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Targeted Cancer Therapy for CML

By |2020-01-07T09:17:07-05:00January 7th, 2020|Categories: Cancer|Tags: , |

Forty years ago, people diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia were often fighting an uphill battle that included painful, invasive treatments. Now, patients like Sal Masella can just take one pill a day to achieve—and maintain—remission. Six years ago, Sal, 46, a Monroe Township resident, began feeling discomfort when eating [...]

Healthy Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

By |2019-12-11T12:39:21-05:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

Soft and chewy healthy oatmeal cookies with applesauce, honey, raisins, and chocolate chips. No sugar! Ingredients 1 1/4 cups quick oats 1 cup white whole wheat flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce 4 tablespoons unsalted butter — melted and cooled 1 large egg 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/2 cup honey 1/3 cup dark chocolate chips 1/4 cup raisins 1/4 cup [...]

15 Benefits of Breastfeeding for Mom and Baby

By |2019-11-26T10:40:16-05:00November 7th, 2019|Categories: Pregnancy and Parenting|Tags: , , |

You’ve probably heard that “breast is best.” In addition to being a catchy phrase, it’s true: there are a number of benefits for both mother and baby for those who choose to breastfeed. The Benefits of Breastfeeding for Baby Breast milk contains live immunity. When a baby consumes breast [...]

The Latest Treatment Options for Endometriosis and Other Uterine Conditions

By |2020-01-06T11:07:49-05:00November 7th, 2019|Categories: Women’s Health|

About one in 10 women develops endometriosis, a condition that occurs when a woman’s uterine lining grows outside of the uterus through her fallopian tubes and into her pelvis. The condition has received increased media attention in recent years, leading more patients to seek treatment for their symptoms. There [...]

Can Vaping Be Deadly? Your Questions Answered

By |2019-11-26T09:50:24-05:00October 30th, 2019|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

What is vaping? Vaping is when a person uses a vape or e-cigarette to inhale nicotine. Vapes are battery-powered devices that heat a nicotine-containing liquid to produce an aerosol that is inhaled. The liquid is usually flavored with fruit or other sweet flavorings.  Is vaping safe? No, vaping is [...]

Freehold’s Hometown Hospital Supports Historic “Springsteen: His Hometown” Exhibit

By |2019-11-26T10:36:13-05:00October 22nd, 2019|Categories: Health A-Z|

Artifacts from the life of Freehold’s famous son Bruce Springsteen and his family are now part of a special year-long exhibit at the Monmouth County Historical Association (MCHA) in Freehold that will run through October 2020. CentraState is the proud Hometown Sponsor of the exhibit presented by the Monmouth [...]

Reducing costs and environmental impact through solar

By |2019-11-12T09:13:04-05:00October 11th, 2019|Categories: Health A-Z|

CentraState recently completed the installation of solar carports in the majority of parking areas around the medical center and ambulatory campus that in addition to generating solar energy, provide shade and weather protection as well as enhanced lighting for patients, visitors, and employees. This carport installment, in combination with [...]

Role Reversal: Quick Action Saves First Responder During Stroke

By |2019-11-26T09:59:42-05:00October 11th, 2019|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

Francis Schultz is well-versed in remaining calm during stressful situations. The 64-year-old Jackson resident has volunteered as a first responder for more than four decades, most recently in the role of directing traffic and keeping people safe when fire or police services respond to a call. When Francis experienced [...]