When you’re scrambling to make a burn feel better or stop a bleeding wound, it helps to know what to do. We’ve all heard some common first aid folklore. But rather than helping, those first aid myths can actually make things worse. The following are a few common first aid mistakes and advice on what you should […]
Time is of the essence, especially when you’re juggling multiple responsibilities along with a busy schedule. While we cannot add minutes to our days, we can use the minutes we have more wisely. There are a few things you can do to more effectively use your time, and improve your health. Cook in batches. Once […]
Raritan Bay Medical Center was designated as a Magnet organization in 2004, 2009 and 2013 by the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program ® . This prestigious designation recognizes excellence in nursing services. In January 2019, Raritan Bay Medical Center is applying for re-designation. Patients, family members, staff, and interested parties who would like to provide comments […]
Raritan Bay was designated as a Magnet organization in 2004, 2009, and 2013 by the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program ® November 26, 2018, Perth Amboy, NJ… In January 2019, Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center is applying for re-designation as a Magnet organization. This designation recognizes excellence in nursing services. Raritan Bay Medical Center […]
Gluten is one of the proteins found in wheat (durum, emmer, spelt, farina, faro, KAMUT®, Khorasan wheat, and einkorn) as well as rye, barley, and triticale. Breads, baked goods, sauces, salad dressings, cereal, pasta, soups, and sauces commonly contain gluten. Malt, food coloring, and beer commonly contain gluten as well. Gluten’s use in food dates […]
Need a reason to lace up your sneakers and head out the door? Whether you prefer a neighborhood stroll, a yoga class, or a round of golf, exercise can do more than keep you fit—it may reduce your risk of developing cancer as well. Previous research found a link between exercise and a lower risk […]
You can prevent the flu this season by taking one simple step: Get a flu vaccine. The CDC recommends everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated. Unfortunately, some people think that getting a flu vaccine is too much trouble or costs too much. Or they are sure that a flu shot will make them sick. […]
Diabetes is the leading cause of new cases of blindness among American adults between ages 20 and 74, with diabetic retinopathy as the most common diabetic eye disease. Changes in the blood vessels of the retina, the light sensitive layer at the back of the inner eye, can lead to this condition. In some people, retinal blood vessels […]
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an enduring lung disease that makes it hard to breathe. The disease is increasingly common, affecting millions of Americans, causing serious long-term disability and is the third leading cause of death in the U.S. The good news is COPD is often preventable and treatable. About 85 to 90 percent […]
Would you believe pumpkins were once recommended for removing freckles and curing snake bites? That is not the case now, but pumpkin continues to be an incredibly nutritious piece of produce. The pumpkin we know and love may be used as a decoration this Halloween, but we cannot forget the great source of nutrition it […]
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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