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Health & Wellness

May 17, 2022

RED BANK, NJ – Three organizations are reaching out to older adults 55 and older in central New Jersey to celebrate National Senior Health & Fitness Day on May 25. The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County, the Ocean County YMCA and Senior Citizens Activities Network (SCAN) have joined forces to ...

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The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that 1.1 billion teenagers and young adults worldwide are at risk for hearing loss because of chronic exposure to loud noise. During the pandemic, young adults were regularly using earbuds and headphones for remote learning, connecting with friends, or ...

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The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that 1.1 billion teenagers and young adults worldwide are at risk for hearing loss because of chronic exposure to loud noise. During the pandemic, young adults were regularly using earbuds and headphones for remote learning, connecting with friends, or ...

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Red Bank, NJ: The clients that the YMCA of Greater Monmouth County support were vulnerable before the public health crisis. Research shows the addition of social isolation and limited resources increases risk for child abuse, mental health crisis and suicide. The need for mental, behavioral and ...

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FIGHT ADDICTION - SPREAD AWARENESS -  SAVE LIVES MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ - ALL ARE WELCOME TO JOIN IN THE SUPPORT FOR THOSE WITH SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS AT THE 3RD ANNUAL TIGGER STAVOLA FOUNDATION POLAR PLUNGE. REGISTER TODAY TO HELP FIGHT THE GLOBAL ADDICTION EPIDEMIC LOCALLY, ON APRIL 3, AS THE ...

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This Amazing Woman, Laura Stack, is on a mission to save our youth from substance use disorders due to dabbing, and other recreational marijuana use. Laura's beautiful son Johnny died by suicide at only 19 years of age...  MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ - "I want you to know you were right. You told me ...

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  Black Teachers of Nia are coming together in recognition of Black History Month 2022: Celebrating Black Health and Wellness COMMUNITIES EVERYWHERE -  The national theme this year for Black History Month is Health and Wellness. In addition to making sure to eat healthy, and make sure ...

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Alicia and Todd Currier celebrate 3rd Wedding Anniversary and losing 340 lbs. together!   "The success of our weight loss is enjoyed in the daily simple things like going out to dinner for Valentine's Day and not worrying about if you can fit into the chair or not. It's also about the larger ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Help us Welcome Alexandra Amato to Holisticare Hospice with a Warm Healthcare Professionals Welcome event. Hosted by Care One at Wall and Holisticare Hospice we will raise awareness for Women living with heart disease with education and heart-warming goodies! Hope to see you ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - The Holmdel Village School is going to make a difference this month by participating in the Kids Heart Challenge (KHC) by helping the American Heart Association fund life-saving research and education.     "I’m so proud that together our school is making a difference with ...

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Temple Shalom, 5 Ayrmont Lane in Aberdeen, is hosting a Blood and Platelet Drive on Tuesday, February 1st from 12:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. in conjunction with RWJ Barnabas Health and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Appointments are strongly encouraged.  You may schedule an appointment by ...

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The Community Healthcare Information Session--All are welcome to join a discussion about classes that lead to careers in healthcare. Wednesday, January 19 6 pm Via Zoom Healthcare workers are in high demand so If you are looking for a career in healthcare, please join on-line via Zoom ...

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RED BANK, NJ: IMA Urgent Care & Primary Care of Middletown will host a community blood drive with the American Red Cross on Monday, February 7th from 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Tower Hill Church In Red Bank. Save the date for this important event as there is a desperate need for blood. According ...

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NEW JERSEY —  Covid-19 whiplash is in full swing. Should you wear a double mask on a beach by yourself or go unmasked to a big party and dance the night away? Such is the irony of living in a Covid-19 world. In New Jersey, a rash of mostly urban schools are now planning to go remote again while ...

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 Now providing elective angioplasty, a scheduled procedure that cardiologists use to open clogged coronary arteries, with stents, in patients diagnosed with coronary artery disease. HOLMDEL, NJ: The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) has licensed Hackensack Meridian Bayshore Medical Center ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy and Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli announced the State Department of Health has confirmed a case of the Omicron variant in a traveler to the state.  The person has been identified by the state as an adult female, who is a fully-vaccinated resident from ...

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Hackensack Meridian is Hosting a Women's Wellness Webinar Featuring Dr. Asaad H. Samra and Dr. Fares Samra. The topic will be discussing Reconstructive Plastic Surgery.  Listen to a presentation from breast health experts Asaad H. Samra, MD and Fares Samra, MD. You will also have the ...

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Clinical Contributors to this Story Gail Starr, M.D., M.S.Ed. contributes to topics such as Women's Health, Cancer Care, . Harriet Borofsky, M.D. contributes to topics such as Breast imaging, . Rebecca Gamss, M.D. contributes to topics such as Diagnostic Radiology. Breast cancer ...

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Clinical Contributors to this Story: Brett Sealove, M.D., FACC, RPVI contributes to topics such as Cardiac/Heart Health. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force in October 2021 released updated recommendations for preventative aspirin use: Adults over the age of 60 should no longer consider ...

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HAZLET, NJ: On Saturday morning the Hazlet soccer fields were busy with children gathering to do what many do on weekend morning's all across the country: play ball! At 9:00 a.m., Hazlet United Soccer Association board members; president Ralph Troisi, along with Marc Forgarty, Ed Young and ...

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Calling all Women: Hackensack Meridian Health would like you to join a multi-week Women’s Wellness Lunch Series hosted by Bayshore and Riverview Medical Centers. Bayshore and Riverview Medical Centers are excited to bring experts virtually into your home to discuss various women’s health topics ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: Jeunesse Medical Spa Joins The American Academy of Micropigmentation’s (AAM) Day of Hope 2021. Day of Hope is an amazing community event where permanent makeup artists all over the world come together to offer complimentary areola services to breast cancer survivors in their local ...

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NEW JERSEY — Social distancing and wearing masks to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 kept last year’s flu season at an all-time low, but health professionals say they expect flu cases to soar this year as students return to school and employees go back to the office. Now, they are urging people ...

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Above photo: Madalyn "Maddy" Massabni RUMSON, NJ:  Maddy Massabni's mom Dawn Massabni, is on a mission to save lives. She wants to make sure that girls and women, and their families are aware of the symptoms and the life threat, of menstrual toxic shock syndrome (mTSS).  Dawn wants to ...

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HAZLET, NJ: Dr. Robert Chen, affectionately called Dr. Bob by his patients and coworkers at Hazlet Family Care, has been a board-certified Family Physician and Geriatrician since 2000. Dr. Bob lives in Holmdel, where he is an active member of the community. He attended Penn State University ...

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 September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. "Childhood Cancer is the number one disease killer in children, yet is consistently underfunded," said Steve Healey, co-founder of The Brooke Healey Foundation. Less than four percent of the federal budget for cancer research is dedicated to ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: TALK.ACT.SAVE LIVES.REPEAT. #EndOverdose  The August 31, ChamberCast at Bell Works, 9am Lineup Includes:  -Monmouth County Assistant Prosecutor Lindsay Ashwal, an advocate for destigmatizing addiction. Among many initiatives, Ashwal oversees the County's Opioid Diversion ...

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The region has dropped to a 2-3 day blood supply, similar to levels during the peak of the pandemic NEW JERSEY -- New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS) today announced a blood emergency as fears of the COVID-19 Delta Variant lead to canceled blood drives and a drop in donations. “We are deeply ...

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NEW JERSEY:  Get your tickets here. for an amazing 10-hour music festival! This festival is about connection, friendship, hope and music! Do not miss out of this event. 10 hours of world-class music, family friendly kid zone, beer and wine garden, foam dance floor, and so much more! CFC is ...

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"The mission at Hackensack Meridian Health is to transform healthcare and I can't think of a better example of living that mission... than this new state-of-the-art emergency care center... We have the best doctors, we have the best nurses... I always say the emergency department is the front door ...

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