Category: Medicine

Cancer Survivors Program

METUCHEN – The Metuchen Edison Woodbridge YMCA, in collaboration with the Lance Armstrong Foundation, has developed physical activity and wellness programs for cancer survivors and their families.

Burn Center Raises Caution About Scald Burns

LIVINGSTON—When people think of burn injuries, they often associate them with fire, but that is only one segment of the injuries treated in a burn center. According to the American Burn Association, approximately 32 percent of all inpatient admissions to burn centers in North America are for scalds.

Hospital Creates Dance Video To Promote Women’s Stroke Awareness

PERTH AMBOY—Inspired by the innovative breast cancer awareness “Pink Glove Dance” video created by Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland, Ore., Raritan Bay Medical Center’s Mirian Medina, RN, and Gina Mancini decided to create there own dance video with hospital staff to help promote awareness of the dangers of heart disease and stroke to women.

Finding Relief from Vulvar Pain

Vulvodynia is a condition that causes chronic pain or discomfort in the vulva, the external part of the female genitalia. An estimated 18% of women will experience the symptoms of vulvodynia, yet many will never seek treatment.