April 1, 2014 RSS feed / Health

Barnabas Health Medical Group hosts spring health fair

Barnabas Health Medical Group will host a spring health fair onApril 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Eating well doesn’t have to be expensive

You may hear people say they can’t afford to eat healthy, but as it turns out, some of the healthiest foods aren’t the most expensive.  Eating at restaurants or buying packaged, processed food can add up quickly.A person can eat much More...

Sixth annual ‘Ladies Night Out’ to showcase Spirit of Women at Monmouth Medical Center

onmouth Medical Center will host its sixth annual “Ladies  Night Out” health event on May 20 to showcase physician experts who will discuss today’s most vital women’s health issues and offer an overview of the latest tech More...

It’s all about balance

Do you sometimes feel unsteady or dizzy? Is someone in your family falling more often lately? More...

Meniscus tear: a pain in the knee

I n my previous article I wrote about one of the most common causes of knee pain and disability, knee osteoarthritis. In this article I wanted to discuss another common knee injury, a torn meniscus. More...

Help people heal — become a Reiki practitioner

Central New Jersey has a new school to learn a 2,500 year old healing art — Reiki.The New Jersey School of Reiki LLC is open and offering classes at its state-ofthe art facility at Brier Hill Court D-6, East Brunswick. More...

Nosebleeds: Why, what to do, and prevention

Epistaxis, or a nosebleed, is usually the result of two or more factors that converge upon the nose to create bleeding. More...

Medical Info

Surgical first for gynecologic oncologist at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Surgeon performs firstin region single-incision robotic hysterectomy at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

A member of the gynecologic-oncology team at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) is the first in the region to have performed what is known as a single-incision hysterectomy using a robotic metho More...

Sixth annual ‘Ladies Night Out’ to showcase Spirit of Women at Monmouth Medical Center

Monmouth Medical Center will host its sixth annual“Ladies Night Out” health event on May 20 to showcase physician experts who will discuss today’s most vital women’s health issues and offer an overview of the latest technologi More...

Arbor Terrace invites community to celebrate National Healthcare Decisions Day on April 7

A rbor Terrace of Middletown, along with other national, state and community organizations, are leading a massive effort to highlight the importance of advance healthcare decision-making — an effort that has culminated in the formal designation More...

Yaron A. Moshel, M.D., Ph.D., joins Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists

Yaron A. Moshel, M.D., Ph.D., recently joinedAtlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists (ANS). Dr. More...

You can have the smile of your dreams

How long have you been hiding your smile behind your hand … or putting up with pain? More...

Stroke warning signs

• Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm orleg, especially on one side of the body.• Sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding.• Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes.• Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss o More...

Exploring the ‘why’ of frequent tanning bed use among young women

$700K grant awarded to Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey scientist to develop behavioral interventions

Why do some young women frequently use indoor tanning beds, even though they know it can increase their chances of developing melanoma and other forms of skin cancer? And what can be done to help convince women to reduce that risk? More...

Arms procurement

Let’s talk arms procurement. If you want the right to bear great arms by Memorial Day, now is the time to pump iron. Having strong arms is more than a fashion statement to show off at the beach.They embody form following function. More...

Barnabas Health joins forces with 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...

Casual drinking: How much is too much?

You rarely turn down a second or third cocktail at happy hour, but that doesn’t make you a binge drinker, does it? More...

Art workshops for families impacted by brain tumors

The David S. Zocchi Brain Tumor Center at Monmouth Medical Center will sponsor free healing arts workshops for families whose lives have been affected by brain tumors onApril 12 and June 8 from 1-3 p.m. at SurfTaco, located at 1003 Main St. More...

Maintain healthy weight for life with medical weight loss

Many people who try to lose weight on their own find that they can’t do it.While you may lose a little bit of weight, more often than not it comes back. More...