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Health & Wellness

September 20, 2022

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Health Department and Green Brook Family Medicine will be providing: The influenza vaccine The Senior influenza vaccine Age 5-11 pediatric Pfizer vaccine/booster Age 12+ Pfizer bivalent booster Age 18+ Moderna bivalent booster Thursday, Oct.

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MONTVILLE/ LINCOLN PARK, NJ – Changebridge Medical Associates, a Member of Consensus Health, is pleased to announce the addition of Patrick DeMare, D.O., in Lincoln Park, NJ. Dr. DeMare, along with Changebridge providers Andrew Gilmartin, M.D., Arnold Pallay, M.D., Ryan Coelho, PA-C, and Genevieve ...

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Good ways to be safe while traveling, grilling or enjoying the beach MONTVILLE, NJ - Labor Day is often viewed as the official end of the summer and many families see it as their last chance to travel and celebrate the end of the season. Many will hit the road sometime over the three-day ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - With heart-wrenching personal stories, parents who lost loved-ones to overdoses and recovering addicts joined Morris County and state officials, as well as nonprofit groups, to observe International Overdose Awareness Day on Wednesday, August 31, as drug related deaths continued ...

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Three Coins Dried Mushrooms have been recalled because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, announced Tai Phat Wholesalers, LLC.  Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) and the Hamilton Township Division of Health are investigating four cases of Legionnaires’ disease in local residents. One person has died, officials said.  According to the Township, two cases of Legionnaire's Disease in August 2022 ...

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TRENTON – As kids head back to school, government officials have announced another vaccine option; the Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine. The Novavax vaccine is for adolescents ages 12 through 17. “With the start of the new school year right around the corner, this is welcome news for New Jersey ...

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Time spent at the beach, pool, park, and garden means time spent under the glare of ultraviolent (UV) rays. With some careful planning, and a few simple steps, the doctors at Atlantic Health System believe you can enjoy fun in the sun without putting your skin in danger. Dr. Eric Whitman, ...

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Approximately 5,760 cases of Capri Sun Wild Cherry Flavored Juice Drinks have been recalled due to diluted cleaning solution that was inadvertently introduced to the product line, announced Kraft Heinz. The issue was discovered after the company received several consumer complaints about the ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey has announced five new monkeypox vaccination sites in Hudson, Middlesex, Morris and Passaic counties. The locations are for residents without a confirmed exposure who think they may have been exposed or are at a high risk for having been exposed to the virus. There are ...

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TRENTON, NJ - The NJ Dept. of Health (NJDOH) reports 243 Monkeypox cases in the Garden State. The report, published Aug. 8, 2022, shows an increase of 29 cases since the last report on Fri. Aug. 5. In Morris County, there were 6 cases as of Monday morning.  County by county, there are 73 cases ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a heat advisory for our area through 8 pm. Tuesday Aug. 9. The hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat-related illness to occur, especially to vulnerable populations and the elderly. On Monday and Tuesday, expect daytime ...

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Banana Boat Hair & Scalp Sunscreen Spray SPF 30 has been recalled due to the presence of Benzene, announced Edgewell Personal Care Company. Benzene is classified as a human carcinogen, according to the FDA. Exposure to benzene can occur by inhalation, orally, and through the skin, and it ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - The Denville Township Health Department has issued a public health advisory after a coyote in Tourne County Park recently tested positive for rabies. “We urge residents not to feed, approach or permit their pets to interact with coyotes or other animals which are potential ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – The National Weather Service has issued a “heat advisory” through July 21st at 8:00 p.m. Though temperatures in Morris County, according to the NWS, will continue to climb higher, going up to 97 degrees on Sunday. “A Heat Advisory is issued when the combination of heat and ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - A forecast from the National Weather Service indicates that the temperatures in Montville will stay in the mid 90 degrees all week.  A Heat Advisory is in effect today, Tuesday, July 19 through Wednesday, July 20 at 8 p.m. To minimize the effects of the extreme temperatures, it is ...

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A nationwide voluntary recall of Organic Freeze Dried Blueberry Pouches has been announced by BrandStorm Inc due to the presence or potential presence of Lead. The recall, according to an FDA press release, stated that the recall was initiated after the presence of lead was above the FDA's ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - As we enter the summer months, tick numbers are on the rise. Not only do these pesky bugs cause you and your pet great discomfort, they also can lead to life-threatening diseases which makes tick prevention important for your pet’s health. While ticks are most prominent in the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A volunteer-driven mental health crisis call center is preparing for the rise in calls to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline that is anticipated to come with the rollout of an easier-to-remember number for the hotline, 988. The new number goes live July 16. Caring Contact ...

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TRENTON – With abortion expected to become illegal or heavily restricted in about half of all states now that the U.S. Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade, Governor Phil Murphy signed two bills to protect individuals who receive and provide reproductive health care services in New ...

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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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MONTVILLE, NJ - Are you concerned about introducing a baby into your dog or cat-friendly household? Has your pet become protective or clingy with an expectant mother?  Morris Animal Inn has 5 simple tips for making this transition to having pets and babies in the household an easy one. 1. Allow ...

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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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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Rutgers University campuses statewide will prohibit the use of all tobacco products—both indoors and outdoors—starting on Jan. 1, 2023. The university will join eight other Big Ten universities that do not allow smoking, e-cigarette use, smokeless tobacco use or other tobacco ...

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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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SnoreStop NasoSpray has been voluntarily recalled due possible microbial contamination, announced Green Pharmaceuticals Inc. The FDA, after product testing, found microbial contamination identified 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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WAYNE, NJ — Nationwide, 7,124 people died in crashes involving teen drivers between 2011 and 2020 during the “100 Deadliest Days,” the hazardous summer months between Memorial Day and Labor Day. That’s more than seven people a day each summer. Last year, deaths increased by nearly 20 percent ...

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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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