Health Matters – Hackettstown Medical Center

March 26, 2021

Can vitamin D effectively treat colorectal cancer that has spread in the body? The answer is, we don’t know, but preliminary research has shown some promise. Atlantic Health System is part of a nationwide phase 3 study on vitamin D’s impact in treating patients with stage 4 colorectal cancer. It ...

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Don’t delay getting your annual physical and routine health screenings. This includes vaccinations, blood work, colonoscopies, skin cancer screening, mammograms, pap smears, prostate exams, lung cancer screenings and more. Nothing should ever keep you from taking care of your health, and that ...

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As a pediatric orthopaedist, I regularly discuss bone health with my patients, expounding on the multitude of benefits of vitamin D supplementation. Vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, is a cheap, easily available nutrient that impacts bone quality and is known to boost immunity, which is especially ...

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Tremendous strides are being made in the treatment of epilepsy, with improved outcomes and reduced side effects for patients. I’d like to share how neurosurgeons like myself are performing life-enhancing, minimally invasive procedures at Overlook Medical Center’s Atlantic Neuroscience ...

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The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced new social needs and economic challenges in local communities, particularly for those who have been vulnerable to hardship. Food pantries have experienced increased demand and the need for food access is likely to continue to increase, including among families ...

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As communities throughout New Jersey return to a “new normal”, it is more important than ever that patients know Atlantic Health System has resumed care for planned surgeries, treatments and check-ups, and that they can depend on us to keep them safe. Learn more from Atlantic Health System ...

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The safety of patients and team members is Atlantic Health System’s top priority. To make sure emergency departments across Atlantic Health’s hospitals remain safe for every patient who enters, reconfigured processes and facilities are in place to optimize safety and improve the patient ...

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February is American Heart Month, and each year health care professionals across the country take time to raise awareness about heart disease. It’s the perfect opportunity to think about heart health, and the choices individuals can make that will lead to a lifetime of improved health. Heart ...

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