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Admissions Abridged

I got a call today from the anxious parent of a sixth grader who wanted some guidance on how to best help his student position herself for success in college.  What classes should she take now? Would it be worth it to investigate private school? When is it too early to start looking at college campuses? While thinking college with a 12-year-old may seem crazy to some, any parent reading this will understand the utter panic we feel on a daily basis trying to give our children the best possible future.  Mine are barely preschool age ...

AtlantiCast

On the 20th episode of AtlantiCast, find out which hospital is ranked number 1 in New Jersey by US News and World Report, hear the story of a teenager who had a limb saved by doctors at Chilton Medical Center, meet the nurse who jumped into action to save lives after a train crash thousands of miles from home, see how Atlantic Health System helped the Jets kickoff another great season and much more!  

Atlantic View at Overlook Medical Center

September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month, and James J.S. Chen, M.D., FACHE, director of Atlantic Medical Group’s Thyroid Center at Summit and endocrinologist at Overlook Medical Center, believes it is critical that everyone know the warning signs of thyroid cancer. “The most common form of thyroid cancer, papillary cancer, has a very high cure rate if detected early,” said Dr. Chen, who is one of the few board-certified endocrinologists in the U.S. who is also certified in nuclear medicine and holds a Nuclear ...

Dad in the Box

Dropping your son or daughter off at college is a significant event in their lives. For many young adults, this is their first chance to spread their wings and live independently.  They quite naturally face this new chapter in life with a healthy mixture of trepidation and excitement.      And for parents, it is a time when the house becomes a little more empty.  A little more quiet.  A time when the vacant bedroom we pass in the morning is exactly the same as it was the day before.    Sounds ...

Finance Decoded

One of the most important decisions you’ll make about your retirement is when and how to receive your Social Security benefits, but it’s crucial to understand potential tax implication prior to doing so. For many retirees that will have additional sources of income in retirement, Social Security benefits can push you into a higher tax bracket. However, with the proper proactive planning, you can create a strategy that will leave more money in your hands, and less in Uncle Sam’s. Having an idea of just how much your Social ...

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