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Move It or Lose It: Screening for Function After Quarantine

By |2020-07-31T10:42:30-04:00July 31st, 2020|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

The coronavirus pandemic has changed us in many ways, including how our bodies function. Whether you’ve spent months quarantining to help flatten the curve or you’ve isolated to recover from COVID-19, it has limited our ability to move. Muscle strength decreases 1-3% per day for each day of inactivity [...]

Finding Peace in Mindfulness

By |2020-07-07T14:11:57-04:00July 17th, 2020|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

Mindfulness is about bringing your attention and focus to the present moment. Through mindfulness, we calmly acknowledge thoughts, feelings, and bodily sensations without judgment, according to CentraState behavioral health specialist Amy Metzger, MSW, LCSW, CTTS. It’s hitting the pause button and allowing yourself to be completely present to engage [...]

Telemedicine Services Provide Comfort and Care

By |2020-07-07T13:43:19-04:00July 16th, 2020|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

Several CentraState medical practices are offering virtual healthcare services, allowing patients to connect with board-certified primary care and specialty physicians for preventive services, chronic care follow-up, and management of acute issues. The platform includes tools for tracking COVID-19 symptoms. “We’re here to maintain continuity of care no matter what [...]

Lifesaving Care in the Community

By |2020-07-07T14:11:35-04:00July 11th, 2020|Categories: Cancer, Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

Leader of Breast Cancer Nonprofit Shares Her Own Survivorship Story As the executive director of Susan G. Komen New Jersey, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending breast cancer, lifelong Freehold resident and CentraState volunteer Suzanne Corson, 41, has advocated for women’s health and shared many stories of breast cancer [...]

Mental Vigilance Can Help Facilitate a Return to Routines

By |2020-07-10T10:58:25-04:00July 10th, 2020|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

Over the past five months, we’ve had to consider survival tactics on many fronts—from protecting ourselves and others from coronavirus exposure to shifting strategies and expectations for school and work. Our sense of normalcy has changed in nearly every way, and adaptation will remain important as society transitions back [...]

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