Fruits And Veggies You Should Try This Summer

Summer brings an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables to grocery stores, farmers’ markets and local gardens. That means more opportunities to add tasty and heart-healthy foods to your everyday meals! The American Heart Association recommends at least 4.5 cups per day of fruits and vegetables as part of a healthy lifestyle that can help you avoid risks for heart disease and [...]

Hospital Executive Leads Heart Walk in South Jersey

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recently announced Alfred Campanella, Executive Vice President, Strategic Business Growth and Analytics at Virtua, will serve as chairman of the 2017 Southern NJ Fall Heart Walk scheduled for Saturday, October 21 at Cooper River Park in Pennsauken, NJ. The Southern NJ Fall Heart Walk, locally sponsored by Virtua and media sponsors SJ [...]

Summer Concert Safety

Whether you’re a fan of country, rock, hip hop, or all of the above – you will probably be attending a concert this summer. Summer is the perfect time to jam to your favorite bands outdoors with all of your friends! Music is good for your soul, but also good for your heart! Studies have shown that upbeat and fast-tempo [...]

Local Executive Leads Heart Walk in Central NJ

Gabriel Borsotto, MD, Vice President Specialty, US Medical, Bristol Myers Squibb, will serve as chairman of the 2017 Central NJ Heart Walk scheduled for Saturday, October 7 at Arm & Hammer Park, Home of the Trenton Thunder, in Trenton, NJ. The Central NJ Heart Walk, locally sponsored by Bristol Myers Squibb, Capital Health, NRG Energy, NJM Insurance Group and RWJBarnabas [...]

Protect Your Heart And Your Green Thumb

If you love to garden, summer weather may have you eager to run out into your backyard and start digging away. Gardening can be a great way to enjoy the outdoors, get physical activity, and grow some nutritious fruits and vegetables! Be careful though, being outside in the heat can be a little dangerous for those who are heart patients, older [...]

Local Doctor Leads Heart Walk at the Jersey Shore

Brett Sealove, MD, FACC, RPVI, cardiologist and partner at Monmouth Cardiology Associates, will serve as chairman of the 2017 Shoreline Heart Walk scheduled for Sunday, October 1 at the Asbury Park Boardwalk in Asbury Park, NJ. The Shoreline Heart Walk, locally sponsored by Hackensack Meridian Health and RWJBarnabas Health, brings hundreds of Monmouth and Ocean County families, organizations and businesses [...]

My Journey as a Cardiac Patient

By Rene Gsell, Guest Blogger I have always had great rhythm and love to dance!  Up until my diagnosis of MS, I worked for NJ Transit at the ticket booths.  I love to travel and cook! My favorite pass time is creating dinners and inviting friends and relatives over to eat scrumptious meals.  I would design the table with place [...]

Advice For Caregivers Of Stroke Patients

A stroke survivor’s family is often the most important source of long-term support during recovery and rehabilitation. Surviving a stroke is typically a trying experience for both survivors and caregivers. Some strokes produce personality changes that may be harmful to relationships. If you are a caregiver, taking care of yourself is equally as important as taking care of your loved [...]

Keep Moving Forward

By Patty Petrula, Guest Blogger 2014 was going to be my year...I was convinced! It was the year I was going to start training for my first triathlon in June.  My husband Chris and I joined the new gym close to our home that had a pool. We thought, this is January, new year new goals! This was it... let [...]

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Your Path Forward After Stroke

May is American Stroke Month, and it’s important to remember that stroke is not only preventable and treatable, but it’s also beatable. More than six million Americans are stroke survivors. While stroke might feel lonely and traumatic, you’re not alone.  Stroke is not the end, it’s simply a new beginning.  There is life after stroke, and the American Stroke Association [...]

By |May 17th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments