March 4, 2014 RSS feed / Health

Beat back pain in five steps

Do you have back pain? One of the most common conditions in the U.S., back pain is responsible for more lost time from work than any other condition. More...

Too much of a good thing

I n addition to Mardi Gras, March Madness, St. More...

CareOne’s Valentine’s Ball in support of The Valerie Fund raises $1.1 million

More than 900 donors participate in event to help provide treatment for New Jersey children with cancer and blood disorders

CareOne LLC Chief Executive Officer Daniel E. Straus has announced that CareOne’s Feb. More...

Osteoarthritis of the knee can be treated with physical therapy

The term osteoarthritis (OA) and arthritis have become common terms in our daily vocabulary. More...

Barnabas Health joins Spirit of Women

Partnership highlights valuable services for women

Barnabas Health facilities in Monmouth and Ocean County have joined forces with Spirit of Women, an elite coalition of American hospitals and health care providers that ascribes to high standards of excellence in women’s health, education and c More...

Three good reasons to share dinner with your family tonight

Many young people struggle with excess weight.Almost 1 in 3 children ages 5 to 11 is considered to be overweight or obese. More...

Cure for tinnitus varies, depending on the cause

More than 50 million Americans have experienced tinnitus to some degree.Tinnitus is the medical term that describes a perception of sound in one or both ears or in a person’s head when there is no external sound present.Tinnitus is more commonl More...

Fitness

Get fit, 2014 style

Looking for the best exercise program to get in shape? Check out the latest trendy sweat-inducers that will keep you toned and healthy.

Flywheel. Pound. CrossFit. Fusion. The Bar Method. Don’t recognize any of these names?  Well, you will.  These are among the top fitness trends this year. But are they for every level of fitness? More...

Forever Zumba

Sure, fitness crazes come and go. But then there is Zumba, which beats on and on to lasting success. But why? More...

Too much of a good thing

I n addition to Mardi Gras, March Madness, St. Patrick’s Day and the start of spring, March hosts National Nutrition Month. More...

Local neurosurgeon saves police officer who suffered blood clot in brain stem

Ronald Benitez, M.D., of Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists (ANS), recently received a “Life Saving Award” from PBA Local 155 for saving Ramsey Police Officer Rich Falotico from a life-threatening stroke.The award ceremony took place at t More...

Barnabas Health joins Spirit of Women

Partnership highlights valuable services for women

Barnabas Health facilities in Monmouth and Ocean County have joined forces with Spirit of Women, an elite coalition of American hospitals and health care providers that ascribes to high standards of excellence in women’s health, education and c More...

Are you at risk? Find out with a free test on American Diabetes Association Alert Day

TheAmerican DiabetesAssociation Alert Day is a one-day“wake-up call” asking theAmerican public to take the Diabetes RiskTest to find out if they are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes, a condition characterized by high blood glucose l More...

Take a step closer to a healthier you at Parker Home’s free Fun, Food and Fitness Fair

‘M ove to Improve” is the motto of Parker Home’s annual health and fitness event for adults aged 55 and up.The fair will be held on April 6 from 11 a.m. More...

Local children form group to support pediatric patients at Monmouth Medical Center

A group of philanthropy-minded children who call themselves “Forever Kids” recently visited The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, to spread cheer to the hospital’s pediatric patients and to More...

Top 10 reasons to celebrate National Sleep Awareness Week

March 3-10 is the National Sleep Foundation’s annual campaign celebrating the health benefits of sleep. The gap between enough sleep and too little sleep may affect your health, your mood, your weight, and even your sex life. More...

Resident engagement enhanced through intergenerational programming at Arbor Terrace

I ntergenerational programming is the new buzzword for businesses caring for the elderly and young. More...

Helping to save lives with low-cost lung cancer screenings

Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer-related death in both men and women in the United States.According to the National Cancer Institute, smoking is the biggest risk factor for developing the disease. More...