In brief: Free lead testing offered for kids, pregnant moms

The Montclair Health Department will provide free lead screenings on Sept. 18 for children ages 1-6 and pregnant women.
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Rohan Marley, partners propose new marijuana dispensary for Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair could be getting a second medical marijuana dispensary in the near future, with the backing of a business partnership that includes one of the children of reggae icon Bob Marley.Rohan Marley,...
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In Brief: Wellmont partners with Mental Health Association to recognize Suicide Prevention Month

The Wellmont Theater will match a portion of the proceeds to the MHA and will provide an opportunity for audience members to make $1 individual contributions when they purchase tickets through Ticketmaster.
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To Your Health: Stay healthy during the transition to fall

During the transition to fall, be sure to eat right, get enough sleep, writes Dr. Elizabeth Ramos-Genuino in the latest 'To Your Health.'
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New book says see a therapist sooner, not later

Montclair resident and LCSW Robert S. Ciampi's new book "When to Call a Therapist" suggests getting therapy early, to nip problems in the bud.
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To Your Health: Have safe fun in the sun (don’t forget sunscreen!)

To stay safe in the sun, you have to use sunscreen, writes Dr. Jose Flores in the latest "To Your Health." It's tough to choose: here's what to look for.
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To Your Health: Calling all men: don’t be too patient; prioritize your health

A male patient at 20 and at 60 have different concers, writes Dr. Marc Morresi, but all need to schedule a checkup regularly.

In brief: Free swim safety classes at the Y

The YMCA of Montclair will host Safety Around Water at the Park Street and Geyer Family Branch the week of June 24. For a $25 registration fee, children ages 6 months through adults can...

In brief: Bounce starts with Community Block Party tonight

 Get to know your neighbors on Church Street tonight, May 31. One of the busiest commercial streets in Montclair will be shut down on Friday 5:30-7:30 p.m. for traffic as 200+ neighbors and friends sit...
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To Your Health: Hit the gym, and reduce cancer risk

In the latest "To Your Health," Dr. Melissa Berlin points out that keeping fit not only makes for a better summer body, it also reduces cancer risk.