Morris/Essex Health & Life - August 2015 August 1, 2015 Site Staff FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin Enjoy the Great Outdoors!Don’t let summer slip by without taking advantage of our area’s natural attractions and fun spots. Backyard GetawayWho needs a resort vacation when your own home is an idyllic retreat? Canadian CoolYou can count on Toronto to be clean, safe and orderly—now it’s surprisingly hip too! Sweet, Sparkling Sangria!It’s the perfect warm-weather refresher. And here’s a recipe sure to quench the most serIous summer thirst. The Promise of Red PepperIts spicy cousins may win more fame, but thIs sweet-tastIng veggie Is packed wIth disease-fightIng nutrients. Pony Up!Don’t dismiss this versatile, timeless tail as a one-trick pony. A Cut AboveThe art of barbering is nothing new to the folks at Alex’s Barber Shop. Things You LoveOur 2015 Best of Morris/Essex Readers’ Choice Awards was such a tremendous success that we didn’t have enough space to publish the “reader write-ins” in our April/May issue. So here they are—six top write-in faves. Award-Winning VinoNo need to search far for a glass of fine wine. A Triumph in Open-Heart SurgeryFor a Verona man with complex cardiac problems, this procedure was an unqualified success. World-Class Care for Ailing HeartsTop expertise and the latest technologies combine for excellence—and speed—in cardiac services. A Handy Helper for Easier BreathingPeople with COPD will welcome this portable device, which can make life more lively. Building the Hospital of TomorrowIn its 150th anniversary year, Saint Barnabas Medical Center looks to the future with an ambitious new construction project. 5 Hot Tips for Women's HealthTo take the best care of yourself, heed these nuggets of advice from a doctor. Win It! Autumn EscapePack your bags! Enter to win an overnight stay at the award-winning Grand Cascades Lodge.