To Your Health: Self-control and the perils of holiday food

Editor’s note: This series will be written by practitioners in Summit Medical Group on health-related topics. This one is by cardiologist Dr. Kenneth S. Bannerman. Before earning his bachelor’s degree in English, Dr. Bannerman...
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To Your Health: Get the Test, Not the Disease, protect your colon

By RAYMOND KENNY For Montclair Local Editor’s note: This series is written by the doctors at Summit Medical Group (SMG) on health-related topics. The following article is by Raymond Kenny, MD, a gastroenterologist in Glen Ridge....
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To Your Health: Pick a do-over in the New Year

Now that it's 2019, pick a health "do-over" such as quitting smoking or improving your diet, to have a healthier life going forward.

Montclair schools hold think tank to discuss health and sex education curriculum

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsHow should Montclair be teaching its students about health and sexuality?The school district is in the process of overhauling its curriculum for health and sexual education.As part of that process, the...
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Law would open up medical marijuana to all patients, all doctors

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsThe owner of Greenleaf Compassion Center in Montclair says he is ready to meet the demand of more patients seeking medical marijuana when the law is passed making the plant accessible...

Learning about better senior living in Montclair

By Wilma Hurwitz for Montclair LocalOver 40 Montclair seniors seeking a better quality of life on a fixed income attended “Living Your Best Life: Benefits that Support Your Lifestyle.”The seminar, held Jan. 24, was...

Montclair Local’s ‘To Your Health’: Give yourself the gift of sleep

"Poor sleep doesn’t just make us irritable and less productive, it also affects our physical health and immune system," writes Dr. Marianna Shimelfarb.
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To Your Health: Preventing and managing diabetes

Editor’s note: This series will be written by practitioners from  Summit Medical Group on health-related topics. This month's author is endocrinologist Dr. Alessia Roehnelt. She has specialized training in neck ultrasound aspirations and is an...

Brief: Weight loss and heart health lecture on Feb. 28

Dr. Kenneth Bannerman will give a lecture titled “Breaking Down Barriers to Weight Loss,” about how being overweight impacts your heart and overall health, and what you can do about it, on Thursday, Feb....

Township health department offers radon-test kits

The Montclair Health Department will be offering free radon test kits to township residents on a first-come, first-served basis during January, which is Radon Action Month.The Environmental Protection Agency has designated January Radon Action...