Health & Wellness

March 20, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ - Wednesday, March 27, 1:30-3:30 pm: Elmora Branch Library, 740 W. Grand St., Elizabeth: Join Dr. Karen Ensle of the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County as Dr. Ensle presents Eating Clean for Better Health. Learn how to improve your food choices, portion sizes, and food ...

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Starting this April, a new 12 week session of the LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA program begins at the Berkeley Heights YMCA, a branch of the Summit Area YMCA. The LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA program is a physical and wellness program that helps patients recovering from cancer treatment to rebuild and regain ...

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“Running 4 Answers, a race against Alzheimer’s” is a 5k race and 2-mile fun run located in Roseland. We are USATF-sanctioned and certified (500 points). Over our first nine years we have donated $326,000 to Cure Alzheimer’s Fund.  We chose this organization based on its sole focus on research ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — With the “good old summertime” now within reach, it's almost time to share time outdoors with friends and families at parties, barbecues, the local swimming pool, nearby lake or the ocean. With swimming pool openings approaching, the British Swim School is urging the public to ...

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OLD BRIDGE, NJ - Bark For Life of Central NJ is the American Cancer Society's unique "canine companion event" to raise funds and awareness in the fight against cancer. While there are many Relay For Life events happening throughout the state, there are only TWO Bark For Life events taking place in ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has been named the top hospital in the state with more than 350 beds by physicians, Castle Connolly and Jersey’s Best. Morristown Medical Center was also named the number one hospital in the state across all treatment categories ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Atlantic Health System's Overlook Medical Center recently celebrated the nation's first 'National Hospitalist Day', which recognizes the talented, dedicated 'hospitalists' -- a term that refers to physicians whose practice emphasizes providing care for hospitalized ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has been named the top hospital in the state with more than 350 beds by physicians, Castle Connolly and Jersey’s Best. Morristown Medical Center was also named the number one hospital in the state across all treatment categories ...

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Dr. Ahsan Sattar, Director of Neuroendovascular Surgery at Mountainside Medical Center, has been noting a decrease in the average age of his stroke patients. He mainly attributes this to modern American lifestyle habits including poor diet, obesity, lack of exercise and smoking. With the recent ...

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SUMMIT, NJ – Often friends and family worry that a loved one who is forgetting words or losing their car keys is in the beginning stages of dementia – it could be normal aging.    That became clear at Atlantic Neuroscience Institute’s second memory loss symposium, “A Day to Remember: A ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has been named the top hospital in the state with more than 350 beds by physicians, Castle Connolly and Jersey’s Best. Morristown Medical Center was also named the number one hospital in the state across all treatment categories ...

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A small cadre of dedicated volunteers makes an enormous difference in the lives of Union County residents who experience sexual violence. These volunteers staff the County’s Rape Crisis Center, a hotline and personal support service for victims. The Rape Crisis Center welcomes new volunteers to ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has been named the top hospital in the state with more than 350 beds by physicians, Castle Connolly and Jersey’s Best. Morristown Medical Center was also named the number one hospital in the state across all treatment categories ...

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Dr. Ahsan Sattar, Director of Neuroendovascular Surgery at Mountainside Medical Center, has been noting a decrease in the average age of his stroke patients. He mainly attributes this to modern American lifestyle habits including poor diet, obesity, lack of exercise and smoking. With the recent ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has been named the top hospital in the state with more than 350 beds by physicians, Castle Connolly and Jersey’s Best. Morristown Medical Center was also named the number one hospital in the state across all treatment categories ...

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Dr. Ahsan Sattar, Director of Neuroendovascular Surgery at Mountainside Medical Center, has been noting a decrease in the average age of his stroke patients. He mainly attributes this to modern American lifestyle habits including poor diet, obesity, lack of exercise and smoking. With the recent ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has been named the top hospital in the state with more than 350 beds by physicians, Castle Connolly and Jersey’s Best. Morristown Medical Center was also named the number one hospital in the state across all treatment categories ...

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The Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce (GWACC) will present the Trinitas Regional Medical Center Health and Wellness Expo for its second event on Sunday, March 31, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Union Catholic High School at 1600 Martine Ave. in Scotch Plains.  The Expo is free to all ...

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Atlantic Health System’s Chilton Medical Center has been once again named the top hospital in the state with less than 350 beds by Castle Connolly and Jersey’s Best, in a new list published this week. Chilton Medical Center was also named the number one hospital in the state under 350 beds for ...

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NUTLEY - Commissioner Steven Rogers announced today that The Nutley Health Department will be providing a Stroke Prevention and Thyroid Screening, scheduled for Tuesday, April 23, 2019 between 9am - 12pm at the Nutley Health Department, 149 Chestnut Street. For an appointment please call ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Trinitas Regional Medical Center recently announced that it has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval(r) and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Center. The Gold Seal of Approval(r) ...

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According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), approximately 19.7 million people ages 12 and older had a substance use disorder related to their abuse of alcohol or drugs. Identifying the signs of a substance ...

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According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), approximately 19.7 million people ages 12 and older had a substance use disorder related to their abuse of alcohol or drugs. Identifying the signs of a substance ...

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According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), approximately 19.7 million people ages 12 and older had a substance use disorder related to their abuse of alcohol or drugs. Identifying the signs of a substance ...

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Maureen Cooke of Westfield has been named to the Next Generation Committee of Summit, New Jersey-based Family Promise, the national leader addressing the issue of family homelessness.  Millennials (born 1981 - 1996) have surpassed baby boomers as the largest adult generation. Often characterized ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to recognize Women’s History Month with a series of event highlighting both history and health issues impacting women and girls in Union County. “This year marks the first time that five women have seats on the Freeholder Board, making it ...

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According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), approximately 19.7 million people ages 12 and older had a substance use disorder related to their abuse of alcohol or drugs. Identifying the signs of a substance ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Health Department will be sponsoring a women’s cancer screening program for the residents of Montville, Boonton Township and surrounding towns.  The screening will consist of a breast exam, pelvic exam with Pap test, blood pressure and health education ...

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According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), approximately 19.7 million people ages 12 and older had a substance use disorder related to their abuse of alcohol or drugs. Identifying the signs of a substance ...

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