Health in Plainfield, NJ

Cervical Cancer & HPV: What You Need to Know
Last updated: Nov 12, 2018
Cervical Cancer & HPV: What You Need to Know
About 14 million women and men become infected with the human papillomavirus (HPV) each year in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. HPV accounts for 70 percent of cervical cancers and is associated with other malignancies, including vaginal, anal, head and neck cancers
The HPV vaccine is an effective way to prevent HPV infection…

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Summit Medical Group Physicians Named as NJ Monthly 2018 Top Docs
Last updated: Nov 08, 2018
For more than a decade, New Jersey Monthly has published an annual list of the state’s Top Doctors. To appear on this prestigious Top Doctors list, physicians must garner sufficient votes from the overall universe of doctors licensed in New Jersey
The following Summit Medical Group providers (96 to be…

What did the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act change? Here's a quick snapshot.

Balance is a motor skill that you can maintain and even improve with exercise that keep your hips, knees, and ankles strong. Here's how to do it.

Last updated: Nov 05, 2018
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International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.

Drowsy Driving Prevention Week
Some tips from the SMG Sleep Professionals…
Drowsy driving is a widespread national public health and safety issue. The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that drowsy driving is related to at least 100,000 motor-vehicle crashes and more than 1,500 deaths per year. About 71,000 drowsy-related crashes involve non-fatal injuries. Drowsy driving can strike even the most seasoned driver and…

The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.

FLORHAM PARK - In an effort to provide Northern New Jersey communities with knowledge about, and access to, health-related topics, Summit Medical Group will host two community lectures at its

Chestnut Street will be closed for construction on 10/24/18 from 7:00am til 4:00pm.  Permit parking will be available in the private parking lot at Chestnut Street and High Street, with access ...

Survivors of domestic violence from multiple cultural communities in Santa Clara County are telling their stories with the 'I Dare to Air -- My Resilience, My Truth' exhibit for Domestic Violence Awareness...

Summit Medical Group Uses Instagram to Encourage Peer Mammogram Referrals
Last updated: Oct 16, 2018
#GramYourMammSMG offers a creative way to tell friends to get breast cancer screening
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ, OCTOBER 11, 2018 – Summit Medical Group (SMG), New Jersey’s premier multispecialty​ medical group, is harnessing the power of friendship and social media to remind women age 40 and older to get their annual mammograms…

This proposal threatens to scare families away from health-supporting programs they’re legally entitled to access, undermining health and wellbeing and leaving our country sicker, hungrier, and more impoverished
The rule change would further bias the US immigration system against working-class immigrants. How you contribute to your community should define you in this country, not how much money you have
People with physical or mental health conditions…

Attend an upcoming workshop near you to give feedback on the Community Reinvestment Grant Program created by Prop 64
When California voters passed Prop 64, The Adult Use of Marijuana Act, they committed a portion of marijuana tax revenues to fund several key programs, including those designed to implement effective prevention. One funding stream is designated for reinvestment in communities that have been most affected by…

Last updated: Oct 02, 2018
It is that time of the year again where both young and old put on their best costumes and head out to celebrate Halloween. To ensure that this Halloween is a day and evening full of fun-filled joy, the SMG Security Department would like to offer a few tips on how to keep this holiday safe
SAFE TRICK-OR-TREAT TIPS
An outside light on the front of the house is usually a sign that trick-or-treaters are welcome. Avoid going…

FLORHAM PARK - Borough officials joined state legislators and officials from Summit Medical Group officials to formally open the new MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Monitoring your diet and exercise efforts is job number one to stay the course. Choose the method you're most comfortable with, from pen and paper to an online journal or app. Be sure to include daily food intake, exercise output and your weight changes
Accountability is crucial. That's why regularly checking in with a weight-loss coach can keep you on track, especially if he or she provides personalized feedback. Yes, this is an expense, but one that could be offset by smaller grocery…