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...
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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...

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...

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...
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Murphy’s plans to fight opioids, help pregnant women

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair Local Roughly three percent of Montclair’s population, including 661 children, live below the federal poverty line and are among the state’s most vulnerable population targeted under Gov. Phil Murphy’s healthcare agenda. At...

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....

Montclair Local’s ‘To Your Health’: Stay safe and condition for a magical winter

By GARY ROMBOUGH For Montclair Local Editor’s note: This series will be written by practitioners in Summit Medical Group on health-related topics. This one is by orthopedic surgeon Dr. Gary Rombough, who practices in Montclair. He...
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To your health: noticing signs of strokes can save your life

By DAVID BLADY Special to Montclair LocalEditor’s note: This series is written by doctors at Summit Medical Group (SMG) on health-related topics. This month’s author is David Blady, MD, a neurologist in Glen Ridge. He...

To your health: Have a heart and shed some pounds

Lower the risk of heart disease by losing weight: Dr. Kenneth S. Bannerman will give a talk on metabolic syndrome on Thursday, Feb. 28.

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...