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AllCure Spine & Sports Medicine offers multidisciplinary practice in Monroe

  AllCure Spine & Sports Medicine is a multidisciplinary practice located in Monroe. This location has been open for more than five years and just...

CentraState recognized by the American Heart Association for workplace health achievement

The results of the American Heart Association 2019 Workplace Health Achievement Index were announced on Oct. 22, and CentraState Medical Center achieved gold-level recognition for...

Saint Peter’s receives achievement award for stroke care

Saint Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement...

Oncology Nursing Recruitment Open House set for Nov. 14 at Rutgers Cancer Institute of...

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey will offer an evening of food from around the world, music and giveaways during the Oncology Nursing Recruitment...

Why does my knee hurt?

By Dr. Leonard J. Somarriba and Tom Horvath PTA The school year is ramping up, fall is here, and seasons are beginning for our favorite...

The trigger finger

One of the more common conditions that bring people to the hand surgeon is a condition known as trigger finger. Pain in the palm...

It’s time to recover from a tough workout

By Dr. Ira Shapiro Director, Plaza Chiropractic Center Old Bridge How much is too much? How do you know when to stop and start again? These questions are...

Leading neurosurgeons join Altair Health

Dr. Edward Scheid and Dr. Louis Noce have joined Altair Health, one of the nation’s first physician-managed healthcare systems devoted to comprehensive spine care....

How diabetes affects your smile

Did you know that 29.1 million people living in the United States have diabetes? That’s 9.3% of the population. Approximately 1.7 million new cases...

Buying hearing aids online can be risky business

A large number of mature adults are online today, engaged in activities related to their health care needs, from searching for medical advice to finding...

The truth behind sciatica pain

By Ken Freedman, DC Sciatica pain can strike out of nowhere: a shooting, radiating sensation traveling down the length of your leg. The pain may...

Learn about vaping during Great American Smoke Out Day

Saint Peter's University Hospital will hold a Lunch & Learn about vaping from noon to 1 p.m. on Nov. 21 in the Sister Marie...
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Jewish Nursing Home in Freehold holds Community Sukkot Carnival

The Jewish Home for Rehabilitation & Nursing is a unique, brand new, hotel-like skilled rehabilitation and long- term care facility distinctly serving the Jewish...

Hearing aids may help slow cognitive decline

One of the most common conditions affecting older adults is cognitive decline, specifically deterioration in memory, attention, thinking and concentration, as well as use...

Health Matters 10/11: Understanding and treating Atrial Fibrillation (A Fib)

By Lisa S. Motavalli, M.D. A fluttering in your chest, racing heartbeat and shortness of breath can all be signs of being overly excited. But they...
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Amputee keeps her spirits up thanks to team at JFK Medical Center

Margaret Anderson dismissed her sudden and unexpected exhaustion. She was, after all, keeping up with her four-year-old son while caring for her infant daughter....

Tips for eating well during cancer treatment

By Heenal Vora, RD Good nutrition is important for everyone at all stages of life, but it’s especially important for patients before, during and after...

Do you have a ‘muffin top’?

By Ken Freedman, D.C.   Does your midsection have belly fat spilling over the top of your jeans? If so, you have “muffin top.” Being this...
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