June 5, 2008 RSS feed / Health

Support group offered for Alzheimer's caregivers

As many as 5 millionAmericans are living withAlzheimer's disease.Caring for a loved one withAlzheimer's can be a challenging and oftentimes stressful situation. More...

'To Your Health Showcase' will be held June 13

To celebrate National Men's Health Week,Monmouth Medical Center will be holding its"ToYour Health Showcase"at the Monmouth Mall on June 13 from 11 a.m. More...

Free child seat inspections to be held on June 21

The Children's Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center is sponsoring a"Free Child Seat Inspection,"8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 21 at GalaxyToyota,700 Route 36 east in Eatontown. More...

Look and see signs: a home safety review and checklist

Seniors and their families might want to look for the following opportunities when performing a home safety review. Examine dark pathways, corners and other areas where seniors regularly walk or read. More...

Happy parents, safer kids

S eeking proper help for depression not only improves your health but also can keep bumps off your children as well. According to a recent study by University of Alabama at Birmingham psychologist David Schwebel, Ph.D. More...

Fitness

A long life starts with a healthy lifestyle

As the aging process progresses,most men begin making health a priority. More...

Fitness vocabulary from A to Z, part two

Break time is over! School is back in session.Starting where we left off last month, let's do some work on your fitness vocabulary. More...

Five exercises to help your neck stay pain-free

The neck is the most flexible part of your sine, and just like any other area of the body,movement exercises and good posture are important to maintain its health. Neck pains can be brought on or aggravated by how you treat this vital structure. More...

Senior abuse: a hidden epidemic that is on the rise

Senior abuse is a sad topic,but one that should be urgently addressed because it is a serious problem across the nation. It also appears to be getting worse as we live longer and as nearly 80 million boomers begin to reach age 60. More...

Men should take health more seriously

Men and women are often compared in today's society and viewed as equals.Men are living longer, closing the gap on life expectancy, and women are fighting discrimination in the workplace, closing the gap on salary disparities. More...

Monmouth's Community Health Fair set for June 25

Monmouth Medical Center's Community Health Fair, to be held 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Monmouth Medical to hold Baby Fair June 12

Expecting a baby or planning a future pregnancy can be an exciting time filled with lots of expectations and questions.To help moms,dads,grandparents and loved ones prepare for a healthy pregnancy and baby,Monmouth Medical Center is holding a free More...

Important message for parents: How to avoid eye injuries

In 2006,New Jersey became the first state to require children who wear corrective eyeglasses to wear protective eyewear for all organized sports. More...

Monmouth's Community Health Fair set for June 25

Monmouth Medical Center's Community Health Fair, to be held 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Local doctors offer free unlimited wellness coaching to patients

Dr.LarryArbeitman and Dr. Jason Weniger,doctors in private practice in Marlboro,are part of a new movement of wellness professionals,committed to putting the"health"and the "care"back into the health-care system. More...

Medical Info

MONOC helps spread the word about N.J.'s 2-1-1 Help Line

Very often the greatest service that one can provide for people in need is basic information.To aid MONOC paramedics, EMTS and nurses in being able to easily provide this information to the citizens of New Jersey is the statewide 2-1-1 help line. More...

Conservative management is an option for elderly with early-stage prostate cancer

Most elderly men diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer,who survive 10 years,will be free from significant cancer-related complications and are more likely to die of ailments other than prostate cancer. More...

N.J. researcher to unveil future treatment implications for ovarian cancer

New research findings from a top clinical investigator at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) indicate the potential for more targeted treatment of ovarian cancer,which is expected to claim more than 15,000 lives nationwide this year,with 480 More...

Hospital Updates

Bayshore honors emergency management service volunteers

Bayshore Community Hospital's Emergency Department recently presented its most prestigious honor, the Distinguished Service Award, to nine honorees who exemplify "distinguished service in the field of emergency medicine and community outreach. More...

RWJUH offers radioactive seed therapy for prostate cancer

RobertWood Johnson University Hospital,New Brunswick,now offers radioactive seed implant therapy for the treatment of prostate cancer as part of its comprehensive range of cancer treatment services.Radioactive seed implantation, also known as prost More...

CentraState expands high-tech procedures at Interventional Radiology Suite

Patients with uterine fibroids,peripheral artery disease,primary or metastatic liver cancer,kidney disorders and other ailments can now be treated via advanced procedures in the Interventional Radiology Suite at The outpatient procedures are perfo More...