September 10, 2021

Multiple Myeloma – the Blood Cancer that Silently Impacts Vital Organs

Every year more than 1.3 million Americans will be living with, or be in remission from, a blood cancer. Multiple myeloma, one of three main blood cancers (with leukemia and lymphoma), is a cancer of plasma cells, which are a type of white blood cells. When t...

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September 07, 2021

Blood Cancers: Hidden Diseases with Many Treatments

When most people think about cancer, they tend to think of lumps and bumps, something visible they can see and touch. But with blood cancers, there are no immediate visible signs, just the effects of the cancer in the blood system. It may only be identified af...

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July 27, 2021

Back to School Sports Physicals – An Important Health Screening

It’s back to school time, when we have a ton of things to check off the list: new books and supplies, new clothes, enrolling our children in sports, activities and more. Before completely checking off sports, consider getting your child a sports physical...

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July 14, 2021

Annual Physical Therapy Check Up

Have you spoken to your physician about your Annual Physical Therapy Check-Up? Take control of your physical fitness and musculoskeletal health TODAY! Many of us take the time to see our primary care physicians (PCP) and our dentists regularly to ensure the ...

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June 18, 2021

The Importance of Daily Sunscreen Use

Wearing sunscreen every day, even if you are outside only for short periods, is an important step in keeping your skin looking healthy and preventing skin cancer. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, daily use of at least an SPF 15 sunscreen can lower you...

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May 14, 2021

Skin Cancer & Melanoma - Learn the ABCDE's of Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is the most common kind of cancer in the United States.  In fact, it is estimated that one out of seven people in the United States are diagnosed with skin cancer each year. What Causes Skin Cancer? Certain risk factors put you...

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May 06, 2021

What is Hand Therapy?

Summer is just around the corner, and with it comes a bevy of pastimes requiring arm strength. Whether swimming, swinging a bat or pushing a lawnmower, our upper extremities get plenty of use during warmer months. It is a good time to talk about how we can hel...

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April 27, 2021

What is Occupational Therapy?

In recognition of Occupational Therapy Month, Marguerita “Margo” Murray, lead occupational therapist at Mountainside Medical Center, explains the role of an occupational therapist. Occupational therapists are focused on helping people fully engage...

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February 26, 2021

Operation GI Innovation

At Mountainside Medical Group, gastroenterologists use some of the latest techniques and technologies to help patients overcome gastrointestinal (GI) disorders. Procedures to Address Every Condition When your digestive system is out of sorts, it can throw yo...

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January 15, 2021

Use of Monoclonal Antibody Therapy for Treatment of COVID-19

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the United States, investigational treatment to help lessen the effects of the virus continue to be sought after. One of those treatments is the use of monoclonal antibodies, also referred to as mAbs. The use of mAbs h...

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