February 1, 2013 RSS feed / Health

Make the quest for your beauty and wellness a reality at Mosaic Salon & Spa

A new way of life based on health and wellbeing can start with a visit to Mosaic. It offers an oasis for personal care, as Vedana light therapy helps you regains your energy, and brings a feeling of harmony and inner peace. More...

Cancer and other diseases linked to obesity

A t the present time, approximately 37 percent of American adults are obese, and approximately 17 percent of American children are obese.A January 2012 fact sheet published by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) at the National Institutes of Health h More...

Fitness

Top 10 things you can do for your heart

Did you know that since 1963, every president of the United States has proclaimed February“American Heart Month?”This is significant because nearly a million Americans will die of cardiovascular disease each year, far more than any other More...

Splinting can increase hand function and reduce pain

The human hand is an incredibly complex extremity. More...

Blood clots: What to look for and what to do

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot in a deep vein. It can be caused by variety of reasons; one of them is a recent surgery, such as a knee replacement. It can also be caused by prolonged immobility, especially during long flights or driving. More...

Recycling old medicine bottles

As households go through prescriptions and over-the-counter drugs, the medicine bottles will pile up. To dispose of these bottles in a safe and green manner, visit a local pharmacy to ask what their recycling services are. More...

On the road to a healthier lifestyle

Co-workers join FOODFIT program to combine diet and exercise

Thank goodness, there’s always “tomorrow” for those of us perpetually chasing weight loss.  And sometimes that tomorrow actually arrives.  More...

Trainers sought to educate youngsters about dangers of tobacco and excess sun exposure

The Cancer Institute of New Jersey Office of Community Outreach is recruiting volunteers to deliver a cancer awareness and prevention curriculum to pre-teens and teens in the greater New Brunswick area.The Cancer Awareness Youth Educator Badge Progra More...

B(uild) Y(our) O(wn) W(ill)

Losing weight takes focus and determination, even when the sofa beckons

A fter a stressful day at work, Molly Cue often finds she lacks the willpower she needs to hit the gym.  This is a real issue for Cue, of Indianapolis, Ind., who is training for her first Ironman competition in fall 2012. More...

Medical Info

Grant supports training of breast surgeons at CINJ

For the second consecutive year, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey has been awarded a $75,000 grant from the non-profit entity the Breast Cancer Alliance.The grant, which supports the institute’s Breast Surgery Fellowship Program, is for acade More...

There are ways to say goodbye to dry eye

Dry eye syndrome is one of the most common conditions eye doctors treat on a daily basis. Tears adhere to the surface of our eyes in order to protect and keep them moist. More...

The war on women’s heart disease to be strengthened with new heart health program

A s a practicing cardiologist in Freehold, I could not be more pleased to be part of the new Women’s Heart Program at CentraState Medical Center opening this month. Since the mid 1980s, women have far surpassed men in heart attack deaths. More...