Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Epidemiology at Raritan Bay Nazar Raoof, M.D., encourages people to get the flu shot this season and dispels misconceptions about vaccinations causing illness – see page 8. Raritan Bay Medical Center’s Jessica Miller, M.D., specialist in physical medicine, rehabilitation and integrative medicine, describes what gluten is, how it effects the body and suggests individuals discuss a change in diet with their physician in order to mitigate the symptoms of gluten intolerance – see page 19. Raritan Bay Old Bridge Internist Sameer Shetty, M.D., advises readers to regularly exercise, including any movement not just high intensity activities, to reduce their cancer risk based on recently released federal guidelines for physical activity – see page 22.
With locations in Perth Amboy and Old Bridge, New Jersey, Raritan Bay Medical Center delivers critical world-class healthcare services care to Monmouth and Middlesex County residents. As providers of first-class healthcare in the areas of stroke, cardiology, cancer, physical rehabilitation, pulmonary rehabilitation, pediatric medicine, Raritan Bay Medical Center continues to stay on the forefront of medicine.
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