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Foot pain relief with EPAT

Aching feet can take a toll on your everyday life. Chronic foot pain is disruptive to one’s everyday life and can be debilitating enough...

How emergency surgery – through the wrist – saved one stroke patient’s life

The last thing Kerri Squires remembers is checking herself in to the Emergency Room. She had just dropped her children off at school and...

New treatment shows promise for Achilles tendonitis, other chronic tendon injuries

During recent years, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has grown in popularity for treating chronic tendon problems. Many famous athletes have turned to this treatment so that...

Six tips to make your healthy resolutions stick

Does becoming healthier top your list of New Year’s resolutions? Among the millions of Americans who make resolutions, nearly 40 percent will strive to...

Hearing health in the New Year

When you’re making your list of New Year’s resolutions, be sure to put your hearing health near the top. Why? Research shows that when...

A pain-free New Year’s resolution

By Jerry Moczerniuk PT, DPT How many of you experience some form of regular or frequent musculoskeletal pain? Does your pain prevent you from living...

Health Matters 1/10: Is a plant-based diet right for you? 

By Rameck Hunt, M.D.  A plant-based diet – consisting mostly or entirely of nutrient-dense vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts and seeds – can have many...
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Leading interventional painspecialist Dr. Jagjeet Singh joins Altair Health at new Freehold office

With the addition of interventional pain specialist Jagjeet Singh, M.D., and the opening of its new office in Freehold, Altair Health – one of...

Health Matters 12/27: Addressing millennial health

By Priyanka Singh, M.D. Nearly 73 million people living in the United States are millennials – people born between 1981 and 1996. And this year, that...

Health Matters 12/20: Keeping children safe and warm this winter

By Eugene Shapiro, M.D.  Wintertime fun, like sledding, ice skating or building a snowman, is a great way for children to get the exercise they...

Your Health- Fitness and Well-being are essential to a healthy quality of life

Physical activity and nutrition play key roles in a person’s health and well-being. According to healthypeople.gov, having good nutrition and physical activity can help decrease...
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Raritan Bay Medical Center attending surgeon honored for time spent in Afghanistan

Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center (RBMC) recently recognized Ghazali A. Chaudry, M.D., FACS, attending surgeon, during the semi-annual physician meeting at the...

RWJBarnabas, Saint Peter’s Healthcare System announce progress toward partnership

Saint Peter’s Healthcare System and RWJBarnabas Health have signed a non-binding Letter of Intent (LOI) to explore a potential partnership, which puts the institutions...

Health Matters 12/13: Treat the person, not the MRI

By Grant Cooper There is an important axiom for doctors to remember. It is one that we drill into the residents and fellows we teach. That...

No more waiting for great healthcare

Do you have a luxuriously flexible schedule that permits you to calmly and patiently tolerate long wait times for appointments? If you do, your are...

How gum disease affects your health and entire well-being

Gum disease, something that a large percentage of Americans suffer from, is far more dangerous that people often think. Porphyromonas gingivalis, the bacteria that causes...

Movement ‘illnesses’

By Marisa Priolo, PT, DPT Where do you go when you feel sick? That’s right, the doctor. You get a medical diagnosis that describes an...

Institute of Weight Loss to hold weight loss surgery seminars

The Institute of Weight Loss will be the host to  “Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for Me?” from 7-8 p.m. on Dec. 9, 11...
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