September 1, 2012 RSS feed / Health

Delta Dental Finds American children need to brush more often, longer

Survey reveals gap between reported and recommended dental hygiene habits

Poor and infrequent brushing may be the biggest obstacle keeping children from good oral health. More...

Family workshop offered to learn fun ways to be healthy

Learn how crafting can lead to a healthier lifestyle at “Celebrate You!,” a workshop for children ages 18 and younger and their families, that will explore fun ways children can learn healthy lifestyle choices. More...

Fitness

It’s time to get ready for school daze

You are probably asking yourself, “How can a reading specialist and educator make this kind of spelling error?” School is a place for learning, a place where a child grows and expands his/her horizons. More...

Grandma’s fitness and nutrition wisdom

How could our ancestors possibly know the things they did? I’m not talking about how the Aztecs built their pyramids. More...

Five steps to moving better

A nyone who has ever lost their ability to move well knows how frustrating and frightening it can be. Movement improves the quality of your life and your ability to work and play at your best. More...

Hospital Updates

Creating a new experience at Bayshore Community Hospital

Within the last year we’ve used this column to outline how we’re “Creating a New Experience,” at Bayshore Community Hospital. More...

Cancer Support Community announces A Taste of Wellness program on Oct. 4 and 5

The Cancer Support Community invites you to experience A Taste of Wellness during their open house on Oct. 4 from 4:30-7 p.m. and Oct. 5 from 9:30 a.m. to noon. More...

CentraState to hold Diabetes Dialogue in Monroe on Sept. 13

The Novo Nordisk Diabetes Center at CentraState Medical Center is holding a Diabetes Dialogue on Sept. 13, 7-9 p.m. at the CentraState Medical Office at Monroe, 312 Applegarth Road, Monroe.  More...

When to call in the professionals

Some families prefer to work on their own, with recommendations from health experts. Others benefit from structured diabetes prevention programs.  More...

Celebrity diagnosis shines public spotlight on bone marrow disease

Earlier this year“Good Morning America” co-anchor Robin Roberts publicly announced that five years after beating breast cancer, she is facing another serious health battle. More...

September is Sports Eye Injury Prevention Month

What is protective sports eyewear? More...

Nutrition for older adults: Eat your way to good health

Good nutrition is important at every stage of life. In fact, as you age, the risks for nutrition-related diseases such as heart disease and osteoporosis increase.Yet for millions of older Americans, maintaining healthful eating habits is a struggle. More...

What is the importance of back to school eye exams?

A child needs many abilities to be successful in school. Good vision is a key factor in the majority of these skills. As much as 80 percent of a child’s learning occurs through the eyes. More...

Medical Info

Proper, aggressive treatment of concussions is vital for positive outcomes

Many people think that only athletes who play contact sports get concussions, but it’s important to understand that a concussion can happen to anyone.When a concussion occurs, it must be treated properly so a patient can return to their normal More...

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...

CINJ studies combo of vaccine and hormone therapy in prostate cancer treatment

I nvestigators at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) have partnered with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and launched a clinical trial examining the effectiveness of a combined vaccine and hormone treatment for prostate cancer that is resi More...