Health & Wellness

March 11, 2019

People join THE MAX Challenge most often to lose some weight, improve their fitness, and to overall feel better.  They STAY with the program because of the relationships they've made, the individual attention they receive, AND the overwhelming culture of support and encouragement.  THE MAX Day of ...

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People join THE MAX Challenge most often to lose some weight, improve their fitness, and to overall feel better.  They STAY with the program because of the relationships they've made, the individual attention they receive, AND the overwhelming culture of support and encouragement.  THE MAX Day of ...

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FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS,  NJ -- Later this month marks the American Diabetes Association® Alert Day®.  Recognized the last Tuesday of March, the day is a call to action to address the growing trend of Americans being affected by prediabetes and diabetes. To mark the upcoming Alert Day®, the ...

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Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has added two state-of-the-art da Vinci Xi Surgical Systems to its surgical service offering. The systems will allow more minimally invasive (robotic) procedures to be performed at the medical center, which has completed over 8,900 robotic cases to ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has added two state-of-the-art da Vinci Xi Surgical Systems to its surgical service offering. The systems will allow more minimally invasive (robotic) procedures to be performed at the medical center, which has completed over 8,900 ...

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Since the age of 18, Audrey Gholston had struggled with her weight. “Like a lot of women, I started gaining weight after I had my first child,” said Gholston. “I tried different weight loss methods but I always gained back any weight that I had lost.” After more than a decade of weight ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has added two state-of-the-art da Vinci Xi Surgical Systems to its surgical service offering. The systems will allow more minimally invasive (robotic) procedures to be performed at the medical center, which has completed over 8,900 ...

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 Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has added two state-of-the-art da Vinci Xi Surgical Systems to its surgical service offering. The systems will allow more minimally invasive (robotic) procedures to be performed at the medical center, which has completed over 8,900 robotic cases ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has added two state-of-the-art da Vinci Xi Surgical Systems to its surgical service offering. The systems will allow more minimally invasive (robotic) procedures to be performed at the medical center, which has completed over 8,900 ...

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PATERSON, NJ -  The Passaic County Women’s Center (PCWC) presents its fourth annual 5K Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Garret Mountain Reservation in Woodland Park. The event commemorates that April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and invites the public to learn more ...

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Break out of your usual workout routine and participate in the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA’s Indoor Triathlon held Sunday, March 31, from 7:00 - 10:00 a.m. The event includes a 10-minute swim, 30-minute bike ride and 20-minute run and is held in partnership with USA Triathlon (USAT). The Y’s Tri ...

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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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Since the age of 18, Audrey Gholston had struggled with her weight. “Like a lot of women, I started gaining weight after I had my first child,” said Gholston. “I tried different weight loss methods but I always gained back any weight that I had lost.” After more than a decade of weight ...

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Adults of all ages will benefit from this free seminar.  Learn how to make the best end-of-life choices for you and your loved ones.  Experts will address life insurance, living wills, powers of attorney, funeral arrangements, and more.  Join us to lessen the emotional and financial bereavement ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - AAA is reminding drivers that the change to Daylight Saving Time may create distraction on the roadway and challenges for drivers who lost an hour of sleep. Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday March 10 at 2 a.m. “As we spring forward, drivers should be aware that the time ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $4,321,987 to the County from the federal Continuum of Care program. The funding will support 19 service projects to help the homeless. “The Continuum of Care ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - People with developmental disabilities are on a mission. In the fall of 2010, the federal government officially eliminated the words “mental retardation” and “mentally retarded individual” from the federal registry, replacing them with “intellectual disability” and “individual with ...

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Murphy Budget Plan Also Continues Emphasis on Home and Community-Based Services ‘Our budget will provide critical resources to allow individuals with both developmental disabilities and mental health challenges to thrive in their communities.’ – Governor Phil Murphy, Fiscal Year 2020 Budget ...

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Murphy Budget Plan Also Continues Emphasis on Home and Community-Based Services ‘Our budget will provide critical resources to allow individuals with both developmental disabilities and mental health challenges to thrive in their communities.’ – Governor Phil Murphy, Fiscal Year 2020 Budget ...

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Murphy Budget Plan Also Continues Emphasis on Home and Community-Based Services ‘Our budget will provide critical resources to allow individuals with both developmental disabilities and mental health challenges to thrive in their communities.’ – Governor Phil Murphy, Fiscal Year 2020 Budget ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - AAA is reminding drivers that the change to Daylight Saving Time may create distraction on the roadway and challenges for drivers who lost an hour of sleep. Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 10 at 2 a.m. “As we spring forward, drivers should be aware that the time ...

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BREATHE & RELAX WITH YOGA  Wrap up your weekend or start off the week with this NEW all-levels Vinyasa Yoga class, perfect for any age. Relax your mind and body! Vinyasa yoga is a flowing, dynamic style of yoga that combines breathing techniques with a continuous flow of postures. It will be ...

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Senior Law Day Tuesday, March 26 11am-1pm Edgemont Park House 274 Valley Rd Montclair A presentation by the Superior Court of New Jersey - Essex Vicinage & The Essex Vicinage Advisory Committee on Minority Concerns will include: Landlord/tenant ...

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BREATHE & RELAX WITH YOGA  Wrap up your weekend or start off the week with this NEW all-levels Vinyasa Yoga class, perfect for any age. Relax your mind and body! Vinyasa yoga is a flowing, dynamic style of yoga that combines breathing techniques with a continuous flow of postures. It will be ...

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BREATHE & RELAX WITH YOGA  Wrap up your weekend or start off the week with this NEW all-levels Vinyasa Yoga class, perfect for any age. Relax your mind and body! Vinyasa yoga is a flowing, dynamic style of yoga that combines breathing techniques with a continuous flow of postures. It will be ...

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The Fanwood-Scotch Plains-Westfield Here 2 Help Mental Health Coalition will offer its second library forum aimed at providing useful information regarding common stress and anxiety concerns. The second presentation will be held on Thursday, March 21st from 7:00 to 8:30 pm at the Scotch Plains ...

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The Fanwood-Scotch Plains-Westfield Here 2 Help Mental Health Coalition will offer its second library forum aimed at providing useful information regarding common stress and anxiety concerns. The second presentation will be held on Thursday, March 21 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Scotch Plains ...

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Newark, NJ -- Imagine Newark, a new grief support center in Newark, NJ that provides free year-round grief support programs, is seeking volunteers. While there are a variety of volunteer opportunities available, the most pressing need is for adults willing to be trained as group facilitators. These ...

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in the United States, someone has a heart attack every 40 seconds. Each minute, more than one person in the United States dies from a heart disease-related event. In other words, you’re more likely to die of heart related disease ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Rescheduled from February 20: The Fanwood-Scotch Plains-Westfield Here 2 Help Mental Health Coalition will offer its second library forum aimed at providing useful information regarding common stress and anxiety concerns. The second presentation will be held on Thursday, ...

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