June 1, 2012 RSS feed / Health

Summer is the most common time for pediatric emergencies

A s an Emergency Department pediatrician at CentraState Medical Center, I can assure you that the summer brings more children to the hospital than any other time of the year. More...

CentraState and Freehold Radiology Group train physicians from China

CentraState Medical Center recently hosted a training program for physicians from China on comprehensive imaging and interventional techniques for diagnosing breast cancer.A group of physicians is training with internationally distinguished intervent More...

Fitness

Rise of the super athlete

How to be part of the growing, obsessive mob of marathoners, triathletes and extreme cyclists

Mike Kukuchka does not consider himself a super athlete, even though he has completed 41 marathons ... since 1978. More...

S.A.V.E. your joints to maintain a healthy, active lifestyle

Spring is here and the summer months will be here sooner than you think. More...

Is extreme exercise for you?

Endurance-running coach Brendan Cournane’s three tips before deciding whether to embark on a marathon or other endurance sport: 1. Get a physical  More...

Guidance on overcoming roadblocks to successful weight management (part 2)

Last month we started our road trip. Hopefully you’ve found the new routes beneficial in overcoming some of the roadblocks to eating better. Below please find GPS for the second half of the journey. More...

Baby’s oral health care should begin at birth to prevent tooth decay

Most American caregivers don’t realize that cavities are nearly 100 percent preventable, according to a survey of American children’s oral health by Delta Dental Plans Association (DDPA).Tooth decay can develop any time after the teeth er More...

Low skin cancer screening rates for U.S. Hispanics show need for development of interventions

When it comes to getting screened for skin cancer, only one in 14 U.S. Hispanic adults is shown to have ever gone through the process, compared to one in four non-Hispanic white adults. More...

Radiofrequency ablation is a newer solution to end chronic back pain

Chronic pain plagues nearly one in three Americans at some point in their lives and will cost our country $558 billion in healthcare expenditures - even more than the No. 1 killer, heart disease. More...

CentraState offers spa gift certificate with digital mammogram

The Women’s Health Center at CentraState Medical Center will provide a $30 gift certificate toward any one-hour, regular priced service at the ABC Day Spa at CentraState to every woman who comes into the center for a digital mammogram.  More...

Medical Info

CentraState’s ED acquires new lifesaving device for patients with cardiac arrest

CentraState Medical Center’s Emergency Department now has a new device to help its emergency physicians and clinicians treat people with sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). More...

Free Alzheimer’s training now available to local family caregivers

The local Home Instead Senior Care office is offering a unique approach to help Monmouth County area families manage the challenges of Alzheimer’s and other dementias, diseases that eventually rob seniors of their memories and independence.&nbs More...

CentraState offers program for those with chronic disease

CentraState Healthcare System, in partnership with The Monmouth Cancer Coalition and the Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey, is offering the program“Living Better With Chronic Disease” to individuals suffering from chronic disea More...

Hospital Updates

HIV/AIDS Treatment Clinic receives more than $450,000 in grant funding

Monmouth Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, was recently named as one of 17 New Jersey organizations to receive funding through the U.S. More...

CentraState hosts Cancer Survivors Day celebration on June 10

CentraState Healthcare System is hosting its fifth annual Cancer Survivors Day event on June 10 from 12:30-3 p.m. More...

CentraState designated a Pink Ribbon Facility

TheWomen’s Health Center at CentraState Medical Center has been designated a certified Pink Ribbon Facility by Hologic, the makers of Selenia digital mammography. More...