September 1, 2015 RSS feed / Health

Back to school: five backpack safety tips

It’s back to school time, and for many students that means they’re back to carrying heavy backpacks filled to the brim with textbooks, laptops and other learning materials.A study alluded to this startling calculation:A child carrying a 1 More...

There is help for your child’s social, emotional and behavioral well-being

With a new school year upon us, as with any new life experience, children and teenagers may feel stressed and anxious.There is always the pressure to do well and fit in. Depending on what is going on in their life, they may also feel depressed. More...

Fitness

Yoga Gangsters threeday Yoga Outreach Certification Program to be held Sept. 18-20

The Ornstein Family Foundation, Affiliated Foot and Ankle Center, LLP and The Ohana Rising Yoga School are excited to bring Yoga Gangsters, a Miami-based national non-profit organization whose mission is to empower youth by addressing the symptoms of More...

It is possible to achieve healthy fitness at any age

The way you age is determined by more than just your DNA.Whether you’re blowing out the candles on your 30th birthday cake or planning a big 5-0 bash, physicians, scientists, nutritionists and fitness pros all agree that exercise is the closest More...

Weight loss methods you should never try

Just when I think I’ve seen it all, another “quick-fix” weight loss method is being touted in the news. More...

Hospital Updates

RWJ Foundation to support Red Bank Resource Network and Sandy Wellness

At the Red Bank Resource Network, now located at 103 Drs. James Parker Blvd. More...

CentraState’s Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Program earns reaccreditation

The Hyperbaric Oxygen (HBO) Therapy Program at The Central Jersey Wound Treatment Center at CentraState Medical Center has recently received Hyperbaric Facility reaccreditation byThe Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS).This accreditation r More...

You’re pregnant! Now what?

Congratulations! You’re pregnant. Now what? Pregnancy and childbirth are exciting, but they can also be stressful as you maintain your health and your baby’s over the next nine months. More...

Hearing aid technology has come a long way

Hearing loss in the United States affects approximately 32 million people. More...

Jumpstart back to school season with this pop quiz

The summer is over, and it’s time for the children to go back to school. How about you … have you shifted gears from going to the beach to getting back to healthy and fit lifestyle? More...

Today’s bunion and hammertoe correction fixes your feet, fast

‘My foot is killing me!” This is a phrase uttered daily by many people, especially women, due to painful bunions and hammertoes. More...

Medical Info

Plantar fasciitis can be helped with physical therapy

Crest Physical Therapy frequently treats plantar fasciitis, a common foot condition that causes heel pain. It occurs in as many as 2 million Americans per year and 10 percent of the population over their lifetimes. More...

No surgery required; uterine fibroids can be treated through the wrist

Fibroid tumors of the uterus are a common problem facing many women over the course of their lives. More...

Recognizing the signs and symptoms of prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is a deadly disease that forms in the tissues of the prostate, a gland in the male reproductive system that is found below the bladder and in front of the rectum.According to the Canadian Cancer Society, prostate cancer is the most co More...