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Medicare Open Enrollment, Oct. 15-Dec. 7

October 12, 2018

DENVILLE, NJ – Medicare Open Enrollment is Oct. 15-Dec. 7. For Medicare beneficiaries (or their caregivers) in need of assistance with health insurance claims, health insurance options or Medicare forms, the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) has trained counselors who can provide free information and help. They will highlight and explain various Medicare plans, ...

Atlantic Health System and NY Jets Fight Pediatric Cancer as Part of the 'Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer' Campaign

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System and the New York Jets partnered again in the fight against pediatric cancer on Oct. 7. As part of the NFL and American Cancer Society's “Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer” campaign, five children who are undergoing or have completed treatment at Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children's Hospital, served as honorary captains for the ...

Atlantic Health System Partners with TGen, Origin to Improve Access to Innovative Cancer Therapies

MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Cancer is a disease that touches virtually everyone in some sort of way throughout their lifetime with more than 1.5 million new cases diagnosed in the United States every year, according to the Center for Disease Control. Those who have endured the fight against the disease that claims the lives of half a million Americans every year know how much of a strain physically, ...

Passenger Who Flew to Newark Could Have Exposed Others to Measles: Health Officials

NEWARK, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Health said any person who was in Newark Liberty International Airport on Sept. 28, 2018, between 5:30 and 10:30 a.m. may have been exposed to measles.

Someone flying from Tel Aviv in Israel had the highly contagious infection and arrived in Terminal B at the airport, the department said. The person, whose name was not released, may have traveled ...

Free Veteran Fitness Center in the Works for Morris County

ROXBURY, NJ – Military veterans could have a free place to work out in Morris County thanks to Warrior Strong. Warrior Strong, a nonprofit organization, is considering a Morris Plains site for a fitness center where veterans could be members for no cost, said founder Tom Tice. Warrior Strong currently offers free fitness classes for veterans - in North Jersey and Scranton, ...

Morris County Resident to Share Experience Climbing Mt. Everest

CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ – Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council, will host a presentation by Dan Stringham on Sunday, Oct. 14, at 4 p.m., that features his five-week expedition to reach the summit of Mt. Everest in Nepal. The peak of Mt. Everest is 29,035 feet above sea level. No other mountain on earth has a higher altitude.

Last May, after several months of training and ...

Rutgers Opens Autism Research Center

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University has opened research center to study the treatment and service needs for people with autism spectrum disorders that will allow an advisory board of parents and advocates of the disability community to identify unmet needs.

Based in New Brunswick, the New Jersey Autism Center of Excellence is funded through the Governor's Council for ...


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Speech and Hearing Associates of Denville Recognized for Helping Make Hearing Aid Program a Success

October 12, 2018

N.J. Human Services Commissioner Johnson Offers Thanks for Participating in Program that Helps Older New Jerseyans with Low-Incomes  

MONTCLAIR, NJ – New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson on Oct. 12 recognized and thanked audiologists who have participated in the New Jersey Hearing Project, which provides free refurbished hearing aids to eligible older ...