NJ Supports National Infant Immunization Week

STATE — During National Infant Immunization Week (April 23-30), the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) is highlighting the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and supporting health care providers and public health partners as they hold events to encourage healthier communities.

Elizabeth Doctor Pleads Guilty To Fraud Scheme

NEWARK– A doctor with a practice in Elizabeth and his wife pleaded guilty last week to a health care fraud scheme in which more than 20,000 patient visits were conducted by individuals posing as licensed physicians for as little as $10 an hour, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

EarthTalk®

Dear EarthTalk: Is air quality in the United States improving or getting worse? Is it cleaner in some parts of the country than in others? — K. Gould, Sherman Oaks, CA