June 1, 2011 RSS feed / Health

Lift chairs can restore independence for senior citizens

Physiological changes begin to occur around age 45.These changes significantly impact our visual, sensory and motor perception, strength, movement control, information processing, memory and cardiovascular capacity.  More...

Local teen seeks to inspire others by serving as ambassador for Walk in the Park

Kyle Jachim is like most teens. The 17-year-old Metuchen High School junior enjoys hanging out with friends, taking care of his new beagle, acting in high school and local theater productions and spending time at the Jersey shore.   More...

Fitness

Food redux

New dietary guidelines from the FDA bring sugar, salt and fat into focus.

A merica wants you to diet. Read the statistics: more than one third of children and more than two-thirds of adults in the U.S. More...

Summer shape-up strategies for a fit, healthy body

Spring is in the air, the flowers are blooming, the birds are chirping, and the grass is getting greener … all signs that summer is right around the corner. More...

Exercise is going to the dogs

A bout half of you are overweight. More...

Eccentric muscle training is effective for chronic tendinitis

Tendinitis, or inflammation of the tendon, develops in athletes and non-athletes alike, especially with overuse, improper rest, poor flexibility and weakness. More...

Reduction in symptoms related to Parkinson’s disease with subluxation reduction

A recent article in Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research reported on a case study that documented the positive effects of chiropractic adjustments on a 67-year-old female with Parkinson’s disease.  More...

Fight back against the crushing effects of stress

Stress is everywhere.As most of us know, it just can’t be avoided. In fact, most of us are barraged with stressful situations every single day.The home, office and road oftentimes contain challenges that many of wish would just go away.  More...

Medical Info

New technology for patients contemplating cataract surgery

Now you may be able to see near and far without glasses after cataract surgery.The ideal result of cataract surgery is not only to give patients good vision, but great vision — to give them the best vision they have had all of their life. More...

Nambudripad’s Allergy Elimination Technique can provide relief from allergies

I n the spring and fall many people are affected by seasonal allergies.This year is especially difficult because the cold whether delayed the release of pollen, and the wet whether increased the amount of pollen.This combination resulted in a concent More...

Diabetic retinopathy is leading cause of blindness in patients under 65

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

Hospital Updates

Monmouth Medical Center opens new Gamma Knife Center

Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, recently opened the Gamma Knife Center, offering Leksell Gamma Knife, a high-tech, non-invasive brain surgery tool, to treat conditions previously considered inaccessible or inoperable.  More...

CentraState launches Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

The Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at CentraState now offers advanced diagnosis and treatment of pediatric, adolescent and adult epilepsy. More...

CentraState to host Cancer Survivors Day celebration June 5

CentraState Healthcare System is hosting its fourth annual Cancer Survivors Day event on June 5 from 12:30-3:30 p.m.  More...