January 1, 2008 RSS feed / Health

Supporting a friend who has cancer

When a friend is diagnosed with cancer, it's natural to want to provide support and encouragement. It's not always easy to know how to do that or where to go for information. PLWC. More...

Fitness

Pounding the pavement: Getting a move on the side effects of prostate cancer treatment

Prostate cancer is one of the most common malignancies to affect men. Also,prostate cancer cells tend to thrive on testosterone, the male hormone. More...

Healthy - and happy

Putting the fun into fitness isn't that hard with a few new ideas and products.

You've heard it all before:Mix fun with your fitness, the minutes will just fly by,and before you know it you'll be 10 pounds lighter. The reality is a bit of a different story. More...

Give the new year a heart healthy start

Every year around this time,people start to give serious thought to the resolutions they will make to improve their lives in the new year.Among the more popular ones are: to save more money, to eat healthier and to exercise more. More...

Free child seat inspections to be offered Jan. 19

New Jersey law requires that all children under the age of 8 who weigh less than 80 pounds must be seated in an appropriate child restraint in the rear seat of a vehicle. More...

Hazards of heaters and fireplaces escalate in winter months

Each year, there are more than 10,000 residential fires that started as a result of portable or fixed space heaters, and another 15,000 fires associated with fireplaces and chimneys, that result in the loss of about 300 lives each year. More...

How staying healthy can make you wealthy

What would you say if I told you that it is costing you, and each United States citizen, $6,280 for health care each year? More...

Medical Info

CentraState names Rehabilitation Dept.; OceanFirst Foundation honored

In gratitude of a $300,000 donation from OceanFirst Foundation, CentraState Medical Center has named its Rehabilitation Department the OceanFirst Rehabilitation Center. More...

CentraState to host heart-health fair and lecture with national expert Joe Piscatella

CentraState Healthcare System will present a heart-health lecture on"Living Healthy in a Doubleburger.comWorld"with Joe Piscatella,best-selling author and national authority on cardiac wellness, on Feb.5 at 7 p.m.at the Star and BarryTobiasAmbulato More...

Fracture or break? Common misconceptions

'Doc,my child's leg got injured. I hope it is only a fracture and not a broken bone!" There is a public misconception that a fracture is less severe than a broken bone.The truth is that both terms have the same meaning. More...

Hospital Updates

CentraState names health promotion facilities; local family honored

CentraState Healthcare System has named its HealthAwareness Center for Star and BarryTobias of Manalapan. More...

CentraState adds cord blood service

CentraState Medical Center, FreeholdTownship, has partnered with DomaniCell, a stem cell collection and storage provider, to offer a hospital-based cord blood banking program. More...

Public safety workers find comfort with their chiropractor

Astudy of public safety personnel placed under chiropractic care reveals an improvement in the overall health of these workers. More...