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Jun 27, 2017 10:07 AM

These are the 2 highest-rated children's hospitals in N.J.

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital at Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center in pediatric neurology and neurosurgery specialties in the new 2017-18 Best Children's Hospitals rankings published online today.

Nov 30, 2016 11:53 AM

What Happens When You Sleep

We all know sleep is essential.

Sep 27, 2016 12:09 PM

Body Shape, Comparing Apples to Pears

There is evidence that body shape is a predictor of risk for chronic conditions including heart disease and diabetes. People who are pear-shaped, that is, people who carry their weight around their hips and thighs tend to have a lower risk of these chronic diseases.

Sep 12, 2016 12:00 PM

Therapeutic Shoes Help Reduce Diabetes Complications

If you or a loved one has diabetes, you already know how essential it is to prevent complications from this life-long disease. Diabetic neuropathy is nerve damage caused by diabetes. This complication particularly affects the feet and leads to pain, tingling, loss of feeling, and even structural changes. Because of the altered sensations, people with diabetic neuropathy have problems with balance, walking, and can develop foot ulcers that are difficult to heal...

Sep 11, 2016 12:26 PM

Therapeutic Shoes Help Reduce Diabetes Complications

Therapeutic shoes can be very essential in preserving foot health and a patient’s ability to remain independent.

Aug 31, 2016 12:00 PM

Making Healthy Changes

Maybe you’ve let the summer slip away without keeping all those promises you made to yourself. You know the ones: “I’m going to eat healthier…. And exercise more.” Those hot dogs on the boardwalk just looked too delicious. Or maybe it was those ‘smores at the campfire by the lake. The result was you gained more pounds than you had planned on...

Aug 21, 2016 12:00 PM

Driving Drowsy

Driving a vehicle demands full brain attention whether it’s a car, motorcycle, bicycle, or truck, but in today’s busy world, many of us are driving at less than 100% alertness due to lack of sleep. After an unsatisfying night’s sleep, we still must go to work, drive the kids to soccer practice, or do grocery shopping. Lack of sufficient sleep is so common that most people hardly notice the symptoms and use varying sources of caffeine to increase mental alertness...

Aug 14, 2016 12:00 PM

The Importance of Insulin

Insulin is an endocrine hormone produced by the pancreas that is crucial to the transport of glucose from the bloodstream into the cells of the body. If there is excess glucose circulating in the bloodstream, insulin also assists the liver, muscle, and fat cells in storing it for later use. Essentially, insulin is the “key” that unlocks the cell for glucose to enter. Glucose is a simple sugar that is an important energy source for metabolism...

Aug 09, 2016 12:00 PM

Red Meat and Your Health

Traditionally, summer is the time to put fat, juicy, red meat steaks, hamburgers, and sausages on the grill. We love the rich taste but worry that too much red or processed meat can cause health problems. There have been many studies to evaluate whether consumption of beef and processed meats raises the risk for heart disease and certain cancers...

Aug 02, 2016 12:00 PM

Am I Having a Heart Attack?

Any chest pain makes a person fear that a heart attack is looming. In many cases, particularly in men, sudden onset of chest pain is a classic marker for a heart in real trouble. Sometimes, however, those chest-area symptoms may actually be due to something else – other medical conditions can produce similar symptoms...

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