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Oh baby, it’s cold outside: cold weather workout clothing

By Joe Stein Someone once told me that for every day the average temperature falls below 25 degrees, a person’s waistline will increase one-eighth of...

Oncology team performs two of N.J.’s first medical tourism HIPEC surgeries for peritoneal surface...

Complex state-of-the-art method reduces cancer extent and delivers heated chemotherapy drugs directly to cancer cells in the abdomen Itzhak Avital, M.D., M.B.A., chairman, department...

Teacher scores high in recovery from brain tumor surgery

Matthew Marciano, a 35-year-old teacher at Long Valley Middle School in Washington Township, lives in a world of scores: the scores his eighth-grade social...

Supervised exercises help with knee osteoarthritis

By Jerry Moczerniuk P.T., D.P.T. A recently updated review of research published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine revealed that participants with knee osteoarthritis...

A robot named ‘Trudy’ comes to JFK Medical Center

Imagine walking the halls of the JFK Medical Center in Edison and seeing a robot coming out of an empty hospital room, beeping out...

How do I know if my school-age child has social skill challenges?

By Alyssa Brennan, MOT By this stage of the school year, children in first through third grades should be settled in their classroom routine. While...

There is a natural relief for headache sufferers

Nine out of 10 Americans suffer from headaches. Headaches/migraines can significantly diminish a person’s quality of life. They can prevent you from working, playing,...

Physical therapy a good first choice before surgery for rotator cuff tears

By Dr. Leonard J. Somarriba, D.P.T, C.S.C.S. and Dr. John Scafidi, P.T, D.P.T, FAAOMPT Why get surgery if you don’t need it? Those who experience nontraumatic...

Obesity increases risk of cancer and disease

By Ken Freedman, D.C. There is a definite link between obesity and an increased risk for serious health problems, including cancer and chronic diseases. Approximately...

Women and heart disease: Go Red for women this month

By Eric J. Uhrik, M.D. Each year National Wear Red Day is a day set aside for women to learn how to lessen their risk...

Avoid food poisoning by keeping listeria under control

By Sandra Arango-Fahmy, M.D. Ice cream and octopus salad, hummus and organic mangoes were just a few foods recalled by the Food and Drug Administration...

Can apple cider vinegar really help manage diabetes?

By Dragana Jokic, M.D. Is vinegar really not just for salad anymore? Some celebrities claim it helps them maintain their figures. Some people stand by...

Bartley Healthcare to hold heart-health presentation Feb. 24

February is National Heart Health Month, and Bartley Healthcare encourages you to take control of your heart health. Learn ways to keep your blood...

New support group for bone marrow transplant recipients at Rutgers CINJ

Those who have a bone marrow transplant with donor stem cells (allogeneic) know of the many challenges they’ll face immediately following the procedure and...

Kids in need receive free dental care in Old Bridge

Local dentist, Dr. Cavan Brunsden and the KidZdent team, will provide a day of free preventive and emergency dental care for uninsured, underprivileged children...

State your age, weight and heart health …

Gaining weight is especially dangerous as people age, and the effects on the heart can be devastating By Jeff Schnaufer CTW Features Many think it’s just natural...

Clean diesel

Steering You Right With Sharon Peters Q: Can you tell me what they mean when they say a vehicle is a “clean diesel” vehicle? A: A...

The truth is in here as “The X-Files” returns to FOX

By Kellie Freeze, www.channelguidemag.com The statement "absence makes the heart grow fonder" certainly rings true in the case of The X-Files. The groundbreaking sci-fi horror...
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