Health & Wellness

November 7, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ - November is national Pancreatic Cancer Awareness month. According to Atlantic Health System, more than 56,000 Americans will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer this year alone.  Experts believe the second leading cause of all cancer related deaths in 2020 will be from ...

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Looking for a new practice or are you new to the area? Come in and see why our patients love it here at Adams Dental. When you walk through the doors you will feel at home. • General and Family Dentistry  • Restorative Dentistry – Implants, Fillings, Crowns, Root Canals • Cosmetic Dentistry ...

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SUMMIT and WOODLAND PARK, NJ – OCTOBER 2019 – Elliot D. Rosenstein, co-director of the Institute for Rheumatic and Autoimmune Diseases (IRAD) at Overlook Medical Center, was recognized by the Arthritis Foundation’s New Jersey chapter, with the foundation’s lifetime achievement award, the Champion ...

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New therapy at Morristown Medical Center uses patient’s own immune cells  to fight their cancer Morristown, NJ – Atlantic Health System is treating patients in a new Phase 2 clinical trial of CAR T-cell therapy at Morristown Medical Center.  A select number of sites across the U.S. are involved ...

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Halloween is known to be the scariest night of the year with ghosts, witches, and werewolves around every corner – but the holiday doesn’t have to be frightening for your four-legged family member. Follow these simple safety tips to keep your pet safe all day and night. Trick-or-Treat Candy is a ...

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  Home Instead Seeks to Hire Caregivers in Morris County ROXBURY, NJ -  As America’s aging population continues to grow, the need for caregivers has become increasingly apparent. That’s why Home Instead Senior Care®, the leading global provider of home care services for seniors, has announced ...

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Expansion Funded in Part by Generous Community Members  orristown, NJ — To meet the demand for the highly specialized care needed for critically ill or injured children, Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children’s Hospital today announced the opening of its expanded Joan and Edward ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - In addition to asking the women in your life what's for dinner? Can you drop me at practice? Or how was your day? Ask her...... Have you scheduled your mammogram? In 2019, 268,600 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the United States, ...

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MADISON, NJ - October is here, with warm days, chilly nights and changeable weather. But don't be fooled, flu season  is not far behind. Fight the flu and get your flu shot early. The Madison health department will be holding six season flu shot clinics in October.  Seasonal flu infections can ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Stop selling electronic cigarettes. Stop targeting minors. That was the message sent on Thursday by the Electronic Smoking Device Task Force created by Governor Phil Murphy in delivering their recommendations and guidelines to protect New Jersey residents from the hazards of ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - In a letter sent to parents Thursday, Nutley Superintendent of Schools Dr. Julie Glazer reported that the Nutley Health Department confirmed that there was a case of measles in Washington Elementary School. In her letter, Glazer stated that the district has been "tracking this ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Atlantic Health System hosted a ribbon-cutting and tours of its new Breakthrough Treatment Center located in the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Morristown Medical Center on Wed., Sept. 25. Medical oncologists, nurses and physician researchers gathered for the official launch of ...

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NEW JERSEY—New Jersey residents are preparing to spread awareness and prevention information regarding the opioid crisis on October 6, a day Governor Phil Murphy recently commemorated as Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day in New Jersey. New Jersey residents are encouraged to participate in this ...

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New initiative, supported by Atlantic Health System hospitals, will bring workshops to familiar spots in Summit, Pompton Plains SUMMIT & POMPTON PLAINS, NJ — SAGE Eldercare today officially launched a new outreach program, Your Decisions Matter, to engage the public in conversations about ...

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Atlantic Health System Cancer Care at Overlook Medical Center is now offering a highly advanced technology that will enhance the ability of physicians to diagnose, stage and treat prostate cancer.  The UroNav Fusion Biopsy System fuses pre-biopsy magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) images of the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Jessica Romeo's mother was lost to suicide 20 years ago, but the Chatham Township resident still honors her memory every year.  Like everyone else at the fourth annual "Out of the Darkness" community walk held Saturday at Cougar Field to raise money for the American ...

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MADISON, NJ - Madison residents (18 years of age or olders) as well as residents of Springfield, Chatham and Cranford, who are also over the age of 18,  are invited for free screenings on their cholesterol, triglycerides, glucose and other variables next week, to better "know their numbers." The ...

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CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ - Madison residents and residents across Morris County will be able to trade in used car seats for a $30 Walmart gift card, now through September 30. In celebration of National Baby Safety Month, Walmart and TerraCycle have joined forces to recycle car seats, the company ...

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TRENTON, NJ  –  In the wake of national incidents of illness and death from vaping, Governor Phil Murphy took action on Thursday to formulate a comprehensive strategy to protect New Jersey residents from the health hazards of electronic cigarettes.    "The rash of lung disease and death ...

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Zantac has been found to contain a nitrosamine impurity called N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) at low levels, stated the FDA. NDMA is classified as a probable human carcinogen and could possibly cause cancer, they said. NDMA is the same drug that was found in the Valsartan, a blood pressure ...

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ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION INVITES MORRIS, WARREN AND SUSSEX COUNTY RESIDENTS TO JOIN 2019 WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S® Participants to Raise Critically Needed Awareness and Funds for Alzheimer’s Care, Support and Research Florham Park, NJ, – The Alzheimer’s Association® is inviting all ...

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Overlook Medical Center’s Atlantic Neuroscience Institute is in the MIND trial: A Prospective, Multicenter Study of Artemis™ a Minimally Invasive Neuro Evacuation Device, in the Removal of Intracerebral Hemorrhage. The study is designed to compare the safety and efficacy of the Artemis Neuro ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Red Cross is asking people to help support those impacted by Hurricane Dorian by giving blood or platelets. Donors of all blood types are urgently needed to ensure a sufficient supply for patients, they said.  The hurricane has forced the closure of blood donation centers and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The team at the Overlook Ostomy Center at Overlook Medical Center was honored on Tuesday, Aug. 20, with a “Gift of Gratitude,” from a longtime patient and ostomy advocate. Ellyn Mantell, of Watchung, made the Gift in recognition of the ostomy team’s excellence in ostomy care as well ...

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Consumers who have purchased a Lively Mobile Plus Emergency Alert Device should contact the company immediately for a full refund. According to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, the product's call button can fail when pushed by the consumer in an emergency. The recall ...

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PediaSmart Soy Vanilla Beverage Mix is being recalled by Nature's One because milk is not listed under the "contains" label, said company officials in a press release. Through a routine document review from a vendor, the company learned that milk or a milk derivative was added to the product, they ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ – In their war against mosquitoes, county employees, using an all-terrain vehicle, treated areas on South Street, Fanok Road and Loantaka Trails on Monday August 26 “Even though we are in the later days of summer, it is not time yet to let down your guard regarding the battle ...

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Contigo Kids Cleanable water bottles are being recalled due to chocking hazards, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is reporting. According to the recall, the water bottle's clear silicone spout can detach, posing a hazard to children.  The company has received 149 reports of the spout ...

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MADISON, NJ -  The Mayors Wellness Campaign will host a fitness crawl on Sunday September 15 from 9am - 2pm. residents are invited to explore fitness and phyiscal well being options. The crawl will begin at the Madison Community Arts Center located at 10 Kings Road in Madison at 9am. Between ...

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PROGRAM STARTS SEPT. 19 - LIMITED SPACE -- DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS SEPT. 12 MORRISTOWN, NJ  - "Stress-Busting for Family Caregivers", a unique 9-week program, is designed to help family caregivers manage their stress and cope better with their lives. The program will be offered by Morris ...

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