5
Mar

XLIF Procedure Helps NBA Star Bill Walton Overcome Extreme Back Pain

By: Justin Kubeck, M.D. On the face of things, NBA Hall of Famer Bill Walton seemed to have it all – recognition as one of the NBA’s 50 Greatest Players of all time and, following his retirement from basketball, a promising career as an NBC sports commentator.  Behind the scenes, however, Walton was struggling with […]

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4
Mar

Free Diabetes Risk Test on American Diabetes Association Alert Day 3/25

By: Dr. Reema Patel The American Diabetes Association Alert Day® is a one-day “wake-up call” asking the American public to take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes, a condition characterized by high blood glucose levels caused by either a lack of insulin or the […]

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4
Mar

Examining the Pros and Cons of Weight Loss Medications

By: Dr. Ayotunde Adeyeri If you have serious health problems because of your weight and dieting hasn’t worked for you, prescription weight-loss drugs may be an option in addition to diet and exercise. You should know, though, that prescription weight-loss drugs don’t replace the need to make healthy changes in your eating habits and activity […]

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4
Mar

Three Good Reasons To Share Dinner With Your Family Tonight

By: Dr. Ayotunde Adeyeri Many young people struggle with excess weight. Almost 1 in 3 children ages 5 to 11 is considered to be overweight or obese. Weighing too much increases the chances that young people will develop some health problems — now and later in life. A study in the journal Pediatrics shows that […]

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28
Feb

RBMC Names Ann Marie Henderson Sr. Vice President, General Counsel

PERTH AMBOY, NJ, February 27, 2014 — Raritan Bay Medical Center President and CEO Michael R. D’Agnes recently announced the appointment of Ann Marie Henderson, Esq., of Staten Island, NY, as Senior Vice President, General Counsel for the medical center. Henderson previously served as Senior Associate Attorney for the North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System […]

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24
Feb

Avoiding Shoulder Injuries In Golf

By: Michael T. Lu, MD The shoulder is one of the most commonly injured sites in golfers, after the elbow, wrist, and low back. Imagine swinging a club with a painful shoulder. It’s easy to see how important the shoulder is to the golf swing. Shoulder problems in golf are commonly overuse injuries, but traumatic […]

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24
Feb

Are You Feeling Tired All The Time?

By: Dr. Jennifer Turkish Do you feel like your “get up and go” has “gotten up and gone?” Do you have a persistent feeling of exhaustion or sleepiness? Do you wake up feeling like you haven’t slept at all? If you’ve answered yes, you may be suffering from TATT syndrome: Tired All the Time. Everyone […]

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27
Feb

Hospital Foundation Announces Art Show Honoree – EJ Davis

-16th Annual Inspirations Art Show Benefits Raritan Bay Medical Center Renovations- PERTH AMBOY, February 27, 2013… Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation is holding its 2013 Annual Inspirations Spring Art Show Thursday, April 18, 6 to 8 p.m. at Raritan Bay Medical Center’s Perth Amboy Campus, 530 New Brunswick Ave. Photographic artist and advertising and marketing professional EJ […]

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28
Jan

Medical Center Going Red for Women in February

-RBMC is providing free blood pressure screenings and education events- PERTH AMBOY, NJ, January 25, 2013… A stroke occurs every 40 seconds and affects an estimated 800,000 people each year. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), many people, and especially women, are unaware of the warning signs and symptoms of an acute stroke. “Stroke […]

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14
Dec

Protect Your Family from the Flu this Season

-Raritan Bay Medical Center Provides Tips to Prevent Infection- PERTH AMBOY, NJ, December 11, 2012… The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported that an early flu season has begun with the numbers of flu cases reported in parts of the country already higher than all of last flu season. While an earlier than […]

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