July 1, 2008 RSS feed / Health

The importance of staying hydrated at work and in life

At your job,you are always looking for ways to perform better and more efficiently while you work. But did you know there are some people who may not be performing at their best because they are mildly dehydrated? More...

Insomnia is an all too common foe

When it comes to sleep,most people would say they simply don't get enough. For some, work and family responsibilities are simply too demanding and time-consuming for them to get their eight hours of rest each night. More...

Food forward: Phyto-what?

Last year consumers filled their carts with teas, juices, chocolates and cosmetics that touted the utopian health benefits of antioxidants - the nutrition buzzword of 2007. More...

Fitness

The Aquatics Department at The Atlantic Club is packed with summer fun and safety

The Aquatics Department at The Atlantic Club has exceptionally trained professionals working with children from ages 6 months and up.This summer The Atlantic Club offers the Aquatics Academy, weekly group swim instruction, private and semi-private More...

Move of the month

NAME OF EXERCISE: Arnold Press DIFFICULTY LEVEL: intermediate EQUIPMENT: Set of dumbbells that are light enough to allow you to master form. BENEFIT: This exercise works the muscle groups in the shoulder (anterior, lateral, and rear deltoid). More...

The hourglass is half full: women's views on aging

When a recent survey asked women how they felt about aging, a significant number said that the best was yet to come. More...

Tips for carefully monitoring senior driving

Driver safety is an important issue for seniors.Do you know an older driver who is experiencing trouble on the road? More...

Vassar Eye Center greets popular actor/ playwrights Billy Van Zandt, Jane Milmore

TheVassar Eye Center at Bayshore Community Hospital,which since 1995 has prided itself on helping people with low vision issues gain access to a wide array of resources and technologies,had a recent visit from stars of stage and screen BillyVan Zan More...

Top 10 strategies for dining out

When uttered with a smile, certain phrases have the ability to simultaneously strike fear or bring joy depending upon the listener's state of mind."I'm pregnant." "We have tickets to the opera.""It's the police." And…"We're going out to dinn More...

Tips to help combat computer-induced eye strain

In a recent study conducted by researchers at the University of Minnesota, high school kids were found to have drastically increased the amount of time they spent using a computer each week.High school boys spent over 15 hours a week using a comput More...

Low back pain: Could your feet or hips be at fault?

The body is an interconnected whole and needs to be looked at as such in order to get at the root of a spinal problem. More...

Medical Info

Skin Cancer Foundation offers advice to stay safe in the sun

Disregarding health advisories when sun bathing can be very dangerous. More...

Partnership for Prescription Assistance helps uninsured

The issue of health care is once again front and center.Nearly 47 million Americans are uninsured, at a cost of at least 18,000 lives each year. Why should New Jersey residents care? More...

It is important to find the source of back pain and treat it properly

Back pain is a common problem seen in doctors' offices. It is the most common cause of disability in people younger than 45 years old. Most people have experienced back pain at some time or another. Many times we know why it hurts. More...

Hospital Updates

CentraState Medical Center expands cardiac services

CentraState Medical Center has launched an Integrative Health and Preventive Cardiology Program that combines conventional medicine with evidence-based alternative and complementary medicine.The latter includes botanical and herbal treatments and m More...

CentraState surgeons performing ground-breaking surgery without incision

CentraState Medical Center is now offering incisionless or "natural orifice" surgery, allowing surgeons to perform surgery without making an incision, anywhere. More...

Digital mammography now available at CentraState

TheWomen's Health Center at CentraState Medical Center now offers digital mammography as the newest ally to fight breast cancer.The high-tech system provides superb images and greater exam efficiency for patient comfort. More...