Health

December 06, 2018

Eight Ways to Reduce Financial Anxiety Around the Holidays

The most wonderful time of the year can also become the most anxious time of the year. Between purchasing gifts, buying a new outfit for each holiday party, and the increased electricity bills from the decorations, the holidays can become financially stressful...

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November 20, 2018

How to Manage Diabetes During the Holidays

Indulgence is the name of the game during the holiday season. When living with diabetes, this can be a harmful to your health. As we head into the holidays, it’s important to be mindful of what you are eating, especially if you are a diabetic, while stil...

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October 29, 2018

Give the Gift of Life

From October to April, Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center is participating in a nationwide campaign to promote awareness around the life-saving benefits of organ and tissue donation. Together with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Ser...

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October 24, 2018

Breathe In, Breathe Out: How to Keep Your Lungs Healthy

Healthy Lung Month is recognized in October as a time to encourage all to avoid smoking cigarettes and stay physically active to keep your lungs healthy. To learn more about the importance of these topics as well as lung cancer screenings, we spoke with Mounta...

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August 30, 2018

Neurosurgery Awareness Month: Dr. Heary

While many neurosurgeons are known for their cerebral work, Dr. Heary focuses heavily on spinal surgery. “I think many times, people presume neurosurgery is just cerebral aneurysms and brain tumors, whereas in fact, the field is much broader”, Dr. ...

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July 26, 2018

Creative Grilling For Your Health

You’ve made burgers, lick-your-fingers ribs, and crushed your Fourth of July BBQ, but don’t hang up those grill tongs just yet. There are still several more weeks of warm weather and many more recipes to try out.  Grilling can be one of the h...

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March 08, 2018

Tips on How to Prevent Memory Loss

The human brain has the capacity to learn new information and improve memory at any age. This is known as Neuroplasticity. Based on clinical studies a diet that includes antioxidants such as fruits and vegetables can protect the brain from cell damage. Diet...

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February 26, 2018

Living a Heart Healthy Lifestyle to Prevent Heart Disease

For American Heart Month, we spoke to Dr. Ankitkumar Patel, interventional cardiologist and the director of the Cardiac catheterization laboratory at Mountainside Medical Center to discuss his thoughts on the importance of this month. “Cardiovascular dis...

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January 30, 2018

The Importance of Cervical Cancer Awareness and Prevention

For Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, we asked Mountainside Medical Group OB/GYN, Dr. Vanessa Parisi, why she thinks spreading awareness and prevention of cervical cancer is so important. “There has been a drastic decrease in the number of cervical cancer...

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January 29, 2018

Moving with Heart

Did you know, according to the CDC, about 610,000 people die of heart disease each year? That’s 1 in 4 deaths due to an unhealthy heart. Many factors play a role in keeping your heart healthy. A major influence is physical activity. Being physically inac...

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