Health in Long Branch, NJ

Massive Lipoma removal the size of pear. The lipoma was located on the right side of his back/hip which was removed under local anesthesia, Procedure Backgro...

A look at how Monmouth’s marine research vessels stack up.

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Looking for a plastic surgery clinic for a breast augmentation? Gartner Plastic Surgery & Laser Center offers breast augmentation using implants!

Leaky gut has become a bit of a buzzword as more healthcare providers wake up to the fact that the food we put into our bodies can get into the bloodstream and affect our health. Unfortunately, we’ve found that many people don’t take the term “leaky gut” seriously. Not only does it sound silly, but …

Preheat oven to 350°. In medium saucepot, heat 1½ teaspoons oil over medium-high heat. Add kale and spinach; cook and stir 5 minutes. Strain, pressing with back of spoon to remove excess moisture
In same saucepot, heat remaining 1½ teaspoons oil over medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir 5 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat; stir in garlic, cream cheese, yogurt, mozzarella cheese, kale mixture, and salt and pepper to taste. Transfer to 1-quart baking dish; sprinkle with Parmesan. Bake 35…

Let’s stop deceptive sugar labeling now! Action Alert
We need labeling in teaspoons, not just grams. Who knows how much a gram is? If someone is caught putting cocaine in a child’s snack pack, they go to jail, as it should be. Yet an entire industry has been hiding copious amounts of highly addictive, poisonous sugar in our food. It may sound outlandish, but it’s true: for years, Big Sugar has been actively working to get Americans addicted to sugar, which is more…

Experts say these anti-inflammatory foods may help you beat pain and find relief.

Tears play a vital role in the health and function of our eyes. That’s what makes dry eye such a serious problem.

Adding powerful antioxidants to your diet can improve your eye health
There's no substitute for the quality of life good vision offers. Adding certain nutrients to your daily diet—either through foods or supplements—can help preserve your vision. Researchers have linked eye-friendly nutrients, such as lutein and zeaxanthin, vitamin C, vitamin E and zinc, to reducing the risk of certain eye diseases
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is…

Walk through the aisles of a grocery or health food store, or visit a trendy coffee shop or restaurant, and you’re likely to find kombucha tea. Some establishments promote kombucha as a healthy alt…

UT Southwestern researchers shed light on the link between poor fitness and an increased risk of developing dementia. Researchers report a lower level of fitness is associated with faster deterioration of white matter fibers in the brain. The deterioration can result in cognitive decline and memory problems as a person ages.

Prepare for Cataract Eye Surgery: Before, During, and After
If you have been diagnosed with cataracts, you may be a strong candidate for cataract eye surgery. Put simply, a cataract is the inner clouding of the eye’s lens that can lead to a decrease in vision. This type of vision impairment is largely detected during a medical eye examination by your eye doctor
Cataract surgery typically takes no longer than 30 minutes to complete, but if you need to have cataracts in both…

We already know that soda and other sugary drinks are a major reason for the obesity epidemic in our country, which affects more than one in three adults and about 17 percent of children. We alread…

According to research from the Institute of Medicine, 100 million Americans deal with chronic pain. That’s more than heart disease, cancer and diabetes combined. Back pain is the most common form o…

In the previous post, I discussed how sugar and artificial sweeteners can affect a child’s brain. ADD, ADHD, learning disabilities, anxiety, depression, poor memory and other issues are often trace…