Region | Health and Fitness
E-mail Print

Seven tips to safeguard your vision

More than 20 million Americans suffer from severe vision loss. While not all eye diseases can be prevented, here are some simple steps from Jersey Coastal Eye Center to maintain healthy eyes now and reduce your chances of vision loss in the future.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

Rainbow Pediatrics offers Spanish speaking families a medical interpreter

Anita LaPlaca, a medical Spanish interpreter for Rainbow Pediatrics in Rio Grande, ensures accurate communications and the best pediatric care for Spanish-speaking patients and their parents.
  Anita LaPlaca, a medical Spanish interpreter for Rainbow Pediatrics in Rio Grande, ensures accurate communications and the best pediatric care for Spanish-speaking patients and their parents.

RIO GRANDE – To accommodate the large population of Spanish speaking families in the region, Rainbow Pediatrics features a medical Spanish interpreter.

According to the pediatric group, Anita LaPlaca has facilitated accurate communications between Spanish-speaking patients and the nurse, receptionist and pediatrician caring for them at the Rio Grande location since 2012.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

Seven tips to safeguard your vision

More than 20 million Americans suffer from severe vision loss. While not all eye diseases can be prevented, there are some simple steps you can take to maintain healthy eyes now and reduce your chances of vision loss in the future, according to Dr. Stephen H. Uretsky of the Coastal Jersey Eye Center. He recommends the following:

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

A bumper sticker could win free braces

   A bumper sticker could win free braces A bumper sticker could win free braces

Vecere Orthodontics, 22 West Pacific Ave. in Cape May Court House, has new promotion that could mean a $25 gift certificate or free braces for a new patient at the practice.

“Dr. Jeff Vecere is always looking for ways to keep patients and the community at large connected to what he is doing at the office,” reads a statement from Vecere Orthodontics. “Since orthodontic treatment is often a long-term commitment, Vecere Orthodontics has come up with promotions and contests that have motivated patients and families to participate in the activities of the practice.”

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

Support Groups

Mom to Mom: Get together with other moms and share your experiences 1-2 p.m. every Monday in the Jenkins Room at Shore Memorial Hospital in Somers Point. Free. New moms are encouraged to bring their babies. Valet parking is available.

Physician Referral Service provides information about physicians including insurances accepted, office locations and hours, and educational background. Operated 24 hours a day by Shore Memorial Hospital. Call 653-4600 or visit www.shoredoctors.com.

Smoking Cessation Clinic provided by Shore Memorial Hospital’s QuitCenter offers counseling with our certified tobacco treatment specialists and information on nicotine replacement therapies. For an information packet call 653-3440.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

Atlantic County offers dental discount program

Atlantic County offers dental discount program Atlantic County offers dental discount program Atlantic County has partnered with the National Association of Counties to provide a dental discount program for all residents.

The program is not insurance. Anyone may join, and there are no age or income restrictions, according to a news release from the county. Under the program, members and everyone in their household can receive a discount of up to 50 percent on teeth cleanings, X-rays, braces, dentures, crowns, root canals and other dental services.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

Take steps to protect body from injury

 
Take steps to protect body from injury   Getting to know your body and how it is supposed to move can greatly enhance you r progress and results when exercising, according to the staff at Upper Level Fitness. Each human body is constructed of the same elements, bones, and muscles. However, we are all very different and experience various aches, pains, and often injuries. Sprains and strains are the most common injuries in sports and physical activities.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

Comprehensive diabetes care in two locations

The team at the Diabetes Center Cape Regional Medical Center says education is the first step to managing diabetes. 
  The team at the Diabetes Center Cape Regional Medical Center says education is the first step to managing diabetes.

 If you or a loved one has diabetes, you know how challenging it can be to manage the disease, say the staff at Cape Regional Medical Center. Some may even say it can become overwhelming.

Certified diabetes educators help individuals with diabetes learn to manage their disease and to be as healthy as possible. The goal of a certified diabetes educator is to inform patients on the behaviors that will improve their life and make it easier to lower their blood sugar, cholesterol and blood pressure. All of these risk factors, if controlled, can lead to a healthier life. They work with patients and their doctors to develop individualized goals.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

AMI offering free coronary CTA exams in February

GALLOWAY – Atlantic Medical Imaging (AMI) will offer free coronary CTA exams during the month of February in conjunction with American Heart Month.

The exam will be provided at no cost for patients with no insurance, or for those whose insurance does not cover the exam. The free screenings are made possible through the support of the AMI Foundation.

Read more...
 
E-mail Print

Healthy Living - Jan 2014

 
<< Start < Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next > End >>

Page 2 of 12