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Atlantic Health System Welcomes New System Medical Director of Pediatrics

Beth C. Natt, MD, MPH, MBA a career pediatric hospitalist, was named the new System Medical Director of the Pediatric Service Line for Atlantic Health System and Chairperson of the Department of Pediatrics at Morristown and Overlook Medical Centers.
17-Apr-2024 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Don’t be fooled by the dark – New Jersey optometrist sheds light on the tricky nature of eclipses and how to protect your eyes

As people prepare to thrill at the phenomenon of the eclipse today, Lauren Lusardi, OD, FAAO, an optometrist with Atlantic Health System in New Jersey, breaks down how the event makes us susceptible to eye damage and useful tips on how to protect...
8-Apr-2024 7:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Atlantic Health System Enrolls First U.S. Patient in Lupus Treatment Trial

NJ-based Atlantic Health System is the first in the U.S. to enroll a patient in a study to examine the effectiveness of using Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR- T) cells in the treatment of the autoimmune disease lupus.
8-Feb-2024 8:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

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A new path to recovery: Specialized unit looks to take mental health patients out of the emergency room for better care

The EmPATH unit at Overlook Medical Center will put adult behavioral emergency patients into a setting in which they will get the appropriate care more quickly, thereby lessening volumes and wait times in the emergency department, and, ultimately,...
6-Feb-2024 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Overlook Medical Center chosen as trial site for brain tumor treatment

Overlook Medical Center in NJ, is the 1st site in the nation to dose a patient in the Phase IIb RESTORE Trial for newly-diagnosed glioblastoma tumors. Researchers will see whether using NanO2 TM, a drug by NuvOx Pharma to infuse oxygen into hypoxic...
26-Jun-2023 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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‘Golden’ moment: State Trooper, Montville EMTs honored for quick action that saved a stroke patient

Atlantic Health System honored a New Jersey State Trooper and members of the Montville Township First Aid Squad on Tuesday, May 23, 2023, as the first responders reunited with the man whose life they saved a year earlier when he suffered a stroke...
26-May-2023 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center Now Offering Persona IQ®, the World’s First and Only Smart Knee Implant for Total Knee Replacement Surgery

Persona IQ features implantable sensor technology that records and wirelessly transmits gait data from the knee implant to a patient’s personal base station at home. The data is then securely delivered to a cloud-based platform accessible by the...
16-May-2023 12:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Saving for the Future: Helping Researchers Find Tomorrow’s Cures, Today

Atlantic Health System’s BioBank partners with National Cancer Institute’s Cooperative Human Tissue Network – Southern Division, to advance the science of medical research.
2-May-2023 8:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Your kids are asking about war. A psychologist explains how to answer

With more and more conversations about war swirling around us all, having honest, age-appropriate explanations can be the key to reassuring children, says Dr. Christopher Lynch.
11-Mar-2022 8:40 AM EST

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10 Things to Know About HPV and Throat Cancer

As we observe World Head and Neck Cancer Day 2020 (July 27), nationally known expert Tom Thomas, MD, MPH, has set out to clear up misunderstandings about how one type of head and neck cancer is related to human papillomavirus (HPV), which has...
27-Jul-2020 4:55 PM EDT

10 Things Women Should Know About Preeclampsia

10 Things Women Should Know About Preeclampsia
19-Sep-2019 3:05 PM EDT

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First Surgery with ROSA® Brain Robot in New Jersey Performed at Overlook Medical Center

The first surgery in New Jersey using the ROSA Brain robot was performed by Ronald Benitez, MD, chief of endovascular neurosurgery, Overlook Medical Center. Conventional brain surgery for epilepsy requires a craniotomy. Using ROSA Brain, surgeons...
29-Jul-2019 4:00 AM EDT

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Replacing Traditional OB/GYN Surgery with Minimally Invasive Procedures Can Shorten Hospital Stays, Allow Same-Day Discharge

Advances in technology are rapidly changing the way many gynecologic conditions and procedures are treated, and the traditional long hospital stays and complicated, invasive procedures requiring weeks of bedrest are being replaced with less...
4-Sep-2018 2:30 PM EDT

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Gastrointestinal Cancer Expert Dr. Angela Alistar Wants Public to Be Aware of Pancreatic Cancer’s Warning Signs

Nationally renowned gastrointestinal (GI) cancer physician-scientist Angela Alistar, MD thinks it is critical that everyone learn how to recognize the warning signs of pancreatic cancer. Dr. Alistar is medical director of GI medical oncology at the...
1-Dec-2017 2:00 PM EST

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