Women's Heart Health

Healthgrades recently released their 2019 Report to the Nation, in which they ranked Newton Medical Center among the top 10 percent of hospitals for the treatment of stroke. They also gave us a five-star rating – the highest achievable – for the treatment of heart failure, respiratory failure and sepsis. Read more >

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.

Assess Your Stress Level
Find out if you’re over-stressed; no appointment necessary.
Wednesday, January 23; 3:00 to 5:00pm
Milford Health & Wellness, 111 East Catharine Street, Milford, PA
For information, please call 570-409-8484 ext. 501.
The Importance of Cardiovascular Exercise for Heart Health
Learn about different types of cardiovascular exercise and practical strategies for meeting individual fitness goals.
Tuesday, February 5; 6:30 to 7:30pm
Sussex County Library, Louise Childs Branch, 21 Stanhope Sparta Road, Stanhope, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.
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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Smoking, Diabetes May Be Especially Risky for Women's Hearts

THURSDAY, Nov. 8, 2018 -- Smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure: all bad for the heart, but perhaps worse for women's hearts than men's, new research shows.

Looking at data on 472,000 Britons ages 40 to 69, researchers found that all three of these heart disease risk factors increased the odds of heart attack for both sexes.

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