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Summit's Clelia Biamonti Named Executive Director of Overlook Foundation

September 21, 2017

SUMMIT, NJ - Clelia Biamonti, Ph.D., a Summit resident and former management consultant, and a longtime member of the Overlook Foundation Board of Trustees, this week took the reins as the Overlook Foundation’s new executive director. Biamonti steps into the role held by longtime Executive Director Ann Oliva, who retired this year. Oliva, who began her career at ...

Inspiring Story of Atlantic Health Surgeon Featured on ABC’s 20/20

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, the top-ranked private research university in Ohio.

It was a typical a Sunday evening, as ...

TryCAN Offers Fall Recreation Programs for Youth with Special Needs

SUMMIT, NJ - Special needs youth are invited to register for upcoming fall TryCAN programs, offered to children from any town, and which help youth develop skills that allow them to pursue a sport or activity further or simply provide them with a meaningful recreation experience.

The programs, which incorporate teen 'peer mentors' from local middle and ...

Overlook Recognized for Treatment of Depression by The Joint Commission

SUMMIT, NJ - Atlantic Behavioral Health at Overlook Medical Center has recently earned The Joint Commission’s Disease-Specific Care Certification for Depression, making Overlook one of a small number of hospitals in the nation to achieve this distinction.

According to the National Institutes of Health, major depression is one of the most common mental disorders in the United States, with ...

Healthy Kids, Families the Summit Area YMCA's Goal as 'Childhood Obesity Awareness Month' Set to Begin

SUMMIT, NJ - Exercising a goal to get area families to understand how adopting healthy lifestyles can help reduce childhood obesity -- and with September serving as 'Childhood Obesity Awareness Month' -- the Summit Area YMCA is stressing and supporting to improve eating habits and increase physical activity, with the ultimate goal to have all be at and maintain a healthy ...

'High-Performing' Overlook Medical Center Rises in US News and World Reports 'Best Hospitals' Rankings

SUMMIT, NJ - Overlook Medical Center in Summit has been recognized as a high-performing hospital in Neurology & Neurosurgery, and Diabetes and Endocrinology in US News and World Reports' 2017-18 "Best Hospitals" Rankings. Overlook’s rankings made a jump in New Jersey, breaking the top 10 to occupy the eighth spot -- up from 13th last year -- and regionally, ...

Second Annual 'Out of the Darkness Walk' Scheduled for Sept. 23

CHATHAM, NJ -The Second Annual "Out of the Darkness Community Walk," which last year attracted more than 500 walkers and raised in excess of $75,000 for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), will take place September 23 at Cougar Field in Chatham Township.

Participants can register as an individual, or as a team, by ...

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Sat, September 23, 10:00 AM

Berkeley Heights YMCA, Berkeley Heights

Parranda! A Latin Dance Party with Zulma

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Sat, September 23, 12:00 PM

The Connection, Summit

Capoeira

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Sat, September 23, 2:00 PM

The Connection, Summit

Walking Soccer for Adults

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Start Your Weight Loss Journey With K Primary Care & Medical Nutrition Center

September 12, 2017

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Are you ready to start your weight loss journey? "If you are overweight or obese, have medical problems or a family history of medical problems that can be treated or prevented by losing weight, then you should make this journey," said Dr. Kavita Kewalramani, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Founder, Internal Medicine Physician.

K Primary Care ...