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Health & Wellness

June 26, 2022

ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury Police Chief Dean Adone was among law enforcement and public officials who gathered Friday at a press conference on Lake Hopatcong urging people to be more careful while swimming and boating. The gathering, convened by Mount Arlington Mayor Michael Stanzilis, took place at ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- On June 16th Pediatric Dental Associates of Randolph held their annual Ice Cream Social.  Lots of families were on hand to welcome the return of the event since the start of the COVID pandemic and the smiles from the patients in attendance made it evident that it was worth the wait.  ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) announced on Monday the first possible case of monkeypox in the state. A PCR test conducted by the Department’s Public Health and Environmental Laboratories confirmed the presence of orthopoxvirus in a Jersey City individual on June 18. A ...

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Trader Joe’s Lemony Arugula Basil Salad Kit is being recalled due to the potential of undeclared wheat and eggs contained in the kit, announced Taylor Farms Retail of Guadalupe, California. People who have sensitivity or allergies to wheat and eggs may be at risk of an adverse reaction if they ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ- The  "Operation Take Back" program will take place on Saturday, April 30, announced Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Chris Kimker, Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon, Hanover Township Chief of Police Michael Loock, Morris Plains Borough Chief of ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph Township is hosting the second Healthy Body, Healthy Mind Expo on Saturday, May 7, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Randolph Community Center and Randolph Library. This free, public event will feature a variety of programs and resources for family physical and ...

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April 11, 2022, Morristown, New Jersey – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center (MMC) announced today that it is offering the first fellowship in the United States for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) and sports cardiology. The program will be led by Matthew Martinez, MD, FACC, Medical ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph High School hosted their first annual Wellness Fair this past Monday. The fair, organized by High School Counselor, Jessica Cavaliere, was aimed to target the entire high school community to promote a healthy and de-stigmatized understanding of mental health through ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -- Randolph was on the list of most intoxicated social media posts during the pandemic. National rehab directory, Rehabs.com, commissioned a study in which the 100 largest towns and cities in New Jersey were ranked for their number of alcohol-related Instagram posts over the ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - A Veteran Peer Support Group is being offered to veterans, free of charge, thanks to the  Morris County Veterans Services Office and NewBridge Services. The peer support group, meets the first and third Thursdays of each month from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. “A peer support group ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Overlook Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, has been selected as the only site in New Jersey and one of the first three in the nation to participate in a clinical trial of a unique vaccine that targets the protein that keeps cancer cells alive in brain tumors. The ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- While the staff at Pediatric Dental Associates of Randolph always makes community outreach a priority, during the month of February which is Children’s Dental Health Month, the team increases their outreach both in and outside of the office.  For the past seven years that ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - In honor of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, TAPinto Hackensack talked to Helen Archontou, CEO of the YWCA Northern New Jersey to discuss the importance of young girls learning about and being empowered in science, technology, engineering and math ...

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For the fourth year in a row, the New Jersey Poison Control Center has seen an increase in calls concerning children who accidentally consumed cannabis (marijuana, THC) edibles. Last year, the poison control center assisted in the medical treatment of more than 150 children who were accidentally ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- February is Children’s Dental Health month which, as a kid’s dental practice, makes this our favorite month of them all.  Although it has the fewest days, it’s a very busy month for us at Pediatric Dental Associates of Randolph.  Throughout the month we take our esteemed Dental ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ -  The County College of Morris COVID Testing Center will be closed on Saturday, January 29 due to the forecasts of inclement weather, announced County Officials.  The center will reopen on Sunday January 30. Morris County offers no-cost, in-person COVID-19 testing (LabQ ...

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NEW JERSEY —  Covid-19 whiplash is in full swing. Should you wear a double mask on a beach by yourself or go unmasked to a big party and dance the night away? Such is the irony of living in a Covid-19 world. In New Jersey, a rash of mostly urban schools are now planning to go remote again while ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy and Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli announced the State Department of Health has confirmed a case of the Omicron variant in a traveler to the state.  The person has been identified by the state as an adult female, who is a fully-vaccinated resident from ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Approximately 408 pounds of unwanted, unused or expired medications were collected during the 2021 Operation Take Back last weekend. The goal is to encourage the public to anonymously turn over unused, unwanted, or expired prescription medicine for proper disposal. Morris County ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ- The  "Operation Take Back" program will take place on Saturday, October 23, announced Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Chris Kimker, Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon, Morris Plains Borough Chief of Police Mike Koroski, Morris Township Chief of ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ- The  "Operation Take Back" program will take place on Saturday, October 23, announced Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Chris Kimker, Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon, Morris Plains Borough Chief of Police Mike Koroski, Morris Township Chief of ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Atlantic Health System has updated their visitor policy on September 16 at all hospitals including; Chilton, Hackettstown, Newton, Overlook, Morristown Medical Center and Goryeb Children's Hospital. No visitors are permitted for confirmed COVID-19 patients or people under ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. "Childhood Cancer is the number one disease killer in children, yet is consistently underfunded," said Steve Healey, co-founder of The Brooke Healey Foundation. Less than four percent of the federal budget for cancer ...

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NEWARK, NJ – In a state faced with one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the nation, Gov. Phil Murphy aims to tackle those numbers with the establishment of a universal home nurse visitation program for newborns. Murphy signed a landmark bill (S690) on Thursday at the Leaguers, Inc.

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph trails where a recent coyote attack occurred remain closed until Saturday.  New Jersey Fish and Wildlife concluded its trapping/hunting operation on Saturday, July 24, according to the township. A second coyote was removed from the area and testing came back positive ...

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 MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System announced on Tuesday that Morristown Medical Center was ranked the number one hospital in New Jersey for the fourth year in a row by U.S. News & World Report in its 2021-2022 Best Hospital rankings. The medical center is one of the top acute care ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Township Health Department has received grant funding to assess the social and health effects of COVID-19 on the municipalities served. A brief survey has been developed to identify impacts and needs of community members. The goal is to ensure that at-risk residents in ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- As we start to hit the peak of summer heat, it is more important than ever to keep our hearts healthy. Individuals who have a preexisting heart condition need to be extra careful with these extreme weather circumstances. However, people with healthy hearts are likely to ...

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ROCKAWAY, NJ - Morris County and Atlantic Health System delivered the last inoculation on Friday, July 16 at the Morris County Regional COVID-19 Vaccination Center.   State and county medical personnel and volunteers applauded as the last vaccination was given shortly after 12noon on Friday.

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GLEN ROCK, NJ — Provisions requiring the U.S. Department of Transportation to study the effectiveness of three-point seatbelts on school busses passed in Congress Friday with bipartisan support.  The legislation was initially introduced to Congress as part of the SECURES Act by Representative ...

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