Health & Wellness

January 18, 2019

Hackensack Meridian Health Waives Co-Pays and Deductibles for Emergency Care for Furloughed Federal Employees and Families EDISON, NJ ― In a meaningful stance to ease financial worry for thousands of area residents, Hackensack Meridian Health, New Jersey’s largest health network, announced today ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Legislation signed last summer prohibiting smoking at public beaches and parks in New Jersey goes into effect. The bill, S-2534, updates the “New Jersey Smoke-Free Air Act of 2006.” According to the American Lung Association, more than 480,000 people die from tobacco use and ...

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RED BANK, NJ – The newly re-named Red Bank Family YMCA, located at 166 Maple Avenue, certainly lived up to its name on Saturday with their Open House. Laurie Goganzer, President and CEO, said, “We renamed this branch the Red Bank Family YMCA because we want folks to know that we’re for families.

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HEALTH & WELLNESS COLUMN:  We have all heard the term “know thyself”, which is always a great aspiration. But what if we applied that term not just to an understanding of who we are on a psychic level, but to understand the power we possess when we choose to explore our core? The best way to ...

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MONMOUTH, N.J. - Influenza, better known as The flu, is not like the common cold.  It often feels worse, lasts longer and is actually potentially deadly to the elderly, young and those with chronic illnesses like diabetes and heart disease. Learn more from our local news sponsor: Dr. Brendan ...

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Winter Walks: Explore a New Section of the Ramanessin Brook Greenway! Saturday, December 8th: 10:00am – 1:00pm: Meet at the Holmdel High School Parking Lot near the Duncan Smith Theatre – FREE! Cooking with Antonietta – Christmas Celebration! Thursday, December 13th: 12:30pm – 2:30pm at ...

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 Bayshore Medical Center Performs its First Intellijoint Hip Replacement  December 3, 2018 – Holmdel, NJ – Hackensack Meridian Health Bayshore Medical Center today announced that the hospital is now utilizing the Intellijoint HIP System. Intellijoint is an optical navigation system used ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Hazlet's Hope Network, a nonprofit founded with the mission to guide those with drug addictions to a path of healing and recovery, celebrated 'A Year of Hope and Progress'.  The anniversary awards dinner was held at Buona Sera Catering in Ocean Township. It was a celebration ...

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The Red Bank Business Alliance and Red Bank RiverCenter are pleased to announce the Red Bank Classic 5K will be returning to downtown Red Bank on Saturday, June 15, 2019. Race organizers encourage all in the community to register for a day of fun and healthy activities. Runners can save by ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Local Hospitals in the Hackensack Meridian Health system have some great news to share - they just got an 'A' from one of the leading scorecards on hospital safety, The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The Leapfrog Group assessed more than 2,600 hospitals across the country. Their ...

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COLTS NECK, NJ:  It was a full house recently for the Gladiators Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) official grand opening of their facility located in the Colts Neck Shopping Center, 420 NJ-34 Suite 317, in Colts Neck. Owners Frank and Margie Barclay warmly welcomed guests as they entered. Mayor JP ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Many elected officials are known for being easily seen. They are at every public event regularly having their photograph taken. Some even go as far as to hire photographers to follow them around. They send frequent expensive glossy mailings to your doorstep, telling you how you ...

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Publishers note: This is a true story of a patients actual reflections in his own words. The name is changed for HIPAA privacy reasons)   MONMOUTH, NJ - Healthcare has been at a crossroads in many areas for years now. Technological advances create opportunities and challenges for healthcare ...

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HOLMDEL, N.J. - Frank Citara, the Chief Operating Officer at Bayshore Medical Center in Holmdel, was the guest speaker for the Holmdel Chamber of Commerce for October as they went 'On the Road' to Bayshore Medical Center. The staff was professional and welcoming to all and helped folks from the ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: Club Pilate Middletown's Grand Opening, even with Saturday being canceled because of the storm, was 'awesome'. Owner Gary Laden commented, "We canceled Saturday's grand opening classes due to the storm and I am very happy to say that Sunday's turnout more than made up for it with ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Life Vest Inside, a non-profit organization on a mission to empower and unite the world with KINDNESS is organizing its 7th Annual World Wide “Dance for Kindness” event led by Eatontown resident Terese Rolke. This flash mob dance that will take place on November 11th on Broad ...

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HOLMDEL, N.J. - RSVP today as  The Holmdel Chamber of Commerce is going 'on the road' for the monthly October meeting, to introduce members and guests to Frank Citara, the Chief Operating Officer at Bayshore Medical Center in Holmdel.  Bayshore Medical Center will host the Holmdel Chamber attendees ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: Book your free intro class today! There's something exciting happening in our community and you can be a part of it! Club Pilates of Middletown, recently opened for business and the classes are filling quickly! You can enjoy the special discounted rates in celebration of the ...

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Rumson, NJ: Thursday, September 27th was a gorgeous sunny afternoon. Perfect for over 200 guests, mainly women, as they gathered for a luncheon hosted by BloomAgain, a national nonprofit organization with local chapters that provides rapid response financial assistance or living essentials for ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: On Friday, September 28, Victor and Carey Giamanco of Holmdel, generously hosted a private event to support Hackensack Meridian Health Bayshore Medical Center.  Members of the Bayshore Medical Center Foundation, joined hospital leadership executives and many Holmdel neighbors to ...

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RED BANK, NJ – We met with Laurie Goganzer, the CEO who is leading The Community YMCA association and asked her a few questions about her background, her vision for the future of the Y and the Night of Inspiration Gala which takes place friday night 9-28-18 at the Ocean Place Resort & Spa in ...

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Middletown, NJ:  On Wednesday, September 12, 2018 the Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide (SPTS) hosted its first Women of Wellness and Wonder Luncheon at the Navesink Country Club.  Nearly 200 attendees enjoyed the event dedicated to women’s holistic health and wellness during what is ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University has opened research center to study the treatment and service needs for people with autism spectrum disorders that will allow an advisory board of parents and advocates of the disability community to identify unmet needs. Based in New Brunswick, the New ...

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RED BANK, NJ - America's weight gain, particularly in children,  is a health challenge that public and private organizations are mobilizing to address. According to WebMD, Childhood obesity is a serious problem in the United States and putting children and adolescents at risk for poor health. If ...

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RED BANK, NJ - We spoke with Drs. Subha Sundararajan, and Douglas Weine of the Red Bank Gastroenterology group, located at 365 Broad Street.  If you have an appointment here, your already nervous. Relax,   Nice office, great doctors with a terrific and caring staff will put you at ...

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COLTS NECK, NJ -  The kids are going back to school, which means Back to Fitness!! Through September 9Round is offering 50% off registration AND 50% off your first month. Call 732-677-2300 to take advantage of this amazing offer.

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RED BANK, NJ: Thursday, August 16, members of the Hackensack Meridian Health Bayshore Foundation, joined with hospital leadership executives and many charitable folks, at TEAK in Red Bank, to discuss details for the October 12th, 2018 Benefit for Bayshore Medical Center emergency services. The ...

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Residents Urged to Participate in Tick Identification Service TRENTON, NJ — The first longhorned tick has been reported in Monmouth County. Although state agriculture officials did not disclose the exact location of the tick’s discovery, they said it was found on the floor of a home with ...

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RED BANK, NJ - Fill it up with premium? Nothing but the best? Great - now how about nutrition. Do you fill yourself with healthy food and balanced nutrition to optimize your life? It's so important to do so, in fact, that specialists are here to help you. Obesity is an epidemic and poor nutrition a ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Holmdel Hurricanes swim team won first place in the Monmouth County Swim Conference.  The team is undefeated. The team is based out of the Holmdel Swim Club.  The league is a summer league only and includes boys and girls from ages 6 to 18.  Opponents include swim teams from the ...

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