Morris/Essex Health & Life Lists

Morris/Essex Health & Life Features

A Better Lifestyle, a Better Life

Rosemarie Cristofolo spent 11 years dealing with complication after complication from her polycystic kidney disease—until 2018, when she received a life-saving kidney transplant at Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

Heart Surgery of the Future

Saint Barnabas Medical Center’s first “half-day TAVR” patient is feeling great after his minimally-invasive transcatheter aortic valve replacement procedure.

Pet Adoption Gets Frisky

As the coronavirus keeps folks at home and limits contact with friends, more of us are seeking out companions of the maskless, four-legged kind.

Think Outside the Boxing

With "smart" technology, you needn’t be Rocky to develop a home workout routine that packs a punch.

New Year, New Board Member

An attending physician at Saint Barnabas Medical Center goes full circle by joining the Board of Trustees at his “hometown hospital.”

Taking Charge of Pancreatic Cysts

The Medical Center’s new Pancreatic Cyst Surveillance Program uses top-notch technology—and a multidisciplinary team of doctors—to evaluate a pancreatic cyst before it becomes cancerous.

COVID CARE for the Long Haul

The new Post-COVID CARE Program at Saint Barnabas Medical Center offers individualized care for those experiencing lingering coronavirus symptoms.

True Blue

A small Montclair kitchen gets a big makeover in the client’s chosen hue. Result? An award winner!

Breathe Easy

The Medical Center’s brand-new lung nodule program helps identify nodules in low-risk patients that could develop into lung cancer.

Welcome to the Family

SBMC welcomes Short Hills resident and community member Cori Wilf to its Board of Trustees.

A Warning For Women

Don’t let fear of COVID-19 make you neglect your annual physical exam and regular screenings, says an internist.

The Right Choice

Thanks to non-invasive CyberKnife radiation treatments at SBMC, a West Caldwell man is feeling “great” after his prostate cancer diagnosis—and recovery.

The Best Team For Breast Care

Despite a “completely shocking” stage 2 breast cancer diagnosis, this survivor credits The Breast Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center for putting her at ease from start to finish—and saving her life.

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