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Morristown Resident Who Bequeathed Property to Morristown Hospital Receives Historical Plaque and Grave Marker

July 24, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The 125th Anniversary Steering Committee of Morristown Medical Center dedicated a historical plaque and grave marker at Evergreen Cemetery for Myra Brookfield, a Morristown resident who bequeathed her property on DeHart Street for the purposes of starting a hospital in town in the late 1800s.

Before 1892, when what was then-called Morristown Memorial Hospital was incorporated, ...

Governor Christie Visits Morristown's Homeless Solutions to Fight the Opioid Epidemic

MORRISTOWN, NJ  – Building upon his efforts to explore all avenues in the fight against drug addiction, Governor Chris Christie met with case managers and support staff at Homeless Solutions in Morristown to discuss an innovative approach to increasing the number of skilled drug counselors in the state.  The employees are currently participating in a 45-week, state-funded, on-site ...

As you prepare to show more skin, get ready to face the sun's rays with our top 6 summer skin tips!

1. Exfoliate for clearer, smoother skin

What it does: Exfoliation removes dead, dulling skin debris to prevent congestion and improve hydration from toners and moisturizers.

When: Perform in the mornings prior to toner, moisturizer, SPF and make-up application. Tip: Make-up will last longer on an exfoliated skin!

Don’t forget: After you exfoliate, follow with a ...

Morristown to Open Cooling Centers July 19 - July 21

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Cooling centers will open for residents due to the high temperatures, announced Morristown officials. 

The Morristown Town Hall Senior Center, 200 South Street, 3rd Floor, will be open from 8:30am - 4:30pm Wednesday July 19 through Friday July 21 

The Morristown Fire House, 161 Speedwell Avenue will be open from 8:30am - 4:30pm Wednesday July ...

Morristown Medical Center Randomizes First Patient in World to New Study to Evaluate Treatment for Asymptomatic Severe Aortic Stenosis

Trial may change treatment paradigm, save heart muscle

MORRISTOWN, NJ  – Morristown Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, today announced it has randomized the first patient in the world to the EARLY TAVR (Evaluation of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Compared to SurveilLance for Patients With AsYmptomatic Severe Aortic Stenosis) trial, approved for commencement by ...

Beware of Tick-Borne Diseases

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Residents should be aware of tick-borne diseases and protection against them.

Tick-borne diseases are bacterial illnesses that spread to humans through infected ticks.  Different tick-borne diseases are caused by different micro-organisms and in New Jersey the most common are Lyme disease, Ehrlichiosis, Anaplasmosis, Rocky Mt. spotted fever, and ...

American Red Cross Offers Fourth of July Safety Tips

NEW JERSEY -  With Independence Day only a few days away, folks are already making plans for barbecues, picnics, trips to the Jersey Shore and of course, fireworks. However, July 4 is actually one of the dangerous American holidays.

Most deaths typically occur from car crashes, swimming incidents and firework accidents. On July 4, 2013, there were eight fatalities from fireworks and more ...

Youth Fitness, Nutrition, Obesity Experts Join Forces for Awareness Instagram’s “hottest doctor” Doctor Mike shares how social media can teach kids about fitness

PRINCETON, N.J. – United Way of Northern New Jersey and Atlantic Health System brought together top physical education, pediatric obesity and social media experts last week to raise awareness that students’ physical fitness and academic performance are interconnected.

The third in a year-long conference series called Healthy Schools, Healthy Students saw teachers, school ...

Give Blood, Get Gift Card from Morristown Whole Foods Market

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  A blood emergency has been declared by the New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS) due to a shortage of donations. To encourage people to donate blood, Whole Foods Market will thank the first 30 donors with a voucher for a $10 Whole Foods Market gift card. All donors will receive a coupon for $10 off a $50 purchase.

The blood drive will be held Monday July 10 from 1pm - 7pm ...

Cancer Patient Says Tumor Shrunk with New TrueBeam at Morristown Medical Center

MORRISTOWN, NJ – The latest piece of high precision radiotherapy equipment to treat cancer at Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center, the TrueBeam system, went into service on May 8. Ben Christener, who has small cell lung cancer, was one of the first two patients to be treated.

Christener’s cancer was discovered after a CT Scan showed a mass ...

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Atlantic Health System Named a Best Workplace in New York Region by Great Place to Work® and Fortune

July 20, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ – JULY 18, 2017 – Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced it was named to the Great Place to Work® and Fortune’s inaugural list of Best Workplaces in New York.

Atlantic Health System ranked 6th on the list, and was the only New Jersey-based health care system to be highlighted in the New York Metropolitan ...