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Health Matters 5/8: Coronavirus Turns Kids’ Worlds Upside Down Too

Bert Mandelbaum, M.D. Being a parent can be challenging even on the best days but parenting during the coronavirus pandemic is a Herculean task to...

Bad habits that pose serious health risks

  By Joseph Raccuglia, MD We all indulge in a few bad habits. Forming healthier habits takes time. In fact, experts say that it takes at...

Why more women are choosing IUDs for birth control

  By Margaret Dufreney, MD Women are increasingly choosing to use intrauterine devices (IUDs) to prevent pregnancy. How do you know if this method is right...
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The truth about 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...

In the midst of the pandemic, seasonal allergies peak

By Dr. Philip Pasternak In these uncertain times where maintaining our health has never been so important, let's remember that not everything that sneezes, wheezes...

How will COVID-19 change us?

During this very difficult time of uncertainty, one thing remains the same - the strength of our community. Like many of you, our thoughts and...
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Donations lift staff spirits via Reformed Church Home Employee Appreciation Fund

Throughout the past weeks, the healthcare heroes at Reformed Church Home (RCH) in Old Bridge have been truly blessed with countless donations and well...
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HEALTH MATTERS 5/1: Struggling with Substance Abuse, Addiction During COVID-19 Crisis

By Nicole Orro, L.P.C., L.C.A.D.C. People who are struggling with substance abuse and addiction are especially vulnerable to the effects of COVID-19, both mentally and...

HEALTH MATTERS 4/24: Frequently Asked Questions: COVID-19

By David J. Herman, M.D. As the world continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have questions about the virus, which has touched...

HEALTH MATTERS 4/17: Staying Physically Active During COVID-19

By Denise M. Wyers If your normal exercise routine has been upended by the COVID-19 pandemic, you’re not alone. Millions of gym-goers, fitness center enthusiasts and...

Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation moves annual reception online; 100% of funds will benefit...

To safeguard supporters, Hackensack Meridian Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation has moved its annual reception, originally scheduled for May 1, to a virtual fundraising...

HEALTH MATTERS 4/10: Handling the Emotional Challenges of COVID-19

By Jessica Levy, L.C.S.W. With the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continuing to spread around the world, it is threatening not only people’s physical health, but their...

Health Matters 4/3: Taking Action Helps Asthma Sufferers Reduce Risk for Complications

By Joseph A. DeBlasio, Jr., M.D. More than 26 million Americans have asthma, a chronic condition that makes it harder to move air in and...

Battle the coronavirus bug with chiropractic care

By Ken Freedman, DC With the coronavirus pandemic impacting our globe, we’re social distancing, washing our hands scrupulously and wiping down surfaces with antiviral products....
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Lose weight at home: Be safe, feel great

By Ken Freedman, DC   With orders to remain home and practice social distancing, many people are feeling stressed, and feeling the pull. What’s pulling them?...

Telerehab physical therapy during COVID

The world is going through a crisis that threatens to claim lives and is pushing healthcare systems to the brink of collapse across the...

Allergy Care can help reduce a person’s risk of medical problems

Allergies are considered one of America’s most common and overlooked diseases. They are the sixth leading cause for chronic illness, according to the Asthma and...

Treating kidney stones and reducing the risk of future attacks

By Alexei Wedmid, MD Every year, more than a half-million Americans seek emergency medical treatment for kidney stones, according to the National Kidney Foundation. For anyone...
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