October 5, 2006 RSS feed / Health

Learn the tricks and treats of living a healthy lifestyle

One should be afraid, very afraid. The time between now and Thanksgiving is as dangerous as walking through a haunted forest on your way to grandma's house with a basket of doughnuts. More...

It is important to be prepared in the event of a medical emergency

Nearly one third of people 50 to 64 years of age have one or more medical conditions that not only place them at risk, but will land them in the emergency room. More...

Kick the habit with Smoke Free Clinic at Monmouth

If you've ever tried to quit smoking, you know it's not an easy undertaking. Kicking the habit takes perseverance and support - and sometimes more than one attempt - but the results are well worth the effort. More...

Medical Info

New technology, early detection are best ways to fight breast cancer

E arly detection is the best way to fight breast cancer. New technology gives us better weapons to combat the disease. More...

Bosom buddies

I n recognition of the "fear factor" that may cause women to skip mammograms, Monmouth Medical Center is starting the "Bosom Buddy" campaign. More...

United Spinal Association offers publication on 'Disability Etiquette'

More than 56 million Americans have a disability, according to the American Association of People with Disabilities. More...

Falling off the weight-loss wagon

One of the most discouraging aspects of weight loss is the inevitable slips. Everyone has them. For some people, an occasional slip engenders an all-out binge ... More...

How one parent solved the homework battle

For many families, homework is the most dreaded time of day, because it can be so frustrating. In Rachel's case, her mother had to read the homework assignments to her every night because she read too slowly. More...

Hospital Updates

CentraState adopts bar coding to enhance patient safety

Long used in retailing to improve accuracy and efficiency, bar-code technology is now enhancing patient safety at CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Township. More...

CentraState earns full re-accreditation

The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) has renewed full accreditation for CentraState Medical Center for three years, following an on-site survey last month. More...

New, unique cardiac cath lab opens at Saint Peter's

Saint Peter's University Hospital, New Brunswick, has opened More...