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Health & Wellness

May 12, 2022

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The Borough Council appointed a new committee – The New Providence Mental Health Advocacy and Education Committee – at its Tuesday, May 10 meeting. The council also approved a Freecyclefest Event to be held on Sep. 17, 2022. The Mental Health Advocacy Committee has been ...

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SUMMIT, NJ – The Overlook Foundation, the non-profit, private organization that supports Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center, kicked off a public campaign to raise funds for a multi-phase expansion and enhancement project that will transform the hospital, positioning it for future ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced that Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center and Chilton Medical Center all earned the highest possible safety rating of ‘A’ by The Leapfrog Group in its ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - You may see green ribbons showing up in town.  That is because the green ribbon is a symbol for Mental Health and May is Mental Health Awareness Month. 1 in 5 teens and young adults live with a mental health condition Source: National Alliance for Mental Illness  50% of ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - In 2018, when Alan Haveson and his wife Betsy moved to Lantern Hill, an Erickson Senior Living community in New Providence, N.J., they didn't have to travel very far. "We only moved a couple of miles from our former home. All we had to do was change our mailing address and ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - FACT - Families & Community Together, is a CMO [Care Management Organization] that provides care management and wraparound services to children ages five up until their 21st birthday. FACT helps families and caregivers create a more stable and healing environment for ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The Borough Council recognized May as Mental Health Awareness Month at its Tuesday, April 12 meeting. Council President Nadine Geoffroy announced a new initiative to meet the growing need for mental health programs. Geoffroy explained that Municipal Alliance members have ...

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Setting a monthly budget and sticking to it is important, but often that's difficult to do. Unplanned expenses arise, and suddenly your carefully crafted budget plan is out the window. Fortunately, for those who live at Lantern Hill, an Erickson Senior Living community in New Providence, N.J., ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ - On April 1, military veterans with disabilities and Special Olympics New Jersey Athletes joined dignitaries from the Department of Veterans Affairs and Somerset County, as The New Jersey Golf Foundation (NJGF), the charitable arm of the New Jersey Section, PGA of America (NJPGA), ...

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Atlantic Health System’s medical centers are at the top of the list when it comes to hospital reputation in New Jersey, according to the latest ranking from renowned health care research and information company, Castle Connolly. All results are based on the votes of more than 1,100 physicians ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — A resident speaking at Thursday’s Union County Board of Commissioners meeting prompted a strong response from the board over the spending of federal COVID-19 relief dollars. The Garwood resident asked about $749,552.94 in CARES Act funds, which records show the county paid out to ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ  – Atlantic Health System today was named a 2022 CIO 100 winner by Foundry’s CIO. The health care organization was recognized for its use of an artificial intelligence tool to analyze radiological images and flag those that call for expedited attention and review – helping to guide ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - FACT - Families & Community Together, is a CMO [Care Management Organization] that provides care management and wraparound services to children ages five up until their 21st birthday. FACT helps families and caregivers create a more stable and healing environment for ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Spring Grove Rehabilitation and Health Care Center was excited to celebrate their newly renovated facility with a ribbon cutting and reception on February 24.  "Roughly four years ago we arrived to quaint and beautiful New Providence, New Jersey with a big vision for ...

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After fifteen years of splitting their time between the east and west coasts, Terry and Evelent Cox decided that cross-country travel wasn’t what it used to be. So, they set out in search of an amenity-rich community where they could enjoy a vibrant social life now and have peace of mind for the ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - NJ Sharing Network, a statewide nonprofit organization with headquarters in New Providence, is responsible for aiding in organ and tissue donations. The organization honored an Elizabeth resident whose “selfless act” helped save the lives of over 75 New Jerseyans. He is ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - FACT - Families & Community Together is a CMO [Care Management Organization] that provides care management and wraparound services to children ages five up until their 21st birthday. FACT helps families and caregivers create a more stable and healing environment for children, ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — County residents have an additional free county-run COVID-19 testing site available to them since a new location in Plainfield opened on Tuesday — one among a series a ways for people to get tested for the virus. The newest site, on Park Avenue, offers both rapid nasal tests ...

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SUMMIT, The Westfield Regional Health Department will host a COVID-19 vaccine and booster clinic for individuals 12-years-of-age and older on January 22 at Summit High School. Open to the public and accepting walk-ins, the clinic will run from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. The clinic will offer Pfizer, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - TAPinto talked with Dr. Anthony Terrana as to why the American Association of Orthodontics recommends bringing kids to see an orthodontist at age seven to get checked.  TAPinto: When should parents start thinking about bringing their children to see an orthodontist to ...

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GALLOWAY, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wednesday anyone who has a job in a high-risk congregate setting such as a health care, long-term care or correctional facility will have to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Gov. Murphy says there will be no test-out of the requirement by undergoing weekly ...

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Collaboration part of Atlantic Health System’s Venture Studio MORRISTOWN, NJ – Increased access and cybersecurity have never been more important to the delivery of care than in today’s health care environment. To help improve the patient experience while offering enhanced online safety, Atlantic ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Year is a great time to make sure you’re doing all you can to maintain your physical health, as well as your mental and spiritual well-being. The residents at Lantern Hill, an Erickson Senior Living community in New Providence, N.J., find it easy to stay fit, engaged, ...

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NEW JERSEY — The State Department of Health reported 25,277 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, the seventh-straight day of more than 25,000 new cases in New Jersey.  79 new deaths related to COVID-19 were reported. 5,155 people are in New Jersey hospitals with COVID-19. Many New Jersey schools have ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ  - Morristown Medical Center welcomed the first baby of the new year. Baby Mia was born at 12:21am on January 1. She weighed in at 4pounds 10 ounces. Baby Mia and her parents are doing well and resting comfortably. A baby boy was the first baby born at Overlook Hospital for ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  Shock Room Fitness recently opened in Berkeley Heights! What is a Shock Room Fitness work out?  A Shock Room Fitness workout uses EMS Technology, also known as Electro Muscular Stimulation. Individuals are suited up in a high-tech neoprene suit which holds multiple ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – NJ Sharing Network honored lung transplant recipient Dawn Burke of Keyport, NJ, and paid tribute to the memory of organ donor Dr. Jamila Irons-Johnson, daughter of Janice Campbell of West Orange, NJ, as Burke and Campbell get set to participate in the 2022 Donate Life Rose ...

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Any Union County resident can make an appointment at any testing clinic run by Union County, free of charge. UNION COUNTY, NJ - Due to the increased demand for COVID-19 tests, the holiday schedule for Union County’s free COVID-19 testing program will include an additional testing day, on ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS - Peace of Mind Yoga, Counseling, and Wellness Center located at 395 Springfield Ave. in Berkeley Heights celebrated their re-grand opening last weekend with a ribbon cutting and open house. This celebration, with full buffet from Pastrami House, was postponed from its original ...

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NEW JERSEY - Highlighting their nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, three Atlantic Health System hospitals were named Top Hospitals by The Leapfrog Group. Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center were named Top Teaching Hospitals, and Chilton Medical ...

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