Raritan Bay-Old Bridge Joins Raritan Bay-Perth Amboy in temporarily not permitting children ages 11 and under to visit the hospital Due to the high level of influenza (flu) activity, Raritan Bay Medical Center-Perth Amboy and Raritan Bay-Old Bridge are temporarily not permitting children ages 11 and under to visit the hospital.
Central New Jersey’s community is highly populated with residents of South Asian descent. Asians are at a much higher risk of developing diabetes due to genetic factors. One may notice much of the Asian community is not obese or overweight, however, often weight is centered in the belly, known as central obesity. This type of […]
February is American Heart Month. Celebrating the heart for just one month is just not enough. Consider that the heart is working 24/7 to keep blood circulating through your whole body. No matter the condition; plaque, high cholesterol, high triglycerides, the heart does it’s best to get blood to every part of the body. Heart […]
Heart disease is the top killer of women. The majority of women between the ages of 40 and 60 have at least one risk factor for the disease. But many do not realize it. They also don’t know about the sometimes subtle signals of a heart attack. That’s why the American Heart Association created Go Red for Women […]
Integrative Health Associate Sharon Yeskel from Raritan Bay’s Integrative Health & Medicine discusses how to achieve healthy breathing for stress relief, a stronger immune system, and shaking off feelings of sleepiness. Read full article on centraljersey.com.
Raritan Bay Medical Center Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Epidemiology Nazar Raoof, M.D., provides information about the flu, how to prevent infection, and encourages readers to get a flu shot during this very active flu season. Read full article on centraljersey.com.
Medical Director of the Joslin Diabetes Center, Affiliate at Raritan Bay Medical Center-Old Bridge Reema Patel, M.D., discusses diabetes, the increased risk of individuals of Asian descent of developing diabetes, and the steps people should take once they have been diagnosed. (This article was also featured on CentralJersey.com and The Courier News.) Read full article […]
We are now at the peak of influenza season. The New Jersey Department of Health is reporting that the influenza activity level is high in every county in New Jersey. Influenza, “flu,” is a family of contagious respiratory viruses. Feeling feverish, body aches, headaches, sore throat, and cough are some of the common symptoms. Although […]
John Theurer Cancer Center announced the appointment of Louis M. Weiner, M.D., to its advisory board. Dr. Weiner is director of the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of Georgetown University Medical Center, in Washington, D.C. He is also director of the MedStar Georgetown Cancer Institute. (This press release was also picked up by 255 […]
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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