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Just For The Health Of It

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Information provided by the New Jersey Department of Health.

What is Zika virus (Zika)?

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Parents of teens may struggle letting go of the reins when it comes to their children’s health checkups, a new national poll suggests.

Just 34 percent of... Read More

Each year, members of the New Jersey Dental Association provide their services free-of-charge to children in need during Give Kids a Smile Day. Scheduled for February 5, 2016, Give Kids a Smile... Read More

We’ve all had sore throats around this time of year. Your throat feels scratchy and may hurt when you swallow. What can you do to soothe a sore throat? And when is it a sign of a more serious... Read More

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Steven Marcus, MD, Executive and Medical Director

Bruce Ruck, Pharm.D., Director, Drug Information and Professional Education

New Jersey Poison Information and Education System (... Read More

Health and Program Videos

Frankly Speaking About Cancer

Cancer Treatments and Side Effects with Dr. James Salwitz

Health Insurance Marketplace Calculator

Find Out if you Qualify for Financial Help through the Affordable Care Act


This tool was developed by the Kaiser Family Foundation to help people figure out if they qualify for a subsidy when  purchasing insurance in new health insurance exchanges (or "Marketplaces") created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). You can enter different incomes, ages, and family sizes to get an estimate of your eligibility for subsidies and how much you could spend on health insurance.

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