Women’s Health

Men’s Health, Sleep Disorders, Women’s Health

Dreaded Daylight Savings: Here’s How to Adjust

Whether we are springing forward or falling back, daylight savings time can leave us confused and exhausted. First developed to help conserve energy and make better use of sunlight, the daylight savings tradition continues November 4 at 2 a.m., when the clocks will once again be turned back one hour. To help prepare our bodies for this semiannual change, Adrian Pristas, M.D., medical director of sleep medicine at Bayshore Medical Center and Riverview Medical Center, shared a list of tips and best practices to make for an easier adjustment.

Men’s Health, Women’s Health

What You Need to Know about New Jersey’s Insurance Marketplace

Choosing an insurance plan can be tricky. If you don't have health insurance through your job, Medicare, Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), or another source, you can get coverage through New Jersey’s Marketplace. Before you start looking for a plan, there are some misconceptions about the health insurance Marketplace that could get you off track.

Cancer Care, Women’s Health

Does Breast Cancer Run in the Family?

Cancer is more common than you may think. In fact, it is estimated that nearly 1 out of every 3 people in the United States will battle a form of cancer at some point during their lives. Although more than 100 types of cancers exist worldwide, the most frequently detected in women is breast cancer. Of the 266,000 American women diagnosed each year, roughly 5-10% develop the disease as a result of inherited gene mutations, or changes. In other words, breast cancer can run in the family.

Men’s Health, Women’s Health

Select Well-Fitting Athletic Shoes for Less Foot Pain

Proper shoe lacing makes a difference for your feet.  It's just one of many simple things you can do to safeguard your feet while you put them through the demands of an athletic workout or even a long day of walking over all sorts of surfaces.  Simply lacing your shoes or sneakers properly, along with choosing a shoe that fits your foot correctly, can add comfort to your stride and prevent foot injuries.