Women's Health

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Women's 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.

National Cancer Survivors Day
Actress and musician Suzzanne Douglas will share her cancer survival story through spoken word and musical performance with her jazz trio. An ice cream social is included.
Sunday, June 10; 3:00pm
Malcolm Forbes Amphitheater, 100 Madison Avenue, Morristown, NJ
For more information and to RSVP, please call 1-800-247-9580.


Thrive: ICU Survivors Peer Support Group
Survivors of critical illness can connect with others who are experiencing similar challenges during their recovery. This group is led by a clinical social worker; adult caregivers and family members are welcome to attend.
Wednesdays; 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Morristown Medical Center Outpatient Medicine
435 South Street, 3rd Floor Conference Room, Morristown, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 973-971-5699.
 
Ask The Pharmacist: Medication Review
A pharmacist will review all of your prescriptions, over the counter medications and supplements to identify any adverse interactions.
Tuesday, June 5, 1:00 to 4:00pm
Morristown Medical Center Outpatient Medicine
435 South Street, 3rd Floor Conference Room, Morristown, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 973-971-7149.
 
Smoking Cessation
Receive the support and guidance needed to quit smoking in six weeks. This group is free and open to all adults in the community, but registration and a smoking assessment are required to participate.
Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, Radiation Conference Room
For class dates and to register, please call 973-971-7971 or 973-971-5781.
 
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
This highly-acclaimed, nine-week program can help you take control of the anxiety and chronic conditions affecting your life. Please bring a yoga mat.
Tuesdays, 6:00 to 8:30pm
Wednesdays, 10:00am to 12:30pm
Chambers Center for Well Being, 435 South Street, Morristown, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 973-971-4890.
 
Overeaters Anonymous
This group meets weekly to offer physical, emotional and spiritual recovery for those who suffer from compulsive eating.
Mondays, 7:00 to 8:00pm
Morristown Medical Center Outpatient Medicine
435 South Street, Third Floor Conference Room, Morristown, NJ
For more information, please call 973-960-1564.
 
Better Breathers Club
Learn techniques to manage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma and other breathing-related issues better.
Third Thursday of every month, Noon to 1:30pm
Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, Third Floor Conference Room
For more information and to register, please call 1-866-961-8006.
 
Chemical Dependency Intensive Outpatient Program
Adults with drug and alcohol addictions can participate in psychosocial-educational group therapy sessions. Topics include high-risk situations, triggers, urges and relapse. Therapeutic activities include art therapy, drumming circle, journaling and yoga.
Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10:30am to 2:00pm
Atlantic Rehabilitation, 95 Mount Kemble Ave, Morristown, NJ
For more information, please call 973-971-4697; to register, please call 1-888-247-1400.
 
Relapse Prevention/Aftercare Group
Adults with substance abuse addictions can receive weekly therapy covering a variety of issues, including relapse prevention, healthy and unhealthy relationships, self-defeating behaviors, cravings and self-care. Actual length of treatment is determined on an individual basis.
Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8:30pm
Atlantic Rehabilitation, 95 Mount Kemble Ave, Morristown, NJ
For more information, please call 973-971-4697; to register, please call 1-888-247-1400.
 
WomenHeart of Morristown Medical Center
This national organization is dedicated to advancing women’s heart health. Join our monthly meetings for education, peer-to-peer patient support and access to local resources. Light refreshments are served.
Second Thursday of every month at Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute:
Garden State Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
Adult patients in any stage of pulmonary fibrosis can share information and receive emotional support from others with similar experiences. Occasionally, health care professionals will also discuss related topics about this disease. Registration is not required.
Last Wednesday of every month, 7:00 to 9:00pm
Morristown Medical Center, Conference Room 3
For more information, please call 908-276-3394.
 
HIV Testing, Counseling and Referral
Appointments are available Monday through Friday for rapid HIV testing and risk reduction education. Services are free, anonymous and confidential.
200 South Street, Third Floor, Room 350, Morristown, NJ
For more information and to schedule an appointment, please call 973-889-6810.
 
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Courses
Atlantic Training Center offers American Heart Association CPR and first aid training courses. Learn more and register >
 
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 973-971-6301.

 

Women's Health Articles

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Surgery to repair so-called pelvic floor disorder often fails within five years -- but many women still say the procedure improved their quality of life, a new study finds.

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Diseases transmitted by biting insects -- ticks and mosquitoes in particular -- have more than tripled in the United States over the past decade, a new federal government report shows.

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How much a woman indulges in alcohol may have ties to her premenstrual syndrome symptoms, a new global research review suggests.

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Although still exceedingly rare, menstrual toxic shock syndrome can be dangerous and has been tied to the use of tampons.

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Belly fat reduces a woman's chances for surviving kidney cancer, but not a man's, a new study suggests.

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Pap tests have helped drive down rates of cervical cancer, and a new study suggests they also could be used to detect other gynecologic cancers early.

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