Women’s Health

Behavioral Health, Men’s Health, Women’s Health

Lonely Without Love? How to Avoid Valentine’s Day Blues

People seem to have a love/hate relationship with Valentine’s Day. When in a romantic relationship, it can be a wonderful time to convey your affection. But when you’re single, the holiday tends to leave many feeling downright sad.Want to survive the holiday without sinking into a depression? Nanditha Krishnamsetty, M.D., a psychiatrist with Hackensack Meridian Health Medical Group, shares a few tips to avoid the Valentine’s Day blues.

Cancer Care, Women’s Health

Proven Ways to Prevent Cervical Cancer

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month – and it serves as an annual reminder for women about the disease and how they can protect themselves against it. Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer, yet every year over 11,000 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with cervical cancer.  Many times women are not made aware of how, exactly, they can prevent it.

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

Reasons Why You Might Struggle To Lose Weight

Perhaps you want to be part of that 8% determined to achieve your New Year’s goals? So, you might join a gym – or promise yourself that you will dust off your gym key tag that’s hidden in the junk drawer and start utilizing your existing membership. You might also be more mindful of your portions and opt for healthier foods.You may step on the scale after a few weeks, though, and notice that your weight has yet to change. Don’t panic – there could be other factors impacting your ability to lose weight.

Emergency Medicine, Men’s Health, Women’s Health

Why a Trauma Surgeon Depends on Your Blood Donation

At a hospital, donated blood is used to help ill or injured people on a regular basis. In fact, every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood. But as potential donors, do we truly understand how giving blood can make an impact? To put it into perspective, we spoke to Abimbola B. Pratt, M.D., a board certified surgeon, to better understand how and why a trauma surgeon – among other health care providers – depends on your blood donation.