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Graft-Free ACL Knee Repair with BEAR

By |2023-05-08T15:38:19-04:00May 2nd, 2023|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

You don’t need to be a professional athlete to suffer an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear. Luckily, you also don’t need to be a professional athlete to access a state-of-the-art surgical approach to repair the injury. The ACL is a ligament in your knee that attaches the tibia (shinbone) to [...]

Highly Specialized Liver Cancer Surgery Eases Recovery

By |2023-05-04T11:04:14-04:00May 1st, 2023|Categories: Cancer|Tags: |

CentraState is one of just a few healthcare systems in the state to remove liver cancer through minimally invasive surgery – and this specialized approach benefits patients of all ages. Just ask Ernest Tripetsky.Last year, the 86-year-old Manalapan resident – who had prior surgeries at CentraState for bladder cancer and [...]

5 Headache Triggers That May Surprise You

By |2023-05-01T11:58:25-04:00May 1st, 2023|Categories: Health A-Z|

The vice grip. The temple throb. The pounding hammer. Not all headaches and migraines feel the same, but when one hits, it can be debilitating. Most people are familiar with common triggers like stress, but the following not-so-common triggers could also be culprits, according to CentraState family medicine physician [...]

Freedom from Painful Periods

By |2023-05-04T11:05:16-04:00May 1st, 2023|Categories: Women’s Health|Tags: |

For eight years, Manalapan resident Lacey Reyes suffered from painful, heavy menstrual periods. She bled so much that she needed iron IV infusions to treat severe anemia, a condition in which the body lacks enough iron to make healthy red blood cells. During her period, the 39-year-old stayed home [...]

Three Facts About Thyroid Nodules

By |2023-05-01T11:06:18-04:00May 1st, 2023|Categories: Cancer, Health A-Z|Tags: , |

What do Sofia Vergara, Rod Stewart, Joe Piscopo, Jennifer Grey, Daymond John and approximately 50 percent of American adults have in common? They’ve all had thyroid nodules. “Thanks to increased awareness and improved diagnostic imaging, we’re able to detect thyroid nodules more often,” explains Alexander Shifrin, MD, surgical director of [...]

7 Common Health Concerns African Americans Should Monitor

By |2022-11-14T11:59:22-05:00February 1st, 2022|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

Several health disparities exist between African Americans and white Americans. Doctors are seeing diseases that you’d expect to see in older patients—heart disease, diabetes, stroke—in relatively young African Americans. While genetics may play a role in certain instances, socioeconomic factors have a significant impact on how African Americans are [...]

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