Health & Wellness


Recall of Shop Rite Poultry Products

December 9, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC – Amboy Group, LLC, a Woodbridge, N.J. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of raw boneless and skinless poultry products because the products are misbranded and may contain milk, egg, and 

soy, known allergens, which are not declared on the finished product label, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection ...

Saint Barnabas Named Among 2018 "Most Wired" Hospitals

Most Wired Hospitals Use Technology for a Better Patient Experience

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) in Livingston was one of eight RWJBarnabas Health facilities named to the “2018 Most Wired Hospitals” list.

The annual Healthcare’s Most Wired survey, overseen by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), is now in ...

Atlantic Health System Named a Best Workplace for Diversity For Third Year in a Row

Atlantic Health System has once again been recognized for its commitment to diversity by being named number 77 on the FORTUNE ‘Best Workplaces for Diversity’ list– the third year in a row Atlantic Health System has earned this recognition from the national publication. As a leading provider of health care in New Jersey with more than 16,500 team members, Atlantic Health System ...

Goryeb Children's Hospital Designated Nation's First Pediatric Center of Excellence for Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease

MORRISTOWN, NJ– Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children’s Hospital announced it is the first hospital in the country to be designated as a Pediatric Center of Excellence for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) by the Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation.

“At present, there is no drug therapy for patients with CMT, which can be worrying and frustrating for CMT patients ...

Great American Smokeout Day in New Jersey

On Great American Smokeout Day, New Jersey Department of Human Services Urges Smokers to Get Help Quitting

Commissioner Johnson Notes New Medicaid Cessation Benefits Available Under the Murphy Administration

Department to Also Survey Mental Health Providers on Tobacco Cessation and Education Efforts

TRENTON – New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson commemorated ...

Teens and Vaping:  A Presentation and Discussion Sponsored by MMAC

Teens and Vaping:  THE VAPING CRISIS!

MMAC’s Drug, Alcohol and Mental Health Task Force presents a program for parents on the Vaping Crisis. The event will be held on Tuesday, November 27  7:00 pm at the Millburn Library.

If you have a child in school today, you need to know about VAPING and E-CIGARETTES

Join Nancy Kislin, LCSW, MFT, ...

Atlantic Health System Receives the 2018 Sustainable Business Leadership Award

Sustainable Jersey presented Atlantic Health System with the Sustainable Business Leadership Award which recognizes companies in New Jersey that support the Sustainable Jersey mission and demonstrate a significant commitment to sustainability. 

Representatives of Atlantic Health System accepted the award at Sustainable Jersey’s Annual Awards event on November 13, 2018 which took ...

RWJBarnabas Health Receives Highest Patient Safety Scores to Date

WEST ORANGE, NJ — ­For the 14th consecutive time, Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) has received an “A” Hospital Safety Score rating by the Leapfrog Group—making SBMC the only hospital in the state and one of only 42 in the country to earn an “A” in each report since the Leapfrog surveys began.

SBMC was also one of eight RWJBarnabas Health ...

Deegan Dental Prosthodontist From West Orange is "Living the Dream"

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Dr. Efterpi (Effie) Zantopoulos Deegan, who has wanted to be a dentist since she was six years old, is living her dream after opening Deegan Dental in her hometown of West Orange. 

Deegan, a product of West Orange Public Schools, received her Certificate of Prosthodontics from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) after attending ...

Project SEARCH at Overlook Medical Center Holds Open House Dec. 12

SUMMIT, NJ - The Project SEARCH program at Overlook Medical Center which, since launching in 2016, has seen 15 out of 18 interns securing competitive employment in the community, will be hosting an open house event for prospective students and families on December 12, from 7 - 8:30 p.m, at the hospital.

Attendees wil learn more about one of New ...


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Millburn/Short Hills

Is it Naughty or Nice, Don't Think Twice

December 7, 2018

The Millburn Municipal Alliance Committee (MMAC) is a community organization dedicated to providing education, building awareness and the prevention of underage drinking and illegal drug use.