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New York Jets and Atlantic Systems Partner in the Fight Against Pediatric Cancer

October 13, 2017

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.- The New York Jets and Atlantic Health System are partnering in the fight against pediatric cancer as part of the NFL and American Cancer Society's “Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer” campaign. After nearly a decade of supporting breast cancer, the Jets, NFL and American Cancer Society have evolved the campaign to address early detection and risk reduction efforts ...

Free Walking Safety Class for Seniors

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Grow it Green Morristown is hosting a free walking safety class on Wednesday October 4 at 10am. The energizing class will take place at Grow it Green's newly installed ADA-compliant walking path at the Early Street Community Garden, located at 17 Early Street in Morristown.

Guest speakers, Judy Bortman of TransOptions will demonstrate safe walking practices as well as the ...

Blood Donation Event to Be Held at Morristown Church and 61 NJ Locations

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Community Blood Services, a not-for-profit organization that supplies blood to hospitals in the New Jersey and New York region is hosting a blood drive at The Presbyterian Church in Morristown on Sunday October 1 from 11:30am until 2:30pm.  There are over 61 blood drive events in 10 New Jersey counties throughout the month of October. 

“After ...

Morristown Health Department to Offer Flu Shots

MORRISTOWN, NJ – The Morristown Division of Health will be administering flu shots this fall. 

There is no cost to seniors with Medicare eligible Part B; for all others, the cost is $15. Appointments are required by calling 973-796-1976

Influenza—commonly known as the flu—is a contagious disease that can easily spread from person to person. Flu is caused by ...

Local Partnerships Pay off for Gran Fondo, NJ Cyclists

MORRISTOWN, NJ- On Sunday Sept. 10 the Gran Fondo, NJ cycling event brought nearly 2,400 cyclists to Morristown to participate in one of six different routes throughout Morris County. After pedaling for as many as 107 miles, the cyclists’ muscles were fatigued and tight. Randolph Pain Relief and Wellness Center, as host of the “Recovery Zone” provided wellness ...

Inspiring Story of Morristown Medical Center Surgeon to Be Featured on ABC’s 20/20

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Long before becoming a general surgery resident at Morristown Medical Center, Dr. Christopher McCulloh experienced a life-changing event nine years ago that would be one of his greatest tests of will just six months before starting medical school at Case Western Reserve University, the top-ranked private research university in Ohio.

It was a typical a Sunday evening, as ...

State Infant/Child Car Seat Rules Currently in Effect

TRENTON, NJ - Effective September 1, 2015, legislation set in place revised parameters relative to the use of infant / child car seats in the Garden State. New Jersey guidelines currently mandate the following:

Newborn to Age 2

Children under age 2 and under 30 lbs. must be in a rear-facing car seat with a five-point harness. Toddlers who are tall or have long legs ...

Watching TV linked to loss of mobility in those 50 and older

Researchers looking at the association between activity patterns and mobility disability (inability to walk) of 134,000 people ages 50 – 71 found that those who watched TV more than 5 hours a day and were physically active for less than 3 hours a week, had a three time greater chance of mobility disability at the end of the 8 year study period than those who watched TV less than 2 hours a ...

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