WOR710's HealthNavigator Features Raritan Bay Medical Center Physicians Dr. Jennifer Turkish and Dr. Alan Nasar and Celebrity Chef Ally Vitella

Flu season, total joint replacement and healthy eating strategies will be discussed.

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New York, New York (PRWEB) October 31, 2013

HealthNavigator, the weekly health and wellness radio show on WOR710, will air at 10PM this Sunday, November 3rd. Hosted by Abe Kasbo and sponsored by Raritan Bay Medical Center, the hour-long episode will feature Dr. Jennifer Turkish, Dr. Alan Nasar and Ally Vitella.

With flu season upon us, Dr. Jennifer Turkish, doctor of family medicine from Bay Family Medicine in Old Bridge, NJ, will discuss some of the myths surrounding the flu vaccine and will also explain who should receive the vaccine and why. Dr. Turkish will give her perspective on the symptoms and treatment options for the flu.

Dr. Alan Nasar, an orthopedic surgeon from the Human Motion Institute at Raritan Bay Medical Center, will provide information about total joint replacement. He will explain the impact arthritis has on joints and how joint replacement helps arthritic patients. Dr. Nasar will also discuss what makes a patient a good candidate for the surgery, possible complications from the surgery, and what a patient can expect recovery to be like will also be presented.

Ally Vitella, a New York City caterer and star of Food Network's Fat Chef, will discuss her own healthy eating strategies and what she has found to work best for her and her family. Ally will also talk about how she introduces healthy eating to her children and how much easier it is to do than she anticipated. Ally believes in keeping healthy eating real and not focusing on current dieting trends. Ally will explain how she discovered that in order to make successful changes to her diet, the changes needed to be flexible and she needed to be consistent in implementing them.

Listeners are invited to tune in to HealthNavigator on WOR710 every Sunday from 10PM to 11PM. HealthNavigator is hosted by Abe Kasbo, sponsored by Raritan Bay Medical Center, and produced by Verasoni Worldwide, a marketing and public relations firm in Montclair, NJ.

About Raritan Bay Medical Center

With hospitals in Old Bridge and Perth Amboy Raritan Bay Medical Center (RBMC) is a New Jersey state-designated primary stroke center, a recipient of the American Stroke Association Get with the Guidelines® - Stroke Silver Plus Performance Achievement Award and Heart Failure Gold Performance Achievement Award, recognizing the optimal care of heart failure patients. The hospital is one of less than seven percent of hospitals nationally to achieve re-designation as a Magnet Hospital, recognizing nursing excellence. RBMC is ranked in the top 10 percent of New Jersey hospitals in surgical care according to the 2012 NJ Hospital Performance Report and received an “A” grade in patient safety from the Leapfrog Group. Among its flagship programs are the Human Motion Institute, a comprehensive musculoskeletal program, and Institute for Weight Loss, specializing in bariatric surgery. For more information, visit rbmc.org or facebook.com/myrbmc.

About Verasoni Worldwide

Verasoni Worldwide is a full-service marketing and PR agency in Montclair, New Jersey. Verasoni Worldwide delivers expertise to multiple markets including healthcare, financial services and banking, government, travel and hospitality and not for profit. Verasoni Worldwide is widely recognized as a leader in developing and implementing meaningful, cut-through creative campaigns for clients. Verasoni Worldwide is a pioneer of the integration of digital and traditional media, including public relations, advertising, brand development, reputation management and global marketing communications strategies. To learn more, visit verasoni.com, facebook.com/verasoni, or the Verasoni Twitter @verasoni (twitter.com/verasoni).

Contact:
Eric Muench
Raritan Bay Medical Center
732-324-5142


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