DR. JOHN KENNEY

History & Heritage: Dr. John Kenney’s healing and hope, from Tuskegee to Montclair

Dr. John Kenney practiced medicine in New Jersey long before the Civil Rights Era.

To your health: do you know your blood pressure and other numbers?

New blood pressure guidelines put half of Americans at risk. Know your numbers and stave off heart disease.

To your health: safeguard your health, check things out

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

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...

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 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...

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.

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...

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...

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.