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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January 29, 2018

Cooking With Heart

Of course that side of fries sounds much more tempting than a side of fresh fruit, but let’s all try to make a healthy change in our diets and protect our future selves. A good diet is a major component in keeping your heart healthy. Excessive amounts of...

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