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Health & Wellness

May 21, 2022

ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury High School recently hosted its second annual Rox Wellness Expo, an event designed “to promote a healthy lifestyle and community by providing a means of awareness of the services that are available to assist students in their daily lives.” The Expo, which took place on May ...

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CHICAGO, IL — The Alzheimer’s Association “2022 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures” report unearthed challenges both doctors and the American public face in understanding and diagnosing mild cognitive impairment (MCI), which is characterized by subtle changes in memory and thinking. According ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The county;s HOPE ONE van will be making several stops in Morris County during the month of March including two in Roxbury. March 21 - Landing 7-11 (138 Lakeside Blvd.); 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. March 30 - Succasunna/Roxbury Mall (275 NJ 10 East); 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. The HOPE One ...

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Atlantic Health System today announced Geralda Xavier, MD, MPH, MBA, CLSSGB, FACEP, has joined as Chief Medical Officer for Hackettstown and Newton Medical Centers. Dr. Xavier is a highly skilled physician executive with more than 15 years of experience in clinical care and medical staff ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ — Although 2021 was an exciting year in Alzheimer’s research, the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) accelerated approval of aducanumab and ongoing news surrounding COVID-19 caused many important Alzheimer’s and dementia science stories to go under-reported. As a result, the ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - More than 800 people obtained free COVID-19 tests Monday in the first day of operations at the newly reopened Morris County Testing Center at the County College of Morris (CCM). “It appears from the appointments already being made that we will be testing between 800 and 900 people ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ — The arrival of snow reminds us that winter is here, and with it comes more potentially challenging situations for the 347,000 people who provide care for the 190,000 New Jerseyans living with Alzheimer’s or another dementia.   “Winter weather conditions, combined with the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Concern about COVID-19 has prompted the Roxbury Public Library to suspend most of its programs for children. The library said the suspension will last until Jan. 17. "Out of an abundance of caution, we will not be holding most in person children's programs during the first two ...

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SUCCASUNNA, NJ — Bayada Home Health Care, an international nonprofit home health care provider with more than 360 offices in 23 states, is supporting the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey Chapter (AAGNJ) as an Elite Level sponsor in addition to being a National Team of the 2021 Walk to End ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — About 3,000 Roxbury residents have contracted COVID-19 since the pandemic began in early 2020, with 80 new cases being confirmed in the past two weeks, said Roxbury Mayor Bob DeFillippo on Tuesday. The mayor reported the numbers as part of his bi-weekly “Community Update,” a ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — The Lake Hopatcong Foundation’s annual “Lake Loop” fundraiser returns for a second year as a virtual challenge that will run from Oct. 8 -15. Participants can have fun, get active and win prizes, all while supporting New Jersey’s largest lake. Walking, running, biking, paddling, ...

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ROXBURY, NJ ­– Unvaccinated Roxbury students who tell the district they were exposed to COVID-19 by someone other than a “school-related close contact” must fill out a contact-tracing form and might be forced to take a day of unexcused absence, according to a protocol announced today. The ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Families who lost loved-ones due to overdoses recently joined Morris County and state officials, along with community organizations, to observe the 20th anniversary of International Overdose Awareness Day. The global event recognizes people who were lost to addiction and ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — Visitors to Roxbury Town Hall will be again required to wear face masks starting Aug. 30, a measure being taken due to a “steady increase” in COVID-19 cases in the township. The announcement was made Tuesday by Roxbury Mayor Bob DeFillippo, who expressed empathy for those who ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – It can be chaotic when first-aiders, police or firefighters come to a home in response to a medical emergency call. A new program, sponsored by the Roxbury Woman’s Club, is designed to minimize the confusion at those times when it comes to medical or mental health issues. Called ...

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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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ROXBURY, NJ — Have you ever wanted to be part of a photo shoot? Looking for a fun way to spend a Sunday? Grab your camera and join FLG X NJ on July 25 for a day dedicated to generating social media content! Join our photographers up in the trees to create exciting videos and incredible ...

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SUMMIT and MORRISTOWN, NJ - New Jersey-based Atlantic Health System and New York-based NYU Langone Health -- two of the leading names in healthcare in the Tri-State region -- are joining together to give patients greater access to heart and liver transplants and the coordinated, high-quality care ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — Water in Roxbury’s Shore Hills Water System somehow became contaminated this spring with elevated levels of a chemical commonly used in making Teflon, possibly due to work performed by a contractor. The discovery of higher-than-permitted levels of the chemical Perfluorooctanoic ...

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