August 1, 2010 RSS feed / Health

Medical Center to offer free mammograms for those eligible

A program developed to offer free screening mammograms to eligible women in Monmouth County will be the focus of two community health information sessions at Monmouth Medical Center in August.   More...

Fitness

The top 10 questions women ask about exercise and nutrition

(Part One)

According to Sir Francis Bacon, “A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.” Over the years many different women have asked the same questions about exercise and nutrition. More...

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

Many of us are loving the warmer weather sporting flip-flop 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...

Is your child ready for 3-D movies? Tips for parents

The experience of watching a 3-D movie should be exciting and entertaining, but if someone can’t see 3-D easily, it can be uncomfortable and disappointing. More...

A happy marriage

Celebrity, wealth and intense scrutiny didn’t stop champion golfer Tiger Woods or reality TV stars Kate and Jon Gosselin from having marital meltdowns in the public eye. More...

Safe Kids Week event to be held at Monmouth Mall

More than 30 million children participate in sports each year, with more than 3.5 million receiving medical treatment due to sports injuries.   More...

Shrewsbury dentist is saving lives, not just teeth

For more than 20 years, Dr. Denise DiBona has been successful and content with helping people have beautiful smiles with straight, white teeth and healthy gums. However, over the past few years, Dr. More...

Medical Info

Feeling lousy? Don’t forget to check your neck

Thyroid disease is more common than you might think

Your thyroid gland is tiny but it plays a major role in your physical well-being. When your thyroid is out of whack, so is your entire body. More...

Chiropractic care benefits 40-year-old sufferer of Meniere’s disease

Meniere’s disease was first identified as a specific ailment back in 1861 by Prosper Meniere, a 19th-century French doctor who served as chief physician at an institute for deaf-mutes. More...

Center for Diabetes Education offers monthly support, education programs

Through support and education, people with diabetes can learn how to become self-sufficient in the daily management of the disease. More...

Hospital Updates

Revolutionary laser surgery technique offers new hope to brain tumor patients at RWJUH

Aleading neurosurgeon has performed the nation’s first laser-assisted brain surgery for a specific type of resistant brain tumor using technology so advanced that the patient went home the next day. More...

Bayshore Community Hospital receives grant to enhance ongoing H1N1 efforts

Bayshore Community Hospital has enhanced its ability to respond to the H1N1 virus and any other emerging infectious diseases thanks to special grant monies from the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS). More...

Wound care patients honor CentraState caregivers

Two recent patients of the Central Jersey Wound and Hyperbaric Treatment Center at CentraState have made donations to CentraState Healthcare Foundation in honor of a physician and a nurse. More...