Health

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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January 21, 2019

Tips on How to Maintain a Healthy Weight

New Year, new you. This is a statement that’s often used as we make resolutions for ourselves in a new year. But just how easy is it to maintain those resolutions? According to U.S. News, approximately 80 percent of New Year’s resolutions fail by t...

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January 17, 2019

New Year, New You

“A year from now you will wish you had started today.” -Karen Lamb The New Year is the perfect time to take action on the important changes you are hoping to make in your life. An easy way to achieve this is by using SMART goals. The acronym stand...

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December 18, 2018

Managing Bladder Health

Millions of Americans are affected by bladder issues. From urinary incontinence to overactive bladder, these types of issues can hinder your quality of life, but with the proper treatment plan in place can be easily managed. Nyarai Mushonga, urogynecologist wi...

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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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