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Can Vaping Be Deadly?

By |2020-01-14T11:53:59-05:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

As of November, 48 Americans have died from vaping, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Once considered a safer option than cigarettes, vapes and e-cigarettes—particularly those used with tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)-containing products—are now linked to a lung condition known as e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated [...]

Heartful Living

By |2020-01-14T10:31:29-05:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

Lifestyle changes go a long way to reducing your risk for heart disease, heart attack, and stroke. Here’s how the women of CentraState’s Cardiac Services stay mindful about their heart health: Before eating, I ask: Is this food going to be my medicine, or is this going to cause [...]

Physician, Healthy Colleague

By |2020-01-14T10:57:12-05:00January 10th, 2020|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

When pediatrician Ramarao Gajula, MD, sought a permanent solution to his ongoing back pain, he turned to CentraState colleague Mark McLaughlin, MD. Dr. Gajula, 67, spent a decade in pain. He suffered from lower back pain, tingling, and numbness nearly every day. While walking, he often had to sit [...]

Fitness in the Family

By |2020-01-10T14:57:23-05:00January 10th, 2020|Categories: Healthy Aging|Tags: |

Fitness in the Family After completing CentraState’s cardiac rehabilitation program to address a heart condition, 84-year-old Galina Balsirow often depended on a walker to remain mobile. To continue improving her heart health and gain balance and strength, she and her daughter, Emily, joined CentraState Fitness & Wellness Center with [...]

Going the Distance Applewood Resident Bikes 85 Miles on 85th Birthday

By |2020-01-10T14:24:42-05:00January 10th, 2020|Categories: Healthy Aging|Tags: , |

On October 4, Spencer Halper spent his birthday a little differently than most people turning 85. He pedaled 85 miles with companions from his local bike club, the 600-member Princeton Free Wheelers, traveling one mile for every year of his life. He began this annual tradition at age 80 [...]

A New Take on Hip Replacement Surgery

By |2020-01-10T14:25:50-05:00January 10th, 2020|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

Hip replacement surgery is one of the most common and successful orthopedic procedures performed in the United States. There are multiple ways for surgeons to perform hip replacements, with the classic and most common technique through the posterior approach, where the surgeon makes the incision on the back or [...]

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