October 15, 2013 RSS feed / Health

Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists share a patient’s tale of surviving an aneurysm

A tlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists (ANS) recently performed a coiling procedure on patient Louise Theall that helped save her life from a ruptured brain aneurysm.  More...

Doctors from Ocean Orthopedic to hold lectures in Matawan

Do you have joint pain or back pain? Do you want to get back to your normal routine without the holdups? More...

New intraocular lens to correct astigmatism

On June 17,2013, Dr. Jaime Santamaria was the first eye surgeon in the Northeast to use theTRULIGN Toric intraocular lens for improved quality of vision after cataract surgery. More...

Reiki: a 20th century healing practice for the 21st century patient

Reiki practice, which began with the teachings of Mikao Usui in Japan around 1922, has found its way into mainstream healthcare in the United States. More...

Do you have a ‘pumpkin belly’?

I f your midsection is as round as a pumpkin, you are obese. Eating too much of the wrong foods over a period of time often results in a big waist — and a big waste. The costs of obesity are high — individually and for society. More...

Weight of the Nation screening offered

Two thirds of American adults are overweight or obese. By the year 2030, it’s predicted that 42 percent of Americans will be severely obese, with more than 100 pounds over a healthy weight. More...

Barnabas Health announces systemwide expansion of Health Assessment Center

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Fitness

It is important for breast cancer survivors to exercise

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Maybe you lived a healthy lifestyle, ate moderately, exercised regularly, had mammograms, and read the latest research. Maybe you didn’t.  More...

Take time for a little weight loss support - you deserve it!

There are a few consistent tools that patients, time and again, attribute to their weight loss success. Bariatric patients are a very diverse group of people - younger, older, professionals and stay-at-home parents. More...

Gene that may stop the spread of breast cancer is identified

I n cancer, the spread of tumor cells from the primary site to other parts of the body is called metastasis and is a major cause of death, especially in patients with breast cancer.A new study by Kiran Chada, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry and mole More...

Preventive mastectomy to avoid breast cancer

People around the world were shocked to learn that actress and activist Angelina Jolie opted to have a double mastectomy in 2013 to reduce her risk of breast cancer. More...

Jacqueline M. Wilentz Comprehensive Breast Center offers breast screening programs

I n recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Jacqueline M.Wilentz Comprehensive Breast Center will be providing a free breast education and screening program at each of its satellite locations throughout October and early November. More...

Doctors from Ocean Orthopedic to hold lectures

Do you have joint pain or back pain? Do you want to get back to your normal routine without the holdups? More...

Upper cervical chiropractic care is a complementary strategy for depression

A recent article in the Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research reported on a case series to evaluate a 12-session upper cervical chiropractic intervention for individuals presenting with anxiety and depression symptoms.  More...

How to get rid of that annoying pain in the neck

Neck pain affects close to 60 percent of people, being second only to a lower back pain. More...

Puberty is a good time to introduce breast health awareness

Breast development is one of the many changes that occur during puberty, and an ideal time to introduce young women to breast self-examinations. The goal of these self-examinations in adolescents should never be to identify problems. More...

Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists share a patient’s tale of surviving an aneurysm

A tlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists (ANS) recently performed a coiling procedure on patient Louise Theall that helped save her life from a ruptured brain aneurysm. More...

Doctors from Ocean Orthopedic to hold lectures

Do you have joint pain or back pain? Do you want to get back to your normal routine without the holdups? More...