Health

Flu Cases on the rise. Free Flu Shots Still Being Offered.

Health officials throughout New Jersey and the United States are seeing increased influenza illness. Locally, the staff of the Monmouth County Health Department is also seeing increased flu activity reporting and they are closely monitoring this year’s flu activity at Monmouth County schools, hospitals and nursing homes. “There are three basic everyday actions that we can all use to protect ourselves and our loved ones from getting the flu,” said Freeholder John P. Curley, liaison [...]

February 18th, 2016|All, Health, Winter 20152016|0 Comments

5 Questions to Ask Before Committing to a Health Club

As winter sets in, it can be easy to stay inside and let hibernation mode take over. But that doesn't mean you should let your health become obsolete. If you're looking to take your fitness goals to the next level and make your health a priority, it might be time to join a health club. "It's a fact that about half of people with gym memberships don't really use them," says Steven Bronston, certified personal [...]

December 30th, 2015|All, Health|0 Comments

Lessons Running a Marathon Can Teach You About Life

Four Lessons From a Former Olympian and Sports Dietitian As the fall running season approaches, people everywhere are lacing up their sneakers for everything from casual runs, to charity races, to major marathons like the NYC marathon. While most people equate the benefits of running to their physical health, the dedication required to train and participate in a race can also teach important lessons about how to live your best life. Avid runner and distinguished [...]

October 8th, 2015|All, Health|0 Comments

The Health Care Provider You Need to Know

With more than 11 million newly insured Americans, an aging baby boomer population and a growing number of chronic conditions, the American healthcare system is expected to make some major changes to accommodate the increasing number of people seeking healthcare. In the past, your physician was probably the only provider you saw regularly, but as healthcare delivery has evolved, newer types of providers are taking on important roles in healthcare teams, which are delivering higher [...]

October 8th, 2015|All, Health|0 Comments

Not All Tilapia Are Equal: Choosing Good From Bad

We live near the water, so as a result, we love to eat our local seafood!  We watch the fishing boats go out up and down the Jersey Coast all year long and enjoy eating in local seafood restaurants.  However, there does come a time when we have to buy seafood that is not caught locally, or perhaps we have to choose a farmed fish.  The right seafood can make for a nutritious and satisfying [...]

October 8th, 2015|All, Health|0 Comments

Understanding Processed Foods

With all the noise about foods you should or shouldn’t feed your family, it can be difficult to make a confident decision while perusing those grocery store aisles. One type in particular – processed food – is often vilified in today’s food environment, but that shouldn’t necessarily be the case. Processing foods can have benefits to improve food’s shelf-life, reduce food waste, conserve resources and provide healthier and safer food for families everywhere. “Defining processed [...]

September 8th, 2015|All, Health|0 Comments

A Time for Me, Caring for Women with Cancer

A Time for Me is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide women diagnosed with any type of cancer and living in Monmouth & Ocean Counties NJ, a respite from their disease where they can recharge and focus on a positive tomorrow. They do this by providing retreats which are 3-days at a spa resort where they can recharge, focus on a positive tomorrow, and focus on recovery. Patty O'Neill, Executive Director [...]

July 28th, 2015|All, Health, Summer 2015|1 Comment

5 Ideas to Add Bold Flavor to Healthy Foods

Summer weather and fresh fare go hand in hand. While healthy foods dominate the summer months, too often people fall into meal ruts where all they eat are simple salads and grilled chicken. Nutritious foods don't have to be boring foods, though, because it's easy to add pizzazz with a few clever twists. Citrus marinades Fish and poultry are quality low-fat sources of protein but can come up short in flavor. Fortunately, it's simple to [...]

July 6th, 2015|All, Health|0 Comments

Jersey Shore Wellness Center Opens

Dedication to Her Patients and the Community Dr. Susan Nemiroff When Dr. Susan Nemiroff, known as Dr. Sue to her patients, first started attending Douglas College, she never knew she would end up a Chiropractor. While attending Douglass College of Rutgers University, Dr. Sue needed a summer job. She decided to take a position working for a chiropractor and fell in love with the profession. Upon graduation from Douglass, she went to Life [...]

April 22nd, 2015|All, Health, Spring 2015|0 Comments

For the Love of Tea, Pure & Simple

Kathleen Edinger Pure and Simple Hi friends, I’m Kathleen Edinger, owner of TeaScapes, a mobile tea consulting business. My tea business provides people with high quality, healthy premium tea, tea accessories and gourmet foods to enjoy in their home without having to go out to a specialty store themselves. TeaScapes provides information on tea & etiquette for a variety of occasions and provides in home or on-site tea parties which allow people to [...]

April 22nd, 2015|All, Health, Spring 2015|2 Comments