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

April 21, 2018

 

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 ...

Long Term Care Facility Developed with Emerging Technology Coming to East Hanover

BLOOMFIELD, NJ- With approvals from the local Planning Board and Township Council, Sycamore Propco East Hanover LLC, an affiliate of Bloomfield based CHA Partners (CHA), is set to commence the conversion of the currently vacant four-story office building formerly owned by Novartis in East Hanover.

Once completed, the 95,000 sf structure, located at the intersection of South Ridgedale Avenue ...

Atlantic Health Among Six Regional Health Systems Forming Clinical Research Consortium

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 ...

Mindfulness and Meditation Courses Beginning April 2018

Madison, NJ – In celebration of the new spring season, come experience and enjoy Mindfulness and Meditation with Wendi L. Dumbroff, MA, LPC. Dumbroff is a Licensed Professional Counselor in private practice in Madison, New Jersey, where she specializes in individual, family, couple and sex therapy.  She is a highly trained couple and sex therapist who provides a safe, ...

Morristown Medical Center is Offering FREE Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Screenings During Month of April

Free oral, head and neck cancer screenings will be held in April, in recognition of Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month.

 

Symptoms of head and neck cancers are often vague, and may include a persistent sore throat, hoarseness or change in the voice, lump on the neck, earache, pain when swallowing and unexplained weight loss. Some people do not exhibit any signs or ...

Morris Area Coalition For Education and Positive Choices Master Class on Vaping

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 ...

Travel Soccer Tryouts for Fall 2018, Spring 2019 at the Madison Area YMCA This April

The Madison Area YMCA is excited to offer free tryouts for its U8, U9, U10, U11 and U12 travel soccer teams! Unlike most travel soccer team tryouts, the Madison Area Y’s are free.

All players must register online or in-person by Friday, April 13 to try out. 

Madison Area YMCA Travel Soccer coaches Billy Walsh, Mark Semioli and Jackie Levowsky will facilitate tryouts at ...

Register for Madison Area YMCA Spring, Summer Mini Camps, Clinics

Exercise your body, mind and spirit, and let health, fitness and wellness begin at the Y. Register for Madison Area YMCA spring classes now.

Priority online and in-person registration for current members begins Tuesday, March 27, at 7:30 p.m. Open registration begins Tuesday, April 3.

Sessions begin on Monday, April 9. Members and non-members welcome.

The aquatics ...

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Wed, April 25, 6:30 PM

South Mountain YMCA Civic House (in the Park), Maplewood

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Fri, April 27, 2:00 PM

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Blood Drive

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Sun, April 29, 10:00 AM

Madison Area YMCA - Indoor Cycling Room, Madison

Cycle For A Cause Fundraiser

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April is STD Awareness Month and Get Yourself Tested Month

April 20, 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 ...