Senior citizens facing a challenge that will require their brain to be working at its best should schedule it for the morning hours. A new study finds older adults have “morning brains.” They not only perform better on demanding cognitive tasks but also activate the...

Members of Project SALUD have been recognized by the Borough Council for their commitment to a project that was created to help the members of Freehold Borough’s Latino community improve their health. Project SALUD began in 2013. It focuses on preventative health care and health care...

No matter how you get your insurance -- through your employer, from a state exchange, from an agent or directly from an insurance company -- you're paying a bigger share of your health-care costs than you used to. Higher premiums are only part of the...

Veterans may soon have easier access to government-paid health care under a bill President Barack Obama signed into law Thursday, the government's most sweeping response to date to a public uproar over systemwide problems that have rocked the Veterans Affairs Department. With service members, lawmakers and...

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa won't be stopped until front-line health workers get more support, World Health Organization Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan said Friday at a news conference in Geneva. After a unanimous vote by a committee of public health and risk management experts, the...

With plans underway to bring one or two Americans stricken with Ebola to the United States, people are wondering how that will happen without unleashing the deadly virus. On Friday afternoon, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention posted a guide explaining how hospitals should...

The proportion of Floridians afflicted with dementia is expected to grow by 50 percent in the next decade. The risk of dementia doubles every five years between the ages of 65 and 95. This disease overwhelms caretakers and eventually forces patients into high-care nursing homes, using...

When deciding which foods to throw in our shopping carts, we take cost, calories and cravings into consideration. But some of our food purchases are driven by emotional, cultural and social cues. Kosher shoppers purchase certain foods to comply with their religious beliefs and guidelines,...

As if there isn’t enough malaise about government already, here’s a great way to get the American people to feel their elected officials aren’t serving them: Tell them that they’re stupid and their opinions don’t matter. Which raises the question: Who are they serving? But...