28
Sep

Food as Preventive Medicine

Research continues to show how important our food is for the maintenance of our health and for disease prevention.  Evidence exists showing that most of the common diseases we face such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, cancer, and obesity are directly linked to dietary factors.  Perhaps even more importantly, life expectancy overall is […]

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28
Sep

Garden to Table Seminar

Join our Integrative Health & Medicine and Food & Nutrition teams and Master Gardener Constance Elek to learn how to start your own container garden to grow healthy produce, make food your “Farmacy,” and a garden harvest cooking demonstration. The seminar includes free food and beverage samples. Thursday, October 4, 2018, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 […]

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26
Sep

Every Woman Counts Panel Discussion

Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center-Perth Amboy is sponsoring the “Every Woman Counts” panel discussion Wednesday, October 10, 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Raritan Bay-Perth Amboy. The panel includes Oncologists Denise Johnson Miller, M.D., Leonard Resnikoff, M.D., and Nandini Ignatius, M.D.  This informative program, provided as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, will prepare attendees to make informed […]

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13
Sep

Harvesting Fall’s Flavors

Join our registered dietitians and learn how to incorporate fall seasonal foods in your daily healthy menu. Cooking demos and samples will be provided. Tuesday, September 18, 2018 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Joslin Diabetes Center 2 Hospital Plaza, Suite 420 Raritan Bay Medical Center-Old Bridge Registration is required. For more information and to register, […]

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13
Sep

Babyfest!

Join us for a fun day of health and nutrition education, maternity tours, giveaways, raffles and more! Wednesday, October 3, 2018 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Raritan Bay Medical Center-Perth Amboy 530 New Brunswick Avenue Raritan Rooms C&D Registration required. For more information and to register, call 1-800-560-9990 or visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org

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13
Sep

Start the school year off healthy!

Summer has come to an end and now we’re back to reality.  September marks the start of the school year and getting into a new routine.  Let’s make sure this school year begins with healthy habits that continue indefinitely for the whole family. Plan to have a balanced breakfast with your kids every morning. Breakfast […]

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13
Sep

Select Well-Fitting Athletic Shoes for Less Foot Pain

Proper shoe lacing makes a difference for your feet.  It’s just one of many simple things you can do to safeguard your feet while you put them through the demands of an athletic workout or even a long day of walking over all sorts of surfaces.  Simply lacing your shoes or sneakers properly, along with […]

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13
Sep

Dizziness can be a sign of a balance disorder

  Dizziness, vertigo, and unsteadiness (disequilibrium) are all common symptoms that can result from a vestibular disorder.  Our vestibular system includes the parts of the inner ear and brain that process sensory information involved in controlling balance and eye movements.  If disease or injury damages these processing areas, vestibular disorders can result. Vestibular disorders occur […]

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13
Sep

Create a family emergency plan to avoid disaster

September is National Preparedness Month, and just as the hospital plans for emergencies and disasters, you and your family should also plan to protect yourself and your loved ones when an emergency occurs. Disasters, whether natural or caused by humans, often happen with little to no warning, yet a study by the Federal Emergency Management […]

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3
Jul

Raritan Bay Medical Center Receives American Heart Association’s EMS Gold Plus Award

For the second consecutive year, Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center-Old Bridge and Raritan Bay Medical Center-Perth Amboy received the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Plus Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks. Raritan Bay has been recognized with the EMS Gold […]

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