Women's Heart Health

U.S. News & World Report recently recognized Overlook Medical Center as a best regional hospital, high performing in heart failure. This prestigious accolade exemplifies our commitment to providing our patients with the highest quality medical care using the latest diagnostic and treatment options available. See our full rankings or learn more about our treatment for heart failure >





Women's Heart Health Programs and Screenings

Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available. Unless otherwise noted, to register for any of these programs call 1-800-247-9580 Monday through Thursday between 8:30am to 8:00pm and Friday between 8:30am and 4:30pm, or sign-up online at Atlantic Health System’s classes and events registration; all programs are free unless a fee is indicated.

Brown Bag Medication Check Up
Have a pharmacist evaluate your prescription and over-the-counter medications and herbal supplements to identify any adverse drug interactions. Tips for safety and adherence to dosage schedules will be discussed.
Monday, October 2; 11:00am to 1:00pm
Overlook Downtown, 357 Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.

Know Your Numbers
Have your blood pressure measured and learn your risk for Type 2 diabetes with a non-fasting finger stick that gives immediate results. Counseling and educational materials will be provided; registration is required.

Mondays, 11:00am to 2:00pm
Overlook Downtown, 357 Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ

Tuesday, September 5; 11:00am to 1:00pm
Clark ShopRite, 76 Central Avenue, Clark, NJ

Monday, September 11; 4:00 to 6:00pm
Maplewood Farmers Market, Maplewood Municipal Parking Lot, Maplewood, NJ
(Corner or Springfield Avenue and Yale Street)

Tuesday, September 19; 11:00am to 1:00pm
Union Wellness Center, 1000 Galloping Hill Road, Union, NJ

Tuesday, September 26; 1:00 to 3:00pm
North Plainfield Library, 6 Rockview Avenue, North Plainfield, NJ

Tuesday, October 17; 11:00am to 1:00pm
Clark ShopRite, 76 Central Avenue, Clark

For more information and to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.

Chambers Center for Well Being
The Chambers Center for Well Being can help you develop a personal plan for a healthier lifestyle. Through lectures, classes and therapeutic services, we’ll show you how stress management, proper dietary balance and increased exercise can improve your overall well-being – mind, body and spirit. View a full list of classes, services and related fees or call 908-598-7997.


Women's Heart Health Articles
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Women's Heart Health

Study finds the longer a woman does it, the lower her risk drops

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Women's Heart Health

It kills more than all cancers combined, but study says many overlook the risk

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Women's Heart Health

Infections, clotting disorders, history of high blood pressure puts women with preeclampsia in jeopardy, study says

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Women's Heart Health

Multiple specialists may be needed to care for these expectant moms, researcher says

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