Health News Articles

Feb 3, 2014

New Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Facility Coming to University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro Campus

An expansive new pediatric specialty care center is rising on the campus of University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro (UMCPP). In late ...
Jan 30, 2014

Losing Weight, Gaining Health: Is Bariatric Surgery Right for You?

In high school, Cynthia Meekins weighed 110 pounds. But in her early 30s, her sedentary lifestyle began weighing on her, literally. By her mid ...
Jan 22, 2014

Cancer and Genetics: What Women Need to Know

Many forms of cancer tend to run in families. For both women and men, knowing when to seek genetic testing may lead to earlier intervention ...
Jan 14, 2014

New Princeton House Behavioral Health Program Provides Emotional Support for Teen Girls

Adolescence can be a difficult time of transition for girls, particularly those struggling with emotional trauma, substance abuse and body-image...
Jan 11, 2014

Cancer and Genetics: What Men Need to Know

Many forms of cancer tend to run in families. For both women and men, knowing when to seek genetic testing may lead to earlier intervention in,...
Jan 3, 2014

High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy: Know Your Risks

If you are pregnant or planning on becoming pregnant, keeping on top of your blood pressure can help ensure a safe and healthy pregnancy.  ...
Dec 30, 2013

The Health Risks of Obesity During Pregnancy

When a woman is obese during pregnancy, she is at greater risk for any number of health problems, from diabetes to premature birth.  ...
Dec 13, 2013

Are You an Emotional Eater? Princeton House Offers Programs to Help

Do you ever find yourself eating not because you’re feeling hungry but because you’re feeling happy or sad? Or have you found...
Dec 9, 2013

7 of the Most Common Holiday Dangers for Kids...

For most people, the holiday season is full of excitement, socializing and celebration. While it can bring fun and special memories, it can also...
Nov 7, 2013

10 Nutrition Tips for the Holiday Season

It’s that time of year again, and before you know it a few fun parties and a couple extra cookies can quickly turn into added pounds. A...