Health & Wellness

January 4, 2020

January 9th update: Spaces filling quickly, reservations are limited!  Who?   How would you spend $300? Three Immediate Opportunities:     -Caucasian Female in 60s with Diabetes and Blood Pressure      -Person with Psoriasis (any age/race)     -Black Male in 20s/30s with anxiety or ...

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NEW JERSEY: With the New Year comes New Year’s resolutions. People all around are feeling the impact of over indulging during the holidays and are ready to kickoff January with a fresh and healthful start. So many are setting lofty goals of weight loss, planning to eat healthier foods and exercise ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: Make the holidays Freshii and delicious!  LUNCH AND DINNER DAILY! Take a break from Holiday cooking and leftovers! Stop by Freshii Middletown, located in the Stop & Shop Plaza, 838 Route 35 N, Middletown. The friendly staff at Freshii will make you feel like family!  As ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ:  The patients of Integrated Medicine Alliance Primary Care and Urgent Care Centers, (IMA) donated over $3,000 in non-perishable food, clothing and toys to  Middletown Helps Its Own this holiday season.  Nearly 300 gift boxes generously filled with a holiday meal, new toys ...

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Clinical Contributor to this Story: Jerry Zuckerman, M.D. contributes to topics such as Infection Control. New Year’s resolutions typically bring more people into gyms. How can you stay healthy while working out despite the influx of germs? “There are risks to hitting the gym,” says Jerry ...

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Joy. It’s a word most would associate with the holiday season, yet for many of the 320+ million people worldwide suffering from depression, joy might feel nearly impossible this time of the year. According to one study, 38 percent of people surveyed said that their stress levels increased during ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: 'Tis the season of giving!  IMA Primary Care Providers and Urgent Care Centers  are collecting food, clothing and toys to benefit Middletown Helps Its Own.  Collections are taking place at the six IMA Primary Care and three Urgent Care locations, December 2nd through December ...

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RED BANK, NJ:  With Thanksgiving later in November than usual, the gift giving Holiday season is suddenly upon us! Looking for a great gift idea? ChillRx has the coolest gift around! ChillRx Cryotherapy, located at 64 Broad Street in Red Bank is offering a great gift idea: 5 consecutive days ...

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EDISON, NJ: Dr. Fares Samra, of Samra Plastic Surgery, Holmdel, NJ is one of the key speakers at a complimentary women's health event in Edison NJ. The event is the Inaugural JFK Medical Center Women's Health Day, Thursday, November 21, from 12pm-5pm, at JFK Medical Center, 70 James Street, Social ...

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  MIDDLETOWN – Be on the look-out and make sure your furry friend is up to date on their rabies shot! The Middletown Township Health Department responded to a call on November 11, 2019 concerning a dog that went face-to-face with a raccoon. Middletown Animal Control captured the raccoon, ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: Seaview Orthopaedic and Medical Associates with multiple offices in Monmouth and Ocean Counties, marked the opening of their new Holmdel office, with an official ribbon cutting ceremony and a grand community celebration! On the evening of October 19th, Seaview Orthopaedic physicians ...

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Monmouth County, NJ— U.S. Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) at a press conference today, began with a comment to Joanne Atkins-Ingram, mother of Braeden Bradforth, "On behalf of my wife Marie and I—and my entire staff, let me again convey our deepest condolences to Joanne and her family on the loss of ...

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Get Custom Elder Care Catered to Your Loved One's Unique Needs, it's easy with Comfort Keepers! MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Comfort Keepers is one of the leading home care agencies in the United States, helping family members throughout  America find home care for their aging parents and loved ones.

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New National Lyme Research Initiative has roots in New Jersey MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ:  At a press conference held last Friday, October 25th, in the courtyard of the Wall Township Municipal Building, U.S. Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), formally acknowledged and praised the recent launching earlier in the ...

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ChillRx Cryotheraphy, a cutting-edge healthcare and beauty technology that provides numerous non-invasive therapies for specific ailments is offering a great deal. ChillRx is offering 7 days of Unlimited Cryotherapy for $99.  This is a great deal! It includes one 12-minute infrared sauna ...

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This news is brought to you by Hazlet Urgent Care, sponsor of community news for The Bayshore NJ BAYSHORE AREA: Substance abuse, especially with our youth is an epidemic locally and nationally. It's in every town and has affected every family somehow. More than 50, of our community's youth who ...

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Holmdel, NJ ― On Thursday, October 17th,  Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) executives, government officials, physicians, members of the Holmdel PD, Fire and EMS, Bayshore staff, volunteers, HMH and Bayshore foundation members and many members of the community gathered to witness the official ...

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Hackensack Meridian Health is taking the lead and collaborating with municipal and community leaders, medical professionals, educators, parents, and young people everywhere in saying stop and think before vaping. Vaping is not cool or risk-free. Through our TAKE VAPE AWAY campaign, we will have ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ:  Seaview Ortheopoedics with offices in Monmouth and Ocean Counties is soon opening their 6th location in Holmdel, in the Holmdel Corporate Plaza at 2139 Route 35, Holmdel, NJ 07733. You are officially invited to attend their grand opening on Tuesday, October 22, from 5pm-7pm. The ...

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H E A L T H  TALK  A GUEST COLUMN BY ALEXANDRA 'LEXIE' RUANE, FNP-C,  HAZLET URGENT CARE  MONMOUTH, NJ - October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the United States, aside from skin cancer. Currently, the average risk of a woman in the ...

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NEW JERSEY - Since January 2018, reports show that 100 New Jersey preteens have attempted suicide by drug overdose, according to data released by the New Jersey Poison Center. “This trend should sound the alarms. We have young children attempting suicide by overdose at a rate which continues to ...

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Clinical Contributors to this Story: Anthony J Costa, M.D. contributes to topics such as Orthopedic Surgery. We all know that exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, but when your knees hurt, it can be hard to motivate yourself to get up and move. It might even seem like it’s ...

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Clinical Contributors to this Story Nabil P. Rizk, M.D. contributes to topics such as Cancer Care, Thoracic Surgery. Ziad G Hanhan, M.D. contributes to topics such as Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery. By Marisa Tranchina My aunt smoked cigarettes for years, then a couple of years ago she ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ – On Friday, September 20th, at 11am, over 100 people gathered to celebrate the launch and official ribbon cutting for the first Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) medically integrated urgent care center to include behavioral health.  The weather was perfect for the ...

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You know how important your heart is. Are you treating it with the care it deserves? Many people don’t realize that their daily habits and lifestyles can overwork and damage their hearts. If you are not leading a heart-friendly lifestyle, it’s time to take better care of your heart and yourself.

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        Unnatural Hierarchy        There is an unwritten hierarchy that exists here, on the outdoor patio, in the recreation area, in the hallways, on the elevators... It's as if royalty has arrived.  The pathway clears, people stand aside, offer their chairs, their ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: September is Hunger Action Month! Freeholder Sue Kiley and Fulfill urge everyone to take action and to join the fight against hunger. According to Fulfill:  Every year, Fulfill provides food and other resources for over 136,000 of our neighbors who do not have enough food to ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: It is challenging to find a family who has not been touched in some way by the tragedy of suicide. In Monmouth County youth suicide is an epidemic. When one would guess what the 2nd leading cause of death is for young people in the U.S. ages 15-34, most people are shocked to hear that ...

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Are Flip-Flops Bad for Your Feet? Larry Bloomstein, M.D. contributes to HealthU on topics such as Orthopedics, Orthopedic Surgery. Flip-flops go along with summer like beaches and boardwalks. Some would argue that flip-flops are the unofficial footwear of the Jersey shore. But, did you know ...

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This community news is sponsored by IMA, Integrated Medicine Alliance It's that busy time for many families getting ready for back to school.  Packing healthy lunches that  children will actually eat can be challenging.  Here are a few tips and easy examples:  Balanced meals should ...

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