March 1, 2016 RSS feed / Health

Chiropractic care — it’s more than you think

I n a little more than 120 years, chiropractic care has grown to be the largest healthcare profession that helps people without drugs and surgery. More...

Fitness

How to recover from exercise

Exercise tends to break down muscle fibers while rest allows muscles to recuperate and emerge stronger. The appropriate amount of exercise, followed by recovery, leads to an ongoing cycle of improvement over time. More...

RWJUH offers ORBERA, a nonsurgical solution to losing weight

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH), New Brunswick, is now offering an innovative weight loss technology known as the ORBERA Intragastric Balloon, a safe and effective weight loss solution with 20 years of global experience that has been More...

Free play helps children with physical, emotional and mental well being

These days, who doesn’t have a packed schedule? Between school, work, after school activities and family obligations, we tend to all get caught up in the same everyday routine and it is affecting our children. More...

Retired teacher teaches the most important lesson of her life

When Donna Mulrane retired, she didn’t think she’d have yet another lesson to teach — and that it would perhaps be the most important one of her life. The lesson? More...

Web-based indoor tanning intervention found favorable by users

Pilot research by Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey shows method may encourage cessation

A web-based intervention targeted toward young, female users of indoor tanning beds has tested favorably among these users and may encourage cessation of this behavior. More...

Medical Info

Small businesses have a more affordable option for medical insurance

The recession of 2008 sparked the launch of many small businesses here in central New Jersey, and many have continued to expand and flourish today. More...

Exploring genomic pathways in the development of ovarian cancer

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey researcher Michael L. More...

Hospital Updates

Oncology team performs two of N.J.’s first medical tourism HIPEC surgeries

Complex state-of-the-art method reduces cancer extent and delivers heated chemotherapy drugs directly to cancer cells in the abdomen

Itzhak Avital, M.D., M.B.A., chairman, department of surgery at Saint Peter’s University Hospital, New Brunswick, and his team have completed two of the region’s first medical tourism-based cytoreductive (CRS) and hyperthermic intraperito More...

Bartley Healthcare to hold colon cancer seminar March 10

Bartley Healthcare, Jackson, welcomes the community to participate in a free seminar on colon cancer, 5:30 p.m. March 10 at 175 Bartley Road, Jackson . More...

Community Medical Center hosts Colorectal Cancer Awareness Symposium

Community Medical Center is offering two free community education programs about colorectal cancer. More...