May 1, 2013 RSS feed / Health

‘Mindless Eating’ means thoughtful reading

My office sports two large bookcases filled with books about exercise and nutrition. One of my favorite books has everything to do with eating and nothing to do with dieting. “Mindless Eating:Why We Eat More Than We Think,” penned by Dr. More...

Fifth annual ‘Ladies Night Out’ program spotlights women’s health

The Jacqueline M.Wilentz Comprehensive Breast Center at Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, presents a special women’s health event on May 16 at 5 p.m. More...

Tips for oral health during pregnancy

I f you are pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant, now is the time to pay close attention to your teeth and gums.That’s because pregnancy, and the changing hormone levels that occur with it, can make some dental problems worse.  Gin More...

Fitness

Create healthy habits to improve your overall health and happiness

We all know that exercise is important, but finding time to exercise is a challenge for many of us.We have families, and jobs, and balancing the needs of our businesses and our families frequently results in“me” taking third place.Today&r More...

Local personal trainer launches new book, and will host book talk May 8 at Middletown library

‘L eave the CannoliTake the  More...

Low back injuries: strains and sprains

There are some symptoms could signal a very serious injury to the spine. More...

Sunless tanning is quick, easy, affordable and safe

Some occasions are so special in life that they demand you to look and feel your best, where nothing but perfect will do — like your wedding or prom.With a sunkissed glow accentuating your looks, you will be sure to turn many heads.  More...

Meridian Health to host ‘Little Things’ with Giuliana and Bill Rancic

Meridian Health will present “LittleThings:An Evening with Giuliana and Bill Rancic” at the Algonquin Arts Theatre in Manasquan on May 4 as part of Paint theTown Pink, a monthlong event designed to raise awareness of the importance of ann More...

When you read, do you feel that your arms are too short?

This is common for most people who are over 40 and is a condition called presbyopia (pres-bee-o-pi-ah). People start to notice that reading the newspaper and seeing at near is no longer clear. More...

Tips for oral health during pregnancy

I f you are pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant, now is the time to pay close attention to your teeth and gums.That’s because pregnancy, and the changing hormone levels that occur with it, can make some dental problems worse.  Gi More...

Fifth annual ‘Ladies Night Out’ program spotlights women’s health

The Jacqueline M.Wilentz Comprehensive Breast Center at Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, presents a special women’s health event on May 16 at 5 p.m. at Cervino’s at the Holiday Inn Hazlet Hotel at 2870 Route 35 south in Hazlet. More...

Medical Info

Protect your child during allergy and asthma season

A sthma and allergies often go hand-in-hand, especially at this time of year when seasonal allergy symptoms plague many of us. More...

Proper hydration is a key factor in maintaining senior health and wellness

A s we age, our healthcare maintenance needs increase. More...

Combating tiredness and fatigue should be part of your everyday wellness plan

For many of us, tiredness and fatigue are constantly at war with our desires to live fuller, healthier and more successful lives. More...