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11
Oct

Shine a light on mental illness

Raritan Bay-Old Bridge Psychiatrist Nanditha Krishnamsetty, M.D., advocates for removing the stigma from mental illness and advises individuals to know the signs of mental illness and to seek professional help if needed, in recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week, Oct. 1-7. Read full article on cornerpapernj.com.

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11
Oct

Repairing hernia with robotic assisted surgery

Medical Director of the Center for Robotic Surgery at Raritan Bay-Old Bridge Frederick Sabido, M.D., explains the causes of abdominal hernia and discusses the benefits of utilizing robotic surgery in its treatment. Read full article on issuu.com.

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2
Oct

Fall is here! Now what’s in season?

Cool, frosty weather, colorful amber leaves, and the smell of cinnamon and pumpkin spices lingering at local coffee shops; all signs of the start of fall! When the seasons change, as do the seasonal produce. Fall is the time for some of the most delicious fruits and vegetables in New Jersey, which make for scrumptious […]

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2
Oct

What does snoring have to do with atrial fibrillation?

Very often as part of the work up for atrial fibrillation, patients are referred for sleep studies to determine if there is coexistent sleep apnea. This seems like a big jump from snoring and making noise breathing at night to having an irregular heartbeat.  However, the two are closely related. Let’s take a look at […]

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2
Oct

Feeling Dizzy? It Could be a Balance Disorder

Dizziness, vertigo, and disequilibrium (unsteadiness) are all common symptoms that can result from a vestibular disorder. The vestibular system includes the parts of the inner ear and brain that process the sensory information involved with controlling balance and eye movements. If disease or injury damages these processing areas, vestibular disorders can result. Vestibular disorders occur […]

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2
Oct

Boosting Your Mental Health

You know that you should eat healthy foods and get some exercise to feel good and live longer. Another key part to living longer is your mental health. National Mental Illness Awareness Week, October 2 -8, is a good time to consider your mental health.  It’s important to note that one in five adults experiences […]

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26
Sep

New program for adults with autism opens in Woodbridge

Thanks to the Hope Autism Solutions program, recently launched in Woodbridge, and Raritan Bay Medical Center Perth Amboy, autistic adults now have an opportunity to volunteer at the hospital. NJTV spent time shadowing program participant Thomas Barnett as he received volunteer and food service training at Raritan Bay as part of NJTV’s coverage of the […]

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18
Sep

Healthwise: The whole truth about whole grains

Institute for Weight Loss at Raritan Bay Medical Center Old Bridge’s Registered Dietitian Jennifer Seleem discusses the importance of incorporating whole grains as part of a healthy diet in recognition of National Whole Grains month. (This article was also featured in The Courier News.) Read full article on mycentraljersey.com.

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14
Sep

Hackensack Meridian Health Physicians Recognized as Top Doctors

Hackensack Meridian Health is pleased to announce that 458 of its affiliated physicians have been recognized by Inside Jersey magazine as Top Doctors. Read full press release on Hackensack Meridian Health.

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12
Sep

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

Raritan Bay Medical Center-Old Bridge and Raritan Bay-Perth Amboy team members wore light blue colored clothes September 8 to help promote awareness of prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men (after skin cancer), but it can often be treated successfully. Men who are at average risk should discuss screenings with their […]

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