July 1, 2012 RSS feed / Health

Sunglasses: More than just a fashion statement

The sun supports all life on our planet, but its life-giving rays also pose dangers.The sun’s primary dangers are in the forms of ultraviolet radiation (UV light) and high energy visible radiation (HEV) or blue light. More...

Realignment of atlas can lower arterial blood pressure

A recent article in the Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research reported on a study investigating the effect of the atlas orthogonal (AO) upper cervical adjustment on arterial blood pressure (ABP).  More...

Vision problems interfere with learning, sports performance and daily living

Summer vacation is upon us, but school is right around the corner. More...

Fitness

The muscles of independence

Listen all seniors and you shall hear  The way to avoid what you most fear,  The atrophy of your legs — such a sad story;  Want to stay ambulatory?  More...

Hospital Updates

CentraState is the first area hospital to take part in a historic cancer research study

CentraState Healthcare System announces its participation in the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) Epidemiology Research Program — Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3). More...

Oncology nurses from CINJ develop method to enhance patient safety in outpatient area

Oncology nurses in the outpatient setting face constant challenges in the management of patient care, as many cancer patients receive therapies known to cause allergic reactions or hypersensitivity.When such emergencies arise, oncology nurses need to More...

Old Bridge Sleep Center named to Best of 2012 list

The Center for Sleep Medicine at Raritan Bay Medical Center, Old Bridge, was named to the Sleep Review’s Best of 2012 Sleep Doctors and Facilities list.The Center is the only New Jersey facility named to the Best of 2012 list, compiled by the n More...

There are treatments and cures for excessive sweating of the feet

Sweating is embarrassing. It stains clothes, and it complicates business and social interactions.  More...

Cancer Coalition announces free skin cancer screening on the beach

The Monmouth Cancer Coalition will offer free skin cancer screening to adults at various beaches on July 21 (rain or shine) from 10 a.m. More...

Second-hand smoke affects bladder function in children

A ccording to the Environmental Protection Agency, parents are responsible for 90 percent of children’s exposure to environmental (second-hand) tobacco smoke. More...

Diagnosis of stroke in New Jersey children on the rise

Stroke is one of the top 10 causes of death among children, according to the National Stroke Association.A new study recently published shows that in New Jersey, the diagnosis of ischemic stroke in children, resulting from a loss or obstruction of bl More...

Dispelling the misconception: Palliative care not only for the terminally ill

Palliative care plays an integral role in the comprehensive healthcare plan for anyone with a life-threatening or progressive disease. More...

Medical Info

Rheumatologist says ultrasound is a fast, non-invasive way to diagnosis joint pain

There are more than 100 types of arthritis causing pain and swelling for many people, especially as they age. The key to effective treatment for sufferers is an accurate diagnosis. Board certified rheumatologist Janak R.  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 Earl Noyan M.D., on July 11, 7-8 p.m. More...

Declare your independence from pain

The middle-aged executive had terrible back pain that impacted both his professional and personal life.  More...