Efforts to Curb Spike in NJ Lyme Disease Cases Outlined by Menendez, State Health Department

May 22, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - With Lyme Disease cases rising at alarming rates across New Jersey, U.S. Senator Bob Menendez and State Health Commissioner Dr. Shereef Elnahal visited Mountain Way Park in Parsippany today to discuss efforts to stem the tide, and to raise awareness.  New N.J. Department of Health (DOH) data show the highest number of reported Lyme diseases cases in the state in nearly ...

May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month in Montville

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Committee proclaimed May as “Celiac Disease Awareness Month” at its April 10 meeting, a move spearheaded by township mom Grace Sumka, whose daughter Elly was recently diagnosed with celiac disease.

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder triggered by eating a protein called gluten, which is found in wheat, barley and rye, according to ...

Celebratory Welcome in Parsippany to the Inaugural Riders of the National Memorial Trail

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Thirteen Hundred Miles.  That's the distance of a loop uniting three 9/11 memorial locations:  The World Trade Center, The Pentagon and the Flight 93 Memorial.  That loop is now a bike trail and today in Parsippany, at the Morris County September 11th Memorial, a celebration was in order as the riders hit their 700 mile mark right here in Morris ...

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


MORRISTOWN, NJ – Strains of “Happy Birthday” filled the atrium recently at the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Morristown Medical Center.  The occasion was the kick-off party to a month’s long celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the opening of the center.

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

Atlantic Health Among Six Regional Health Systems Forming Clinical Research Consortium

PHILADELPHIA, PA - Seeking to bring clinical trials and innovations in medicine even closer to home, Atlantic Health System, parent company of Summit's Overlook 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) ...

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

SUMMIT, NJ - Girl Scout Troops 96253 and 96252, both from Parsippany, delivered Jared boxes they filled with things like bubbles, stress balls, journals, coloring books, and other items to Overlook Medical Center's Pediatric Eating Disorders Center at Atlantic Health System Children’s Health.

The donated boxes are to help patients cope during treatment.

The Pediatric Eating ...

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Opiate Addiction Service Vehicle "Hope One" to Visit Montville

May 13, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – Hope One, the Morris County Sheriff’s Office’s mobile recovery access vehicle, will be visiting Montville Township on Thursday, May 17, parking at the Red Barn Plaza in Towaco (446 Route 202/Main Road) from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Hope One is able to provide clients immediate access to services and treatment facilities, putting them on the road to recovery and ...