Heart Disease

Health care professionals at Newton Medical Center knew time was of the essence when they found Jay Z. collapsed in the hospital parking lot with symptoms of cardiac arrest. Once inside, Emergency Department staff quickly stabilized him, but a blockage in his artery was restricting blood flow to the brain. They transferred Jay to Morristown Medical Center, where cardiovascular experts performed a cardiac catheterization to clear the obstruction. The team also used therapeutic hypothermia protocols, which minimized Jay’s risk of permanent brain damage and gave his family back the husband and father they know and love. Read more of his story >


Heart Disease 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. Adults 65 and older who are looking to stay well with age may benefit from events labeled “New Vitality.”


Assess Your Stress Level
Find out if you’re over-stressed; no appointment necessary.
Wednesday, July 24; 3:00 to 5:00pm
Milford Health & Wellness, 111 East Catharine Street, Milford, PA
For information, please call 570-409-8484 ext. 501.
 
Heart Failure Support Group
Heart failure patients and/or their significant others can learn how to best manage their disease.
Second Thursday of every month; 1:00 to 2:00pm.
Newton Medical Center, Emergency Department Conference Room
For more information, please call 973-579-8364.
 
Quit Smoking Program
Learn techniques that can help you quit cigarettes and stay smoke free. Nicotine replacement products will be provided at no cost.
For upcoming dates and to register, please call 973-579-8373.


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