October 1, 2010 RSS feed / Health

Enjoy the fall with a smart approach to health and fitness

Fall is not only among the most beautiful and colorful of seasons, it presents numerous opportunities for enjoying favorite outdoor activities, launching physical fitness programs or simply getting some exercise during what is usually a dry climate c More...

Fitness

Kitchen essentials for weight management success

Sun Tzu once said, “…every battle was won or lost before it was ever fought.” A more prescient ode to planning was never uttered. More...

Move of the month

NAME OF EXERCISE: child’s pose with diagonal reach   DIFFICULTY LEVEL: beginner   EQUIPMENT: exercise mat   BENEFIT: This pose stretches the muscles in the lower back, as well as those on the side of your body from the hip to More...

Hospital Updates

Bayshore announces Ivan Brown is 2010 Humanitarian of the Year

Ivan C. Brown, CPA, has been named 2010 Humanitarian of the Year by Bayshore Community Health Services in Holmdel. He will be honored at the Bayshore Community Hospital Foundation’s Charity Ball on Oct. More...

Special Needs Expo slated for Oct. 14 at CentraState Medical Center

Guide Publications, a niche publishing company located in Long Branch, announces the hosting of its Second Annual Special Needs Expo at CentraState Medical Center on Oct. 14 from 1:30-5:30 p.m. More...

Bayshore announces Said A. Samra M.D. is Physician of the Year

Said A. Samra M.D. has been named 2010 Physician of theYear by Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel.He will be honored at the Bayshore Community Hospital Foundation’s Charity Ball on Oct. 16 at the American Hotel in Freehold. More...

Local dentist taking a stand against sweets this Halloween

This year, Dr. Denise DiBona, Shrewsbury, is joining the nationwide effort to reduce Halloween candy consumption among the children in her area. As a sponsor of the Halloween Candy Buy-Back Program, Dr. More...

October is National Orthodontic Health Month

Orthodontics is the dental specialty that involves correction of poorly aligned teeth and jaws. It is officially known as orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics. The decision to undergo treatment is pro-active rather than reactive. More...

Medical Info

What is sciatica and how do I get rid of it?

Sciatica is a symptom rather than a condition. It’s a pain in the buttock or in the back of the thigh, lower leg and even foot. More...

A minimally invasive procedure can uncover cancer in the lymph nodes

Today, women diagnosed with breast cancer are benefiting from newer surgical technology, which removes only the tumor, leaving healthy breast and surrounding tissue intact. We call this breast conservation therapy (BCT). More...

Change of season is a good time to discard unused, expired medication

If your household is like most in America, you could be unwittingly contributing to accidental poisonings, drug overdoses, and drug abuse, simply by keeping unused, outdated, or expired pharmaceuticals in your medicine cabinet. More...