Assembly Budget Committee Holds Hearing on Medicaid Cuts

By Jerry Henry

 In testimony before the Assembly Budget Committee a panel of 13 health care professionals, mainly those who provide for the elderly in nursing homes, warned a proposed 140 million dollar cut in Medicaid funding would be devastating – not only to those who reside in nursing homes but to those who provide their care.  Read more of this post

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Emergency Rooms Designed for Seniors

By Sara Lee Kessler

St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, in Paterson, is a level three trauma center that handles car crashes, stabbings and everything from heart attacks to strokes.  Read more of this post

Healthcare Reform One Year Anniversary

By Jerry Henry

Democratic lawmakers celebrated the one-year anniversary of national health care reform by attending a ribbon cutting ceremony of a new nurse practitioners office at Northgate 2 in Camden.  Read more of this post

Coping with Congestive Heart Failure

By Sara Lee Kessler
Congestive heart failure is a condition in which the heart has difficulty pumping blood to other organs.  Read more of this post