October 2014

Acid Reflux: The Dangers of Eating Late at Night

Source: New York Times The number of people with acid reflux has grown significantly in recent decades. Reflux can lead to esophageal cancer, which has increased by about 500 percent since the 1970s. And anti-reflux medication alone does not appear to control reflux...

Gov. Christie Asked to Disclose The Scientific Basis Of His Ebola Quarantine Policy

Source: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is demanding Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) reveal the science behind his controversial decision to place all health care workers returning back from Liberia, Guinea, or Sierra Leone to be placed under a mandatory quarantine....

Experts testify to NJ lawmakers: Heroin, Painkiller Addictions are Rising

Source: North Lawmakers have been hearing expert testimony Thursday in Trenton on how the growing number of residents fighting addictions to heroin and opioid prescription painkillers is impacting the state. Doctors, treatment specialists and other experts have been...

Monmouth Gym Offers Corporate Memberships; Bayville Offers Senior Health Fair

Source: Ultimate Fitness Training Center Ultimate Fitness Training Center, a 24 hour gym in Monmouth County, is offering new corporate gym memberships to area businesses. The memberships include access to the gym at reduced rates as well as a complimentary consultation with the...

Video: Metastatic (Stage 4) Breast Cancer Awareness

Thanks: NJTV By Emily Helck, The Real Tumors of New Jersey For all the pink triumphal arches, for all the celebration of survivors, there’s one group of breast cancer patients that the average person does not see splashed across the pages of a magazine: people with...

Featured Video: Through New Hospital and Quarantine Policies, Ebola (and Ebola Hysteria) Arrive In New Jersey

Sources: CBS New, Healthfit, New York and New Jersey have set up a new screening system that goes above and beyond the guidelines already set up by federal officials. The patients with the highest level of possible exposure will be automatically...