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CentraState Receives Outstanding Achievement Award from American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

By |2020-03-09T15:24:43-04:00March 9th, 2020|

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) has awarded its prestigious 2019 Outstanding Achievement Award to CentraState Healthcare System for its cancer program that exceeded the nationally recognized standards for the delivery of quality cancer care to its patients. This recognition was only earned [...]

Governor Murphy Appoints Brandon Eldershaw to the New Jersey Caregiver Task Force

By |2020-03-02T10:36:27-04:00March 2nd, 2020|

Brandon Eldershaw, healthy aging wellness coach at CentraState Healthcare System, has been appointed to the New Jersey Caregiver Task Force by Governor Philip D. Murphy. The Task Force was established in 2018 to identify the characteristics of caregivers and caregiver support services offered in New Jersey while providing recommendations [...]

Can Vaping Be Deadly?

By |2020-02-03T11:56:51-04:00January 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 [...]

Pediatrician No Longer In Pain After Life-Changing Spinal Surgery

By |2020-02-03T11:59:05-04:00January 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 |2020-02-03T12:18:20-04:00January 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 |2020-02-03T12:20:24-04:00January 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 |2020-02-03T12:01:31-04:00January 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 [...]