Health & Wellness Top Stories

November 16, 2018

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Elisa Jacobson has been elected to the Board of Trustees of Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss. Jacobson is the Chief Compliance Officer at Cooperative Counseling Services (CCS), a Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health organization with an emphasis on families impacted by ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center has once again been ranked among the top hospitals in the nation in a wide variety of specialties and services, according to a report released today by Healthgrades, an online leader in providing comprehensive information about ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Designed for those in the Christ Church congregation -- as well as folks in the community at-large -- with memory issues and their care partners, the Church has begun 'The Gathering Place', a 'Memory Café' that will meet the first Wednesday of each month, from 12 - 2 p.m. The ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center announced it recently implanted its 100th Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD), which treats patients who are in end-stage heart-failure. Morristown Medical Center is one of 60 hospitals in the nation to receive the Gold Seal of ...

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BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - The power of partnerships and the using the collaboration found therein as the catalyst for enhanced patient health and wellness and success outcomes was a central theme as Brian Gragnolati, Atlantic Health System's President and CEO, shared success stories from New Jersey ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center and Today’s Caregiver magazine, a leading support, training and educational organization for family and professional caregivers, will host the 'Fearless Caregiver Conference' on Saturday, November 10 at the hospital’s Bouras ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Founded by Dr. Rolando Rolandelli, Chief of Surgery at Morristown Memorial Center, Unidad Hospitalaria Movil Latino America (Latin America Mobile Hospital Unit / UHMLA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that mobilizes surgeons, nurses, medical professionals, and a network of ...

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SUMMIT, NJ Overlook Medical Center is teaming up with the Summit Free Public Library to hosting a Community Health Fair October 20, from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m., at the Library. Focusing on wellness, the fair will include ctivities for all ages, including children and teens. Health care professionals ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Influenza season has arrived, and the City of Summit and the Westfield Regional Health Department are partnering to remind residents of the importance of getting the flu vaccination. Everyone from six months of age and older to is encouraged to get vaccinated, particularly those ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The Rubino OB/GYN Group’s Mammography Center will participate in National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by offering a gift to all patients in its West Orange office during the month of October, bringing awareness to mammograms at Bottle Hill Day in Madison on October 6, and see ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System -- parent of Summit's Overlook Medical Center --- has been named number 23 on Modern Healthcare’s 2018 list of the ‘Best Places to Work in Healthcare’ – the first time Atlantic Health System has earned this recognition from the national publication.

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Support and guidance for victims of sexual violence is available through the Union County Rape Crisis Center, a 24/7 hotline -- reached by calling 908-233-7273 -- that connects victims with trained, volunteer advocates. The advocates provide guidance by phone and may also ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - A Health Literacy Tote Bag initiative, a partnership between the Summit Free Public Library, Overlook Medical Center and the Libraries of Union County Consortium that offers books, CDs and-or DVDs and other informaton focusing on a specific health topic all packaged in an ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield Regional Health Department, which serves Westfield, Summit, Chatham Borough, Fanwood, Garwood, Mountainside, New Providence, and Roselle Park and is asking adult residents to take an online survey to help identify which topics it should focus on to improve public ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Family Promise, the Summit-based national nonprofit addressing family homelessness, will host -- in conjunction with Overlook Family Medicine -- its fourth Community Day & Health Fair on Saturday, September 8, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., at St. Paul’s Calvary United Church of God in ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ ­­— Something just didn’t feel right that morning on Feb. 11, 2016.,Westfield resident Barry Rogers said. Rogers, now 63 years old, had a history of heart failure and atrial fibrillation (AFib), so his initial reaction was to ask his wife, June, to keep an eye on him. “I just ...

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