Bronchitis: Understanding Causes, Symptoms, And Treatments

Bronchitis is an inflammation of the lining of your bronchial tubes, which carry air to and from your lungs. People who have bronchitis often cough up thickened mucus, which can be discolored. This disease may be either acute or chronic. The Acute is very common, and often develops from a cold or other respiratory infection.…

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Elmwood Hills To Participate In 2017 Hurricane Relief Mission

For Immediate Release: Blackwood, NJ The local Facilities of Ocean Health Care- Elmwood Hills &  Northbrook,  would like to invite our Partners in Health Care to Unite in the relief effort for Hurricane Victims in Florida / Houston / and the Islands to help gather much needed supplies for those impacted by these tragic events.…

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Brain Tumors Now Accessible With New Chemo Delivery System

Brain tumors usually kill patients due to the chemo’s difficulty crossing the blood brain barrier.  A new delivery system can now deliver drugs more effectively to the tumor.   Brain Tumors: New Chemo Delivery System   Scientists at The University of Tokyo developed a shell into which the chemo drug, epirubicin was inserted. The shell is…

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Stroke: Understanding Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Stroke is the 5th leading cause of death in the United States, with one person dying every 4 minutes. For black people, it is the 3rd leading cause of death. Approximately 800,000 people have a stroke each year; about one every 40 seconds. Only heart disease, cancer, chronic lower respiratory diseases, and accidents are more deadly. What…

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Family Fun Day at Elmwood Hills!!

And what a blast we all had today!! The families loved it and we were thrilled to see so many happy and smiling faces! Take a look: ​​​ ​​ ​​ ​

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Opioids Prescriptions To Be Limited by Express Scripts Pharmacy

Opioid abuse in the United States is rampant.  Every day, more than 90 Americans die after overdosing on opioids according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Opioids are a class of drugs that include the illegal drug heroin, and synthetic opioids such as fentanyl. In addition, pain relievers such as oxycodone (OxyContin®) and hydrocodone (Vicodin®), are available legally by…

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The Rice Diet: Is It Safe, Effective, And Good for You?

The Rice Diet is once again in the news and touted as being safe and effective. Is it really safe? What exactly is the rice diet?   The Rice Diet Promise The Rice Diet was developed and introduced in 1939. It got its start as an inpatient way for clinics to help treat diabetes and hypertension. Despite its…

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