November 2, 2011 RSS feed / Health

Healthy tips for the cold and flu season

A s the seasons change we are once again challenged with the common cold and flu. Everyone’s body reacts differently to the change in seasons, so it’s important to figure out what steps work best for you. More...

Chiropractic care can benefit pediatric patients with asthma

A recent article in the Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health reported on a 23-month-old female suffering from asthma, gastrointestinal complaints and frequent colds who received chiropractic care.  More...

Fitness

CentraState offers healthy eating class for kids

CentraState Healthcare System is offering an interactive food class,“Adventures in Eating for Kids: Dairy Foods,” on Nov. 5, 10:30 a.m. to noon at CentraState’s Star and Barry Tobias Health Awareness Center, 901 W. More...

What is fitness?

A gym buddy of mine, seated on the bench next to me, just completed his third set of biceps curls when he proudly declared,“I am fit!” Followed awkwardly by,“Aren’t I?”This reminded me of a conversation I had with a frie More...

Hospital Updates

Haven Hospice volunteers are ‘beary’ compassionate

The Haven Hospice team and its volunteers at JFK Medical Center, Edison, understands the difficulties of dealing with terminal illness and loss.  More...

CentraState to host diabetes forum Nov. 12

CentraState’s Novo Nordisk Diabetes Center is holding a Diabetes Forum for adults and families trying to manage diabetes. The free event is on Nov. 12, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at CentraState’s Star and Barry Tobias Ambulatory Campus, 901 W. More...

Creating a new experience at Bayshore Community Hospital

Few things are more important to success than leadership. Effective leadership helps our nation through times of threat.  More...

Simple tips to maintain breast health at any age

Even with remarkable advances in breast cancer prevention, detection and treatment, the disease still affects one in eight American women. More...

An apple or pear a day may keep strokes away

A pples and pears may keep strokes away.That’s the conclusion of a Dutch study published in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association in which researchers found that eating a lot of fruits and vegetables with white flesh may protect aga More...

Functional medicine — a new approach to healthcare

For individuals who want to be proactive with their health and wellness, there is a new concept in healthcare called “functional medicine” that meets this goal. More...

Chiropractic care could be the answer for alleviating migraines

A ccording to the National Headache Foundation, 28 million Americans suffer from migraines, which are headaches accompanied by throbbing, unrelenting pain usually centered on one side of the head.   More...

My Favorite Massage is now open in South Amboy

My Favorite Massage recently opened its doors in downtown South Amboy.The business provides a variety of therapeutic and relaxing massages.The facility has experienced massage therapists who are dedicated to customizing the massage experience to ease More...

Medical Info

A dose of safety: medication management tips

Juggling multiple medications, OTC drugs, vitamins and supplements can be a prescription for trouble if you don’t take them safely.The following tips can help.  More...

Research indicates adult human mesenchymal stem cells may treat spinal cord injury

Research from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, published online ahead of print in Stem Cells and Development (http://www.liebertonline.com/doi/abs/ 10.1089/scd.2011.0179), shows that adult human mesenchymal stem cells may have More...

Integrating e-prescribing within physician’s practice: Models for success revealed in study

Primary care physicians provide essential health services to patients of all ages and while a family physician’s office is a warm, comfortable environment, a physician’s practice also is a business. More...