April 4, 2012 RSS feed / Health

Weight loss surgery after childbearing has benefits

Weight gain during pregnancy is normal and healthy. Unfortunately, many find it difficult to lose this weight after the baby is born. More...

Monmouth Cancer Coalition presents oral cancer screening initiative

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...

Get ready to tee off safely this season

Golfers are keen on their game. This detail-oriented sport demands skill, focus and a competitive spirit.There are more reasons to keep swinging: golf gets you outside and on your feet for a great social workout. More...

CT scans reduce lung cancer deaths; low dose CT lung screening available

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States. In fact it causes more deaths than the next three most common cancers combined. More...

Fitness

Sharp as a tack

How to keep the brain agile through better eating, exercise and fun

Does the herb gingko biloba guard against memory loss? Forget about it.  More...

Free Fun, Food and Fitness Fair puts seniors on road to better health

‘M ove to Improve” is the motto of senior health experts who know that regular exercise can relieve pain, ward off dementia and maintain strength and balance. More...

Weight loss surgery after childbearing has benefits

Weight gain during pregnancy is normal and healthy. Unfortunately, many find it difficult to lose this weight after the baby is born. More...

Importance of hand hygiene in preventing the spread of infection

Person-to-person spread of germs within families has been recognized as a substantial reason for infectious disease in society. More...

Chiropractic care can help with developmental delays, colic and GERD

A recent article in the Journal of Maternal & Family Health reported on a 15-month-old female diagnosed with developmental delays, colic and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) who underwent chiropractic care over 18 weeks.  More...

Asthma symptoms in children should not be ignored

Childhood asthma is a leading cause of hospital admissions and school absences. More...

Medical Info

Minimally invasive knee joint replacement can get you back on track faster

Some years ago, people with chronic knee pain had few options other than ongoing physical therapy and expensive and often debilitating pain medication. More...

Start healing your aches and pains — immediately

Back pain, neck pain, headaches, constipation. Injuries from sports or accidents.Asthma, dizziness, allergies. Digestive problems, numbness and tingling.  More...

There is relief for allegic rhinitis

Spring is finally here.The trees are bursting, the flowers are blooming; there are baseball games and backyard barbecues. More...

Hospital Updates

Monmouth Medical Center names Pierre J. Mendoza, M.D., medical co-director of robotic surgery

Monmouth Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, recently appointed urologist Pierre J. Mendoza, M.D., medical co-director of robotic surgery. In this position, Dr. More...

Creating a new experience for kids at Bayshore Community Hospital

Stop for a minute and imagine the fear someone feels as they enter a hospital unexpectedly; now imagine that same experience only through the eyes of a child.Arriving at an emergency room can be intimidating enough on its own, but placing a scared ch More...

CentraState offers healthy eating class for kids

CentraState Healthcare System, in conjunction with Get Moving-Get Healthy New Jersey, is offering an interactive food class,“Adventures in Eating for Kids: Sensational Sauces,” on April 28, 10:30-11:30 a.m. More...