April 1, 2013 RSS feed / Health

What you need to know about a Mediterranean diet

The Mediterranean diet incorporates fruits and vegetables, nuts and beans, healthy fats and lean protein.This article tells you how to incorporate those “good” foods into your diet, giving you a sample menu for a day that is heart healthy More...

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 and more, people are trying to eliminate chemicals from their bodies and want their food to be healthier. More...

Fitness

Work on a midsection miracle

Is there a cure for the belly fat that never seems to go away?

Ric Moxley is in pretty darn good shape.At 52, he recently completed his first marathon and regularly runs between 25-40 miles a week. More...

Work it out

To strengthen abdominal muscles,Tanya Becker of Hoboken, and co-author of “The Physique 57 Solution” (Grand Central Life & Style, 2012) suggests the following two abdominal exercises:  Rockette  Works:Abs with emphasis on ob More...

Free Fun, Food and Fitness Fair will help you take a step toward health, wellness

‘M ove to Improve” will once again be the motto of Parker  Home’s Fun, Food and Fitness Fair, a fourth annual event for adults 55+.The fair will be held on April 13, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Yogurt organisms ‘PERFECT’ specimen for cancer research

One may not think of probiotics — like those found in yogurt that promote good digestive health — as a weapon used in the fight against cancer. More...

What do you mean I have a cataract?

I magine owning a camera for a very long time.When you first bought it the pictures were very crisp and clear, but as time went on you noticed that things started to get blurry. More...

Soothing sleep in seven steps

A re you getting the sleep you need? When a person’s ability to sleep is restricted, they are at increased risk of having significant adverse changes to their mood, physical and mental performance, and general wellbeing. More...

Medical Info

Early diagnosis and treatment of pediatric epilepsy is key to preserving optimal brain function

Seizure and epilepsy are words that are often used interchangeably and both are frequently misunderstood.A seizure is an action that may or may not occur again; epilepsy, on the other hand, is a medical condition where multiple seizures take place ov More...

Research from CINJ: Cigarette relighting tied to tough economy

I n what is believed to be a first of its kind study, a research member atThe Cancer Institute of New Jersey and colleagues have found that an accelerating trend of smokers relighting cigarettes is related to economic factors, and the practice has im More...

Should I stay or should I go?

A healthier lifestyle doesn’t always have to be doctor-approved. But some experts say: better safe than sorry.

Everyone’s heard it: It’s important to consult with a doctor before trying a new diet or exercise regimen. It’s in the footnotes of every infomercial, magazine article, diet handout or meal plan. More...

Hospital Updates

New operating room at Riverview allows surgeons to see beyond 3D

Riverview Medical Center recently announced the opening of its new Brainsuite iCT, a digitally integrated operating room solution that combines image guided surgery technology, multi-slice intraoperative computed tomography (iCT), and comprehensive O More...

Bayshore Community Hospital announces generous donation from Holmdel family

Bayshore Community Hospital announces a generous donation from Evaristo (Evey) and Tammi Stanziale of Holmdel.The Stanziale family felt strongly about supporting Bayshore’s vision after having several positive experiences with Bayshore and Meri More...