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Feb

Temporarily not permitting children ages 11 and under to visit the hospital – Raritan Bay-Old Bridge

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.

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31
Jan

For N.J.’s South Asian Community and All Diagnosed with Diabetes: Start with Education

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 […]

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31
Jan

Celebrate Your Heart with Healthy Nutrition

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 […]

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31
Jan

For Women: Take This Risk to 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 […]

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30
Jan

Do you have email apnea?

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.

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30
Jan

Peak flu season is here: Protect yourself and your family

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.

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30
Jan

Raritan Bay-Old Bridge recognizes Thyroid Awareness Month

Raritan Bay Medical Center-Old Bridge team members wore pink with teal and purple clothes Jan. 12 in recognition of National Thyroid Awareness Month. Read full article on centraljersey.com.

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29
Jan

Healthwise: For NJ’s South Asian community and all with diabetes: start with education

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 […]

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24
Jan

Peak Flu Season is Here: Protect Yourself and Your Family

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 […]

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23
Jan

Louis M. Weiner, M.D., Joins John Theurer Cancer Center’s Advisory Board

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 […]

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