Blog - Raritan Bay Medical Center

13
Mar

Raritan Bay Medical Center Team Members Wear Orange to Support MS Awareness

Old Bridge, N.J., March 10, 2017… Raritan Bay Medical Center team members wore orange in support of Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month on March 10. Pictured are Raritan Bay – Old Bridge team members. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an unpredictable disorder that can cause a variety of symptoms, possibly affecting individuals physically, emotionally, mentally, psychologically, or in […]

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9
Mar

Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement

Raritan Bay Medical Center is participating in a Medicare initiative called the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) model. The CJR model aims to promote quality and financial accountability for care surrounding lower-extremity joint replacement (LEJR) procedures, commonly referred to as hip and knee replacements and/or other major leg procedures. As part of its participation […]

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7
Mar

Reiki for Hospital Patients and Self-Care

By: Sharon Yeskel Did your kids ever play with Hasbro’s Playskool Weebles? You know those little egg-shaped figures with the wide base and narrow tops that tip back and forth when given a gentle push? The advertising slogan was, “Weebles wobble, but they don’t fall down. The weighted bottom balances the toy and eventually brings […]

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3
Mar

Weight Training is a Healthy Exercise for Women

By: Ayotunde Adeyeri, M.D., FASMBS I write about weight loss frequently. In my blogs and seminars, I look at the weight loss issue from a holistic perspective. Yes, weight loss surgery has been clinically proven to be very helpful in the fight against heart disease, a common side effect of obesity. But it’s hard to […]

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3
Mar

Don’t Ignore the Importance of Sleep

By: David Goldstein, M.D. During March 6-13, we are recognizing Sleep Awareness Week and the role that healthy sleep can play in your life. Sleep is vital to good health and well-being throughout your life. Getting enough quality sleep at the right times can help protect your mental and physical health, quality of life, and […]

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3
Mar

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Who’s at Risk, and How is It Treated?

By: Michael Pensak, M.D. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a compression neuropathy involving the median nerve at the wrist. A compression neuropathy is essentially a pinched nerve that results from the buildup of pressure within the carpal tunnel. There are numerous causes of CTS, including swelling around the tissues in your wrist (tenosynovitis), fractures or […]

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3
Mar

Take the Diabetes Risk Test on March 22

By: Reema Patel, M.D. American Diabetes Alert Day is March 22nd. On this day, the American Diabetes Association invites you to take a free Diabetes Risk Test to find out if you are at risk for Type 2 Diabetes. The test asks users to answer simple questions about weight, age, family history, and other potential […]

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3
Mar

True or False: Essentials of Proper Nutrition

By: Jennifer Seleem, MS, RDN “Burn fat fast,” “body cleansing,” “lose 50 lbs. instantly,” and “cutting out carbs,” how often have you seen these terms advertised? Is it true or false? Everywhere you turn someone is talking about their new diet that they saw on Dr. Oz or Facebook, or from celebrity endorsement. There are […]

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15
Feb

Jessica Miller, M.D., FABPMR, Joins Medical Staff at Raritan Bay Medical Center

Dr. Miller opens office in 3 Hospital Plaza, Suite 203, Raritan Bay – Old Bridge Old Bridge, NJ, February 10, 2017… Raritan Bay Medical Center, a member of the Hackensack Meridian Health family, recently welcomed Jessica S. Miller, M.D., FABPMR, to its medical staff. Dr. Miller, board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, opened an […]

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1
Feb

Don’t Take Your Eyes for Granted

Don’t Take Your Eyes for Granted By: Cristin Subramaniam, M.D. Low vision is uncorrectable vision loss that interferes with daily activities. There are currently 3 million Americans ages 40 and older who have low vision. By 2030, when the last baby boomers turn 65, the number of Americans who have low vision is projected to […]

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