Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Health Link

Should All Menopausal Women Be Taking Hormones?

As we get older, our hormone levels decline. For women, this can be abrupt at the time of menopause, though the decline can also occur more gradually with an extended perimenopause. For some women, the transition into menopause is smooth with no symptoms and no physical or emotional distress. However, many of my patients describe a lack of

Five Reasons Kids Should Play Outside More

(StatePoint) Whether it’s dance lessons, computer projects, art class or yoga, kids these days are busy bees. And while such activities are enriching and fun, experts say that many kids aren’t spending enough time doing something much simpler and every bit as important as structured programming: playing outdoors.

Seven Steps to Health Care Cost Savings

(BPT) Health care is more complicated than ever. With rising premiums and different levels of coverage, it can be confusing to know what you can afford when it comes to wellness visits, urgent care and prescriptions.

Here are some simple ideas that could help you save on health

Helping Jewish Young Adults With Learning Differences Find Community and Employment Success

As a therapist who specializes in working with young adults with learning differences, I know first-hand the challenges that they can face in finding community and professional success. Difficulties reading social cues and understanding workplace norms, as well as knowing if, how, and when to disclose are also prevalent. Needless

Hudson Regional’s Emergency Department: Short on Wait Time, Long on Quality Care

(Courtesy of HRH) Many conditions and complaints bring people to a hospital’s emergency department, but whether they hobble in on a sprained ankle or drag themselves in with fever and chills, everybody who makes that trip has one thing in common: They’ve decided that they shouldn’t wait to see a doctor.

The Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders Brings Innovation in Spine Surgery to NJ

Dr. Seth Grossman’s novel procedure gives active New Jersey patients suffering from degenerative disc disease hope for an end to chronic pain and narcotic dependence, and return to work.

(Courtesy of CMD) Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders and Hudson Regional Medical Center recently

Ridgewood’s Regenerative Healing Center: At the Forefront of Healing Innovations

Regenerative, by its very nature, defines the process combining recovery, renewal and indeed “growing back.” This approach to health care differs somewhat from more traditional medicine, which historically employs palliative methods to treat many symptoms and pain, when there has been a failure to identify the root

Preventive Health Focus: Radiology

(Courtesy of HRH) While radiology has typically been a field of medicine utilized as something after a patient incurs an injury or issue, radiology is heralded in the hospital world as one of the best options for preventive health. From mammograms to screenings for colorectal cancer to interventional radiology: when all these

Hudson Regional Hospital First in NJ Area to Use ExcelsiusGPS Robotic Guidance and Navigation System

(Courtesy of HRH) Hudson Regional Hospital spinal surgeons are first in the New York metro region to employ the ExcelsiusGPS Robotics Guidance and Navigation System, offering a new, less-invasive alternative for spinal surgery candidates.

Hudson Regional Hospital is one of only five medical centers in

Do-It-Yourself Orthodontics: Is It Worth It?

After seven hours, three trips to Home Depot, a sore back, filthy clothes and only $175 spent, I stood back and admired my accomplishment. I did it. Standing in the middle of my kitchen, I proudly admired my newly installed faucet glistening in its glory. A faucet never looked so beautiful.

As a

Englewood Health’s Cancer Care

Cancer Care at Englewood Health

The Lefcourt Family Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center at Englewood Health is a leader in providing personalized treatment and integrated programs. Accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Program,

Can Israeli Company’s Electronic Patch Reduce Migraine Pain?

Theranica’s Neriva Migra patch, currently being evaluated by the U.S. FDA, delivers a small electrical jolt to mitigate headache and other acute pain through ‘conditioned pain modulation.’

It looks like a high-tech version of the nicotine patch, but Theranica Bio-Electronics’ wearable