Elementary Health

Castle Connolly MedicalThe farmer’s market is your ticket to healthy eating this summer. According to Atlantic Health System dietitians, the time between when a fruit or vegetable is harvested and when you actually eat it impacts the content of its vitamins and minerals. For this reason, locally-grown produce that you can obtain at or right before prime ripeness offer greater nutritional value than imported foods. As an added bonus for families, farmer’s markets expose kids to healthier snack options and teach them about the growing and harvesting process.
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Elementary Health Programs and Screenings

Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available. Unless otherwise noted, for more information, fees, class locations, and to register for Parent Education programs at Overlook Medical Center, please call 908-522-2946; for Parent Education programs at Morristown Medical Center, please call 973-971-5027. View calendars with a full list of programs offered at Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center.

Pediatric Neuro-oncology Clinic
Pediatric neurospecialists and oncologists provide services at this clinic.
Second Friday of each month, 9:00am to Noon
Goryeb Children’s Hospital, Center for Advanced Medicine in Pediatrics (CAMP)
Farris Family Building, 3rd floor
For more information and to schedule an appointment, please call 973-971-8585.


Elementary Health Articles
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Elementary Health

Before your child goes to a friend's home to play, find out if there are guns in that home, a leading U.S. medical group advises.

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Elementary Health

You're probably familiar with the stereotypes about people who wear glasses -- these folks are studious and spend a lot of time indoors with their noses in a book.

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A lazy eye? Crossed eyes? New research suggests that children with such vision problems may take longer to complete standardized tests.

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Teacher hostility can dampen students' desire to learn and harm their grades.

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Saving a child with heart disease whose heart has stopped requires a different approach than reviving a child with a healthy heart, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association.

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