$10 Screening for Osteoporosis

hand xrayOsteoporosis is a loss of bone density that usually results in breaks and fractures. It is often considered a post-menopausal problem for women only. Unfortunately the problem begins well before menopause, sometimes in childhood and is not gender specific – men can have osteoporosis too. In fact if you’re 30, you’re already losing bone density.

Monday, July 18, July 25, August 1 and August 8, from 10am – 1pm
Overlook Medical Center is offering Bone Density Screenings.  The procedure is performed by a noninvasive ultrasound that provides immediate results. Counseling and educational materials also are provided. During the first hour, you can receive a screening for only $10Registration required. 

Overlook Downtown, 357 Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901.

Click here to read more about Osteoporosis.

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Author: Heather Zachariah

Former Art Director for Home Magazine, Heather Leahy Zachariah, left her career in publishing after baby number number one. She now works from home as a freelance graphic designer and a chauffeur to her 3 busy kids. "Working on TipsFromTown has been a wonderful outlet for me. It renewed my love of publishing where I can design colorful, enticing pages online and allows me to share the things I love about being a mom." Heather grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio, a place that still is near and dear to her. " After living in Brooklyn for 18 years and studying Graphic Design at Pratt Institute, she now lives in the Jersey burbs. "I love living so close to NYC, but in my heart, I'm an Ohio girl."

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