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Connection between epilepsy and autism may expand treatment options for epileptics
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
By Megdad M. Zaatreh, M.D. It is estimated that nearly 33 percent of people with autism spectrum disorder also have epilepsy.
Sunscreen should be part of your daily routine 365 days a year ─ not just during the summer
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
By Jarrod P. Kaufman, M.D., F.A.C.S. After a long and dark winter, there is nothing more thrilling than to finally venture back outside and feel the warm sun on our skin
Is your body ready for pregnancy?
Monday, March 24, 2014
By Karen Krieg, D.O. When you are seriously considering having your first baby or expanding your family, there are several key preparations to make well before taking your first pregnancy test.
Tips for deciphering your child’s belly pain
Monday, March 24, 2014
By Kathleen Swayne, M.D. Almost all children experience pain in the abdomen at one time or another. While most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem, “stomachache” is one of the most common reasons parents take their children to the ER or pediatrician’s office.
Defeating colorectal cancer using minimally invasive surgery
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
By Thomas J. Kayal, M.D. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer in the United States, effecting more than 130,000 Americans each year. About 75 percent of cases occur in the colon and about 25 percent are diagnosed in the rectum. Surgery, in conjunction with chemotherapy and radiation, is generally the most successful treatment option.
Get ready for a busy spring by eating and exercising to boost energy
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
By Caryn Alter, M.S., R.D. Most of us are feeling tired and sluggish after the long, dark winter we have endured here in central New Jersey. One of the best ways to boost your energy is to eat more healthy foods and get your body moving. As a result, you may also improve your mental outlook and even lose weight.
High blood pressure is on the rise among young adults
Monday, February 03, 2014
By Orlando Mills, M.D., M.P.H. If you're a young adult, it is unlikely that high blood pressure (hypertension) is high on your list of health concerns. But recent studies found that nearly one in five young adults between the ages of 24 and 32 were clinically diagnosed with the condition. Not surprisingly, most had no idea they were living with this medical condition that put them at higher risk for heart disease and stroke. Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States and stroke ranks third.
You can save a life ─ Recognize the common signs of stroke
Monday, February 03, 2014
By Yin Lin Nien, M.D. While significant inroads have been made in the prevention and treatment of strokes, the after-effects can still be debilitating or irreversible. Stroke is the fourth- leading cause of death in the United States, killing nearly 130,000 Americans each year. The best way to protect yourself and those around you is to recognize the physical symptoms of a stroke, which I have highlighted below
Young men and women can protect themselves against the HPV virus with FDA-approved vaccination
Monday, January 06, 2014
Genital human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI). There are more than 40 different strains of the HPV virus that can infect the genitals, mouth and throat areas of both males and females.
Improper use of antibiotics can inhibit health and delay recovery
Monday, January 06, 2014
But the truth is that antibiotics only work against infections caused by bacteria, fungi and certain parasites. Unfortunately, antibiotics are ineffective in the treatment of common viral infections related to most colds and flu.