May 6, 2009 RSS feed / Health

Don't give up on that January resolution; top reasons weight loss fails

In a recentWebMD article on this topic, Gary Foster, Ph.D., director of the Center for Obesity Research and Education at Temple University, was quoted as saying,"Losing weight and maintaining it is among the most difficult things people can do beca More...

High blood pressure in women — know the facts and risks

May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month, a perfect time for women to learn more about their cardiovascular health and blood pressure. More than 65 million adults have high blood pressure, and nearly half are women. More...

Exercise and physical therapy are important for relieving back pain

Physical therapy and exercise are integral to almost all forms of back pain and neck pain treatment. More...

Fitness

Move of the month

NAME OF EXERCISE: Kneeling incline cable curl DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Intermediate EQUIPMENT: incline bench, straight bar, cable machine (select a weight that is appropriate for your fitness level). More...

Pop quiz: the language of baseball, A to Z

Ilove the smell of hot dogs, freshly mown grass and pine tar in the afternoon. It smells like … baseball.What a great sport — grown men playing a little boy's game for big money. More...

Tips for preventing spring sport injuries

After a winter of inactivity, many adults will enter the spring with the hope of losing weight and increasing fitness through greater outdoor activity. More...

Hospital Updates

CentraState earns 'Best Places to Work' award

NJBiz magazine has selected CentraState Medical Center one of the 55 "Best Places to Work in New Jersey," among all industries in the business publication's annual statewide ranking. More...

CentraState offering events on arthritis and pain

CentraState Medical Center is offering an Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Seminar on May 11 at the Star and BarryTobias Health Awareness Center, 901 W. Main St., Freehold Township, from 4:30-8 p.m. More...

CentraState offers solution to allergic patients needing angiograms

CentraState Medical Center has a new way to provide angiograms to patients who are allergic to the dye used for the procedure, or have poor functioning kidneys and other conditions. More...

Choosing the right ob/gyn

Bringing a new baby into the world is one of the most exciting milestones in any person's life.But it is also a serious responsibility that requires careful planning and decision-making. More...

Does the use of a low back support or brace really make a difference?

'Do you think a back brace will help my condition?"This is a question that is frequently asked of many health care providers who treat low back pain.The answers typically vary, as there is support for and against the use of a brace when low back pa More...

Sleep disorders: recognizing the signs of why you may not be getting a good night's sleep

May is Better Sleep Month. If you or a loved one has trouble sleeping at night or are frequently drowsy during the day, you may be one of millions of Americans who suffers from sleep disorders. More...

Support breast cancer awareness through the annual Paint the Town Pink Week

Riverview Medical Center and Red Bank RiverCenter are teaming up to host a bigger and"pinker"Paint the Town Pink in 2009.Beginning May 2,Red Bank will be transformed into"Pink Bank," for Paint theTown Pink,a weeklong community wide event to raise a More...

Medical Info

Digital hearing aids offer the most advanced technology available today

In the Unites States alone, an estimated 28 million people have some form of hearing impairment. In most cases,we can improve the hearing impaired person's ability to communicate. More...

Neurosurgeon relieves low back pain without surgery, injections, risk or pain

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Local chiropractic and spine center adds Kennedy Spinal Decompression Therapy

Upper Cervical Chiropractic of Monmouth, LLC, has added the Kennedy Spinal Decompression table offering Spinal Decompression Therapy to Monmouth County residents suffering from disc herniations. More...