November 1, 2010 RSS feed / Health

There are many ways to iron out the wrinkles

Today’s women don’t settle for imbedded laugh lines or furrowed brows that make them look tired or angry all the time. Nor do they overlook brown spots and rough patches on the cheeks that may appear after years of reckless sun worship. More...

CentraState’s Diabetes Center earns American Diabetes Association recognition

The Novo Nordisk Diabetes Center at CentraState Medical Center has earned continued recognition from the American Diabetes Association (ADA) for offering a quality self-management education program. More...

What is good head posture?

Have you ever noticed how many people have terrible posture? One of the most common faulty postures is called “forward head carriage” or “anterior based occiput.” Other terms are “hump back” or slouching. More...

Fitness

Low back injuries — the difference between strains and sprains

Low back pain can sometimes be a signal of a very serious injury to the spine. More...

Tips for avoiding holiday weight gain

Gobble, gobble … that’s your cue that the holidays are upon us and it’s time to start putting on the brakes before the real damage is done. More...

Hospital Updates

Parker Adult Day Center opens its doors to area seniors with spotlight on diabetes

Are you a senior at risk for diabetes? Was a theme of the Diabetes Health Fair for seniors on Oct. 17 at Parker Adult Day Center in Highland Park. More...

Millstone dentist is changing the face of dentistry with CariFree

In a nondescript office on Monmouth Road in Millstone, one dentist is changing the face of dentistry one smile at a time. Using a revolutionary process known as CariFree, Dr. James C. More...

Terra Bella Distinctive Memory Care Homes opening in South River

Terra Bella Distinctive Memory Care Homes, specializing in care for those with Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia, will be opening its first home in South River on Dec. 1. More...

To reduce sodium:

• Read the Nutrition Facts panels, compare products and select the lowest sodium brands.   • Switch from processed food to cooked-from-scratch dishes. More...

More thanks, less filling

Noted nutritionist David Meinz has said that it matters less what you eat between Thanksgiving and NewYear’s Day than what you consume between New Year’s Day and Thanksgiving. More...

Parker opens its doors to area seniors with spotlight on diabetes

Are you a senior at risk for diabetes? Was a theme of the Diabetes Health Fair for seniors on Oct. 17 at Parker Adult Day Center in Highland Park. More...

What you should know about vitamins, minerals and herbs

Most of us believe that good health is the No. 1 priority. However, few of us eat a wellbalanced diet, exercise regularly, or take appropriate supplements. It is not uncommon nowadays to be deficient in minerals or vitamins. More...

‘I’m stressed; now what?’

If your girl is stressed, upset or angry, read on for tips on how to help her calm down and figure out her next move.   More...

Medical Info

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...

Diabetic retinopathy is leading cause of blindness in patients under 65

Anyone may develop diabetes — some people are at higher risk. More...

CentraState’s Diabetes Center earns American Diabetes Association recognition

The Novo Nordisk Diabetes Center at CentraState Medical Center has earned continued recognition from the American Diabetes Association (ADA) for offering a quality self-management education program. More...