WOR710's HealthNavigator Features Raritan Bay Medical Center's Clare Schuld, Dr. Nina Regevik and Dr. Salem Samra

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Diagnosing and treating concussions, using integrative medicine to manage pain after surgery and the latest in breast reconstructive surgery to be discussed.

HealthNavigator, the weekly health and wellness radio show on WOR710AM, will air at 10PM this Sunday, December 1, 2013. Hosted by Abe Kasbo and sponsored by Raritan Bay Medical Center, the hour-long episode will feature Clare Schuld, Dr. Nina Regevik and Dr. Salem Samra.

Clare Schuld, RN, Nurse Navigator at the Human Motion Institute at Raritan Bay Medical Center will discuss concussions, their causes and the potential dangers they can afflict. She will also talk about diagnosis and treatment. Clare will explain how concussion guidelines have changed in recent years and what Raritan Bay Medical Center is doing to make sure that coaches and parents have the critical information they need to ensure the safety of their athletes and children.

In the second segment, Dr. Nina Regevik, the Co-Director of the Division of Integrative Medicine at Raritan Bay Medical Center, will discuss what integrative medicine is and how it can be used to effectively manage pain after surgery. She will highlight the benefits of various therapies such as meditation, reiki and massage. Dr. Regevik will also share a moving story of a patient who benefited from the team approach that is at the core of integrative medicine.

Dr. Salem Samra, a plastic surgeon at Raritan bay Medical Center, will talk about free flap breast reconstruction and some of the surprising benefits of this type of procedure for women. He will also take us through what a typical recovery is like and what patients can anticipate when having this type of surgery. Dr Samra is involved in international medical work and is the President of the Syrian American Medical Society. He will share details of the work he did last summer in Jordan, operating on Syrian refugees that had been injured in the war.    

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 and Heart Failure Gold Performance Achievement Awards, recognizing the optimal care of stroke and 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. 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).

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