Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Mercer County launches campaign to combat stigma tied to mental health, addiction

Mercer County officials have announced a yearlong campaign to combat stigma associated with mental illness and addiction and to support those who are impacted.

Princeton Medical Institute now partnering with Lyft

Princeton Medical Institute and Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation have been working together with the goal to treat Alzheimer’s Disease. PMI is now offering free transportation through Lyft for patients interested in participating in Alzheimer’s studies.

Capital Health Regional Medical Center earns third advanced certification for Comprehensive Stroke Center

Capital Health Regional Medical Center earned the Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers from The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

Treating back pain beyond conservative methods

After getting more conservative treatment for back pain, the relief is starting to wane. What other minimally-invasive treatments are available?

Community health survey aims to address concerns of Mercer County residents

Capital Health encourages residents of Mercer County to help shape the way health and wellness services are provided in the region through a new survey.

Interventional pulmonologist joins Capital Health

Capital Health Medical Center – Hopewell is now one of five hospitals in the region (and one of only two in New Jersey) to offer true interventional pulmonology services.

Colorectal cancer rates on the rise among millennials

Findings of the study show that colorectal cancer rates have been increasing for every generation since 1950, and experts are at a loss to explain why.

Ask the Doctor: does obesity impact heart disease?

I have heard being obese leads to heart disease. Will bariatric surgery help reduce my risk of heart disease?

How to handle urinary stress incontinence

How do I know if I have stress urinary incontinence? Experts from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital are ready to answer readers’ questions.

Choose a diet that fits you

Experts from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital are ready to answer readers’ questions. Send your questions to askthedoc@rwjbh.org.