June 2, 2010 RSS feed / Health

Autistic children can benefit from chiropractic care

Over the past decade, the diagnosis of autism is rising rapidly.The latest statistics show that one in every 150 children has some form of autism. More...

Fitness

Move of the month

NAME OF EXERCISE: seated row with resistance tubing   DIFFICULTY LEVEL: beginner   EQUIPMENT: chair or bench and resistance tubing   BENEFIT: This exercise works the muscle groups in the back (latissimus dorsi, trapezius and rhombo More...

Hospital Updates

CentraState hosts Cancer Survivors Day celebration June 6

CentraState Healthcare System is hosting a Cancer Survivors Day celebration on June 6 from 12:30- 3:30 p.m., featuring Scott Burton — an award-winning comic, champion juggler and author who is also a cancer survivor himself.The free event is o More...

CentraState maintains recognition for nursing excellence

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) of the American Nursing Association has redesignated CentraState Medical Center as a Magnet hospital. More...

RWJUH receives top tissue donor award from the N.J. Sharing Network

The N.J. Sharing Network at its recent Sixth Annual Circle of Life Gala named Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) the top tissue donor hospital of the year. More...

Three things every parent of a preteen or teenage daughter should know

Not too long ago, if you have a preteen or teenage daughter, you may have been the person in her life with all the answers. More...

Dental sports guards are a wise investment

Even in today’s hectic life, children are injuring their mouths while playing many different sports.   More...

How do I boost my energy levels?

What works and what doesn’t in getting your metabolism up to where it should be.

Everyone talks about metabolism but few people actually know what the term means. Metabolism is the series of chemical reactions in a body’s cells that convert the fuel from food into the energy we need to function. More...

Popular flip-flop sandals linked to rising youth heel pain rate

Many have been welcoming the warmer weather by sporting flipflop sandals; however, their popularity among teens and young adults is responsible for a growing epidemic of heel pain in this population,according to Dr. More...

Medical Info

Carpal tunnel syndrome — It’s rush hour

Do you recall the last time you were driving along the highway and suddenly, traffic came to a screeching halt? More...

Watch your back and your legs

A new spinal implant can help patients avoid or delay traditional surgery

At some point, you’ve probably witnessed this scenario at your local supermarket: a senior citizen is stooped over a shopping cart, using it as an improvised walker while shuffling along.   More...

Allograft: a new procedure for breast reconstruction after mastectomy

Breast reconstruction after mastectomy has now moved into the 21st century.   Previously, there were two traditional paths to take when performing breast reconstruction after a mastectomy. More...