Summer is here! People with healing wounds, however, may not be as excited about the hot weather. But, understanding the main wound healing challenges during this season can give you a head start on mitigating any possible difficulties. Staying focused on preventing the spread of germs, caring for your wound’s surface, and staying in good health will keep […]
By: Jennifer Seleem, MS, RDN During the summer, there are so many activities and so little time. Sometimes we forget the most basic necessity: staying hydrated. Water is the best drink to keep you hydrated, but sometimes we need to make hydration a little more fun. Adding some fun and flavor to water can make […]
By: Ayotunde Adeyeri, M.D., FASMBS Congratulations! Mission accomplished. You’ve achieved your weight loss goal, which is no easy feat. You have officially graduated to a new level of health and the rules of weight maintenance are a little different. The bad news—the majority of people who lose a large volume of weight regain it two […]
Raritan Bay Medical Center – Perth Amboy’s parking deck (located on New Brunswick Avenue) will be closed for approximately 20 minutes Wednesday, June 21, between 3:30 p.m. and 4:15 p.m., as the funeral procession for Perth Amboy Fire Department Chief Abe Pitre passes down New Brunswick Ave. Due to the positioning of the fire department’s […]
Raritan Bay Medical Center-Old Bridge and Raritan Bay-Perth Amboy team members wore purple on June 9 in recognition of Alzheimer’s Disease and BrainAwareness Month. Alzheimer’s is not a normal part of aging. The greatest known risk factor is increasing age, and the majority of people with Alzheimer’s are 65 and older. But Alzheimer’s is not […]
Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation Hosts 33rd Annual Harbor Lights Ball Honoring Gregorio Guillen, M.D., with the Excellence in Medicine Award; The Liberty Group with the Business of the Year Award;, Ali Rada with the Executive of the Year Award, and Joan Harewood, DNP, R.N., NEA-BC, with the Distinguished Service Award Perth Amboy, N.J., March 29, […]
Summer is Here, Stay Active and Eat Balanced! By: Jennifer Seleem, MS, RDN We have survived the snow, cold and rain! At last, summer is here! Now that the weather is nice, being physically active is a piece of cake. But with physical activity, comes nutritional recommendations. With physical activity you are exerting your body […]
Do I Really Have an “Athlete Hernia?” By: Andrew Boyarsky, M.D., FACS “Athlete Hernia” is a syndrome of unexplained groin pain most commonly seen in elite athletes. This pain usually develops without any real known or identifiable cause. It rarely starts with a definite injury. It is extremely important to recognize that so-called “weekend warriors” can develop this […]
For Men: Don’t Skip Checkups and Recommended Screenings By: Kenneth Faistl, M.D., FAAFP Men are missing the mark when it comes to managing their personal health. As a result, they are missing opportunities to find and deal with medical problems in their early stages. This is when many conditions are more treatable and less threatening […]
Repairing Hernia with Robotic Assisted Surgery By: Frederick Sabido, M.D., FACS More than 200,000 Americans are diagnosed with hernia each year. A hernia occurs when an organ or scar tissue pushes through an opening in the muscle or tissue that holds it in place, which produces a bulge. In many cases, a hernia is no […]
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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