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Deer ticks, other species out for blood in New Jersey
Ticks don't ever really go away in the Garden State. But this time of year begins a stretch of months when residents need to be most careful.
Do you live in a healthy area? New report ranks health of NJ’s 21 counties
Compared to last year's rankings, the top 4 healthiest counties in the Garden State remained the same for 2022.
NJ law doesn’t allow them, but more kids are ingesting pot edibles
In 2021 alone, the New Jersey Poison Control Center assisted in the medical treatment of more than 150 children who were exposed to cannabis edibles like gummies or cookies.
41% of NJ kids living in financial hardship pre-pandemic, report finds
Twelve percent were living in poverty in 2019, and another 29% were in families that make enough to be ineligible for assistance but not enough to afford basic needs, the report says.
Missed out on your kids’ vaccines during COVID? How to catch up
A catch-up schedule for children and adolescents accelerates the vaccination timeline for families with young children who've fallen behind on immunizations.
Antisemitic acts hit a new high in New Jersey, report finds
New Jersey's count represents 14% of the total number of antisemitic incidents recorded across the United States in 2021.
Colorectal cancer at age 30 — when and why you should get screened
According to American Cancer Society, more than 150,000 individuals will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer in 2022.
New Jersey is great, but I want to leave — new poll shows burden of high costs
You may love the state where you live, but you could also want out.
Pregnant and afraid? ‘Centering pregnancy’ concept gaining traction in NJ
Focus shifts from one-on-one meetings with a doctor, to group meetings with women expecting to deliver at around the same time.
NJ domestic violence reports continue spike since pandemic lull
"The numbers are still high, we're still getting a lot of calls," said Mira Moreno, director of programs at Center for Hope and Safety in Rochelle Park.
Another rabid raccoon — dozens of cases so far this year in New Jersey
Public health officials advise against approaching animals that appear to be behaving strangely.
Food costs in NJ experience biggest jump since 1987
You're not crazy; your total at the cash register is much higher than it used to be.