January 1, 2011 RSS feed / Health

Fitness

Gym bodies for homebodies

Get fit in your family room with these in-home workout tools

Do you love the idea of a gym workout, but can’t bring yourself to join? More...

Follow these 10 tips for good gym etiquette

One of my favorite “Seinfeld” episodes is where Elaine was going to mix it up with Raquel Welch. More...

Turning over a new leaf: resolving to create a thinner, healthier you

I n the depths of winter, people anticipate the coming spring with a sense of hope for brighter, warmer, more joyful days ahead.As so many make their annual resolution to create new and healthier bodies and lose weight, too many individuals feel hope More...

How to make 2011 your healthiest year

Have you ever wondered why the United States, the richest and most powerful country in the world, is ranked 37th in the world in its health care system, according to the World Health Organization? More...

Medical Info

Fracture risk for older prostate cancer patients warrants close review of hormone therapy

Study by research team at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey presented at National Conference

Research recently presented at a national conference by a team of investigators at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ), shows careful consideration should be given before initiating androgen deprivation therapy, a common treatment for older men More...

Post-surgical problems

Breast cancer surgery may lead to persistent pain for many women years after treatment

Breast cancer treatment, while effective, isn’t without its long-term challenges.A new study published recently in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that nearly half of women who have undergone breast cancer treatment report More...

Pediatric survey reveals many parents neglect their children’s feet

Warts, ingrown toenails and foot pain bring thousands of adults to doctors’ offices every day.  More...

Hospital Updates

CentraState offers robotic surgery for gyn procedures

CentraState Medical Center has expanded its robotic surgery program to include gynecological procedures considered too complex or delicate to perform using standard minimally invasive technology. More...

Poppick nursing scholarships awarded at Bayshore Community Hospital

Eight Bayshore Community Hospital employees were awarded the 2010 Harry M. Poppick, M.D., Memorial Scholarships. The scholarships are named for former Keyport physician Dr.  More...

UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson brings leading-edge arrhythmia therapy to region

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) and UMDNJRobert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS) have completed their installation of the Stereotaxis Remote Magnetic Navigation System, manufactured by Stereotaxis Inc., to treat complex cardiac arr More...