June 3, 2009 RSS feed / Health

Know the warning signs that your body sends when it is time to seek help

People with back pain need to be good listeners.They need to listen to their bodies.This is an acquired skill and not something we are born with. More...

Chiropractic care helps child with headaches and chronic ear and sinus infections

An article published in Proceedings, a journal of the Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics of the International Chiropractors Association, reports the case study of an 8-year old female patient suffering from recurring headaches and chronic ear a More...

Wellness Community to celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day with special event

The Wellness Community — Diney Goldsmith Center will commemorate National Cancer Survivors Day with a celebration on June 7 from 1-4 p.m. The theme of the event is"Treasures of Life"and the wonderful gifts life offers. 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...

Water is very important for senior citizens

As we age, the balance between our need for water and our thirst for water shifts. In fact, the less water an older person drinks, the less thirsty they become, leaving them open to the risk of serious dehydration and other complications. More...

Fitness

Sweating with the oldies

Health centers geared toward older adults offer both friendship and age-appropriate fitness.

When 59-year-old Cindy Barthelme was looking for a place to get back into shape, the typical gym filled with thumping rock music, spandexclad 20-somethings and unspoken machine to-machine rivalries just wasn't going to cut it. More...

Move of the month

NAME OF EXERCISE: standing cable rotation TARGET BODY PART: abs PRIMARY MUSCLES: tectus abdominus (abs), transverse abdominus, obliques SECONDARY MUSCLES: (synergists/stabilizers) rhomboids, erector spinae, anterior and medial deltoids (delts), More...

Hospital Updates

CentraState to hold Cancer Survivor Day June 7

CentraState Healthcare System will host a Cancer Survivor Day celebration on Sunday, June 7, featuring special guest speaker Vince Papale, former pro-football player for the Philadelphia Eagles, colorectal cancer survivor, and inspiration for the 2 More...

CentraState recognizes lifetime donors; guest speaker Naomi Judd inspires audience

CentraState Healthcare Foundation thanked members of its Circle of Friends Society at a dinner recently for their longstanding support with cumulative donations ranging from $10,000 to more than $1 million. More...

Riverview Medical Center honored with two J.D. Power and Associates recognitions

Riverview Medical Center, Red Bank, is the proud parent of twin J.D. Power and Associate Outstanding Patient Experience Awards for its outpatient and maternity services.The J.D. More...

Meridian At Home and Caring.com partner to provide eldercare information for community

The number of caregivers in the U.S. More...

Healthy Woman OB/GYN donates needed supplies to local police department

Healthy Woman OB/GYN has donated emergency obstetrical delivery kits to be placed in each patrol car in the FreeholdTownship Police Department fleet.This donation follows a delivery in the field by township police Sgt. More...

Time for baby: Preparing for pregnancy

When you decide to start or expand your family, there are several important action items to address well before taking your first pregnancy test.Women planning to become pregnant should begin preparing six to 12 months before trying to conceive.The More...

Summer spoilers: Tips for avoiding warm-weather emergencies

Summer is just around the corner, and it will be time to enjoy all the pleasures of the season.While you and your family are outdoors, keep your guard up against common summer injuries and illnesses that could send you to the hospital, instead of t More...

Learn the numbers that are involved in being healthy

In 1959 Martin Luther King Jr.said, "…The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience,but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."As with every generation, today's men face challenges More...

Working around the home: stay safe and enjoy the summer

As summer approaches, so does a season of outdoor activities. More...

Facial tune-ups are becoming popular in this tight job market

In this tight job market,more and more people are being forced to take a look in the mirror.Whether you are currently working or heading back into the job market after many years of employment, how you look counts. More...

Medical Info

Common vertigo has quick cure, neurologists say

Do you ever feel dizzy or lightheaded and have no idea why? The problem could be caused by a common condition called benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). For sufferers, there is now a simple solution. More...

Jersey Girl Study on preteen girls expanded at The Cancer Institute of N.J.

Can environmental and lifestyle factors predict whether young girls will be at risk for breast cancer in the future? More...

Trial focuses on treatment combination for most common type of non-invasive breast cancer

Researchers at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) have launched a clinical trial that targets a new treatment combination for the most common type of non-invasive breast cancer known as ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS).CINJ is a Center of Exc More...