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Holding the Right Pose:  Eatontown Actor Back on Stage After Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgery

By |2019-03-28T17:14:08-04:00March 28th, 2019|Categories: Women’s Health|Tags: , |

For the past decade, Lorraine Stone of Eatontown has focused her full attention on arts and culture endeavors. In addition to forming her own performance company, she has been acting with another group, performing with a samba band, and volunteering for a historic landmark foundation. Nothing sidetracked her passion [...]

Jamesburg Mom Finds Relief After Decades of Painful Periods

By |2019-01-17T10:37:35-04:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: Women’s Health|Tags: , , |

Unbearable, debilitating, and disabling are just some of the ways that Krisda Abene, 43, used to describe her menstrual periods. The mother of three from Jamesburg began suffering from painful periods in her 20s, but it was after she had her third child at age 27 that her symptoms [...]

What Men Should Know About Menopause

By |2019-01-09T09:58:20-04:00January 9th, 2019|Categories: Women’s Health|Tags: |

Menopause is much more than just the cessation of periods. Much like the changes men experience during the aging process when testosterone levels dip, fluctuating hormones bring challenging physical and emotional changes for women. Men can help their partners get through this time of transition by asking questions, being [...]

A Doctor Shares Her 11 Healthy Holiday Habits

By |2018-12-20T14:13:41-04:00December 20th, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , , , , , |

By Nancy Peters, MD The holiday season can be magical … and sometimes it can produce stress and cause us to abandon the healthy habits that we’ve maintained the rest of the year. As a doctor, I am sadly not immune to the strains of the holiday season, but [...]

Hold Your Breath for Safer Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer

By |2018-12-14T22:47:24-04:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: Cancer|Tags: , , |

What if we had the power to limit radiation only to the area of a cancerous tumor in the breast, sparing the surrounding healthy tissues? Some cancer treatments can injure other areas of the body while fighting malignant cells. Advancements in treatment technologies have helped target therapies like radiation [...]

Self-Care: How to Take ‘Me Time’ with a Toddler—And Another on the Way

By |2018-09-25T14:10:29-04:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: Pregnancy and Parenting|Tags: , |

Caring for a toddler can be challenging enough, but once you add the exhaustion and discomfort of another pregnancy, the stress can be compounded. Self-care is important for all parents. A focus on personal needs can help keep us physically and mentally fit while decreasing stress. Even those of [...]

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