It goes without saying that there are important biological differences between men and women. Similarly, the way in which they each manifest certain symptoms or metabolize medication ought to ensure the scientific research centered around such factors. However, women remained generally underrepresented until the 1990s wherein Congress passed into law the NIH Revitalization Act of 1993….

Although Congress outlawed the use of lead-based paint in homes and buildings in the 1970’s, approximately 4,800 children in New Jersey have been found to have high levels of lead in their blood. Nearly forty-nine years after its banning, lead poisoning has become an increasingly common and alarming crisis. Most recently, a Newark Legacy Charter…

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University recently found that medical errors kill 250,000 Americans per year. That makes medical error the third-highest cause of death in the United States – behind only cancer and heart disease. Every year, mistakes made by doctors or medical staff result in thousands of deaths nationwide. This statistic should be shocking…

‘If You Hemorrhage, Don’t Clean Up’: Advice From Mothers Who Almost Died Four days after Marie McCausland delivered her first child in May, she knew something was very wrong. She had intense pain in her upper chest, her blood pressure was rising, and she was so swollen that she barely recognized herself in the mirror….

We are looking forward to celebrating this July 4th with our families and friends with barbecues and fireworks. The long holiday weekend will allow many of us to travel to enjoy Independence Day with distant friends and relatives. With the lower gasoline prices, AAA anticipates that the roads will be heavily traveled and congested, with…

WALL TOWNSHIP – The Osteo Relief Institute shut down earlier this month after 30 patients contracted infections that were linked to the institute, according to local reports. The Osteo Relief Institute located on Route 34 in Wall Township voluntarily closed March 7 after patients contracted various bacterial infections from injections to their knees, Monmouth County…

Charges for luggage, bad food, and delays are some of the unpleasantries we endure when we fly, but none of these is dangerous. However, flying may also expose passengers and crew to toxic air fumes. Faced with a dangerous work environment, four Alaska Airline flight attendants are suing Boeing for exposure to toxic chemicals. This occurs…