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Atlantic Health Among Six Regional Health Systems Forming Clinical Research Consortium

April 17, 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Hope One Celebrates Its Anniversary

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Hope One Mobile Recovery Vehicle celebrated its first anniversary on Wednesday.  Sheriff Gannon, who conceived the notion of Hope One and brought it to fruition one year ago led the ceremony and said that "People are sick and tired of being sick and tired."  Hope One is a mobile recovery access vehicle that offers critical support for persons ...

A Day to Remember: Overlook Hosts Conference on Memory Loss and Dementia

SUMMIT, NJ – Everything you never knew you needed to know about dementia was covered in “A Day to Remember: A conference for Those Living with Memory Loss,” held on March 24 at Overlook Medical Center. 

More than 100 people attended the event, which featured exhibitor tables set up by Summit-based SAGE Eldercare and the Alzheimer’s Association, lectures on: ...

Susan G. Komen's Annual Pink Tie Event Raises Funds, Awareness

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Every two minutes, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer. And every 13 minutes, a woman will lose her battle with the disease. These are mothers, sisters, wives, and friends. 

Susan G. Komen was one of them. After the Texas native passed away from breast cancer, her sister founded the Susan G. Komen Foundation and it blossomed into a ...

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April is STD Awareness Month and Get Yourself Tested Month

April 19, 2018

April is Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) Awareness Month, a national campaign to increase awareness about education, treatment, and prevention of STDs.  

STDs are common, affecting 1 in 2 sexually active people during their lifetime - and most people don't know they are infected.  The rate of STDs is increasing, with a 68% increase in bacterial sexually transmitted ...