Blog - Raritan Bay Medical Center

9
Oct

Pumpkin, more than meets the eye

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 […]

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9
Oct

Essential Oils for Seasonal Allergies

When I was growing up in Chicago, I can vividly remember how I looked forward to the change of seasons – all four of them!  The mid-west was an open, clean, fresh place to live.  I spent most of my free time outdoors. We almost never played inside.  We had many wonderful forest preserves, lakes […]

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9
Oct

Immunotherapy is Advancing Cancer Treatment

When someone receives a cancer diagnosis, they often feel overwhelmed.  I have been in this position when my family member was diagnosed with cancer.  The experience I had while taking care of my loved one motivates me each day to strive to provide the most compassionate, high-quality care possible for my patients.  As an oncologist, […]

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1
Oct

Raritan Bay Medical Center Old Bridge Holds Open House

Raritan Bay Old Bridge’s open house showcase event is reviewed on page 1, the event included hospitals tours, free health screenings and guests received information about services and available physician practices. This issue also includes an article on page 8 announcing Raritan Bay’s recognition with the American Heart Association’s EMS Gold Plus Award, and the […]

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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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28
Sep

Annual Public Meeting

Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center-Perth Amboy will hold its annual public meeting Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at 4 p.m. The meeting, open to the general public. Raritan Bay Medical Center Centennial Hall A&B 530 New Brunswick Avenue Perth Amboy, NJ Raritan Bay-Old Bridge will also hold its public meeting on December 5, 2018, […]

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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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25
Sep

For Your Health: Dizziness can be a sign of a balance disorder

Director of the Center for Balance at Raritan Bay Medical Center Vicente Zapanta, M.D., provides the symptoms of chronic dizziness and imbalance, discusses the dangers of these conditions, and suggests obtaining a balance screening to identify problems. Dr. Zapanta also promotes Raritan Bay’s free “Solutions to Balance Problems” event on Sept. 27. (This article was […]

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25
Sep

Cancer Experts Open Office at Raritan Bay Medical Center-Old Bridge

Regional Cancer Care Associates Open Office in Suite 470, 2 Hospital Plaza, at Raritan Bay-Old Bridge Regional Cancer Care Associates (RCCA) opened a new office at Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center-Old Bridge in Suite 470, 2 Hospital Plaza, with lead physician Nandini Ignatius, M.D. Her mission is to provide high quality, evidence based, […]

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