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Sunday, October 21, 2018

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Transitioning your teenager from pediatrician to internist.

Around the age of 16—sometimes earlier, sometimes later—most kids start to feel out of place in the pediatrician’s office. As an internist, I take care of young adults age 18 and over. By that age, most feel that they’d like

New Artificial Heart Valve Offers Younger Patients More Options

(Courtesy of Englewood Hospital) Surgeons at Englewood Health performed the first INSPIRIS implant for aortic valve replacement in New Jersey, following U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the valve, which is made by Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, a patient-focused medical innovator for structural heart disease.

Parenting in the iPhone Generation: A Struggle for Focus and Attention

Sending my two older children off to camp this past week presented me with many mixed emotions. I felt some sadness as I would not be seeing my children each day. I also was excited for them, hoping they would have an amazing summer experience. However, perhaps the strangest emotion I experienced was when my 14-year-old son handed

Sleep: A Key Ingredient to Happy, Healthy and Productive Lives

One of the most common complaints that I hear from clients in therapy is that they have trouble sleeping. This can be for a wide variety of reasons, but regardless of the cause, poor sleep can cause a host of other problems such as irritability, trouble concentrating, anxiety, depression and low energy and motivation among many

Tips for Busy Women to Take Charge of Their Health

(BPT) If you’re an American woman today, chances are your busy lifestyle is preventing you from seeking out the regular check-ups and screenings so important to maintaining your health. And that’s true regardless of your economic status or whether you live in a rural, urban or suburban area.

Lose Weight and Improve Your Health With Bioidentical Hormones for Women

During menopause, women gain an average of 10 to 15 pounds. The reason for this weight gain is the loss of estrogen and progesterone that occurs with menopause. These hormones play an important role in metabolism. The good news is that with bioidentical hormone replacement women lose an average of 10 to 15 pounds to offset the weight gain

Hudson Regional Hospital Has Summer Fun Festival

(Courtesy of HRH) Hudson Regional Hospital is hosting a Summer Fun Festival, and you’re invited! Summer is in full swing here in northern New Jersey, and with it comes the sun, fun and festivals. Hudson Regional’s affair promises to be a day of excitement that you won’t want to miss.

Are We Winning the War on Cancer? What to Know

(StatePoint) New cancer cases and deaths are both predicted to rise over the next two decades, according to the latest World Cancer Report. Despite billions of dollars of investment in research, survival gains for the most common forms of cancer are still measured in additional months of life, not years.

President of Israel Honors PUAH For Contributions to Society

(Courtesy of Puah) Puah is made up of people whose lives are dedicated to helping the public understand that chesed is its own reward. Still, every now and then, it’s nice to be acknowledged for your hard work and devotion.

It’s especially nice when that

Hudson Regional Hospital First Hospital to Use Mazor Renaissance in Northern NJ

(Courtesy of HRH) Hudson Regional Hospital and The Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders have announced a partnership in using the Mazor Renaissance system to perform robotic spinal surgeries. Furthermore, Hudson Regional Hospital is one of the first hospitals in Northern New Jersey where this innovative technology has been used to

Summer Skincare Tips

Summer is a popular time for family vacations and road trips. People also spend more time outdoors participating in sports, playing with their kids in the park or just enjoying a barbecue in the backyard. Here are some tips so you can keep your skin healthy all summer long.

1. Practice sun safety habits

a. Apply

Change in Ownership at Hudson Regional Hospital Brings New Mission to NJ Communities

(Courtesy of Hudson Regional Hospital) Under the new ownership of Yan Moshe, Hudson Regional Hospital proudly announces several developments that build towards its promise of providing high-quality, trustworthy and affordable healthcare services to the residents of Northern New Jersey.