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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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17
May

Raritan Bay Medical Center Welcomes Board Certified General Surgeon Andrew H. Boyarsky, M.D., FACS

OLD BRIDGE, N.J., May 17, 2017…  Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center-Old Bridge recently welcomed board certified General Surgeon Andrew H. Boyarsky, M.D., FACS, to its medical staff.  The accomplished surgeon has been in practice for more than 30 years and has been listed on several “Top Doctors” lists, is a longtime surgical educator […]

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17
May

Raritan Bay Medical Center Welcomes Board Certified Family Medicine Practitioner Kenneth Faistl, M.D., FAAFP

OLD BRIDGE, N.J., May 17, 2017…  Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center recently welcomed Kenneth Faistl, M.D., FAAFP, who is board certified in Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine, to its medical staff.  An advocate for family medicine and holder of a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Geriatrics, Dr. Faistl is returning to the Central/Southern […]

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3
May

Keeping Balanced in Later Years

Keeping Balanced in Later Years by: Vicente Zapanta, M.D. Older people are at a higher risk of having balance problems; 75 percent of people in the U.S. over the age of 70 are diagnosed as having “abnormal” balance which can lead to falling. Falls are the leading cause of injury-related deaths in people older than […]

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