Health & Wellness

April 9, 2019

Holistic Health Coach, Payal Arora, will be teaching a “Spring Rejuvenation Workshop: Using Your 5 Senses to Beat Stress” at The Connection in Summit on Saturday, April 27 from 3 – 4:30 PM. Specific techniques for sight, smell, hearing, taste and touch will help participants identify sources of ...

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Study Recently Published in Prestigious Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics  Morristown, NJ –A new study by Dr. Barbara Minkowitz, a pediatric orthopedist at Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Centerpublished in the prestigious Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics found that lower vitamin D ...

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Are you curious about Imagine? Want to learn more? Imagine is hosting an open house on April 11th at our center in Mountainside. Come learn more and see how you can be a part of a growing organization helping those bereaved in our communities. Details: April 11, 2019 7:30 AM - 9:00 ...

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Integrity House, one of the largest nonprofit providers of substance use disorder treatment in the state of New Jersey, with locations in Newark, Secaucus, Jersey City, Toms River, and Morris Plains, will host its annual Golf Classic at Essex County Country Club on Monday, May 20, 2019. Proceeds ...

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Study Recently Published in Prestigious Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics MORRISTOWN, NJ –A new study by Dr. Barbara Minkowitz, a pediatric orthopedist at Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Centerpublished in the prestigious Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics found that lower vitamin D ...

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The morning of Christmas Eve 2018, Barbara Donahue was getting ready for her family’s annual dinner. “Around 10 a.m., I told someone sitting nearby that I was starting to get a headache and my eye was hurting, which I thought was very strange,” said Donahue. “My oldest son turned to look at me ...

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Study Recently Published in Prestigious Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics MORRISTOWN, NJ –A new study by Dr. Barbara Minkowitz, a pediatric orthopedist at Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Centerpublished in the prestigious Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics found that lower vitamin D ...

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Study Recently Published in Prestigious Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics A new study by Dr. Barbara Minkowitz, a pediatric orthopedist at Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Centerpublished in the prestigious Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics found that lower vitamin D levels in ...

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Study Recently Published in Prestigious Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics Morristown, NJ – A new study by Dr. Barbara Minkowitz, a pediatric orthopedist at Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center, published in the prestigious Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics found that lower vitamin ...

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Study Recently Published in Prestigious Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics  Morristown, NJ –A new study by Dr. Barbara Minkowitz, a pediatric orthopedist at Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Centerpublished in the prestigious Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics found that lower vitamin D ...

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The morning of Christmas Eve 2018, Barbara Donahue was getting ready for her family’s annual dinner. “Around 10 a.m., I told someone sitting nearby that I was starting to get a headache and my eye was hurting, which I thought was very strange,” said Donahue. “My oldest son turned to look at me ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to host a Foster Parent and Adoption Recruitment Information Session on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. the at Warinanco Sports Center at Warinanco Park, 1 Park Drive in Roselle, organized by the Union County Office of LGBTQ Affairs and ...

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A few taxpayers still use the old-school method of filing their tax returns: on paper. For these people, now is the time to consider filing electronically. With the April 15 tax deadline right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to use IRS e-File. Here are the top six reasons why you should ...

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Current and new members from New Providence, Chatham, Berkeley Heights and Summit are now signing up for another fun and relaxing summer season with their family and friends at their local New Providence Community Pool. The long summer fun kicks off on Memorial Weekend (May 25) through September ...

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The Men’s Club of Congregation Beth Israel will hold a Blood Drive on Sunday, April 28, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Scotch Plains synagogue.  Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome. The blood drive will be run by Vitalant, one of the nation’s oldest and largest nonprofit ...

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Procedure offers important non-surgical liver cancer treatment option   Holmdel, NJ. Hackensack Meridian Health Bayshore Medical Center performed its first Y-90 procedure. Y-90 radioembolization is a minimally invasive procedure that combines embolization and radiation ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Sports Health and the Atlantic Health System Sports Cardiology Program donated an automated external defibrillator (AED) — a portable device that instructs users to deliver an electric shock to get a heart beating normally after a cardiac event—to DePaul Catholic High ...

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Union County Sheriff Peter Corvelli reminds residents that identification programs, including Project Life Saver and Fingerprint on File, are available to help protect family members who may wander away without supervision. “These programs help our residents protect family members who may be at ...

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TRENTON,NJ – New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson announced that as of April 1, NJ Medicaid plans will no longer require prior authorization before patients can access medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction -- removing a barrier to care and allowing Medicaid recipients ...

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Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss recently received a $2,500 grant from Investors Foundation.  The grant will help further Imagine’s mission of providing education and free peer grief support to children and teens coping with loss due to the death of a parent or sibling by helping to ...

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In recognition of April as Autism Awareness Month, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is sponsoring a series of inclusive events for Union County residents. The County Administration Building will also light up with blue lights in April, to show support for autism awareness.  “Union ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Results from a study conducted by a nurse research team at Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center found that pet therapy visits significantly reduce the anxiety of hospitalized children. The results were recently published in the Journal of Pediatric ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — As part of the Borough of North Caldwell’s routine maintenance of its water distribution system, the North Caldwell Water Department will inspect fire hydrants and flush watermains between 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. from approximately April 8, 2019 through May 5, 2019. Flushing ...

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All Proceeds to Benefit CarePlus Foundation PARAMUS, NJ – Gina Renee Drakeford, an accomplished poet and longtime recipient of services at Care Plus NJ, Inc. (“CarePlus”), is releasing a compilation of her poetry in a book entitled “Down But Never Out.” The collection includes journal entries ...

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Change Effective Today Increases Access to Proven & Effective Medication-Assisted Treatment (TRENTON) – New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson announced that as of today, April 1, New Jersey Medicaid plans will no longer require prior authorization before patients can access ...

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The morning of Christmas Eve 2018, Barbara Donahue was getting ready for her family’s annual dinner. “Around 10 a.m., I told someone sitting nearby that I was starting to get a headache and my eye was hurting, which I thought was very strange,” said Donahue. “My oldest son turned to look at me ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - April is National Autism Awareness Month and The Fine Grind, 101 Newark-Pompton Turnpike, Little Falls, is once again showcasing the art of a young local man with autism from Cedar Grove. Matthew has his heartfelt art up throughout the month of April. All works of art are ...

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TOTOWA, NJ - Just one hour of exercise a week can lower the risk for mood, anxiety and substance abuse disorders and can help to reduce the symptoms of depression, panic and phobias. There is no reason for you to not to get moving! The Anxiety and Depression Initiative and the Mental Health ...

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The morning of Christmas Eve 2018, Barbara Donahue was getting ready for her family’s annual dinner. “Around 10 a.m., I told someone sitting nearby that I was starting to get a headache and my eye was hurting, which I thought was very strange,” said Donahue. “My oldest son turned to look at me ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Health Department will hold a Health Screening Program on Saturday, April 13, from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. in the health wing of the Montville Township Municipal Building, 195 Changebridge Road, Montville. A SMAC blood screening for residents of Montville Township, ...

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