Health & Wellness

April 23, 2019

Study Recently Published in Prestigious Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics A new study by Dr. Barbara Minkowitz, a pediatric orthopedist at Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Centerpublished in the prestigious Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics found that lower vitamin D levels in ...

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The Summit Area YMCA is marking Child Abuse Prevention Month with Five Days of Action, April 22-26. Five Days of Action focuses on preventing child sexual abuse by sharing tips on how adults can prevent child sexual abuse.  During April and all year long, the Summit Area YMCA which includes the ...

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Never miss a chance to say thank you. That’s a lesson I’ve learned throughout my entire career, from my time caring for our men and women in the United States Navy, to my current position working with hundreds of providers throughout northern New Jersey. More than just a recognition for a job ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, APRIL 11, 2019 – On May 1, 2019, the Berkeley Heights YMCA, a branch of the Summit Area YMCA, will begin offering the YMCA’s Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program, designed to help participants with hypertension lower their blood pressure by following an evidence-based program ...

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Are you curious about Imagine? Want to learn more? Imagine is hosting an open house on April 11th at our center in Mountainside. Come learn more and see how you can be a part of a growing organization helping those bereaved in our communities. Details: April 11, 2019 7:30 AM - 9:00 ...

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“My favorite thing about bowling is winning and getting the strikes or the spare,” says recent Special Olympics World Games medal winner and JESPY client Jane Clark. Held in Abu Dhabi, United Emirates, the 2019 Games welcomed more than 7,000 athletes from 170 countries who competed in 24 summer ...

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BUILD YOUR RESUME WITH A MEANINGFUL EXPERIENCE  ENJOY THE GREAT OUTDOORS  BECOME A ROLE MODEL In today's job market, many employers seem to outrageously want at least 5-10 years experience in any given entry level position. For young people, it may seem impossible to succeed in finding a job ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Sports Health and the Atlantic Health System Sports Cardiology Program donated an automated external defibrillator (AED) — a portable device that instructs users to deliver an electric shock to get a heart beating normally after a cardiac event—to DePaul Catholic High ...

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Are you a person with Medicare living with diabetes or know someone who is? Take control of your health through a free and interactive six-week workshop series. Meet others going through similar experiences and learn about diabetes and its risks, preventing complications, healthy eating, ...

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Dr. Gillam presented with Master of the ACC Award at ACC’s 68th Annual Scientific Session; was recognized in 2018 as Gifted Educator of the Year The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has recognized Linda D. Gillam, MD, MPH, FACC, the Dorothy and Lloyd Huck Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine at ...

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Starting this April, a new 12 week session of the LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA program begins at the Berkeley Heights YMCA, a branch of the Summit Area YMCA. The LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA program is a physical and wellness program that helps patients recovering from cancer treatment to rebuild and regain ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has been named the top hospital in the state with more than 350 beds by physicians, Castle Connolly and Jersey’s Best. Morristown Medical Center was also named the number one hospital in the state across all treatment categories ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has added two state-of-the-art da Vinci Xi Surgical Systems to its surgical service offering. The systems will allow more minimally invasive (robotic) procedures to be performed at the medical center, which has completed over 8,900 ...

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BREATHE & RELAX WITH YOGA  Wrap up your weekend or start off the week with this NEW all-levels Vinyasa Yoga class, perfect for any age. Relax your mind and body! Vinyasa yoga is a flowing, dynamic style of yoga that combines breathing techniques with a continuous flow of postures. It will be ...

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in the United States, someone has a heart attack every 40 seconds. Each minute, more than one person in the United States dies from a heart disease-related event. In other words, you’re more likely to die of heart related disease ...

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Morristown, NJ – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center today announced it has earned Level 2 (silver) Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation (GEDA) from The American College of Emergency Physicians, with support from The Gary and Mary West Health Institute and John A. Hartford ...

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It’s Valentine’s Day and hearts & love are everywhere! February is also American Heart Month, a month designated by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to raise awareness about Heart Health.  In keeping with the theme of hearts & love this month, we put together six ways you can ...

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February is a fabulous time for joining the Summit YMCA! In fact, when you join this month, you’ll be saving a total of $295! Because we’re here to support you in your wellness goals, we’re waiving the joining fee and gifting you a free InBody body composition assessment and multiple appointments ...

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Spring will soon arrive and gardeners all around the Garden State will begin weeding and preparing soil for early spring planting.  Right here in Summit, New Jersey is no exception!  Novices to experienced gardeners are joining together to share the benefits of gardening, not only for enjoyment, ...

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