Health & Wellness

August 15, 2018

NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for much of North Jersey starting today at noon and continuing through 6 p.m. Thursday Aug. 16.  The heat index is expected to reach the mid to upper 90s during this time period.  A Heat Advisory is issued when the combination ...

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Morristown Medical Center Nationally Rated in Cardiology & Heart Surgery and Gastroenterology & GI Surgery  Overlook Medical Center Highly Rated and Recognized for Neurology & Neurosurgery  Morristown, NJ—Atlantic Health System today announced that Morristown Medical Center was ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ- The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office is holding a special forum, “Opioid Crisis: A Community Approach to Prevention, Treatment and Recovery” on Wednesday, August 15 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Christ Church in Rockaway Township. Register here . Super Bowl champion and ...

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On Saturday, May 26, the Morris County Park Commission’s Sunrise Lake Beach Club at Lewis Morris County Park will open for the summer season, through Labor Day. Spend the day at the beach, and enjoy fun activities such as swimming, boating, fishing, and more. Kids over age seven can run, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Parkline Foundation is inviting everyone to enjoy and experience the first phase of the Summit Park Line on June 2nd with a walking tour.  The walking tour will take place from 9am - 11am and will begin at the parking lot across from the Salerno Duane on Broad Street at the ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Despite the cloudy morning, Jersey City's Liberty State Park was blooming in pink as hundreds of survivors, friends, families, and sponsors attended Susan G. Komen of North Jersey's Race for the Cure.  The explosion of color represented the hope and determination to celebrate ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Thirteen Hundred Miles.  That's the distance of a loop uniting three 9/11 memorial locations:  The World Trade Center, The Pentagon and the Flight 93 Memorial.  That loop is now a bike trail and today in Parsippany, at the Morris County September 11th Memorial, a celebration was in ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Over 10,000 Americans are estimated to be diagnosed with HPV-associated oral cancer this year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in a concerning trend that has seen the rate of such cancers triple over the last two decades. Responsible for ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - This is a reminder that the Community Health Fair, sponsored by the Parsippany-Troy Hills Education Association will be tomorrow, Saturday March 24th at the Parsippany PAL Building at 33 Baldwin Road.  There will be free blood pressure checks, advice on prevention and ...

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1. Are you ready to get out of the house and have fun? Morris County's Health, Fitness & Fun Fest takes place Saturday, March 24, from noon - 3 at Randolph Middle School. 2. Do ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - On March 20, 2018 at 8:14 a.m. the Springfield Fire Department was dispatched to Route 78 Westbound near milepost 50.2 for a report of a woman in labor on the side of the road.   Captain Mastroeni (Unit 2) & Chief Palumbo (Unit 1) were the first units to arrive on scene, ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Every two minutes, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer. And every 13 minutes, a woman will lose her battle with the disease. These are mothers, sisters, wives, and friends.  Susan G. Komen was one of them. After the Texas native passed away from breast cancer, her sister ...

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TRENTON, NJ — If you were at Newark Liberty International Airport on Monday, March 12 between 12:45 and 9 p.m., you may have been exposed to measles and should contact your health care provider. The N.J. Department of Health has issued a public health alert after a child with a confirmed case of ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The annual Susan G. Komen North Jersey Pink Tie Party fundraiser affair is coming up. The event, which will be held Friday, March 16 at The Grove in Cedar Grove, is focused on raising funds to support Komen’s BOLD GOAL:  to reduce the number of breast cancer deaths in the U.S. by ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Two Atlantic Health System hospitals are the only in New Jersey to be named America’s 50 and 100 Best Hospitals from Healthgrades. Morristown Medical Center was the only hospital in the state to be recognized as one of ‘America’s 50 Best Hospitals’ for the third consecutive ...

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HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J.- The Morris Area Coalition For Education and Positive Choices is taking Morris County by storm with initiatives to arm the community with facts and information to fight against drug and alcohol abuse. The coalition is a proactive team of elected officials, law enforcement, ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Recently, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan Chase announced they were joining forces to reduce healthcare costs. Now six New Jersey-based health care systems, including Atlantic Health System have been working on the same goal, and have formed a consortium designed to reduce ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - There is a winter weather advisory and storm warning for Parsippany on Wednesday. The warning is in effect from 4 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday. Combo of accumulating snow up to 2” and 0.10” of ice are expected. Possible slippery driving conditions for the morning commute.   Will ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center at Overlook Medical Center has opened. The Center, now located in a new, larger space on the main floor of Overlook Medical Center, can accommodate the more than one thousand patients who annually access the Center’s services. The new ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - It's the moment before suicide that comes and, often, so tragically goes. The moment of silence, the pause in a conversation. It is a moment when you want to say something but you feel you can't. Or you just don't. Or you won't. Yet, these silent inflection points during any mental ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Wren Eloise Craw was born  at 2:06 a.m New Year's Day, making her the first baby of the new year delivered at Morristown Medical Center. Wren weighted in at  7 pounds 5 ounces and is 20 inches in length. She joins brother Reid and parents Jamie and ...

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PRINCETON, NJ — The American Red Cross is keeping a close eye on the winter storm expected to impact New Jersey, bringing with it the potential for snowfall and icy conditions affecting various parts of the state. The Red Cross has steps people can take to prepare for and stay safe during severe ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Just because the weather is colder doesn’t mean the fun has to end. Exciting, winter activities such sledding, ice skating, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing are offered right in your backyard! Make the most of the season, and check out what various facilities and programs the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System presented its annual neuroscience nursing awards to Stephen Coughlin, RN, of Parsippany and Randi Cataquet, of Springfield. Coughlin, who works at Morristown Medical Center, was named the Atlantic Health System Neuroscience RN Rising Star Award winner. In ...

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At approximately 6:35pm on Monday, September 25,2017,  the United States Geological Survey reports that there was a 1.7 magnitude earthquake about 1.24 miles SSW of Morristown, New Jersey. Earthquakes that small typically aren't felt, but the shallowness (just five feet below the surface) made it ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ— The new Livingston-based indoor cycling franchise, CycleBar, invites the Livingston community and beyond to take part in the last few days of its opening-month celebration. Free “CycleBlast” classes are set to run until Sunday, Sept. 24. CycleBar Livingston is located  To reserve ...

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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, ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Effective September 1, new legislation set in place revised parameters relative to the use of infant / child car seats in the Garden State. New Jersey guidelines now mandate the following: Newborn to Age 2 Children under age 2 and under 30 lbs. must be in a rear-facing car seat ...

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