November 1, 2006 RSS feed / Health

CentraState expands geriatric services via residency program, senior living centers

The Family Medicine Residency Program at CentraState Healthcare System, Freehold Township, has added a component for geriatric medicine. CentraState also has begun scheduling geriatricians for weekly visits to its three senior living communities. More...

Monmouth to hold program about diabetes on Nov. 29

As the number of New Jerseyans diagnosed with diabetes rapidly approaches the one-half-million mark, Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, will place the focus on increasing awareness of the nation's fifth deadliest disease during American Diabetes M More...

Kimball Medical Center dietitian offers school lunch lessons for parents

When it comes to packing school lunches that are nutritiously sound, Kimball Medical Center registered dietitian Kathy Heintz suggests that parents go back to the basics. More...

Helping seniors stay active and healthy

What a difference a few decades make. Today's seniors are living longer, healthier lives than their parents did. More...

Saint Peter's continues to raise awareness about domestic violence

As America ages and baby boomers turn 60, a hidden epidemic of domestic violence among the 50-plus age group may be growing, according to an article published last year in AARP The Magazine. More...

Fitness

Trends in Fitness Training

What are some of the trends in the fitness industry? The following are a few discussed at the 2006 IDEA Personal Training Summit held in October 2006 in New York City. More...

Hospital Updates

Specialty hospitals at Kimball, Monmouth

AcuteCare Health System's two long-term acute-care hospitals have established a hospitalist group of physicians and an advanced nurse practitioner that is dedicated to caring for its complex patients. More...

CentraState's Nuclear Medicine Department earns national accreditation

The American College of Radiology (ACR) has accredited CentraState Medical Center's Nuclear Medicine Department for three years. More...

CentraState targets prostate cancer more precisely with 2-D and 3-D imaging

Clinicians at CentraState Medical Center in Freehold Township are offering a novel image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) treatment for prostate cancer patients using advanced 2-D and 3-D imaging technology from Varian Medical Systems to target tumors More...

CentraState to host diabetes, weight loss & fitness fair

FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP - CentraState Healthcare System is presenting a Diabetes, Weight Loss and Fitness Fair geared to adults and families trying to lose weight and prevent or manage diabetes. The event is scheduled for Nov. 13 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. More...

Mall Showcase to offer resources to prepare for Great American Smokeout

Are you a smoker who is considering whether to participate in this year's Great American Smokeout? More...

Monmouth workshop to explore benefits of infant massage

The benefits of infant massage during a baby's first year of life will be explored and experienced during a four-session workshop to be held in November at Monmouth Medical Center. More...

Monmouth to host venous screening

To learn whether you're at risk for developing diseases of the veins that can lead to serious circulatory problems, Monmouth Medical Center vascular specialists will conduct a free venous screening on Nov. 10 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Lung health to be discussed at Monmouth Medical Center

A panel of Monmouth Medical Center physicians will explore the important link between lung cancer awareness and lung health wellness on Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. More...

Free screening will help pinpoint risk for peripheral arterial disease

Find out whether you are at increased risk for developing serious diseases of the arteries during a free screening conducted by Monmouth Medical Center vascular specialists on Nov. 28 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Free child safety seat inspections on tap

The Children's Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center will sponsor free child safety seat inspections - by appointment only - on Nov. 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Gateway Toyota, 700 Route 36 east, Eatontown. More...

Medical Info

Physician trained in multiple sclerosis will explore early treatment of disease

The benefits of early treatment of multiple sclerosis is the focus of a presentation on Nov. 8 by Monmouth Medical Center neuro-oncologist Sumul Raval, M.D., More...

Deciding on the best treatment option for early prostate cancer

One of the most confusing things about being diagnosed with early stage prostate cancer is choosing if and how to treat it. More...

New option for women with excessive periods: endometrial ablation

One in five women suffers from heavy or prolonged periods, a condition known as menorrhagia. The 10 million U.S. More...