News

6
Nov

For your health: Take part in the Great American Smokeout 2018 because it’s never too late to quit

Coordinator of Raritan Bay Old Bridge’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program and Registered Respiratory Therapist Helen Marra discusses the benefits of quitting smoking and suggests making that commitment on November 16, National Great American Smokeout day. (This article was also featured in The Courier News and CentralJersey.com.) READ FULL ARTICLE ON MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM

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30
Oct

For your health: Manage your diabetes to prevent blindness

Medical Director of the Joslin Diabetes Center, Affiliate at Raritan Bay Old Bridge Reema Patel, M.D., provides tips on preventing diabetic eye disease and promotes Raritan Bay’s free diabetes awareness event, held November 2. (This article was also featured on CentralJersey.com.) READ FULL ARTICLE ON MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM

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23
Oct

Pumpkins should be part of your diet, too

Raritan Bay Old Bridge Institute for Weight Loss Registered Dietitian Jennifer Seleem, R.D., discusses the nutritional value of pumpkin and pumpkin seeds, which include fiber, vitamin A, potassium and antioxidants, just in time for Halloween.  (This article was also featured in The Courier News and the Wichita Falls Times Record.) READ FULL ARTICLE ON MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM

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16
Oct

Heartbeats: High school students learn about medicine

Twelve area high school students spent three days in August shadowing health care professionals and learning about hospital operations at Raritan Bay Perth Amboy and Old Bridge. The intensive medical learning program gave the students an opportunity to observe patient procedures in the hospital’s surgical suites, cardiac cath. lab, physical and respiratory therapy and diagnostic […]

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16
Oct

For your health: Essential oils for seasonal allergies

Raritan Bay Certified Clinical Aromatherapist Grace Orosz, R.N.-BC, CCAP, part of Integrative Health & Medicine, talks about her early struggles with allergies, her discovery and use of essential oils and diffusion to bring her relief, and provides tips on which oils to use to alleviate allergies, as anti-inflammatories, or improve our immune system. READ FULL […]

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8
Oct

Regional Cancer Care Associates opens new office in Old Bridge

New member of the Raritan Bay medical staff medical oncologist and hematologist Nandini Ignatius, M.D., as part of the Regional Cancer Care Associates practice opened an office in 2 Hospital Plaza at Raritan Bay Old Bridge. (This article was also featured in the Old Bridge Suburban and East Brunswick Sentinel.) READ FULL ARTICLE ON CENTRALJERSEY.COM

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8
Oct

Immunotherapy is advancing cancer treatment

Raritan Bay Old Bridge Medical Oncologist and Hematologist Nandini Ignatius, M.D., discusses the implications of a cancer diagnosis for the patient and their loved ones, advances in treatment options, and the basics of immunotherapy, used to treat cancer. (This article was also featured in Old Bridge Suburban, East Brunswick Sentinel, and the Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge […]

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8
Oct

High school students shadow health care professionals at Raritan Bay Medical Center

Twelve area high school students spent three days in August shadowing health care professionals and learning about hospital operations at Raritan Bay Perth Amboy and Old Bridge. The intensive medical learning program gave the students an opportunity to observe patient procedures in the hospital’s surgical suites, cardiac cath lab, physical and respiratory therapy and diagnostic […]

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5
Oct

Pumpkin: more than meets the eye

With Halloween right around the corner, Institute for Weight Loss at Raritan Bay Old Bridge Registered Dietitian Jennifer Seleem discusses the nutritional value of pumpkin and pumpkin seeds and provides brief recipe ideas to prepare foods with pumpkin. (This article was also featured in Tri-Town News in Jackson, Old Bridge Suburban, East Brunswick Examiner, and […]

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5
Oct

For your health: Cut down on your soft drink consumption

Medical Director of the Center for Bariatric Surgery at Raritan Bay Perth Amboy Karl Strom, M.D., tells readers that if they regularly drink sodas, fruit juices, or sweet sport drinks, they are not improving their health. In fact, they are increasing their risk of visceral fat and obesity. READ FULL ARTICLE ON MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM

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