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Sleep apnea is characterized as a sleep disorder in which breathing will stop and start repeatedly while a person sleeps. When this happens, the brain and the rest of the body does not receive enough oxygen which can be potentially deadly. There are two common types of sleep apnea: Central sleep apnea: The airways are […]

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In the United States, five million people are currently living with congestive heart failure. In fact, it’s the leading cause of hospitalization for people over 65. When it comes to heart failure, the blood is moving through the heart and the body at a much slower rate than normal. This puts extra pressure on the […]

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In a previous blog, we covered the topic of occupational therapy. We explained what it is and how it differs from physical therapy. Occupational therapy helps people who are struggling with a certain condition regain their level of functionality so that the patient can lead a normal life. At St. Barnabas, we offer occupational therapy […]

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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, so today we want to talk about this cancer and the signs and symptoms to be aware of for early detection and prevention. There isn’t a singular cause of oral cancer; however, there are various risk factors that could make a person susceptible to this disease. It doesn’t come […]

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April is Occupational Therapy Month, and if you’ve ever wondered what occupational therapy is and how it could possibly help your aging loved one, keep reading. To begin, occupational therapists work with people of all ages to help them live independent and productive lives despite emotional, developmental or social problems. Occupational therapy shouldn’t be confused […]

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