December 14, 2006 RSS feed / Health

Toys that encourage proper visual development

Toys and play are the work of children, but child’s play is more than just play. This is the very way that children learn how to the develop very important skills that help them learn about the world. More...

Report card woes?

Johnny struggles with reading. He loves to be read to, but hates to read. Is he an auditory learner or is something else wrong? We are told that there are many different learning styles. More...

Fitness

Trainer Joe’s Top 10 fitness gift list

The holidays are almost upon us. If your shopping list is incomplete, gifts with a fitness theme are a great way to say you really care. More...

Hospital Updates

Surgeon performs innovative operation at CentraState

FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP—Ragui Sadek, M.D., a general surgeon on staff at CentraState Medical Center, performed the hospital’s first minimally invasive parathyroid surgery this month, using an innovative approach that minimizes the need f More...

CentraState offers new treatment for swallowing disorders

FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP — CentraState Medical Center now offers VitalStim Therapy, the most technologically advanced treatment for swallowing disorders, or dysphagia. More...

Kimball Medical Center receives gift from OceanFirst Bank

LAKEWOOD — On Nov. 15, Kimball Medical Center Foundation leaders David C. More...

Holiday stress raises health risks, chiropractors warn

With the holiday season in full swing, it is important to your good health to take a few simple steps to reduce the stress and strain of this busy time. More...

Expanding geriatric care in the community

As baby boomers age, the number of Americans 65 and older will more than double and the number of people age 85 and older will quadruple, according to the American Geriatrics Society. At the same time, the U.S. More...

Senior living

coping with the holiday blues

Holidays often bring unexpected gifts, but one package no one wants to receive is that Pandora’s Box of feelings some call mid-winter depression or the holiday blues. More...

Medical Info

Silicone breast implants are reintroduced for women age 22 and over

In late November, the Food and Drug Administration gave two manufacturers the final approval to return their improved silicone-gel filled breast implants to the market, making silicone breast implants available again for widespread use More...

Growing old doesn’t have to mean living in pain

A rheumatologist is an internist who has had additional training and education in the field of treating patients with bone, joint, muscle and soft tissue pain and inflammation. More...

When should I take my daughter to the gynecologist?

Frequently, a gynecologist is posed the following question from her adult patients: “When is the appropriate time to bring my teenage daughter to the gynecologist? More...