February 4, 2010 RSS feed / Health

Is it stress or memory loss? Forgetfulness may be a sign of a busy life, or something more serious

If you frequently forget where you put your keys and are constantly misplacing things, it could mean you have a lot on your mind. It also could be an early sign of memory loss.     More...

There’s no need to suffer with lower back pain

If you suffer from lower back pain you are not alone.Lower back pain will affect six out of 10Americans at one point in their life. It is among the top 10 complaints of patients who present to their primary care physician.   More...

Fitness

Move of the month

NAME OF EXERCISE: dumbbell lateral raise   DIFFICULTY LEVEL: beginner   EQUIPMENT: dumbbells   PRIMARY MUSCLES: anterior and medial deltoids (delts), posterior deltoids (delts)   SECONDARY MUSCLES: trapezius (traps), erector More...

Hospital Updates

CentraState offering lecture on the dangers of sports-related concussions

CentraState Medical Center is offering a lecture,“The Dangers of Sports-Related Concussions,”on Feb.3 at 7 p.m. at the Star and BarryTobias Ambulatory Campus, 901 W.  More...

The Joint Commission certifies stroke program at CentraState

The Joint Commission (TJC) has certified CentraState Medical Center an Advanced Primary Stroke Center.  More...

HealthSouth awarded four certifications from The Joint Commission

The Joint Commission awarded HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Tinton Falls its Disease- Specific Care Certifications.The hospital earned the Gold Seal of Approval for healthcare quality for its Cardiac, Brain Injury, Pulmonary Programs and re- More...

Older adults: prevent falls this winter

Winter in the northeast can be a harsh reality. More...

‘Shouldering’ the pain

Shoulder pain is becoming a more frequent complaint, second, probably, only to neck and lower back pain. More...

Survey shows Americans want to improve health but easily find excuses

American Heart Association urges you to start walking this American Heart Month

Although 58 percent of American adults have resolved to make improvements in their health this year,more than half say they often find reasons not to exercise, according to an American Heart Association survey. More...

Top 10 things you can do for your heart

(Part one of two)

Did you know that since 1963,every president of the United States has proclaimed February “American Heart Month?”This is significant because nearly a million Americans will die of cardiovascular disease each year, far more than any other More...

Medical Info

Erase painful varicose veins with minimal scarring and faster recovery

Painful swelling from venous reflux disease, or varicose veins, is much more than just a cosmetic issue.The condition can lead to swelling of the lower limbs, skin inflammations and leg ulcers. More...

Having a mother with osteoporosis can lead to increased risk for spinal fracture

Of the 10 million Americans with osteoporosis, 80 percent are women, and having a mother with osteoporosis puts a daughter particularly at risk for fractures.   More...

High blood pressure is a disease with deadly consequences

There is a misconception among the general public that high blood pressure affects only the old people and you need not have to worry until at you are at least 40 years old.  More...