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May

Learn How to Manage Your Risk During Stroke Awareness Month

By:  Eric J. Uhrik, M.D. There are nearly 130,000 stroke deaths each year in the U.S. – that’s 1 in 20 deaths, according to the National Stroke Association. Although you can’t control every risk factor, there are steps you can take today to reduce your chances of stroke. Healthy eating can play a significant role […]

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4
Jan

Meridian Health Completes Merger with Raritan Bay Medical Center

Merger with region’s leading not-for-profit health provider positions hospitals in Perth Amboy and Old Bridge for future success Neptune, NJ, January 4, 2016– Meridian Health has completed its merger with Raritan Bay Medical Center, adding Raritan Bay’s two campuses in Middlesex County – a 338-bed hospital in Perth Amboy and 113-bed hospital in Old Bridge […]

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30
Oct

Take the Time Now to Get a Flu Shot

By: Jennifer Turkish, M.D. Flu seasons are unpredictable in a number of ways. While flu spreads every year, the timing, severity, and length of the season varies from one year to another. While it is not possible to predict what this year’s flu season will be like, one fact that is certain is that the […]

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17
Nov

A Thinner Thanksgiving

By: Kristin Carlino, RD Thanksgiving only comes around once a year, so why not go ahead and splurge? Gaining weight during the holiday season is a national pastime. Year after year, most of us pack on at least a pound (some gain more) during the holidays – and keep the extra weight permanently. But with […]

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1
Nov

How to Keep Your Immune System Strong During Weight Loss

By: Ayotunde Adeyeri, MD Losing weight after bariatric surgery demands a lot from your body and mind. You are engaged in a completely new way of eating and daily living ─ it’s a big change. During this transformation, the last thing you want is to face a setback due to an acute illness such as […]

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16
Oct

How Safe is Your Baby’s Sleep? Reduce the Risk of SIDS

October is National SIDS Awareness Month. SIDS is the sudden, unexpected and unexplained death of a baby younger than one year of age. Every year in the U.S. there are 26,000 stillbirths and 4,000 infants under one year of age that die unexpectedly. SIDS is the third leading cause of an infant death in the […]

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3
Jun

Men’s Health Month: Checkup and Screening Guidelines

There’s a silent health crisis in American. It’s fact that, on average, American men live sicker and die younger than American women, according to the Men’s Health Network.

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3
Jun

Exercise – Done Right – Can Help Control Obesity

Too many calories in, too few calories burned, can lead to weight gain. A number of factors influence how many calories people burn each day, including age, body size, and metabolism. But the most variable factor—and the most easily modified—is the amount of physical activity people achieve each day.

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17
Apr

Internists Dr. Goldstein and Dr. Prasad Join Physicians’ Group

-The Dr’s Office Physician Practice located in Woodbridge, NJ, Joins Raritan Bay Physicians’ Group, PC- PERTH AMBOY, NJ, April 17, 2013 – The Dr’s Office, LLC, of Woodbridge, NJ, and founder Dr. Richard Goldstein, recently joined the Raritan Bay Physicians’ Group, PC. The group also added Nisheet Prasad, MD, board certified in internal and geriatric medicine, as […]

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14
Feb

Medical Center Promoting Stroke Risk Awareness

PERTH AMBOY, NJ, February 14, 2013… Raritan Bay Medical Center is promoting good heart health and stroke risk awareness in February, American Heart Month. On National Wear Red Day for Women, February 1, clinicians from the medical center visited nine different Middlesex County, NJ, locations, provided free blood pressure screenings and discussed the stroke risk […]

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