

 

CNN - Bill proposes fully covering HIV-prevention drug PrEP
https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/20/health/prep-hiv-insurance-senate-bill/index.html

 

CNN - Longer than usual and M-shaped: CDC says 2018-19 flu season was odd but not as severe as the
https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/20/health/2018-19-flu-season-recap-cdc/index.html

 

Bloomberg - Latest suicide data show the depth of U.S. mental health crisis
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-20/latest-suicide-data-show-the-depth-of-u-s-mental-health-crisis?srnd=premium

 

Becker’s Hospital Review - Patients lack knowledge about high blood pressure: 4 things to know
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/patient-engagement/patients-lack-knowledge-about-high-blood-pressure-4-things-to-know.html

 

Becker’s Hospital Review - Global survey reveals most people support vaccines, though mistrust persists
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/quality/global-survey-reveals-most-people-support-vaccines-though-mistrust-persists.html

 

Becker’s Hospital Review- Patient, physician education can cut inappropriate antibiotics by 31%
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/quality/patient-physician-education-can-cut-inappropriate-antibiotics-by-31.html

 

NJ Spotlight - Hike in HMO fee engineered to boost funding of hospital charity care
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/06/19/hike-in-hmo-fee-engineered-to-boost-funding-of-hospital-charity-care/

June 19

 

 

 

NJBIZ - Rutgers researchers develop new tool to tune molecular classification of tumors
https://njbiz.com/rutgers-researchers-develop-new-tool-tune-molecular-classification-tumors/

 

NJBIZ - Menendez, Booker introduce ENROLL Act to help NJ sign up for insurance
https://njbiz.com/menendez-booker-introduce-enroll-act-help-nj-sign-insurance/

 

NJBIZ - Studying diverse populations can boost genetic discovery, curb health disparities
https://njbiz.com/studying-diverse-populations-can-boost-genetic-discovery-curb-health-disparities/

 

NJBIZ - Jefferson Health’s NJ hospitals receive recognition for stroke treatment
https://njbiz.com/jefferson-healths-nj-hospitals-receive-recognition-stroke-treatment/

 

AAFP - Mentoring Is Key to Expanding Primary Care Pipeline
https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20190619lv25x30.html

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Suicide rates are up 33 percent since 1999. What’s causing it and what you can do.
https://www.inquirer.com/health/suicide-rate-highest-mental-health-depression-prevention-20190620.html

 

CBS News - Study: 1 out of 6 trips to hospital result in "surprise" medical bills
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/study-1-out-of-6-trips-to-hospital-result-in-surprise-medical-bills/

 

NBC News - What is 'Medicare for All' and how would it work?
https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/elections/what-medicare-all-how-would-it-work-n1014256

 

 

 

The New York Times - Rotavirus vaccine may help protect against Type 1 diabetes
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/19/well/family/rotavirus-vaccine-may-help-protect-against-type-1-diabetes.html

 

NBC News - Vape pen explodes, shattering teen's jaw amid rising concerns over batteries
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/vape-pen-explodes-shattering-teen-s-jaw-amid-rising-concerns-n1018741

 

NBC News - Hospitals inundated with robocalls, becoming a life-threatening problem
https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/hospitals-inundated-with-robocalls-becoming-a-life-threatening-problem-62266437524

 

CNN - After surgery, how patients fare may depend on how their doctor behaves, study says
https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/19/health/surgeon-behavior-outcomes-study/index.html

 

CNN - Diabetes, cancer and death: These are the effects of polluted air
https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/19/health/air-pollution-health-impacts/index.html

 

CNN - Chinese medicine: The next step in cancer recovery?
https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/19/health/chinese-modern-medicine-cancer-hong-kong-intl/index.html

 

The New York Times - An anti-aging pill? Think twice
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/19/well/move/an-anti-aging-pill-think-twice.html

NJ Spotlight - ‘Regional health hubs’ aim to improve services for Medicaid patients
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/06/18/regional-health-hubs-aim-to-hone-integrated-services-for-medicaid-patients/

 

NJBIZ - 10 honored at NJBIZ 2019 Health Care Heroes Awards
https://njbiz.com/10-honored-njbiz-2019-health-care-heroes-awards/

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - As more pregnant women use marijuana, a new study finds risk to babies
https://www.inquirer.com/health/pregnancy-marijuana-debate-harms-premature-birth-20190619.html

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - High cholesterol is a risk for kids, too
https://www.inquirer.com/health/cholesterol-kids-screening-heart-disease--20190619.html

 

Kaiser Health News - Why you should take a peek at your doctor’s notes on your health
https://khn.org/news/patients-should-read-doctors-notes-on-chart-to-improve-health/

 

Kaiser Health News - Good health goes beyond having a doctor and insurance, says AMA’s equity chief
https://khn.org/news/good-health-goes-beyond-having-a-doctor-and-insurance-says-amas-equity-chief/

 

June 18

 

NJBIZ - Bill requiring reports on drug manufacturing, dispensing information clears committee
https://njbiz.com/bill-requiring-reports-drug-manufacturing-dispensing-information-clears-committee/

 

NJBIZ - DOBI: Individual health insurance enrollees down 4 percent for Q1 in NJ
https://njbiz.com/dobi-individual-health-insurance-enrollees-4-percent-q1-nj/

 

NJBIZ - Study: Dying patients accept aggressive treatment even if it lessens quality of life
https://njbiz.com/study-dying-patients-accept-aggressive-treatment-even-lessens-quality-life/

 

NJBIZ - Assembly panel clears revised medical marijuana expansion bill
https://njbiz.com/assembly-panel-clears-revised-medical-marijuana-expansion-bill/

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - To stem the tide of overdose deaths, pharmacies across New Jersey gave out free doses of naloxone
https://www.inquirer.com/health/pharmacy-naloxone-giveaway-new-jersey-20190618.html

 

CNN - Pharmacy tests turn up another cancer-causing compound in heart drugs
https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/18/health/valsartan-carcinogen-valisure-fda/index.html

 

CNN - Suicide rates among America’s young people continue to soar, study shows
https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/18/health/suicide-rates-teens-young-adults-us-study/index.html

 

NBC News - Obesity rates falling among U.S. preschoolers, study finds
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/kids-health/obesity-rates-falling-among-u-s-preschoolers-study-finds-n1018856

 

 

NJ Spotlight - Lawsuit over Greystone safety, treatment raises questions about reforms
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/06/17/lawsuit-over-greystone-safety-treatment-raises-questions-about-reforms/

 

NJBIZ - Bill to require development of outbreak response plan clears committee
https://njbiz.com/bill-require-development-outbreak-response-plan-clears-committee/

 

NJBIZ - Legislation to help people on disability return to work sooner signed into law
https://njbiz.com/legislation-help-people-disability-return-work-sooner-signed-law/

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Cardiologist debunks 10 myths about heart health
https://www.inquirer.com/health/myths-heart-attack-health-20190611.html

 

The New York Times - Vaccine injury claims are few and far between
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/18/health/vaccine-injury-claims.html

 

June 17

 

NJBIZ - Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall students collaborate on community health
https://njbiz.com/hackensack-meridian-school-medicine-shu-students-collaborate-community-health/

 

CNN - Measles cases in United states rise to 1,044
https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/17/health/measles-cases-us-outbreak-bn/index.html

 

CNN - Heart disease can have long-term impact on the brain, study says
https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/17/health/heart-disease-dementia-study/index.html

 

NBC News - Possible clue to Lyme arthritis found in people’s inflamed joints
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/possible-clue-lyme-arthritis-found-patients-inflamed-joints-n1018476

 

NBC News - CDC issues summer travel warning as measles outbreak continues to grow
https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/cdc-issues-summer-travel-warning-as-measles-outbreak-continues-to-grow-62121029852

 

CNN - Your Facebook profile can indicate if you have a medical condition, a study finds
https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/17/health/facebook-profile-identify-medical-condition-trnd/index.html

 

STAT News - Medical schools are starting to diversify. But they’re learning hard lessons along the way
https://www.statnews.com/2019/06/17/medical-schools-diversity-hard-lessons/

 

NJ Spotlight - Menendez, others try to stop surprise out-of-network medical bills
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/06/16/menendez-others-try-to-stop-surprise-out-of-network-medical-bills/

 

NJBIZ - Bill would require health coverage for adolescent depression screenings
https://njbiz.com/bill-require-health-coverage-adolescent-depression-screenings/

 

NJBIZ - Cyber breaches at health care companies can expose more than credit card numbers
https://njbiz.com/protecting-patient-data/

 

NJ Spotlight - NJ kids rank well in health and education, less well in economic security
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/06/16/nj-kids-rank-well-in-health-and-education-less-well-in-economic-security/

 

CNN - Injuries from cosmetics send 4,300 children to ERs every year
https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/17/health/cosmetic-injuries-children-study/index.html

 

The Wall Street Journal - Does you kid spend too much time online? Here’s when to worry.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/does-your-kid-spend-too-much-time-online-heres-when-to-worry-11560763804

 

June 16

 

NJ 101.5 - NJ’s million-dollar fund for sick kids not just for poor families
https://nj1015.com/njs-million-dollar-fund-for-sick-kids-not-just-for-poor-families/

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Diabetic amputations are again on the rise, raising red flags for health care access and equity
https://www.inquirer.com/health/amputation-increasing-diabetes-surgery-insulin-20190616.html

 

June 14

 

Becker’s Hospital Review - Salmonella infects 279 people in 41 states: 4 things to know
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/quality/salmonella-infects-279-people-in-41-states-4-things-to-know.html

 

NJBIZ - NJ Division of Consumer Affairs announces actions to protect the elderly
https://njbiz.com/nj-division-consumer-affairs-announces-separate-actions-protect-elderly/

 

Becker’s Hospital Review - Over half of Ebola outbreaks may go undetected, study finds
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/quality/over-half-of-ebola-outbreaks-may-go-undetected-study-finds.html

 

Becker’s Hospital Review - Ebola outbreak not global emergency, WHO says for 3rd time
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/quality/ebola-outbreak-not-global-emergency-who-says-for-3rd-time.html

 

New study finds surprising cure for stress
https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/new-study-finds-surprising-cure-for-stress-61964357762

 

 

June 13

 

NJ Spotlight - NJ lawmakers seeking to expand access to STD treatment
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/06/12/nj-lawmakers-seeking-to-expand-access-to-std-treatment/

 

Asbury Park Press - Rare deer tick virus spreads in NJ, at least one dead
https://www.app.com/story/news/health/2019/06/13/powassan-virus-kills-nj-man/1407777001/

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - FDA warns about a dietary supplement that can be dangerous for pregnant women
https://www.inquirer.com/health/vinpocetine-fda-dietary-supplement-miscarriage-pregnancy-fetal-harm-20190613.html

 

Kaiser Health News - Why so many older Americans rate their health as good or even excellent
https://khn.org/news/why-so-many-older-americans-rate-their-health-as-good-or-even-excellent/

 

June 12

 

NJ 101.5 - How NJ’s suicide/drugs/alcohol deaths compare to other states
https://nj1015.com/how-njs-suicidedrugsalcohol-deaths-compare-to-other-states/

 

NJ.com - Widespread abuse and neglect in nursing facilities frequently go unreported, watchdog says
https://www.nj.com/news/2019/06/widespread-abuse-and-neglect-in-nursing-facilities-go-unreported-frequently-government-watchdog-says.html

 

News 12 New Jersey - New gene tests for germs quickly reveal source of infections
http://newjersey.news12.com/story/40639934/new-gene-tests-for-germs-quickly-reveal-source-of-infections

 

Becker’s Hospital Review - AMA to create ‘career pipelines’ for more diverse physician workforce
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/hospital-physician-relationships/ama-to-create-career-pipelines-for-more-diverse-physician-workforce.html

 

NBC News - Never say ‘die’: Why so many doctors won’t break bad news
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/never-say-die-why-so-many-doctors-won-t-break-n1016876

 

CNN - Epilepsy drugs linked to higher risk of birth defects, study says
https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/12/health/epilepsy-drugs-birth-defects-study/index.html

 

NJ Spotlight - Healthcare improves in NJ, but spending remains a concern
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/06/11/healthcare-improves-in-nj-but-spending-remains-a-concern/

 

NJBIZ - Health Care Scorecard finds deaths by suicide, alcohol & drugs are regional epidemic
https://njbiz.com/health-care-scorecard-finds-deaths-suicide-alcohol-drugs-regional-epidemic/

 

NBC News - US death rates from suicides, alcohol and drug overdoses reach all-time high
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/u-s-death-rates-suicides-alcohol-drug-overdoses-reach-all-n1016216

 

NBC News - What is Ebola? What to know about symptoms, vaccine, outbreaks
https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/smart-facts/what-ebola-what-know-about-symptoms-vaccine-outbreaks-n867561

 

June 11

 

NJ 101.5 - Positive signs reported in NJ’s opioid abuse battle
https://nj1015.com/positive-signs-reported-in-njs-opioid-abuse-battle/

 

NJ Spotlight - Strong support for expanding mental health education in NJ schools
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/06/10/lawmakers-support-mandate-to-expand-mental-health-lessons-in-nj-schools/

 

NJ.com - Patients live in a constant state of fear at violent N.J. psychiatric hospital, lawsuit says
https://www.nj.com/crime/2019/06/patients-live-in-a-constant-state-of-fear-at-violent-nj-psychiatric-hospital-lawsuit-says.html

 

Benefits Pro - Traditional primary care still popular, but demand for alternatives is growing
https://www.benefitspro.com/2019/06/11/traditional-primary-care-still-popular-but-demand-for-alternatives-is-growing/

 

CNN - 2 cases of tick-borne Powassan virus confirmed in northern New Jersey
https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/11/health/powassan-virus-tick-new-jersey-trnd/index.html

 

NBC News - Daily HIV prevention pill urged for healthy people at risk, new guidelines say
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/daily-hiv-prevention-pill-urged-healthy-people-risk-new-guidelines-n1016286

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Opioid overdose deaths do not decline in states with legal medical marijuana, new study finds
https://www.inquirer.com/health/marijuana-opioid-death-stanford-university-study-20190611.html

 

Modern Healthcare - Physician, hospital groups gear up for fight on surprise medical bills
https://www.modernhealthcare.com/politics-policy/physician-hospital-groups-gear-up-fight-surprise-medical-bills   

 

Healthline - Vitamin D supplements may help people with cancer live longer
https://www.healthline.com/health-news/vitamin-d-and-cancer-deaths

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Bariatric surgery patients may be at higher risk of death related to drug and alcohol use
https://www.inquirer.com/health/gastric-bypass-deaths-drug-alcohol-bariatric-20190611.html

 

Becker’s Hospital Review - Shortage of home healthcare for youth is draining families emotionally, financially
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/workforce/shortage-of-home-healthcare-for-youth-is-draining-families-emotionally-financially.html

 

NBC News - Caution urged over use of fast-acting version of ketamine for depression
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/caution-urged-over-use-fast-acting-version-ketamine-depression-n1016176

 

June 10

 

NBC News - Are health trackers actually good for you?
https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/are-health-trackers-actually-good-for-you-61653061783

 

The New York Times - How Safe Is Sunscreen?
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/10/upshot/how-safe-is-sunscreen.html

 

The Wall Street Journal - New Thinking on Longstanding Asthma Treatments
https://www.wsj.com/articles/new-thinking-on-longstanding-asthma-treatments-11560180820

 

NJ Spotlight - Raft of bills advance to ease way for state health insurance exchange
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/06/09/raft-of-bills-advance-to-ease-way-for-state-health-insurance-exchange/

 

NJBIZ - Preventing workplace violence in health care settings
https://njbiz.com/dangerous-rounds/

 

NJBIZ - An 11th-hour addition to the medical cannabis expansion bill actually had been kicking around for awhile
https://njbiz.com/last-amendment-issue/

 

The New York Times - Chickenpox Vaccine May Protect Against Shingles Years Later
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/10/well/live/chickenpox-vaccine-may-protect-against-shingles-years-later.html

 

NJBIZ - The New Jersey Hospital Association charts a new approach to wellness
https://njbiz.com/community-care/

 

NJBIZ - Senate passes bill to help some first responders receive health care coverage
https://njbiz.com/senate-passes-bill-help-first-responders-receive-health-care-coverage/

 

NJBIZ - NJII joins initiative to combat opioid crisis, bring behavioral health providers into the digital age
https://njbiz.com/njii-joins-initiative-combat-opioid-crisis-bring-behavioral-health-providers-digital-age/

 

NJBIZ - Bill to require Medicaid coverage for group prenatal care passes Senate
https://njbiz.com/bill-require-medicaid-coverage-group-prenatal-care-passes-senate/

 

NJBIZ - Assembly pulls vote on medical marijuana expansion
https://njbiz.com/source-assembly-pulls-vote-medical-marijuana-expansion/

 

ABC News - Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds
https://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/medical-pot-laws-answer-us-opioid-deaths-study-63613635

 

STAT News - Patients whose blood pressure only spikes at the doctor’s office are twice as likely to die of a heart attack or other cardiac event
https://www.statnews.com/2019/06/10/white-coat-hypertension-study/

 

STAT News - When kids are vaccinated against chickenpox, they’re less likely to get shingles, too
https://www.statnews.com/2019/06/10/chickenpox-vaccine-shingles/

 

Becker’s Hospital Review - Whooping cough vaccine loses effectiveness as children age, study finds
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/quality/whooping-cough-vaccine-loses-effectiveness-as-children-age-study-finds.html

 

June 9

 

CentralJersey.com - Solving the doctor shortage: How physicians from abroad are coming to the rescue in America
https://www.mycentraljersey.com/story/news/health/2019/06/09/how-doctors-abroad-coming-rescue-america/1301521001/

 

NJ.com - Rare tick-borne illness may have killed one N.J. man, sickened another, health officials say
https://www.nj.com/news/2019/06/rare-tick-borne-illness-may-have-killed-one-nj-man-sickened-another-health-officials-say.html

 

June 8

 

The Washington Examiner - More parents are spacing out vaccines, a practice doctors say is risky
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/more-parents-are-spacing-out-vaccines-a-practice-doctors-say-is-risky

 

June 7

 

NJ Spotlight - State seeks new infection protections at some long-term care facilities
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/06/06/state-seeks-new-infection-protections-at-some-long-term-care-facilities/

 

NJBIZ - Bill would create law enforcement addiction intervention pilot program
https://njbiz.com/bill-create-law-enforcement-addiction-intervention-pilot-program/

 

The New York Times - The Elderly Are Getting Complex Surgeries. Often It Doesn’t End Well.
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/07/health/elderly-surgery-complications.html

 

WHYY - N.J. will offer overdose-reversing drug naloxone for free at pharmacies on June 18
https://whyy.org/articles/n-j-pharmacies-will-offer-overdose-reversing-drug-naloxone-for-free-on-june-18/

 

Becker’s Hospital Review - Earlier end-of-life documentation leads to fewer hospitalizations, study finds
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/quality/earlier-end-of-life-documentation-leads-to-fewer-hospitalizations-study-finds.html

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Dietary supplements linked with risk of disability and death in youth, study suggests
https://www.inquirer.com/health/dietary-supplements-vitamins-weight-loss-build-muscle-energy-harvard-20190605.html

 

June 6

 

Physician’s Weekly - Online Intervention May Cut Unnecessary Primary Care Visits
https://www.physiciansweekly.com/online-intervention-may-cut-unnecessary-primary-care-visits/

 

NJBIZ - Panel clears bill to protect against rate hikes under state-based health exchange
https://njbiz.com/bill-protect-rate-hikes-state-based-health-exchange-advances/

 

NJBIZ - Life expectancy gaps in US cities linked to racial, ethnic neighborhood segregation
https://njbiz.com/life-expectancy-gaps-us-cities-linked-racial-ethnic-neighborhood-segregation/

 

NJBIZ - Post-Wanaque report to improve infection control at long-term care facilities
https://njbiz.com/post-wanaque-report-improve-infection-control-long-term-care-facilities/

 

Bloomberg - New Jersey's Health-Care Debt Jumped So Much It Rivals Pension Obligations
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-06/new-jersey-s-health-care-debt-jumped-so-much-it-rivals-pensions

 

NJ Spotlight - State lawmakers seek to improve drug-pricing transparency
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/06/05/state-lawmakers-seek-to-improve-drug-pricing-transparency/

 

NJ.com - After viral outbreak that killed 11 kids, state vows to make big changes
https://www.nj.com/news/2019/06/this-will-never-happen-again-state-vows-to-make-big-changes-in-wake-of-outbreak-that-killed-11-kids.html

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Nearly half of men hospitalized with physical injuries develop depression or PTSD, study suggests
https://www.inquirer.com/health/injury-hospital-depression-ptsd-black-men-trauma-adverse-childhood-experiences-20190606.html

 

NJ Spotlight - Governor and lawmakers diverge over medical marijuana expansion
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/06/05/governor-and-lawmakers-diverge-over-medical-marijuana-expansion/

 

NBC News - Measles cases surpass 1,000 in the U.S., CDC says
https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/measles-outbreak/measles-cases-surpass-1-000-u-s-cdc-says-n1014261

 

June 4

 

AAFP - Chronic Opioid Prescribing in Primary Care Varies Widely
https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190604chronicopioidstudy.html

 

NJ Spotlight - Controversial proposal advances to expand scope of APN practice
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/06/04/controversial-proposal-advances-to-expand-scope-of-practice-for-apns/

 

NJBiz - Bill to establish prescription drug pricing disclosure website clears committee
https://njbiz.com/bill-establish-prescription-drug-pricing-disclosure-website-clears-committee/

 

NJBiz - Nurses fight for full practice authority to increase patient access to care
https://njbiz.com/nurses-fight-full-practice-authority-increase-patient-access-care/

 

Fierce Healthcare - Physician compensation increases; up 3.4% for primary care doctors
https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/practices/physician-compensation-increases-up-3-4-for-primary-care-doctors

 

NJ 101.5 - Pollen is bothering NJ residents for longer periods of time
https://nj1015.com/pollen-is-bothering-nj-residents-for-longer-periods-of-time/

 

Modern Healthcare - CVS to aggressively expand healthcare services in stores
https://www.modernhealthcare.com/patient-care/cvs-aggressively-expand-healthcare-services-stores

 

NJ Spotlight - Some gains, but more room for improvement in NJ maternal care
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/06/03/some-gains-but-more-room-for-improvement-on-nj-maternal-care/

 

NJBiz - New report sheds light on hospital drug diversion and its role in the opioid crisis
https://njbiz.com/new-report-sheds-light-hospital-drug-diversion-role-opioid-crisis/

 

NJBiz - Patient Protection Act approved by state Senate committee
https://njbiz.com/patient-protection-act-approved-state-senate-committee/

 

NJBiz - Senate panel clears expansion of health insurance options for volunteer first responders
https://njbiz.com/senate-panel-clears-expansion-health-insurance-volunteer-first-responders/

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - How the record U.S. measles outbreak could affect your summer plans
https://www.inquirer.com/health/measles-summer-camp-vacation-plane-immunization-quarantine-20190530.html