28
Jun

Cut Down on Your Soft Drink Consumption

If you’re a regular drinker of sodas, fruit juices, and sweet sports drinks, you’re not improving your health.  These drinks contain a lot of sugar, which adds calories to your diet. Sugary drinks also raise insulin levels.  This causes you to put on more visceral fat; fat deep inside, around the stomach and other organs. Too […]

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28
Jun

Practice Firework Safety to Avoid Life-altering Injuries

Fireworks are part of many seasonal celebrations, especially July 4th when we celebrate the birth of American independence, but many people fail to realize just how dangerous they really are.  Many accidents each year result in life-altering injuries for people of all ages. This includes an NFL player who suffered extensive injuries to his hand […]

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21
Jun

“There’s No Place Like Old Bridge” Showcase Event

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19
Jun

Parking Deck Maintenance Project Begins at Raritan Bay Perth Amboy

Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center Perth Amboy’s parking deck, on the corner of New Brunswick Ave. and Groom St., is undergoing a maintenance project, beginning June 19, that will reduce the number of available parking spots.  The project will ensure the continued safety and accessibility of the parking deck, and is expected to continue through […]

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15
Jun

Raritan Bay Medical Center-Old Bridge Recognizes Men’s Health Month

Raritan Bay Medical Center-Old Bridge Recognizes Men’s Health Month Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center-Old Bridge team members wore blue on June 15 in recognition of Men’s Health Month/Wear Blue Day.  Wear Blue Day was created by the Men’s Health Network to raise awareness about the importance of men making healthy lifestyle choices, making regular annual […]

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8
Jun

Wound Care Awareness – Meet Raritan Bay’s new wound healing specialist Dr. Cynthia Vuittonet.

Meet Raritan Bay’s new wound healing specialist Dr. Cynthia Vuittonet.

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4
Jun

Becoming Happier and Healthier with Gratitude

According to the English Oxford dictionary, gratitude is “the quality of being thankful…readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness.” Gratitude is appreciating what you have and recognizing the simple pleasures of life…things we often take for granted.  Gratitude is a powerful force that can make us happier and healthier. Many studies, including those […]

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4
Jun

The Egg: Egg-cellent or Egg-void?

One of the most controversial foods in our diets are eggs.  The audience is split; some think eggs should be avoided and some believe eggs are super healthy, but what do the facts say? In celebration of Egg Day on June 3, it is time to understand the truth about eggs once and for all. […]

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4
Jun

Lyme Disease Rising in N.J., Protect Yourself and Your Family

Data released recently by the New Jersey Department of Health shows Lyme disease levels last year reached their highest point in almost 20 years.  Lyme disease, caused by the bacterium B. burgdorferi, is transmitted by biting deer ticks. This type of tick is widespread in N.J and are quite small and can be difficult to see. […]

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11
May

Raritan Bay Medical Center Goes Pink in May

Raritan Bay Medical Center-Old Bridge and Raritan Bay Medical Center-Perth Amboy joins the entire Hackensack Meridian Health family by going pink in May, as part of the longstanding Paint the Town Pink initiative. The goal of Paint the Town Pink is to encourage women to have their annual screenings, including mammograms, and make their overall […]

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