March 1, 2013 RSS feed / Health

Spring clean your diet

Spring will be here before you know it, and the warmer weather can bring thoughts of new approaches to nutrition and health. More...

Fitness

Top 10 things you can do for your heart

Pop quiz: Last month, I discussed five of the top 10 things you can do to have a healthy heart. Place a check mark next to those recommendations you are currently doing. get a physical stop smoking get periodontal care eat more fish exercise  More...

Biggest Loser contest set to begin at Spa Lady

Spa Lady Fitness Center in Fords is set to begin its seventh annual Biggest Loser competition. Each year they have hosted the area’s largest weight loss competition says Ted Mayer, general manager of the Spa Lady Fitness Center for women.  More...

Skip the sun and get your best tan yet

Where can you get instant gratification that’s good for you? At Brown Sugar Airbrush Tanning at 4B E. Main St., Freehold.  Jennifer McGonigle, the owner of Brown Sugar, is passionate about spray tanning. More...

A healthy handful of foods to appease the emotional eater

What not-bad-foryou foods are best to have on hand for emotionally weak moments? Experts offer a few suggestions.  Complex carbohydrates  More...

Helping baby transition to eating safe and healthy solid foods

A fter your baby has successfully mastered eating basic solid foods, such as cereals and the occasional soft fruit or vegetable, you can slowly begin to introduce a wider variety of nutritional choices. More...

Medical Info

TMJ could be a hidden cause of your neck pain and headaches

I n this article I would like to address a problem that many of us experience during our lives.This problem can cause facial pain, pain in the jaw joint area and around the ear, and pain when we chew or try to bite an apple or a bagel.  More...

Stem cell research focusing on autism’s genetic mysteries earns $2.125 million grant

The social symbol for autism awareness, a ribbon of brightly colored puzzle pieces, reflects the complexity of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).A new five-year $2.125 million grant from the New Jersey Governor’s Council for Medical Research and T More...

Men at ‘high’ skeletal risk prior to prostate cancer hormone therapy likely to have more fractures

I n what is believed to be the first study to describe the impact on men with a high risk of bone fracture who are receiving long-term androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) for prostate cancer, new research from The Cancer Institute of New Jersey shows More...

Hospital Updates

JFK Medical Center awarded advanced certification for stroke centers

JFK Medical Center has attained advanced certification byThe Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American StrokeAssociation, having metThe Joint Commission’s standards for Disease-Specific Care Comprehensive Stroke Center Certif More...

Center for Bariatrics at Bayshore earns Center of Excellence designation

Bayshore Community Hospital announces that its Center for Bariatrics has earned the “Center of Excellence” designation by the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).The ASMBS Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence pro More...

The CINJ partners with Cooper University Hospital on research study

The Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Cooper University Hospital — a Major Clinical Research Affiliate ofThe Cancer Institute of New Jersey — are working together on a nontherapy research study that examines factors related to the early More...