June 1, 2015 RSS feed / Health

Fitness

10 ways to fight the summer slide

All that hard work down the drain. Well, not all of it — but a lot. During the summer, kids lose an average 2.6 months of grade-level equivalency in math computation skills and 25 percent of their reading skills. More...

Hospital Updates

CentraState lauded for its stroke program

CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Township, announces that it has been placed on the Women’s Choice Award list for America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care in the United States. More...

Parker open houses draw 230 visitors

On April 24, the public was invited to get an up-close look at the new longterm living community, Parker at Monroe. Nearly 130 people stopped by to meet employees and learn more about Parker’s philosophy and practice of person-directed care. More...

Rutgers CINJ research shows gene removal may aid melanoma treatment

Nearly 10,000 deaths from melanoma — the deadliest of all skin cancers — occurred in the U.S. More...

Integrative health: healing through holistic care

Patients at Raritan Bay Medical Center are increasingly adding an important new dimension to their healthcare experience: integrative health. More...

What is your testosterone IQ?

Testosterone is a hormone found in humans. It is secreted primarily by the testes of males and to a lesser extent the ovaries of a female. It is associated with sex drive, and it plays a vital role in sperm production. More...

Medical Info

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...

Serious side effect caused by popular drug

It is recommended to reduce pain. More...

Understanding low back and neck pain: What you can do about it

Lower back pain is a universal human experience.Almost everyone has it at some point. The lower back, which starts below the ribcage, is called the lumbar region. It can be severe and is one of the major causes of missed work days. More...