Health & Wellness Top Stories

December 12, 2018

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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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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