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Screening for Long-Time Smokers Improves Survival Rates

By |2022-11-14T16:15:11-05:00October 20th, 2022|Categories: Cancer|Tags: , , |

Although lung cancer death rates in Monmouth County have declined slightly according to government statistics, the disease still remains the second leading cause of death in the United States — and also the leading cause of cancer-related deaths nationwide. For many cancers, including lung cancer, treatment success and increases in [...]

New Life After Lung Cancer Surgery

By |2022-10-04T12:52:08-04:00October 15th, 2022|Categories: Cancer|

Matt Fox of Manalapan has more treasured time with his family in his future, because he’s now a lung cancer survivor. Matt had smoked for most of his life, which increased his risk for lung cancer. When his wife, Mary, saw information about CentraState’s lung screening program, she convinced [...]

CentraState is Named a Great Place to Work

By |2022-10-03T16:15:53-04:00October 14th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

The results of the 2022 Great Place to Work® Engagement Survey are in! CentraState Healthcare System has earned Great Place to Work Certification™ for the second year in a row by Great Place to Work®, a global authority on workplace culture, employee experience, and proven leadership behaviors. Great Place [...]

Mental Health Crisis National Lifeline: 988

By |2022-10-03T15:51:51-04:00October 12th, 2022|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

Similar to calling 911 for emergencies, 988 has been nationally designated as the three-digit dialing code that will route callers in mental health, substance use, or suicidal crisis to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline network. When to Call Suicidal crisis Substance abuse assistance Mental health resources Concerns about a [...]

Overcoming Long-Haul COVID

By |2022-10-03T15:50:04-04:00October 12th, 2022|Categories: Coronavirus|Tags: , |

For Manalapan resident John Kwiecinski, the journey back to health after COVID-19 has been long, with many bumps and detours. But with help from his wife Roxanne, his medical team, CentraState’s Post-COVID Syndrome Treatment Program, and the “band of brothers” he’s met along the way, John is determined to [...]

Preventing Diabetes Side by Side

By |2022-10-03T15:45:55-04:00October 11th, 2022|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

Retired Freehold couple Jane and Donald O’Brien, ages 62 and 63, hadn’t been prioritizing healthy eating and exercise habits – until they were both diagnosed with prediabetes last fall. After enrolling in CentraState’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-recognized Diabetes Prevention Program, they’re now healthier than they’ve been in [...]

Beyond Hot Flashes: How to Manage Menopause in Stride

By |2022-10-03T15:44:20-04:00October 10th, 2022|Categories: Women’s Health|Tags: |

When people think of menopause, hot flashes often come to mind. But some women experience different symptoms during this time – and others may have no symptoms at all. Clinically speaking, menopause occurs when a woman goes 12 months without a menstrual period. It’s called a retrospective diagnosis because [...]

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