September 1, 2010 RSS feed / Health

There is one thing every girl wants, and it’s not a pony

Alot of parents I work with say that they want to understand their girl better. More...

Fitness

The top 10 questions women ask about exercise and nutrition

Part Two

James Thurber has been quoted as saying, “It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers.” Last month I shared half of the Top 10 Questions Women Ask About Exercise and Nutrition. More...

Move of the month

NAME OF EXERCISE: Bulgarian split squat DIFFICULTY LEVEL: intermediate EQUIPMENT: dumbbells, raised bench   BENEFIT: This compound exercise works the muscle groups in the thighs (quadriceps), buttocks (gluteus maximus) and calfs (gastrocnemiu More...

Hospital Updates

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

The N.J. More...

CentraState bucks national trend on long ED wait times

While a national study shows patients experience long wait times to be treated and released in emergency departments, CentraState Medical Center’s 15-30 guarantee remains a popular aspect of the consistent, highquality care they provide. More...

Blankets for seriously ill patients delivered to Monmouth Medical Center

Seriously ill patients at Monmouth Medical Center recently received special gifts conceived as something both physically and symbolically comforting. More...

Bayshore beaches skin cancer with free skin cancer screenings in Sea Bright

More than 80 people received a free, potentially life-saving skin cancer check at Sea Bright public beach by physicians from Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel as part of “Choose Your Cover,” an initiative coordinated by the Monmouth More...

CINJ and RWJUH open registration for annual prostate screening event

‘Bring a friend.” That’s the message organizers of an annual prostate cancer screening event held in New Brunswick are promoting this year in an effort to increase the number of men who are checked. More...

Medical Info

Cartilage knee repair surgery gaining popularity

It might be from an accident. Maybe from a sports injury. Or it just happened. Whatever the cause, knee injuries can seriously sideline your life and your activities; that is, until recently. More...

CentraState sets Baby Fair for Sept. 30

CentraState Medical Center is holding a Baby Fair for parents to be and those considering a pregnancy on Sept. 30 from 6-8 p.m. at the Star and Barry Tobias Ambulatory Campus. More...

Knee replacement surgery can be avoided

Astudy done in a large military medical center in Texas indicates that physical therapy consisting of a manual therapy and stretching and strengthening exercise regimen may help people with osteoarthritis of the knee to avoid joint replacement surger More...