After years of Africa leading the world in the number of HIV/AIDS-related deaths, a new report recently released at an international AIDS conference in Switzerland noted that the number of Africans succumbing to the disease has decreased by about half since 2005.
In the continuing battle to eradicate HIV/AIDS, the Food and Drug Administration announced last week that it had granted approval for the widespread use of a new drug that will suppress the HIV virus in patients.
In an outcome many expected, Newark Mayor Cory Booker effectively trounced his competition in a special primary on Tuesday that moves him one step closer to the U.S. Senate.
It’s a dubious distinction, but the cities of Trenton and Camden are in a race of sorts to see which city will notch the most homicides in 2013, as the two Garden State metropolises moved closer to the embarrassing honor by tallying murders last weekend.
Senatorial candidates debate at Montclair State University; Cory Booker gets backing from Oprah and Ivanka Trump
With less than one week until a special summer primary to fill a vacant Senate seat, front-runner Newark Mayor Cory Booker stood and delivered at the first debate of the four Democratic senatorial candidates on Monday night at Montclair State University.
An initiative set forth under the Obama administration to modify a federal mandate that restricts blood donations from members of the gay community—specifically men who have sex with men —received a major endorsement last week as the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) called for the Food and Drug Administration to re-examine the guidelines.
Democratic governor hopeful Barbara Buono announced labor leader Milly Silva as her running mate earlier this week, making it the first time an all-female ticket ran for governor in New Jersey and only the third time in the country.
It’s a sobering and grim statistic. The number of middle-aged Americans committing suicide increased by a staggering 50 to 60 percent, and more African-American men commit suicide than African-American women, according to an in-depth analysis of a report released in May by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Washington.