April 7, 2010 RSS feed / Health

How to get rid of that annoying pain in the neck

Neck pain affects close to 60 percent of people,being second only to a lower back pain. More...

Pregnancy and chiropractic care: a safe and effective combination

Preparing for motherhood can be taxing on a woman’s body.The stress that a developing baby in the womb places on the spine and nerves causes many women to suffer with low back pain, hip pain and sciatica. More...

Five tips to a more nutritious you

Did you know that 95 percent of all chronic disease is caused by food choice, toxic food ingredients, nutritional deficiencies and lack of physical exercise? More...

Fitness

Move of the month

NAME OF EXERCISE: medicine ball twist DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Intermediate EQUIPMENT: Exercise mat and a medicine ball (Select one that is light enough to master form.) More...

Great (any budget) fitness gift ideas for mom this Mother’s Day

There are great fitness gift ideas that don’t involve spending a lot of money on an unwanted elliptical or treadmill that will inevitably become a place for mom to hang her clothes.   No Budget:   More...

Spring cleaning for your body

This year, put away the broom and pick up the berries for a happier, healthier you.

Sometimes, life in the 21st century can feel like a labyrinth filled with toxic obstacles, from pollution to pesticides, cosmetics to chemical cleaning agents, plastics to processed foods — not to mention sky-high stress.No wonder so many folk More...

Stop dreaming about quality sleep

An old Chinese proverb states,“Only when one cannot sleep does one know how long the night is.”Anyone who’s ever experienced periodic bouts with insomnia — and that’s most of us — can relate to this all too well. More...

Pregnancy planning starts with a healthy mother

If you’re planning to conceive, you should take several important steps to become as healthy as possible before becoming pregnant. More...

Medical Info

Governor Christie proclaims Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month

New Jersey Gov. More...

Reduce arthritis pain naturally with walking

Walking is a natural pain reliever for most people suffering from arthritis.A recent study released by the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) concluded that walking, specifically the Arthritis FoundationWalkWith Ease program, is an effective cou More...

New technology for patients contemplating cataract surgery

N ow you may be able to see near and far without glasses after cataract surgery. The ideal result of cataract surgery is not only to give patients good vision, but great vision.There are two wonderful options to produce this.   More...

Hospital Updates

Robotic surgery offers minimally invasive options for complex procedures

Most patients who have faced surgery know that some procedures can be performed laparoscopically or using minimally invasive surgical methods.The benefits of this kind of surgery are significant tiny incisions versus a single long incision; quicker r More...

CentraState offers free skin cancer screening

CentraState Healthcare System is offering a free skin cancer screening on April 15, 6-8 p.m. at CentraState’s Donna O’Donnell, R.N., Medical Arts Building, 901 W. Main St., Freehold. More...

Research from CINJ helps to move field of cancer progression and cell death forward

Atraffic jam or missed deadline can often trigger stress. Experts say the chances of staying in control in such situations improve when the sources of stress are known and understood. More...