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AtlantiCast

On this week’s AtlantiCast, find out why it’s easier than ever to receive care at Atlantic Health System, the Morristown Medical Center’s Heart Success program reaches a milestone in the fight against heart failure, quality healthcare that protects the environment and kicking off the holiday season with the Festival of Lights.  

Atlantic View

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has become the first hospital to implement the BEACON Advanced Energy Laser System, a unique tissue-sparing, CO2 laser-driven system which enables physicians to conduct complex surgeries in space-restricted areas of the body with greater accuracy and precision than ever before. While flexible fiber-based CO2 surgery has long been a method of safe and precise laser treatment for complex head and neck surgeries at Morristown Medical Center, the new BEACON Laser System from ...

Beth's Book Review

Tony’s Wife by Adriana Trigiani (Harper and Collins, 2018) When I was a teenager, dancing in my room to “Dancin’ Machine” by the Jackson Five or “Jungle Boogie” by Kool and the Gang, my father would, on occasion, poke his head into my room and query, “What are you listening to?” I knew that I was in for “the lecture,” how young people of my generation didn’t appreciate what good music was all about. Then he’d launch into the Gene Krupa, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, ...

Cornerstone: Where Care Meets Commitment

It is no accident that the first day of fall on the calendar marks National Falls Prevention Awareness Day, sponsored by the National Council on Aging (NCOA).  As our population continues to age, it amazes me to see how many injuries occur from falling.  Many of us are fearful of “breaking a hip” but it goes beyond that.  It has been documented that in the United States, adults 65 years old or older die from a fall every 20 minutes.  I frequently treat patients with various injuries ...

Home Matters by Jacki

Before you put your home up for sale, you'll want to ensure it's clean for all of the buyers that will come through. A dirty house isn't appealing at any price point. Cleaning your home doesn't have to be overwhelming, below I have listed the top things to remember to clean for each room. FOYER: + Clean the door and hardware. + Wipe off all fingerprints on windows/furniture.  + Clean off scuff marks on floors and door. + Replace all light bulbs and ensure light fixtures are working. + Tidy/clean up the coat ...

Practical Taxes and Finance With Paul Kleespies

Mobile phones not only contain our personal details and information about everyone we know; they are used to verify our identities and unlock access to our financial accounts. Now scammers are using a process called a “port-out” to hack into our phones to change our passwords, steal our personal data and even empty our bank accounts. Basics of the port-out scam A port-out scam starts by manipulating the legitimate process you can use to move your mobile phone number from one carrier to another. A scammer calls a carrier ...

The Falcon's Nest

METUCHEN, NJ - A crisis can occur at any moment, and precarious situations exist all around us. One emergency that can happen to anyone without warning is going into cardiac arrest, an unforeseen loss of consciousness and heart function. A group of eleven students at Saint Joseph High School trained under the instruction of Christopher Martin on for two days in November to become certified in giving  CPR to both adults and adolescents by practicing on CPR mannequins. “This opportunity allows students to gain ...

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