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...

Covered with Compassion — Event empowers women coping with hair loss

The owner of Black Beauty in East Orange, Epps Rose has been styling wigs at Assemblywoman Britnee Timberlake’s “Covered With Compassion” events in the 34th Legislative District office for three years.

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.

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...

SMART opens dialogue for families affected by addiction

A group comprised of people who have loved ones struggling with addiction meets on Wednesdays at the Mental Health Association of Essex/Morris on Fullerton Avenue.

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....