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Health & Wellness

July 4, 2022

KENILWORTH, NJ - How important are taking supplements for achieving optimal health? TAPinto  spoke with the nutritional company NutraChamps team to learn more.  Can you give us some background on your company and how it all started? The company was founded in 2016. The founder wanted to ...

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SUMMIT, NJ – Enthusiastic applause filled the gala room as each name was called, and team members from departments spanning Overlook Medical Center strode proudly to the stage to accept their awards. It had been three years since Overlook had celebrated its standout team members at its annual ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ . – Many people and municipalities are planning July 4th celebrations after COVID-19 canceled plans last year.   However, firework safety is critical for a safe celebration. Lt. Aaron Tomasini from the Morris County Sheriff's Office Bomb Squad asks residents to be careful this ...

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Parents, caregivers, and health care providers are being warned to not use neck floats with babies for water therapy interventions, especially with babies who have developmental delays or special needs, such as spina bifida, spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) type 1, Down syndrome, or cerebral palsy, ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury Police Chief Dean Adone was among law enforcement and public officials who gathered Friday at a press conference on Lake Hopatcong urging people to be more careful while swimming and boating. The gathering, convened by Mount Arlington Mayor Michael Stanzilis, took place at ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Now that summer is coming into full swing with gorgeous weekend weather, we can all use a good reminder of critical safety information. TAPinto Morristown connected with local Morris Plains State Farm Agent Teri DiGrande. Statistics ·         Ten people die from accidental ...

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MADISON, NJ -  The Borough of Madison will be holding a Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic this Friday, June 24 from 10am - 2pm. The clinic is open to ages 5 and older. The clinic will take place at the Madison Health Department at 28 Walnut Street. Register by scanning the QR Code or ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) announced on Monday the first possible case of monkeypox in the state. A PCR test conducted by the Department’s Public Health and Environmental Laboratories confirmed the presence of orthopoxvirus in a Jersey City individual on June 18. A ...

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TRENTON – In an announcement by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) everyone 6 months of age and older can now be protected against COVID-19. On June 17, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the Pfizer vaccine for children 6 months through 4 years ...

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Walgreens Brand Acetaminophen has been recalled due to failure to meet child resistant packaging requirements, announced Aurohealth. The packaging of the products is not child resistant, posing a risk of poisoning if the contents are swallowed by young children, according to the Consumer Product ...

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Approximately 4,196 individual bars of Banana Cream Pie Puffs protein bars have been recalled due to the potential contamination with Escherichia coli, announced Built Brands, LLC.  Although the exact strain has yet to be determined customers must not eat this product as it may pose a serious ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Standing in front of the Flournoy Gethers VFW in Bayonne, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez joined local officials and members of veterans groups to call on Congress to support the Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring Our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act, or PACT ...

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SnoreStop NasoSpray has been voluntarily recalled due possible microbial contamination, announced Green Pharmaceuticals Inc. The FDA, after product testing, found microbial contamination identifed as Providencia rettgeri. This microorganism is rarely associated with human illness; however, in ...

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Allergy Bee Gone for Kids Nasal Swab Remedy has been recalled due to potential microbial contamination, announced Nuzzagogo Inc.  FDA testing found some product to contain elevated levels of yeast & mold and may contain the bacteria Bacillus cereus. The recalled product is lot ...

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NAPERVILLE, IL — Wilton Industries, Inc. of Naperville, Illinois is initiating a voluntary national recall of select lots of Rainbow Chip Crunch Sprinkles And Rainbow Sprinkles Mix. Although the product label does indicate that it may contain milk, this recall is being conducted because some ...

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Trader Joe’s Lemony Arugula Basil Salad Kit is being recalled due to the potential of undeclared wheat and eggs contained in the kit, announced Taylor Farms Retail of Guadalupe, California. People who have sensitivity or allergies to wheat and eggs may be at risk of an adverse reaction if they ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - COVID-19 cases are on the rise. Residents are reminded that testing, vaccines and booster shots are still available. Vaccines and booster shots will be available for anyone 12 and older on Tuesday, May 31 between 9am and 12:30pm at the St. Peter's Church in Morristown. There is ...

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Jif® peanut butter products sold in the U.S. have been recalled due to potential Salmonella contamination, announced The J.M. Smucker Company.  Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened ...

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SKITTLES® Gummies, STARBURST® Gummies, and LIFE SAVERS® Gummies are being recalled due to the potential presence of a very thin metal strand embedded in the gummies or loose in the bag, announced Mars Wrigley Confectionery US, LLC. The recall was initiated after the company received reports from ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Still in need of a COVID-19 vaccine or booster shot? Vaccines and booster shots will be available for anyone 12 and older on Tuesdat, May 17 between 9am and 12:30pm at the St. Peter's Church in Morristown. There is no cost for the vaccine or booster shot. Vaccines and booster ...

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The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that 1.1 billion teenagers and young adults worldwide are at risk for hearing loss because of chronic exposure to loud noise. During the pandemic, young adults were regularly using earbuds and headphones for remote learning, connecting with friends, or ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – May 10, 2022 – Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced that Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center and Chilton Medical Center all earned the highest possible safety rating of ‘A’ by The Leapfrog ...

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BIBS Baby Bottles are being recalled due to a burn hazard, announced the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The bottles manufactured by BIBS Denmark made the announcement on May 5, 2022.  According to the recall, hot liquids in the bottle can cause the bumper to shrink, making the bottle ...

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Atlantic Health System today announced that Maureen Schneider, PhD, MBA, RN, has been named president of Chilton Medical Center, following a successful tenure as Chief Nurse and Operations Officer at Chilton that saw numerous clinical care and quality achievements. Schneider has served as ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Still in need of a COVID-19 vaccine or booster shot? Vaccines and booster shots will be available for anyone 12 and older on Tuesday, May 3 between 9am and 12:30pm at the St. Peter's Church in Morristown. There is no cost for the vaccine or booster shot. Vaccines and booster ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Residents can drop off unused, expired medications today, Saturday April 30 at the ShopRite of Greater Morristown, Stop and Shop in Morris Plains or the ACME in Randolph. The collection will take place from 10am - 2pm Operation Take Back is a semi-annual event coordinated ...

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Babyganics is voluntarily recalling two lots of 20-ounce bottles of babyganics® 20oz chamomile verbena bubble bath, due to the presence of the bacterium Pluralibacter gergoviae, announced the company. It was discovered, during internal testing, that two specific lot numbers of this product ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Visitation access, at all Atlantic Health System hospitals is now limited due to increased COVID-19 cases in the community, announced Atlantic Health.  "As we continue to prioritize the safety and well-being of patients, visitors, support persons and health care ...

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NEW JERSEY -- AAA Northeast and Students Against Destructive Driving (SADD) have partnered to educate youth on the risks of marijuana-impaired driving as more states legalize recreational marijuana. The primary focus of the partnership is the delivery of peer-to-peer education by SADD’s student ...

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Snak King has voluntarily recalled O Organics Sea Salt Organic Popcorn due to the presence of undeclared milk. The recall was initiated due to the cross contamination with the milk allergen. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to milk may risk serious or life-threatening allergic reaction ...

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