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Jersey Choice: Top Doctors 2013

These are the doctors who are most-often recommended by their peers. Is your doc on the list? For our 2013 list Click here to access our Top Doctor's Database directly

Vaccines For Life

Modern medicine provides inoculations against disease for each stage of life. Here’s what you need to know about the shots that can help keep your family healthy.

By Amanda Staab

Photo by John Emerson.

Top Dentists

Inside the Modern Dental Office

We are witnessing a revolution in dentistry. Today’s dentists are armed with diagnostic tools and computer-aided techniques that help them detect dental problems and achieve improved results.

By Amanda Staab

Illustration by Gracia Lam.

Combine Or Decline: Mergers And Consolidations Impact The Health Care Ecosystem

To survive in the new cost-cutting health care landscape, large hospital systems gobble up smaller ones and independent facilities merge. Experts see benefits for consumers, but risks as well.

By Wayne J. Guglielmo

Photo by Colin Archer/Agency New Jersey.

To Test Or Not To Test? Comprehensive Information About Screening Procedures

Despite vast advances in medical technology, confusion reigns over when to apply many common medical tests. Here’s what you need to know about routine screening procedures.

By Leslie Garisto Pfaff

Illustration by James Worrell.

Choosing A Doc: Know Your ABCs

The complex and confusing alphabet soup of degrees and titles doctors attach to their names presents a challenge for consumers. Here’s our guide to decoding them.

By Amanda Staab

Photo by Sandra Nissen.

Horse Sense: Riding Therapy Proves To Be A Salutary Recreation

For people with neurological disorders, therapy on horseback can provide the stimulation needed to improve motor skills, speech and more.

By Mary Ann McGann

Photo by Jill Chen/Getty Images.

When Food Bites Back: What To Do About Pesky Food Allergies

More kids each year are being diagnosed with food allergies—yet treatment and prevention remain elusive.

By Jill P. Capuzzo