Health News Articles

Aug 3, 2011

Rethinking the Routine Annual Physical

If your idea of an annual check-up is a one-size-fits-all, routine affair, it may be time to rethink that concept. Learn more in this article...
Aug 3, 2011

BLAST for Kids: Princeton HealthCare System to Open Unique Afterschool Program

Princeton HealthCare System will offer after-school classes specializing in social skills instruction for children who face difficulty interacting...
Aug 3, 2011

Is Cancer in Your Genes? New Service Explores the Answer

Prevention and early intervention are key to managing any type of cancer, so it's important to know your personal risk of developing the...
May 1, 2011

Avoiding an Oops: Help for Stress Incontinence

If you've ever tried to hold back a laugh or sneeze for fear of urine leakage, you may have a condition known as stress incontinence. With a...
May 1, 2011

When a Cough Is More than a Cough

A cough is usually the result of a temporary, relatively minor health issue--from the common cold to dust or other allergens. But depending on how...
May 1, 2011

Prevent IBS from Limiting Your Lifestyle

Irregularity, diarrhea and abdominal discomfort are something we all experience on occasion, but when these symptoms persist or keep you from the...
May 1, 2011

Joint Pain: Is It Arthritis?

Occasional joint pain and stiffness are a normal part of growing older. If that pain happens every day, especially if it worsens with movement, it...
May 1, 2011

Hypertension: The Silent Killer

An average of one in every three adults over the age of 20 have high blood pressure. But while the condition may be common, it can dramatically...
May 1, 2011

Manage Irregular Heart Rate to Help Avoid a Stroke

Atrial fibrillation, an irregular and rapid heart rate in the upper chambers of the heart, is the most common arrhythmia diagnosed in the United...
Feb 15, 2011

Sleep & Your Heart

Failing to get a good night's sleep can have far worse repercussions than simply missing your favorite TV show because you conk out on the...