Health

September 18, 2019

Imaging Services at Mountainside Medical Center

Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center offers a full range of state-of-the-art outpatient and inpatient radiology services. At Mountainside Medical Center, we focus on providing outstanding care and accurate radiology services delivered by a co...

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September 18, 2019

Little Hearts in a Big Body: Childhood Obesity’s Effect on Future Cardiovascular State

Childhood obesity is becoming one of the biggest health issues facing our country today. Over the past three decades, the rate of childhood obesity has tripled with one in three children and teenagers in the United States are classified as overweight or obese....

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August 05, 2019

Breastfeeding Highs and Hurdles featuring Lactation Consultant Laurie Barbalinardo, RN, IBCLC

Breastfeeding can be a great experience for both mom and baby, but that doesn’t mean it’s not hard work that comes with a set of big difficulties. Every mom is bombarded with articles that explain the benefits of breastfeeding and, while they are l...

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July 10, 2019

Lifesaving Habits for Child Car Safety

No one believes they will be the ones to leave their child in a hot car, but every year the parents of 37* children are wrong. Forgetting a child, not locking your car doors, getting distracted can happen to the best parents. It’s the responsibility of a...

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May 02, 2019

Why Mixing Alcohol and Prescription Medication is Dangerous

Mixing prescription drugs with alcohol may lead to possible overdose, damage to the body, and even death. The National Council on Patient Information and Education warns consumers that “alcohol interacts with as many as 150 medications and can cause them...

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April 15, 2019

Wound Treatment at Mountainside Medical Center

The Wound Care Center at Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center is a leader in Northern New Jersey in treating patients with stubborn wounds. Individuals living with diabetes are particularly prone to slow-healing and related risks when they ex...

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March 20, 2019

The Importance of Regular Colonoscopies

March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month, a reminder to all about the importance of regular colonoscopies. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, colon cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death for both men and women. Even ...

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March 08, 2019

Stroke Victims are Getting Younger and Younger

Dr. Ahsan Sattar, Director of Neuroendovascular Surgery at Mountainside Medical Center, has been noting a decrease in the average age of his stroke patients. He mainly attributes this to modern American lifestyle habits including poor diet, obesity, lack of...

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February 12, 2019

Spotlight on Cardiac Rehab at Mountainside Medical Center

The Cardiac Rehabilitation Center at Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center provides medically supervised cardiac rehabilitation fitness programs for individuals with identified cardiovascular disease, as well as those with known risk factors. ...

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January 28, 2019

Understanding Birth Defects

Each year in the United States, more than 120,000 babies are born with birth defects. With such a high number, what steps can future parents and expectant mothers take to prevent birth defects? Dr. Vanessa Parisi, OB/GYN of Mountainside Medical Group, is shari...

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