December 1, 2012 RSS feed / Health

Don’t let your body’s natural defenses down

Delta Dental recommends the smart use of antibiotics

A ntibiotic resistance is one of the world’s most pressing public health problems, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with an estimated 50 percent of antibiotic prescription use in hospitals being inappropriate o More...

Fitness

Budgetminded fitness holiday gifts

I n today’s economy, we are all looking for great returns on the money we spend on gifts for those we love. Nothing works better to increase the value of your preferred stock than to give the gift of fitness and health. More...

Chiropractics can help you ‘find your game’ at any age

A merica’s largest demographic totals more than 78 million individuals or nearly 18 percent of the U.S. population. More...

What to do about joint and back pain

Most of us deal with some amount of joint pain and back pain in our daily lives. As we live and function we place stress on our spine and joints, and over time breakdown can occur, causing pain and dysfunction.  More...

Children with IEPs at risk for vision problems

A recently published book, titled “A Parents Guide to Special Education” by authors Linda Wilmshurst Ph. D. and Alan W. Brue Ph. D., offers advice to parents on how to navigate the system and help their children succeed. More...

Manage your stress during recovery

Hurricane Sandy left millions without power, caused billions of dollars in damage, and resulted in the deaths of more than 100 people in the United States.The devastation from this disaster will be felt for many months as we work to repair our homes More...

Noninvasive heart treatment helps patients live active lives

Joseph A. More...

Medical Info

Barnabas Health Home Health Care encourages seniors to walk to better health

Fall is here and there’s no better time to think about stepping up to a new regimen of exercise for older adults — walking.  More...

Electronic clinical support tool targets safety of treatment delivery for cancer patients

Database enhancements developed at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Database enhancements developed at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey are helping physicians use technology to further ensure safety in the delivery of chemotherapy. More...

Fighting back against lung cancer with less invasive treatment and improved patient education

The statistics of Americans who will contract lung cancer in their lives are sobering — the chance that men will develop lung cancer is about one in 13 and one in 16 for women.These numbers include both smokers and non-smokers. More...

Hospital Updates

Fellowship grant provides $92K for metastasis research

A research associate in the laboratory of Edmund C. More...

Atlantic Neurosurgical Specialists’ Partnership of Hope helps family cope with brain tumor diagnosis

On Jan. 7, 2007, Ronald Yutko was diagnosed with an acoustic neuroma, a slow-growing tumor of the nerve that connects the ear to the brain. Eileen Yutko remembers asking herself,“How could this be? A brain tumor? More...

CentraState receives Partner in MS Care Award from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society

The Linda E. Cardinale MS Center at CentraState Medical Center recently received a “Partner in MS Care” plaque from the National MS Society. More...