March 3, 2010 RSS feed / Health

Fitness

Get mom moving; lack of activity threatens seniors’ independence

Monmouth County area seniors are encouraged to take advantage of a new program designed to help them stay active and combat the physical and mental effects of aging.   More...

Martial arts is a mentally refreshing workout

When Sesame Street, Good Day New York, MTV, ESPN,The Late Show with David Letterman and many other media sources wanted to do a segment on martial arts, they chose Tiger Schulmann’s Mixed Martial Arts.  More...

Putting the brakes on texting while driving

At the turn of the new year, three more states — Illinois, New Hampshire, and Oregon — added its names to the growing list of states that have banned texting while driving. More...

Hospital Updates

CentraState family medicine doctor opens practice in Howell; offers free blood pressure and diabetes screenings

Julie B. Stern, M.D., has opened a practice at Cherry Tree Plaza, 2352 Route 9 south.Dr. Stern is board certified in family medicine and completed her residency in family medicine at CentraState Medical Center, Freehold.   More...

CentraState presents a tasting workshop

CentraState Healthcare System presents a“Healthy Food, Happy Kids” tasting workshop for parents on March 3, 7:30-8:30 p.m. at CentraState’s Star and Barry Tobias Health Awareness Center, 901 W. Main St., Freehold.   More...

CentraState Sports Performance moves to Monroe

CentraState Sports Performance and Physical Therapy, a program to help athletes maximize performance while preventing injuries, has relocated from Freehold to the Monroe 33 Tennis, Basketball and Sports Center at 4 Farrington Blvd., just off Route 3 More...

Your body performs best when your blood sugar is kept constant

We all know that 3 p.m. feeling, also known as the“afternoon crash.”This is often caused by the fluctuations in our blood glucose and insulin levels.These levels largely depend on intake of food rich in carbohydrates.     More...

Study underscores need for improved oral health in America’s children

Nearly 10 years after the Surgeon General’s landmark oral health study revealed that more than 51 million school hours are lost due to dental-related illness each year,a new national study reveals that children’s oral health care in too More...

Medical Info

Auditory processing disorders affect 5 percent of children

Professional Hearing & Speech Center specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of children with auditory processing disorders (APD).An auditory processing disorder is a complex problem affecting approximately 5 percent of school-aged children.There More...

Chiropractic care offers benefits beyond easing neck and back pain

According to a case study published late last fall in the Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health, a course of chiropractic care was successful in completely eliminating headaches a 13- year-old male patient had been experiencing at least fiv More...

How to stop low back pain

Low back pain is without a doubt one of the most common complaints you hear. More...