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Atlantic Health Among Six Regional Health Systems Forming Clinical Research Consortium

April 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, PA - Seeking to bring clinical trials and innovations in medicine even closer to home, Atlantic Health System, parent company of Morristown Medical Center, is now part of a group of six regional health systems that are founding members of a nonprofit clinical research consortium – Partners in Innovation, Education, and Research (PIER Consortium) – a ...

Travels Spotlight - New Brunswick Ciclovia opens 2018 Season

NEW BRUNSWICK  – New Brunswick Ciclovia will open its 2018 season on Sunday, April 22 for another fun day of open streets and active living for all. 

Now in its fifth year, New Brunswick Ciclovia is a family-friendly event that emphasizes healthy living and community building by opening our streets and offering programming for all to enjoy. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., more ...

Start Weight Loss Journey with Signature Weight Loss Program; 3-4-5 12 On 12 Off Mindful Nutrition Plan

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - K Primary Care and Medical Nutrition Center launches a signature medical weight loss program that follows well established nutrition guidelines and includes restricted as well as mindful eating. 

"As an Internist with over ten years of experience in weight management, I believe we are what we eat and counting calories is essential for weight loss," said ...

Party Kicks Off 20th Anniversary Of The Carol G. Simon Cancer Center

 

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Strains of “Happy Birthday” filled the atrium recently at the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Morristown Medical Center.  The occasion was the kick-off party to a month’s long celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the opening of the center.

Even before the song rang out, music filled the atrium, as it has for the past 17 years from 9 ...

Area Girl Scouts Donate Care Packages to Overlook's Pediatric Eating Disorders Center

SUMMIT, NJ - Girl Scout Troops 96253 and 96252, both from Parsippany, delivered Jared boxes they filled things like bubbles, stress balls, journals, coloring books, and other items to Overlook Medical Center's Pediatric Eating Disorders Center at Atlantic Health System Children’s Health.

The donated boxes are to help patients cope during treatment.

The Pediatric Eating ...

Morristown’s Atlantic Health System Launches Region’s Only HPV Center Dedicated to Diagnosis and Treatment of Oral HPV-Associated Cancers

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Over 10,000 Americans are estimated to be diagnosed with HPV-associated oral cancer this year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in a concerning trend that has seen the rate of such cancers triple over the last two decades. Responsible for approximately 70 percent of new cases of oral cancer, HPV-associated oral cancer is now the leading ...

YMCA Invites Kids to Swing for the Fences at Healthy Kids Day at TD Bank Ballpark

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - On April 21 from 9 a.m. to noon, Somerset County YMCA and Hunterdon County YMCA will hold a free community event at TD Bank Ballpark, home of the Somerset Patriots. Healthy Kids Day®, the Y’s national initiative to improve health and well-being for kids and families, is an opportunity to encourage kids to ‘swing for the fences’ so they can imagine ...

Register for Run and Fun Walk to Support Katie King; Sponsors Sought by St. James MOC

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The St. James Men of Charity are hosting a 5K for Katie Run & Fun Walk at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at St. James in Basking Ridge. All proceeds will benefit the Katie King Foundation in Basking Ridge.

The foundation was set up to help 10-year-old Katie King and her family offset the mounting expenses associated with her cancer treatment. Katie was diagnosed in ...

Morris Area Coalition For Education and Positive Choices

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J.- Memorial Junior School hosted the Morris Area Coalition For Education and Positive Choices latest in a series of educational forums focusing on the dangers of vaping. A panel discussion highlighted facts and statistics on this harmful trend.

Superintendent, Mike Wasco, opened the evening introducing Thomas "Ace" Gallgher founder of the ...

Dozens of Ridge Students and Parents Joined March for Our Lives in DC: 'How Could We NOT?"

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Along with many thousands of others, 26 students from Basking Ridge and nearby, along with 22 parents, made the bus ride from Basking Ridge to the nation's capital to join the "March for Our Lives" to demonstrate against gun violence on March 24.

Most of the students were from Ridge High School with some others ...

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Our House 4 Miler Returns With USATF Championship Status

April 24, 2018

Our House Foundation will hold its 19th Annual Our House 4 Mile Run and 2 Mile Walk on the Village Green in Summit on May 19. This year, the 4 Mile Run is a USATF All Division Championship, offering USATF runners 700 points! The race welcomes elite athletes, the casual runner, and anyone looking to make a difference by supporting adults with disabilities!

Top Sponsors include Hope Autism ...