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27
Oct

You’re Middle-Aged and Your Knee Hurts…

So, you’re 51 years old, otherwise healthy, but your knee’s not feeling right and it’s hurting your golf game.  Or, you’re 63, a little over weight, and you’d like to “get back in shape,” but your knee pain stops you from working out, even from going on neighborhood walks. Perhaps, you were “fine,” until your […]

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27
Oct

Follow ‘Restaurant Rules’ for Weight Loss

Is eating out your diet downfall? Getting together with friends is fun, but a tempting menu can quickly derail your weight loss efforts.  It helps to follow a few simple restaurant rules to stay on the calorie track.  First, choose a restaurant that offers healthier fare. Japanese, Thai and other Asian cuisines are usually vegetable-based […]

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24
Oct

Getting Real About All That Halloween Candy

The USDA says the average trick-or-treater consumes nearly three cups of sugar and 1½ cups of fat—just on Halloween. Treat yourself to just five “fun-size” Snickers bars over the course of the day and you’ll consume 400 extra calories and eight teaspoons of refined white sugar. That’s a big number to burn off at the […]

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24
Oct

How much Halloween candy should your child be eating?

Medical Director of the Institute for Weight Loss at Raritan Bay-Old Bridge Ayotunde Adeyeri, M.D., provides readers with strategies to control your children’s and your candy intake on Halloween and during the days immediately following. Read full article on app.com.

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24
Oct

Healthwise: Tricks to provide healthy treats!

Clinical Program Manager of Integrative Health Services at Raritan Bay Paula O’Neill, MS, R.N.-BC, provides tips on how to provide Halloween treats that are healthy and other trick or treat alternatives to candy. (This article was also featured in The Courier News and the Wichita Falls Times Record, Tx.) Read full article on mycentraljersey.com.

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23
Oct

Keep Moving to Control Your Diabetes

Joslin Diabetes Center, Affiliate at Raritan Bay-Old Bridge Medical Director Reema Patel, M.D., discusses how exercise is one of the best ways to effectively manage or prevent diabetes. Read full article on cornerpapernj.com.

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18
Oct

Snoring and Atrial Fibrillation

Raritan Bay Pulmonologist and Sleep Medicine Specialist Andrew R. Freedman, M.D., discusses the connection between sleep apnea, snoring, atrial fibrillation and heart disease. Dr. Freedman invites readers to join him at the Center for Sleep Medicine’s free education session on October 26 at Raritan Bay-Old Bridge to learn more about sleep issues and heart health. […]

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16
Oct

Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center Team Members Promote Breast Cancer Awareness

Raritan Bay Medical Center-Old Bridge and Raritan Bay-Perth Amboy team members wore pink on October 13 to help promote breast cancer awareness. Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. Getting mammograms regularly can lower the risk of dying from breast cancer. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends […]

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13
Oct

Hackensack Meridian Health Meridian Health Foundation Celebrates 20th Anniversary Gala at Ellis Island

Honoring Peter Cancro, founder and CEO of Jersey Mike’s Franchise Systems, Inc. Hackensack Meridian Health Meridian Health Foundation is pleased to announce its 20th Anniversary Gala, honoring Peter Cancro, founder and CEO of Jersey Mike’s Franchise Systems, Inc., will take place on Saturday, November 18 from 6 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. at New Jersey’s iconic […]

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11
Oct

Exercise to Combat Depression

Raritan Bay-Old Bridge’s Jessica Miller, M.D., who is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and practices Integrative Medicine, discusses depression and using exercise to alleviate depression symptoms. Read full article on cornerpapernj.com.

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