25
May

Raritan Bay Medical Center-Perth Amboy Supports Red Nose Day, May 25

Team members from Raritan Bay Medical Center-Perth Amboy’s Pediatric Unit support Red Nose Day. Pictured in the pediatric unit are the team members, including Maternity and Pediatric Unit Nurse Manager Carolynn Kedzierski, R.N., and Assistant Nurse Manager Lisa Ann Gernon, R.N. Money raised by the Red Nose Day movement supports projects that ensure kids are […]

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17
May

Raritan Bay Medical Center Welcomes Board Certified General Surgeon Andrew H. Boyarsky, M.D., FACS

OLD BRIDGE, N.J., May 17, 2017…  Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center-Old Bridge recently welcomed board certified General Surgeon Andrew H. Boyarsky, M.D., FACS, to its medical staff.  The accomplished surgeon has been in practice for more than 30 years and has been listed on several “Top Doctors” lists, is a longtime surgical educator […]

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17
May

Raritan Bay Medical Center Welcomes Board Certified Family Medicine Practitioner Kenneth Faistl, M.D., FAAFP

OLD BRIDGE, N.J., May 17, 2017…  Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center recently welcomed Kenneth Faistl, M.D., FAAFP, who is board certified in Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine, to its medical staff.  An advocate for family medicine and holder of a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Geriatrics, Dr. Faistl is returning to the Central/Southern […]

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17
May

RBMC Recognizes Mental Health Awareness Month

    Raritan Bay team members promoted mental health awareness May 12, wearing lime green in recognition of the national observance in May.  Only 41 percent of adults in the U.S. with a mental health condition received mental health services in the past year. Among adults with a serious mental illness, 62.9 percent received mental […]

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15
May

Grow Your Own Healthy Produce

By: Nina K. Regevik, M.D., FACP, ABIHM Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables is essential in obtaining overall health. Fruits and vegetables are high in fiber, contain important vitamins and minerals, and may even reduce your overall disease risk. Healthful organic produce acts as a healthy and convenient snack, and can even be […]

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12
May

Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center celebrates Yogi’s Birthday with Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center-Perth Amboy

In honor of what would have been Yogi’s 92nd birthday on May 12, the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center donated Yogi Berra Museum baby hats, along with free Museum memberships for the families of all children born that day at Hackensack Meridian Health Hospitals, including Raritan Bay Medical Center-Perth Amboy. Pictured from left, (front) […]

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12
May

Eating Local, Seasonal Produce is Best

Eating Local, Seasonal Produce is Best By: Jennifer Seleem, MS, RDN Bright, warm sun shining; colorful fragrant flowers blooming. Spring is here and summer is on the way. Just as flowers are blooming, as are our fruits and vegetables. Fortunately, as consumers we walk into the supermarket and see almost the same fruits and vegetables […]

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4
May

If You Have Arthritis, Realize the Benefits of Exercise

May is Arthritis Awareness Month— If You Have Arthritis, Realize the Benefits of Exercise  By: Janak R. Goyal, M.D., RDMS, RVT, RPVI, FACP, FACR If you have arthritis, you may think you shouldn’t exercise because it could make your condition worse. But actually, you can improve your health and fitness through exercise, without damaging your […]

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4
May

Opening Minds: Overcoming the Stigma of Mental Illness

Opening Minds: Overcoming the Stigma of Mental Illness By: Nanditha Krishnamsetty, M.D. As we observe National Mental Health Month, it’s important to recognize that the fear of stigmas associated with mental health issues often stops people from seeking help and taking advantage of the many effective treatments available today. One in four U.S. adults will […]

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3
May

Keeping Balanced in Later Years

Keeping Balanced in Later Years by: Vicente Zapanta, M.D. Older people are at a higher risk of having balance problems; 75 percent of people in the U.S. over the age of 70 are diagnosed as having “abnormal” balance which can lead to falling. Falls are the leading cause of injury-related deaths in people older than […]

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