December 7, 2011 RSS feed / Health

New school year, same struggles?

The first school marking period is over.Ask yourself: Did my expectations that my child would do better this year materialize? Is he still having problems with reading? Is she still struggling with schoolwork and homework? More...

Arthritis: Oh, my aching joints!

With the winter weather upon us, you may be one of the many arthritis sufferers who feel that their arthritis pain is influenced by the weather. Do not let winter’s cold winds keep you hiding indoors.  More...

Fitness

Stay on the fast track

Nobody’s perfect. Knowing the best way to rebound from — and prepare for — lapses in exercise and healthy eating will keep good habits from falling by the wayside.

I f you are struggling with lapses in your workout routine or healthy eating to lose weight, Kathy Stevens suggests you look them head on.  More...

Arm yourself with a plan to combat holiday overeating

With a little planning you can enjoy the foods of the upcoming holiday season without tipping the scales. More...

Registered nurse chooses weight loss surgery and drops 130 pounds

Karen Fabiny, R.N., has a great deal of exposure to the ins and outs of weight loss surgery.As a staff nurse, she helps patients before and after various surgical procedures, including gastric bypass and gastric sleeve bariatric surgery.Weighing more More...

Hospital Updates

CentraState among first hospitals to hit federal standard for health technology

CentraState Medical Center is among the first hospitals in the country to be recognized as a Meaningful User of Technology by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).  More...

CentraState receives national recognition for exemplary surgical care outcomes

CentraState Medical Center has been recognized by The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) as one of 26 ACS NSQIP participating hospitals in the United States that have achieved exemplary outcomes for More...

CentraState to hold free lecture on weight loss surgery

CentraState Healthcare System will present a free physician lecture on bariatric surgery, “Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for You?” with Ayotunde Adeyeri, M.D., on December 7, 7-8 p.m. More...

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...

When it comes to your health, resolve early and often

The worst possible time to make New Year’s resolutions is the start of the new year. More...

Simple tips to help people with diabetes stay on track this holiday season

The excitement and festivities of the holiday season are just around the corner. More...

Medical Info

Fungal toxins found in urine of young girls could impact future risk of breast cancer

‘Jersey Girl’ study at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey examines understudied hormone disruptors

Puberty is a time in a girl’s life considered highly sensitive to stimulation by the hormone estrogen and a critical window during which estrogen exposure could greatly influence the risk of breast cancer later in life.An early onset of puberty More...

Preparing your teen for her first gynecologist visit: what every parent should know

‘A t what age should my teenage daughter visit the gynecologist for the first time?” is the question I am most frequently asked. More...

Local chiropractors on medical staff for recent Pan American Games in Mexico

A mong the first chiropractors ever named to the international event’s medical staff, Dr. Ira A. Shapiro, director of the Plaza Chiropractic Center in Old Bridge, and Dr.Anthony J.  More...