April 1, 2015 RSS feed / Health

Meridian Health to elevate cancer services in Monmouth and Ocean County facilities

Furthering its commitment to improve the health and well-being of the residents of New Jersey, Meridian Health has launched a $128 million investment to bring a higher level of care close to home by enhancing its cancer services in Monmouth and Ocean More...

CentraState offers a support group for people with diabetes

The Novo Nordisk Diabetes Center at CentraState Medical Center is offering a support group for people with diabetes and their families.The group will meet on the third Wednesday of every month from 1-2 p.m. More...

Put health first

As spring nears, many of us fall back into habits we swore on the new year we wouldn’t do anymore.This is why the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reminds us of the importance of combining healthy eating and physical exercise, and we’re More...

Healthy breathing: The best way to de-stress

Breathing may be something we do 20,000 times a day, but that doesn’t mean we are doing it right. According to Dr. More...

Revolutionary new surgical tool used for first time in New Jersey

The Apollo System, manufactured by California-based Penumbra Inc., was used for the first time in New Jersey recently and the outcome was a success. More...

There’s no need to accept the pain

Shoulder problems are common among both the young and elderly. Approximately 13 million Americans seek treatment each year for shoulder related pain and injuries. More...

Eight superfoods to help you maintain a healthy weight

Superfoods build bones, prevent chronic diseases, improve your eyesight, and even keep your mind sharp. More...

Wellness programs boost health and bottom line

Most of theAmerican workforce is working harder today than ever before. Many companies had to downsize for the sake of survival. More...

Nip body image issues in the bud this spring

As the sun warms our lives and gets us moving with family and friends, we are ready to enjoy this time of play and celebration. But as we fling open windows and bring the patio furniture out of storage, new worries can set in. More...

Who is the fittest leader in the C-Suite?

Asking who is the fittest leader in the C-Suite is, of course a trick question, as there are eight different elements to being fit. More...

Kids and caffeine: How much is too much?

A Starbucks frozen drink after school, a can of Coke with dinner, and a chocolate bar for dessert — how much caffeine is too much for kids? Ideally, children under 12 shouldn’t be consuming caffeine at all. More...

Ankle sprains may lead to long-term problems with balance and pain

The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons lists ankle sprains as one of the most common orthopedic injuries. It is an injury that frequently occurs not only in athletes, but also in the general population. More...

OB/GYN or midwife: Which is right for your pregnancy?

One of the first and most important decisions you’ll make before or very early on during your pregnancy is what kind of health care provider will oversee your labor and delivery.While obstetrician gynecologists (OB/GYN) are still the most commo More...

Kids and caffeine: How much is too much?

A Starbucks frozen drink after school, a can of Coke with dinner, and a chocolate bar for dessert — how much caffeine is too much for kids? More...

Person-centered long-term care produces dramatic results

Mary Silver could tell from the very first day that her husband Joe joined the Parker at Monroe long-term living community that the experience would far exceed her expectations. More...

CentraState expands its cancer services by offering genetic counseling

The Statesir Cancer Center at CentraState Medical Center announces it began offering cancer genetic counseling in March by way of its oncology affiliation with the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center. More...