Health

October 29, 2020

World Stroke Day

Initiated by the World Stroke Organization in 2006, World Stroke Day occurs annually on October 29 and is used to observe to recognize the serious nature and high rates of stroke, raise awareness of the prevention and treatment of the condition, and ensur...

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October 06, 2020

Staying Informed on Colon Cancer

Colon cancer is on the rise, especially among younger age groups and prompt diagnosis is key to improving chance of survival. Sameet Shah, M.D., gastroenterologist of Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Group, shares his knowledge to educate patients on t...

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October 05, 2020

Aneurysm Awareness Month

An aneurysm is a weak spot in the blood vessel in the brain and over time it starts to balloon out and has the potential to rupture. Dr. Ahsan Sattar, director of Neuroendovascular Surgery and Stroke at Mountainside Medical Center, states the aneurysm cause is...

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June 03, 2020

Wound Care Awareness Week 2020

June 1-5 is the 7th Annual Wound Care Awareness Week.  Each year 14.5 percent of Medicare beneficiaries experience a wound.  Wound Care Awareness was established by Healogics in 2014 to bring attention to the chronic wound epidemic and the 6.7 millio...

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March 30, 2020

Encouraging Use of Technology During COVID-19 Pandemic

Technology is critically important for society, more so than ever before. Technology gives us the ability to connect with others during the coronavirus pandemic. By keeping our distance from others, we can ultimately save lives and help to reduce the spread of...

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March 12, 2020

What to Know About Snacking

Nourishing our bodies with a healthy snack can keep us energized throughout the day, prevent overeating at meals and help us avoid the nutrient-poor foods that tend to be around like cake and donuts. A nutrient-rich snack can boost energy between meals and ke...

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March 12, 2020

National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month shines a spotlight on nutrition in everything we eat, big and small. After all, every bite counts! What’s a unique way to eat more vegetables? A unique way to eat more veggies would be the way you like best. This can be dipping...

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March 12, 2020

Why is staying hydrated important?

Hydration is more than just drinking water to quench thirst. Hydration plays a crucial role in many different body function. Proper hydration allows our bodies to regulate body temperature. It also keeps joints lubricated and helps deliver nutrients to cells. ...

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March 12, 2020

The ABC's of a Healthy Breakfast

Benefits of Breakfast Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  It kick-starts your metabolism, helping you burn calories throughout the day.  It gives you the energy you need to get things done and to help you focus at work or at school.&nb...

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December 12, 2019

Avoiding the Travel Bug

Worry over dodging the flu, avoiding a cold and escaping strep can be amplified during the colder months of the year. It can be even harder to stay healthy while travelling, surround by hundreds of other people. To make it through the holidays with your immune...

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