October 3, 2007 RSS feed / Health

Preconception care focuses on risk prevention, health promotion

At Kimball Medical Center,obstetricians and gynecologists are dedicated to promoting optimal health throughout a woman's lifespan. For women of childbearing years, Kimball obstetrician/gynecologist E. David Morgan,M.D. More...

Chiropractic care is now rocket science

Dr. Peter Joffe of Joffe Family Chiropractic has joined a growing number of chiropractic doctors who have upgraded their level of care to assess the health and well-being of their community. Patients of Dr. More...

Make breast health a year-round concern

Just as relevant today as it was more than 20 years ago when the organization was founded,National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM) wants women of all ages to know that breast health is a year-round concern. More...

First Alert offers easy-to-use lead testing kit for the home

With the multiple toy recalls announced every month since May by the U.S.Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) due to high levels of lead,many parents are left wondering if their child's favorite toys are safe. More...

Back to school tips for your child's mental health

The beginning of a new school year can be a stressful time for children, with new teachers and classmates, bigger classrooms,new routines and more schoolwork.This time can be particularly unnerving and overwhelming for children who are facing major More...

Fitness

Ladies Workout Express vows dedication to women's fitness goals

LadiesWorkout Express caters to the busy lifestyles of today's modern women by offering 30-minute strength and aerobic training sessions that burn 600-900 calories in one short workout.The fitness center, located in Exclusive Plaza (Union Hill Road More...

Breast cancer and the benefits of exercise

Maybe you lived a healthy lifestyle, ate moderately,exercised regularly, had mammograms,and read the latest research on hormone replacement therapy. Maybe you didn't.Maybe you had a family history of breast cancer;maybe not. More...

Hospital Updates

CentraState cancer physician receives outstanding performance award

The American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer (COC) has recognized Honorio M. Cruz, M.D., FACS, a board-certified surgeon on staff at CentraState Medical Center,with a 2006 Cancer Liaison Physician Outstanding Performance Award. More...

Vigilance in identifying lead risks urged by Kimball, Community medical centers

While lead poisoning inAmerican children has decreased by about 86 percent since the late 1970s, recent headlines about largescale recalls of lead-tainted toys point to the need for vigilance in identifying lead risks, say child health experts at C More...

Surgeon at Saint Peter's offers minimally invasive total knee replacement

Saint Peter's University Hospital offers the Zimmer Gender Solutions Knee (Gender Knee), the first and only knee replacement implant shaped to fit a woman's anatomy.Women account for nearly two-thirds of the more than 400,000 knee replacement proce More...

Lowering blood pressure is an easy adjustment

Researchers at the Hypertension Center at the University of Chicago Medical Center are reporting stunning reductions in the blood pressure of patients afflicted with hypertension following simple and painless chiropractic care. More...

American Lung Assoc. of New Jersey encourages women to 'Take a Breather'

Tackling the challenges of women's health, the American Lung Association of New Jersey (ALANJ) is offering an opportunity for women throughout the state of New Jersey to come together for a time of learning, networking, fun and inspiration. More...

Safety proof your home to prevent slips and falls

According to the Home Safety Council, falls are the leading cause of non-fatal unintentional injuries occurring in the home. More...

Young breast cancer survivor faces her disease head on

Diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 29,Manalapan elementary school teacher MelissaTice knew her best chance to fight the disease and minimize her chances of recurrence was to take immediate action. More...

Lowering intraocular pressure is goal in treating glaucoma

Nearly two-and-a-half million Americans have open angle glaucoma, with the majority of them unaware of this problem because this condition usually presents no symptoms. More...

Osteoporosis: Not just a problem for women

Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bones to become fragile and more likely to break. It's usually a disease that we tend not to think about,because it advances painlessly until a bone breaks or fractures- typically the hip, spine or wrist. More...

JSUMC schedules health lecture series

Jersey Shore University Medical Center,Neptune, is offering an upcoming series of "Keeping Healthy" lectures at the Neptune Senior Center at 1825 Corlies Ave. Radiologist Dr. Eileen Krieg will discuss "Breast Cancer Awareness" on Oct. More...

Medical Info

Joint replacement surgery is a common solution to arthritis pain and suffering

Joint replacement surgery has increased in popularity over the last five years. People have become more involved with sports,exercise,and recreational activities and are staying active later in life. More...

Atlantic Medical Imaging observes Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.Atlantic Medical Imaging is joining 15 national public service organizations, professional associations, and government agencies to promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month.Atlantic Medical Imaging wil More...

Radiation: A beneficial treatment for people who undergo hip replacements

On Sept.17,Gov. More...