Thursday, May 23, 2019

Advanced screening and early treatment helps prevent esophageal cancer

Left untreated, GERD can cause damage to the lining of the esophagus and lead to Barrett’s esophagus, a pre-cancerous condition that is estimated to affect more than 12 million adults in the United States.

Ask the Doc from RWJ: Learn how to handle allergies

RWJUH Hamilton Dr. Sofia Mavasheva offers some insight on how average allergy sufferers and can deal with this year’s powerful pollen season.

Stoneking: Fall down 7 times, get up 8

Falls among older adults are prevalent, dangerous, and can diminish the ability to lead an active and independent life.

How to improve heart health

Dr. Shankar Santhanam, a physician at Robert Wood Johnson, offers some insight what you can do to improve your heart health.

New breast surgeon adds expertise to Capital Health Center for Comprehensive Breast Care

Dr. Rose Mustafa, a fellowship trained breast surgeon who specializes in surgical care for benign diseases and cancer, has joined the Capital Health Center for Comprehensive Breast Care.

Stoneking: Exercise and the pain response

Everyone has heard the saying “no pain, no gain." Ewing native and physical therapist Richard Stoneking, however, prefers to say “no gain with pain.”

Trenton Health Team receives funding for mental health first aid training

Trenton Health Team received a grant from Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson to address mental health and substance abuse issues in Trenton.

Advancing neurosciences at Capital Health

With a reputation for providing advanced care to patients with complex, neurological conditions affecting the brain and spine, Capital Institute for Neurosciences recently welcomed two new advanced specialists.

Facts to help you fend off the flu

Following an aggressive and widespread flu season last year, Dr. Maryana Tselniker offers some insight on flu prevention and what to do if you think you caught the flu.

Stoneking: Decline to Decline

In his first column, Ewing native and physical therapist Richard Stoneking encourages readers to be more positive about aging.