Blog - Page 6 of 69 - Raritan Bay Medical Center

31
Aug

Picking and Packing School Backpacks for Safety

By: Justin P. Kubeck, M.D. Many students use backpacks to carry their school books and supplies, but improper use can lead to muscle and joint injury, neck and shoulder pain, as well as posture problems. ¬†Although they are linked to posture problems, heavy backpacks do not cause scoliosis. Scoliosis is a sideways curve of the […]

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31
Aug

Maintaining Your Weight Once You’ve Quit Smoking

By: Ayotunde Adeyeri, M.D., FASMBS Although people sometimes gain weight when they stop smoking, you can reduce your chances of adding extra pounds by taking steps to prevent it. Being aware of situations in which you could be tempted to substitute food for a cigarette, and devising strategies to cope with those instances is your […]

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29
Aug

Heartbeats: Heart Association award given

Raritan Bay Old Bridge and Raritan Bay Perth Amboy received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Plus Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks. Read full article on mycentraljersey.com.

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27
Aug

Manalapan doctor leads foundation’s board

Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation appointed Andrew Citron, M.D., director of the Division of Anesthesiology, as chairman of the board of trustees. Read full article on app.com.

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22
Aug

Healthwise: Exercise to combat depression

Raritan Bay Medical Center’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. (This article was also featured in the Amboy Guardian.) Read full article on mycentraljersey.com.

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15
Aug

All Around Old Bridge

The monthly newspaper featured three Raritan Bay team members: Family Medicine physician Kenneth Faistl, M.D., and general surgeon Andrew Boyarsky, M.D., and Jane O’Rourke, DNP, R.N., NEA-BC, vice president of Nursing and chief nursing executive. Read full article on page 8 of issuu.com.

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15
Aug

Do I really have an ‘athlete hernia?’

Raritan Bay Medical Center Old Bridge general surgeon Andrew Boyarsky, M.D., discusses the proper diagnosis and treatment options of athlete hernia, also known as sports hernia. Read full article on centraljersey.com.

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15
Aug

Men: Don’t skip checkups, scans and screenings

Raritan Bay Medical Center Family Medicine physician Kenneth Faistl, M.D., discusses the most important health screenings for men and at what age regular screenings should begin. (This article was also featured in The Independent in Monmouth County.) Read full article on centraljersey.com.

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14
Aug

Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation Welcomes Andrew Citron, M.D. as Chair of the Board of Trustees

Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation, a private, not-for-profit organization that has raised millions of dollars to support various health care services at Raritan Bay Medical Center, appointed Andrew Citron, M.D., director of the Division of Anesthesiology at the hospital, as chairman of the Board of Trustees. This is the first time in […]

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14
Aug

Healthwise: Do I really have an ‘athlete hernia?’

Raritan Bay Medical Center General Surgeon Andrew Boyarsky, M.D., discusses the proper diagnosis and treatment options of athlete hernia, also known as sports hernia. (This article was also featured in The Courier News.) Read full article on mycentraljersey.com.

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