February 1, 2011 RSS feed / Health

Fitness

Assemble a fitness team to help you achieve your goals

One of the most often cited reasons for not being successful in achieving one’s fitness and nutritional goals is having to go it alone … not having adequate support for your efforts.  More...

Creating real change: How to form positive habits and a new you

Ever wonder why some people get great results from their workouts or their normal eating routine? What makes them different? How do they do it? Usually it’s one or two simple habits. More...

Therapeutic massage can speed up recovery

Some people associate massage with spa treatments designed only for relaxation and pampering. More...

Hospital Updates

Local podiatrist’s office now offering safe and pampering pedicures

Persons interested in purchasing guaranteed safe pedicures can now experience them at Toetique Medi Spa, located in the office of Dr. Jason M. Grossman, at 2433 Route 516, Old Bridge. More...

CentraState celebrates opening of expanded MS Center

CentraState Healthcare System, Freehold Township, recently celebrated the opening of its newly expanded Linda E. Cardinale MS Center. More...

RWJUH earns fourth Magnet designation for nursing excellence

Following a rigorous redesignation process, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) has earned Magnet recognition for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for the fourth time. More...

Children’s Dental Health Month: How to prepare your child for their dental visit

Parents often wonder how they can help their children avoid some of the negative dental experiences they themselves may have had as a child. First of all, parents should understand that dentistry today is nothing like the dentistry of yesteryear. More...

Therapist offers ‘What ifs’ for parenting girls who struggle with self confidence

WHAT IF we viewed our girl’s “mistakes” or “poor decision making” as an opportunity for great growth that we knew she would carry with her forever? More...

Medical Info

Carpal tunnel syndrome: Why is it so common?

Carpal tunnel syndrome or, CTS, is a condition where a nerve (called the median nerve) is compressed in a relatively tight or restricted space (called the carpal tunnel), resulting in altered nerve function that includes numbness and weakness. More...

‘Living Better with Chronic Disease’ conference to be held March 26

The Monmouth Cancer Coalition, in conjunction with Brookdale Community College and CentraState Medical Center, will sponsor “Living Better with Chronic Disease,” a community education conference for individuals and caregivers who are deal More...

Fight back against heart disease; know all the risk factors

Extensive medical research and population studies have shown us how to take simple steps to protect ourselves from heart disease.Yet, despite recent decreases in heart attacks and other cardiovascular events, heart disease remains the worldwide leadi More...