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11
Jul

Six Tips to Overcome Wound Healing Challenges in the Summer

Summer is here! People with healing wounds, however, may not be as excited about the hot weather. But, understanding the main wound healing challenges during this season can give you a head start on mitigating any possible difficulties. Staying focused on preventing the spread of germs, caring for your wound’s surface, and staying in good health will keep […]

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3
Jul

You Lost the Weight – Here’s How to Keep It Off

By: Ayotunde Adeyeri, M.D., FASMBS Congratulations!  Mission accomplished. You’ve achieved your weight loss goal, which is no easy feat. You have officially graduated to a new level of health and the rules of weight maintenance are a little different. The bad news—the majority of people who lose a large volume of weight regain it two […]

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30
Jun

33rd Annual Harbor Lights Ball Raises More Than $215,000

Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation welcomed nearly 300 guests to the 33rd annual Harbor Lights Ball on May 12 at the Grand Marquis in Old Bridge. More than $215,000 was raised to support the hospital’s new Center for Robotic Surgery at Raritan Bay-Old Bridge. Read full article on amboyguardian.com.

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13
Jun

RBMC Recognizes Alzheimer’s Disease and Brain Awareness Month

Raritan Bay Medical Center-Old Bridge and Raritan Bay-Perth Amboy team members wore purple on June 9 in recognition of Alzheimer’s Disease and BrainAwareness Month. Alzheimer’s is not a normal part of aging. The greatest known risk factor is increasing age, and the majority of people with Alzheimer’s are 65 and older. But Alzheimer’s is not […]

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5
Jun

Summer is Here, Stay Active and Eat Balanced!

Summer is Here, Stay Active and Eat Balanced! By: Jennifer Seleem, MS, RDN We have survived the snow, cold and rain! At last, summer is here! Now that the weather is nice, being physically active is a piece of cake. But with physical activity, comes nutritional recommendations. With physical activity you are exerting your body […]

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5
Jun

Do I Really Have an “Athlete Hernia?”

Do I Really Have an “Athlete Hernia?” By: Andrew Boyarsky, M.D., FACS “Athlete Hernia” is a syndrome of unexplained groin pain most commonly seen in elite athletes.  This pain usually develops without any real known or identifiable cause. It rarely starts with a definite injury. It is extremely important to recognize that so-called “weekend warriors” can develop this […]

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5
Jun

For Men: Don’t Skip Checkups and Recommended Screenings

For Men: Don’t Skip Checkups and Recommended Screenings By: Kenneth Faistl, M.D., FAAFP Men are missing the mark when it comes to managing their personal health. As a result, they are missing opportunities to find and deal with medical problems in their early stages. This is when many conditions are more treatable and less threatening […]

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5
Jun

Repairing Hernia with Robotic Assisted Surgery

Repairing Hernia with Robotic Assisted Surgery By: Frederick Sabido, M.D., FACS More than 200,000 Americans are diagnosed with hernia each year. A hernia occurs when an organ or scar tissue pushes through an opening in the muscle or tissue that holds it in place, which produces a bulge. In many cases, a hernia is no […]

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19
May

Grow Your Own Healthy Produce

Co-director of Integrative Health Services at Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center Nina Regevik, M.D., espouses the benefits of eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables grown in home gardens.  She also invites the public to attend garden education sessions in Raritan Bay-Perth Amboy’s Learning Garden. Read full article on amboyguardian.com.

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19
May

Yogi Center, Raritan Bay Celebrate

In honor of what would have been Yogi’s 92nd birthday on May 12, the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center donated Yogi Berra Museum baby hats, along with free Museum memberships for the families of all children born that day at Hackensack Meridian Health Hospitals, including Raritan Bay Medical Center-Perth Amboy. Read full article on […]

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