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Daylight Saving Time: Paying the Price for the Extra Hour of Sleep

November 3, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Helmut Zarbl, an expert in circadian rhythm and its influence on sleep-wake cycles, hormone release, eating habits and more, says we pay the price for that extra hour of sleep - daylight saving time disrupts our biological clocks and affects our health.

Daylight saving time was introduced in Europe and the United States after World War I as part of an effort to ...

Montville Residents Learn About Bullying, Suicide from Mom Who Lost Her Daughter

MONTVILLE, NJ – The mother of a 12-year-old who took her own life in 2017 spoke in Montville on Oct. 11, teaching residents her hard-learned lessons on bullying, social media use, and suicide.

Dianne Grossman of Rockaway spoke at the Senior House to a packed audience at the OneMontville-sponsored event. Grossman is the founder of Mallory’s Army™, following the death of her ...

Helping Kids Cope After Another Mass Shooting and Other Scary Events

The anti-Semitic massacre at a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania synagogue Saturday that claimed 11 lives. Nine sick children dying from infection at a Passaic County health facility. A blaze in Dover that left 80 people homeless and destroyed six businesses. Back-to-back hurricanes that decimated communities in the Southeast. Mail bombs.

The onslaught of bad news is not only causing angst in adults, ...

From the Garden State to Down Under – Atlantic Health System’s Brian Gragnolati Shares New Jersey Success Stories with World Health Leaders

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA– Brian Gragnolati, president and CEO of Atlantic Health System, shared success stories from New Jersey with international health care leaders at the 42nd World Hospital Congress, held October 10-12 in Brisbane, Australia.

On Thursday, Oct. 11, Gragnolati joined a panel of esteemed colleagues representing the United States, including Rick Pollack, president and ...

New Jersey Legislature Wants to Tackle Tick Problems

TRENTON, NJ — On Oct. 22 a bill that would add tick control to the duties of the mosquito commissions was voted out of committee.

The Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee voted 5-0 with one abstention to send Assembly Bill No. 4459 to the full Assembly.

The bill is sponsored by Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling and Assemblywoman Joann Downey, both from District 11, ...

Montville Twp Drug Awareness Council Honors First Responders, Asks for Compassion Towards those Addicted

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Drug Awareness Council hosted Overdose Awareness Day on Oct 7, both to thank first responders for being on the front lines of the opioid addiction epidemic in Morris County, and to continue to bring awareness to the addiction problem in our country.

Sharon Cimino spoke of her son, 2009 Montville Township High School graduate Paul Cimino, who died of a heroin overdose ...

Morristown Medical Center Recognized with Prestigious 2018 Quality Leadership Award

MORRISTOWN, NJ–  – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has been awarded the prestigious 2018 Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD Quality Leadership Award from Vizient, a health care performance improvement partner.

The award recognizes top-performing academic medical centers, complex teaching medical centers and community hospitals that demonstrate excellence in ...

Dianne Grossman, Founder of Mallory's Army™ to Speak on Bullying

MONTVILLE, NJ – OneMontville presents an evening with Dianne Grossman, founder of Mallory’s Army™, speaking on “How to Protect Your Family from ‘Not My Child’ Syndrome.” This important anti-bullying presentation will be held Thursday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. at the Montville Senior House.

After her daughter, Mallory, took her own life by suicide in June of ...

Atlantic Health System Partners with TGen, Origin to Improve Access to Innovative Cancer Therapies

MORRISTOWN, NJ — Cancer is a disease that touches virtually everyone in some sort of way throughout their lifetime, with more than 1.5 million new cases diagnosed in the United States every year, according to the Center for Disease Control. Those who have endured the fight against the disease that claims the lives of half a million Americans every year know how much of a strain ...

Passenger Who Flew to Newark Could Have Exposed Others to Measles: Health Officials

NEWARK, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Health said any person who was in Newark Liberty International Airport on Sept. 28, 2018, between 5:30 and 10:30 a.m. may have been exposed to measles.

Someone flying from Tel Aviv in Israel had the highly contagious infection and arrived in Terminal B at the airport, the department said. The person, whose name was not released, may have traveled ...


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Atlantic Health System Chosen by PinnacleCare to Provide Executive Health Services to Visiting Chinese Clients

November 14, 2018

For many individuals around the world, accessing high-quality medical expertise and state-of-the-art facilities means having to travel from their home country. For these “medical tourists,” the challenge of finding the right care quickly—before a visa or permit expires—can be difficult.

PinnacleCare, the premier national health advisory firm based in Baltimore, ...