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Pa. Woman 1st to Test Positive for Superbug

Officials are reporting the first U.S. human case of bacteria resistant to an antibiotic used as a last resort drug. »


'Making a Difference' in Battle With Drug & Alcohol Addiction

May Jim Kenney's Drug & Alcohol Executive Committee will hold their annual 'Making a Difference' Recognition Dinner Wednesday. Roland Lamb has more details. »

'Painful' Complications With J&J's Pelvic Mesh Implants: AGs

Dawna Hankins was scheduled to have a partial hysterectomy in 2008 when her doctor suggested implanting a vaginal mesh device at the same time to deal with minor incontinence. »

Family Health Care Costs Have Tripled Since '01: Analysis

The costs of providing health care to an average American family surpassed $25,000 for the first time in 2016 — even as the rate of health cost increases slowed to a record low, a new analysis revealed... »

Implant to Control Opioid Addiction Approved

Federal health officials on Thursday approved an innovative new option for Americans struggling with addiction to heroin and painkillers: a drug-oozing implant that curbs craving and withdrawal symptoms for six... »


Students Can Help Fight Zika

The Invasive Mosquito Project is calling on "citizen scientists," especially students to help them battle mosquitoes. NBC10's Katy Zachry talks about how South Jersey counties is helping the fight against... »

Candy-Like Edible Marijuana Is Sending Kids to ERs

In Oregon, an 8-year-old boy was rushed to the hospital after finding a marijuana cookie at a park. In Michigan, two children were sent to the ER after getting into a man's stash of gummy candy containing... »


Fight to Extinguish Smoking on Jersey Shore Beaches, NJ Parks

Measures to restrict smoking at public beaches and ban it entirely at parks are scheduled for a vote in the New Jersey Legislature. »

BMX Legend Dave Mirra Had Brain Disease: Report

Doctors have reportedly concluded that BMX rider Dave Mirra, who took his own life in February, suffered from the brain disease CTE. ESPN reports a neuropathologist at the University of Toronto and two others... »