Morris/Essex Health & Life - Morris Health & Life December 2014

Taste That Tomato

The flourishing restaurant row on Newark’s Market Street has just welcomed a newcomer.

Go Nuts for Pistachios

Can’t say no to this addictive natural snack? Relax—it’s a healthy temptation! This snack food is chock full of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and protein. You can feel just fine about indulging!

Master Strokes

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one American dies from stroke every four minutes. Thanks to medical and surgical advances however, more patients are surviving 'brain attacks' and regaining good health.

New Year, New You?

With a realistic approach, you can be trimmer and healthier in 2015. Deanna Schweighardt, outpatient dietitian at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, shares her three-steps towards a new you for the new year.

Sending In The Clowns

Being in the hospital is no laughing matter—especially for a child. But the sound of young laughter can be heard in the halls of Saint Barnabas Medical Center—when the “clown doctors” come in.

Fly with Confidence

We all have our annoyances with airline travel, but if people have chronic breathing disorders, flying can actually be dangerous to their health. A breathing test can clear you for save air travel, even if you have a lung condition.

Hope for Fighting Dementia

What’s your biggest worry When it comes to future health? For many adults, it is the loss of cognitive and physical function that comes with dementia. Though there's still no cure, medications now in trails may bring much-improved treatments.

12 Drinks of Christmas

Your holiday party will be a hit when you serve up these colorful cocktails— alcohol-free ones included.