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Winter Weather Advisory - February 2

Please be advised that due to the winter storm that is impacting the area, ALL Summit Medical Group facilities, including Urgent Care Centers are CLOSED on Monday, February 1, and...

Diet and Lifestyle Changes That Can Help Reduce Cancer Risk

There's no getting around it—cancer is a fear-inducing word. Some people approach it with the mindset of "it won't happen to me," but unfortunately this thought process does nothing to...

Health Conditions that Disproportionately Affect Black Americans

The American Dream states that you're free to create your own vision of prosperity and success, no matter where you come from.

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...