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ACO Kickoff Training

Jersey Shore Hospital  launches Accountable Care Organization (ACO) kickoff training to improve the delivery of health care for 1,500 patients. Jersey Shore Hospital successfully  held their ACO kick off meeting  recently. ACO Experts hosted four thorough training sessions in the JSH … Continue reading

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Resolution Solutions

The New Year is just around the corner, and if you are like most Americans, you’re probably mulling over your New Year’s resolutions. Likely, many people will find themselves committing to a new diet plan in an effort to lose … Continue reading

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Osteoporosis

Maybe you’ve seen television commercials that pair women and osteoporosis. Perhaps osteoporosis runs in your family with your Mom and her sisters. Or maybe you’ve heard friends say that osteoporosis is only a woman’s disease. Well, let the truth be … Continue reading

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Vitamin D

The importance of Vitamin D Vitamin D deficiency is becoming a global health concern affecting about 40 percent of the world’s population (77% in the USA). The health factors that follow decreased vitamin D levels call for more recognition of … Continue reading

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Energy Drinks Safety

In the United States, the popularity of energy drinks has skyrocketed in recent years. People are incorporating them into their daily diets with other caffeinated drinks like coffee, soda, and tea. As the number of available energy drink options continues … Continue reading

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Lymphedema

Edema is a symptom.  Lymphedema is a disease.  What does this mean for you? Lymphedema  is an abnormal accumulation of water and protein (swelling) in the superficial tissues of the body.  The most common cause of lymphedema is surgical interventions … Continue reading

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Graston Technique

JSH Physical Therapy offers Graston Technique Jersey Shore Hospital offers the Graston Technique (GT) to physical therapy patients suffering from soft tissue injuries. Soft tissue includes muscle, tendon, ligaments and also fascia, a tissue located just under the skin that … Continue reading

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Sunburn Awareness

July is UV Safety Month, and there’s no such thing as a “healthy tan.” Now that it’s time for pool parties and BBQ’s, extra measures need to be taken to protect the skin from sun damage. According to the Skin … Continue reading

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Poison Ivy

Poison ivy grows as a shrub or vine in wooded areas or fields; it is recognizable by three bright green leaves on each stem of the plant. Exposure to the plant can cause an allergic reaction to urushiol (u-roo-she-ol), an … Continue reading

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JSH Upgrades Urinalysis Lab

Physicians often order Urinalysis as part of pre-surgery preparation, or to screen for a variety of disorders, such as diabetes. Urinalysis may be used to diagnose medical conditions expressed with abdominal pain, or to monitor a current condition such as … Continue reading

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