To your health: safeguard your health, check things out

If something doesn't feel right, check it out. Women are at risk too.
neuropathy

To Your Health: Pins and needles, neuropathy?

Those annoying pins and needles could be trying to tell you something.

To Your Health: Common concerns during breast cancer awareness month

Editor’s note: This series will be written by practitioners in Summit Medical Group (SMG) on health-related topics. This piece is by Afshan Khan, DO, a family medicine physician specializing in women’s health at Montclair Family Medicine...

Breath: the pause that refreshes? in Montclair

Author and yoga instructor Jillian Prantsky will discuss her new book "Deep Listening" and give examples at Watchung Booksellers on Thursday, Oct. 26.
law

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...

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...

Montclair group helps parents find light during a dark time

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThree Montclair women have made it their mission to help families work through the grief of losing a baby to stillbirth or miscarriage.Denise Cante, Erin Truxillo and Jennifer Brown are the founders...

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.

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...
hearing aids

Group helps seniors hear again at no cost

By Wilma Hurwitz for Montclair LocalThousands of seniors are in need of hearing aids, but many go without, finding the average cost of $2,500 per device too staggering on a fixed income. Without being able...