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Morristown Among Several Atlantic Health System Medical Centers Recognized for Safety

April 25, 2018

Atlantic Health System, an integrated health care delivery system, announced on Tuesday that Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center and Newton Medical Center earned the highest possible safety rating of "A" by The Leapfrog Group in its spring 2018 hospital safety grades. 

Overlook Medical Center’s ‘A’ rating is an increase from last year, while ...

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

Strains of “Happy Birthday” filled the atrium at the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Morristown Medical Center during its 20th anniversary kick-off party. The celebration kicked off an upcoming month of festivities to celebrate the center's opening two decades ago.

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

Get Your Mouth Checked Out: Adams Dental Offers Free Oral Cancer Screenings Throughout April

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and Adams Dental on 1 Kings Road is giving back to the community in honor of this monthlong event with free oral cancer screenings. 

Oral cancer can be a silent killer. Sadly, many people don’t realize they have this disease before it’s too late. 

Let Adams Dental help ease your mind and book your appointment today! Early detection ...

Atlantic Health Among 6 Regional Health Systems Forming Clinical Research Consortium

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 streamlined clinical trial ...

Chatham Township Committee Unanimously Adopts Ordinance to Ban Marijuana Retail Sales; Cannabis Advocates Disagree

CHATHAM, NJ – Chatham Township Mayor Curt Ritter began the new year by pledging to oppose Gov. Phil Murphy's plan to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. On Thursday night, he followed through by voting to adopt an ordinance that prohibits "marijuana cultivation, production testing, manufacturing facilities and retail stores" in the township.

The Chatham ...

Overlook Medical Center Named NJ APSE Employer of the Year

Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center received the Employer of the Year Award from the New Jersey chapter of the Association of People Supporting Employment First during the Facing the Future 26 Conference on transition and employment.

Overlook was recognized for its role as the employer host of Project SEARCH, a program that helps young adults with disabilities to gain ...

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

SUMMIT, NJ – Girl Scout troops 96253 and 96252, both from Parsippany, delivered Jared boxes to patients at Overlook Medical Center's Pediatric Eating Disorders Center at Atlantic Health System Children’s Health.

Designed to help patients cope during treatment, each donated package was filled with bubbles, stress balls, journals, coloring books and ...

Adams Dental, Healthy Italia Announce Winner of Oral Health Art Contest

Adams Dental and Healthy Italia are offering their congratulations to Charlotte White of Madison for winning the Oral Health Art Contest.

Charlotte drew up dental and eating habits that contribute to healthy living. She was so happy with her Sonicare toothbrush, kids cooking class and gift basket full of goodies!

The art contest was sponsored by Adams Dental, a TAPinto Madison sponsor, and ...

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

Over 10,000 Americans are estimated to be diagnosed with Human Papillomavirus-associated oral cancer this year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, citing 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 ...

Morristown Medical Center Offers Free Oral, Head, Neck Cancer Screenings This 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 symptoms. 

Morristown Medical Center will provide free oral, head and neck cancer screenings will be held this month in recognition of Head ...

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Spring Clean Your Medicine Cabinets and Drop Off Unused, Expired or Unwanted Medications

April 26, 2018

Spring Clean Your Medicine Cabinets! Dispose of your unused, expired or unwanted medications in a safe way and keep them out of the wrong hands.

 

The Madison Chatham Coalition, in partnership with the Madison Alliance Addressing Substance Abuse and the Municipal Alliance Committee of the Chathams, is pleased to support the efforts of local police departments and businesses that take ...