March 7, 2012 RSS feed / Health

Diabetes Center offers a blood glucose monitoring program to people with diabetes

The Novo Nordisk Diabetes Center at CentraState Medical Center is offering the program “Taking the Sting Out of Monitoring” to people with diabetes on March 15, 10 a.m. More...

Help your child feel their best without drugs

How happy would you be if you were able to help your child thrive and be the best they could be? More...

Fitness

Food myths … fact or fiction?

Dieting trick or mealtime misperception? Read on

Don’t believe everything you eat — or is don’t eat everything you hear? Regardless, there are plenty of food myths that get passed around every day without any thought about whether or not they’re actually true. More...

Spring training is a time of potentialities

I n baseball, this is the best time of year, the season before the season. Any team can win the World Series, any player an all star. Spring training is a time of potentialities. More...

Back injury: It’s sometimes better not to stretch

I recently evaluated a patient who came in with lower back pain. He was telling me how several years ago he had an episode of back pain, went to a physical therapist and was taught how to stretch. More...

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month; screening can save lives

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in the United States each year and the third leading cause of cancer deaths.The American Cancer Society estimates that approximately 140,000 people were diagnosed with colorectal cancer in 2 More...

Get your smile back with dental implants

Dental implants — basically titanium screws that replace missing teeth — have become the standard of care in many dental applications, according to Kosmas Kasimatis, D.M.D., of Smile Designs 101 in Somerset.  More...

Monmouth Cancer Coalition presents Fifth Annual Oral Cancer Screening Drive

The Monmouth Cancer Coalition will sponsor its fifth annual oral cancer screening event to raise awareness about risks of oral cancer and reduce mortality from the disease. More...

A natural approach to treating fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia syndrome is a chronic pain and fatigue disorder that affects thousands of people. More...

Medical Info

Tips to help minimize pain after surgery

I recently saw an ABC News story about the general lack of pain management expertise by doctors. This resonated with me because I’m a surgeon and pain relief plays a critical role in providing quality patient care. More...

What is an audiologist and why are they so important?

A udiologists work with people who have hearing, balance, and related ear problems.At Professional Hearing & Speech Center, the doctors of audiology examine individuals of all ages including infants, toddlers, teens and adults.They are trained to More...

Orthokeratology: vision correction without surgery

Would you like to be able to see clearly without having to wear eyeglasses? Is your child becoming more nearsighted every year? Were you told that you are not a candidate for LASIK or are you afraid of the outcome?  More...

Hospital Updates

Monmouth Medical Center receives CT accreditation from ACR

Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, a Barnabas Health facility, recently received CT accreditation from the American College of Radiology (ACR) with zero deficiencies.  More...

Meridian Health partners with CINJ on colorectal cancer study

The five hospitals of Meridian Health, a System Partner of The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ), have joined forces with CINJ in offering a clinical research study that examines physical activity patterns and eating habits in colorectal cancer p More...

CentraState hosts a free physician lecture and colorectal cancer screenings for men and women

CentraState Medical Center is offering a free physician lecture and colorectal cancer screenings for men and women on March 8, 6-8 p.m. at CentraState’s Star and Barry Tobias Health Awareness Center, 901 W. Main St.  More...