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

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 ...

DAWN of a New Day: New Treatment Insights Shared at Atlantic Health's 18th Annual 'Stroke Symposium'

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Time is of the essence when it comes to identifying and treating symptoms of stroke and it’s widely accepted that the sooner treatment is provided the better the outcome will be, however new research suggests that all hope isn’t lost for certain types of stroke victims whose symptoms aren’t treated until later in time after last being seen as ...

SURVIVING A STROKE: Quick Medical Response Gives Mom Her Life Back

Carotid artery dissection. It’s one of the most common causes of stroke in younger adults.

And while you might not associate the word “stroke” with younger patients, the condition – if not treated immediately – could lead to paralysis and even death.

Lindsey Singh can attest to the importance of immediacy. The 31-year-old mother of two from Flanders experienced ...

Children's Mental Health Awareness Day at Daytop

MENDHAM, NJ - Putting the words "Stigma Free" into Action, Daytop New New Jersey hosted a Children's Mental Health Awareness Day to honor Children's Mental Health Day on May 10th.

Local elected officials including Sheriff Jim Gannon and Chief of Police of Mendham Borough John Camoia participated in the festivities. The local law enforcement conducted a ...

Relay for Life of Greater Morristown Raises Over $71,000 for Cancer Research

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Relay for Life of Greater Morristown took place on Saturday evening at the Morristown Armory. Bringing together community members from across Morris County, this fundraiser is one of the most well known events hosted by the American Cancer Society. Each year, team members made up of cancer survivors,  caregivers and dozens of other people who have been personally ...

Young Fans At Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children’s Hospital Receive Surprise Visit From New York Jets First Round Draft Pick

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children’s Hospital had a special guest stop-by on day three of the NFL draft. Sam Darnold, the New York Jets first round draft pick, certainly didn't waste a moment in giving back to his new community.

Darnold arrived at the Atlantic Health Jets Training Center in Florham Park, NJ on Friday and on Saturday, he made his ...

Save a Life; Donate Blood in Morristown May 17

MORRISTOWN, NJ - This May, the American Red Cross is calling for donors to give blood and platelets regularly to be prepared to meet the needs of patients in emergency situations.

According to the National Trauma Institute, trauma accounts for approximately 41 million emergency department visits and 2 million hospital admissions each year.

In March 2015, Kevin Frame suffered ...

Morris Township Residents Offers Blood Test Screenings

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Morris Township Health Department is offering blood screening tests for adults on Friday April 27, 2018. Blood tests include testing for cholesterol, HDL, LDL, glucose levels and complete blood counts.

To register and make an appointment, residents can register online, in person (at the Health Department, 50 Woodland Avenue) or by calling 973-326-7390. The cost for ...

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 Morristown 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) – a ...

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