Medicine

Cancer Center Receives Funding To Enhance Clinical Trials Program Aimed At Minority Patients

NEWARK—A UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School associate professor of medicine has received two highly competitive state and federal grants that will significantly enhance the clinical trials program at the New Jersey Medical School/University Hospital Cancer Center (Cancer Center) and place it among a select group of facilities nationwide that devote much of their efforts to the treatment of minority cancer patients.

Report Says Failure To Reform Health Care Will Be Costly

HIGHLAND PARK— As policymakers continue to debate comprehensive reform of the nation’s health care system, a new report commissioned by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) projects that if federal reform efforts are not enacted, the cost of failure would…

NJ Awarded Nearly $40 Million In Federal Funding For H1N1 Response

STATE—New Jersey has been awarded nearly $40 million in federal funding to enhance efforts on a state and local level to respond to H1N1 influenza this fall, Health and Senior Services Commissioner Heather Howard announced Tuesday.

How The Economy Affects Children’s Health: National Statistics Tell A Mixed Story

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Researchers at the National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP), part of Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, are concerned that children from poor and low-income families are being left out of the national conversation about health care reform.