When it comes to men's health, early detection is crucial in managing testicular and prostate cancer. Being aware of the symptoms can lead to early diagnosis and better outcomes. Here's a guide to help you stay healthy this Movember.
It's Wellness Wednesday, and we're here to talk about Daylight Savings Time. When those clocks spring forward or fall back, it can sometimes be a challenge to adjust to a new sleep schedule. But don't worry – we've got some simple sleep-related tips to help you sail through this time change smoothly.
At Henry J. Austin Health Center, your safety is our main concern. The FDA recently issued a warning about specific over-the-counter eye drop products that could pose risks to your eye health. These products have been linked to manufacturing issues that might lead to eye infections, which could even result in vision problems or blindness.
November is National Diabetes Month, a time to raise awareness and learn about this health condition that affects 37.3 million people in the United States. That’s about 11.3% of the people in the country. At Henry J. Austin Health Center (HJAHC), we want to make sure you understand how to take care of your health. Let's explore what diabetes is, the different types, and what you should know to stay healthy.
If you want a healthier Thanksgiving meal, you can get help from Henry J. Austin Health Center’s (HJAHC) Nutrition Services to help you make smarter food choices. Whether you're making the meal yourself or enjoying food that someone shares with you, it's important to think about making it healthy.
November marks the beginning of "Movember," an annual campaign focused on men's health awareness. This campaign covers issues such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health, and suicide prevention. Men can show their support by growing mustaches and encouraging open conversations about health and regular check-ups.
Welcome to a Wellness Wednesday that's all about transformation: turning leftovers into new meals or snacks! Did you know that Americans toss out 120 billion pounds of food each year? That's a lot of delicious potential wasted. But don’t worry, there's a better way, especially as the holiday season approaches.
Welcome to Wellness Wednesday at the Henry J. Austin Health Center! Did you know that poor oral health can lead to health complications like heart or respiratory problems? Today, we're talking about taking care of your teeth, and we've got four easy tips to help you keep your smile healthy and bright.
In Trenton, our community cares a lot about helping each other. Some local organizations are working hard to make sure women can get bras that fit well, and other life necessities. We want to tell you about these organizations and the incredible things they do in our community.
On this Wellness Wednesday, we're diving into the world of self-care. It's all about making yourself feel good and happy, regardless of how busy your schedule may be. Today, we'll explore some simple steps you can add to your daily routine, like meditation, daily walks, journaling, and other activities. We all want to be happy and healthy, and these easy tips can help make that happen.
Welcome to Wellness Wednesday, where we're exploring simple habits that can keep you hydrated and feeling great. Staying well-hydrated isn't just a choice; it's a habit that your body will thank you for. Luckily, these easy tips are designed for a healthier you.
Tips for Supporting Kids with Sensory Processing Issues
Halloween is a time of excitement and imagination, with costumes, candies, and spooky surprises. But for children with sensory processing issues, this holiday can bring unique challenges. Sensory processing issues can make experiences, like costumes and decorations, overwhelming for kids. However, with a little creativity and understanding, parents and caregivers can help make Halloween an enjoyable and inclusive experience for all children. In this article, we'll explore some practical tips for creating a sensory-friendly Halloween and ensuring that your child feels safe and comfortable.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an annual reminder of the crucial importance of early detection, education, and support for individuals and families affected by breast cancer. Henry J. Austin Health Center (HJAHC) is deeply committed to the well-being of the Trenton community and believes that knowledge and early intervention are the keys to preventing and effectively treating breast cancer.
Welcome to another Wellness Wednesday! Today, let's talk about eating right to keep your body strong. Think of food as fuel for your body - it helps you do the things you love. We're sharing some easy tips to make sure your body gets what it needs.
At Henry J. Austin Health Center (HJAHC), we know that recovery isn't something you do on your own; it's a journey we take together toward healing and hope. This week, we want to talk about how important families and caregivers are in helping young people with their recovery.
As parents or guardians, it's crucial to recognize the subtle signs and signals that may indicate a young person is grappling with addiction or on the road to recovery. These challenges are complex and can manifest in various ways, from academic struggles to emotional turbulence.
Updated COVID-19 vaccines will be available soon to ensure you are protected from the latest coronavirus strains. Until then, Henry J. Austin Health Center (HJAHC) will not be scheduling COVID-19 vaccine appointments, and all existing COVID-19 vaccine appointments have been canceled.
Getting ready to go back to school? We're addressing a big concern: too many kids being overweight. Over 14 million kids in the U.S. are too obese, which isn't good for their health. It can also make them feel bad emotionally. But don't worry, parents and caregivers can help fix this!
According to the CDC's report, Florida and Texas have recently experienced an outbreak of locally transmitted Plasmodium Vivax Malaria cases. Malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by parasites transmitted through infected mosquitoes and continues to be a significant public health concern worldwide. This serves as a stark reminder that malaria isn't limited to specific regions and can affect any area where infected mosquitoes thrive, including New Jersey. Symptoms of malaria include cyclical fever with chills, headache, weakness, vomiting, and diarrhea. If you suspect signs of malaria, we encourage you to visit www.henryjaustin.org/service or call 609-278-5900 to be seen by a provider.