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COVID-19 Vaccine Myth Busting

Should I get it or not? That's the big question many are asking right now when it comes to the COVID-19 vaccine.

Heart-Healthy Tips for a Longer Life

A healthy heart is key to living a long and satisfying life. But cardiovascular disease is still the leading cause of death in the United States, responsible for more than...

Fundamentals of Staying Well

SMG’s own Dr. Jessie Wilt, Chair of Pulmonology Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, was recently featured on “State of Affairs with Steve Adubato,” which airs on NJTV, Thirteen and...

What You Need to Know About HPV and Cervical Cancer

This past year the pandemic highlighted the importance of vaccines and maintaining scheduled vaccinations to keep from contracting viruses. All vaccines are equally vital. But only one, the breakthrough HPV...

Is Sparkling Water Healthy?

Sparkling water is a refreshing alternative to sugary drinks, but many may wonder if it’s healthier.

What to Know About Glaucoma

Glaucoma is an eye condition that can cause damage to the optic nerve, resulting in vision loss and even blindness. Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the...

Scotch Plains-Fanwood Doctors Give Their Expert Opinions on the COVID Vaccines

TAPinto Scotch Plains-Fanwood contacted local doctors who received the COVID vaccine, including Summit Health pediatrician Dr. Howard Kornfeld, to offer their perspectives and expertise on questions such as why it...

Summit Health Starts COVID-19 Vaccinations For Area Health Workers

As reported by Patch, Summit Health, New Jersey's oldest multispecialty physician group, was among the first group of healthcare providers to receive the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine from the state.

The Sobering Facts about Dry January

In a buzzworthy trend, many people are kicking off the new year with a resolve to cut out alcohol for a month – AKA Dry January. After the excesses of...

Boosting Your Winter Immune System

As temperatures plummet and the days grow shorter, the winter season can become a hotbed of cold and flu viruses.