August 3, 2011 RSS feed / Health

Regular visits to the eye doctor have long-term benefits

Here are five important steps that every senior should consider in order to have a better life and do everything possible to maintain good vision all of their life.   Have a regular yearly checkup by your eye care provider.This will screen for More...

CentraState offers healthy eating class for kids

CentraState Healthcare System is offering an interactive food class,“Adventures in Eating for Kids: Fruits and Veggies,” on Aug. 6, 10:30 a.m. to noon at CentraState’s Star and Barry Tobias Health Awareness Center, 901 W. More...

Multidisciplinary approach to epilepsy can minimize or even eliminate seizures

A bout one in 10 people in the United States will experience an unprovoked seizure once in their lives.When a person has two or more unprovoked seizures, they are considered to have epilepsy, a disorder that results from surges in electrical signals More...

Fitness

Older … now what about wiser?

When people are young, it’s easy to view oneself as the star of the show. But as the years pass by, people begin to realize that the character being played continually changes. More...

Many tennis injuries can be treated with physical therapy

Tennis can be a fun sport to play recreationally or competitively. More...

Prescribed exercise? The best preventative healthcare around

Feeling lethargic? Mind in a fog? Depressed? Anxiety? More...

‘Teaching time’ for teens and young adults helps to prevent skin cancer

’T is the season for skin care.And while summer skin cancer prevention is universally preached, teens and young adults are not getting the message. No one knows that better than Dr. More...

Maintain your eye health with regular eye exams

Good vision is key to good health and quality of life no matter how old you are. Experts agree that the best way to preserve vision is through regular eye examinations. More...

Peer to peer support for stroke survivors offers hope and healing

Three times a month, a close-knit group of stroke survivors meet to offer its members practical advice, hope, empathy and friendship. More...

Chiropractic care can benefit infants with colic

A recent article in Explore journal performed a systemic review of the literature on the chiropractic care of patients with infantile colic. More...

Medical Info

Podiatrists should be part of diabetics’ healthcare team

Diabetics can develop many different foot problems and even ordinary problems can get worse and lead to serious complications. More...

Plantar fasciitis: What is it and how do you get it better?

When an athlete develops foot or heel pain it can be one of the most limiting type injuries when it comes returning to their chosen sport.A common problem that can occur in this area is the development of plantar fasciitis.  More...

Respite: wanted and required

Millions of baby boomers are treading water — holding down full-time jobs, taking care of kids, and watching over aging parents.  But Dr. More...

Hospital Updates

Riverview recognized for outstanding outpatient experience

The stroke of a brush.The skill of a surgeon’s hand.A poet’s sonnet.A nurse’s words of encouragement.A joyful chorus.A team of caregivers. In many ways, the practice of medicine is an art. More...

Clinical trial at CINJ studies combination of ALS and kidney cancer drugs for melanoma use

Could a drug that is now used to treat a nerve cell condition and another prescribed to treat kidney cancer be combined to combat the deadliest form of skin cancer?  More...

Raritan Bay Medical Center offers CPR classes

When an adult has a sudden cardiac arrest, his or her survival can depend greatly on immediately receiving CPR. More...