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.

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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’: 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...

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.