A free "Social Summit on Health: Learn, Laugh & Live Better" for women in the region will be presented Feb. 4 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in Danbury by New Milford Hospital health experts.

The event, co-sponsored by the hospital, The News-Times and "Healthy Life" magazine, will be held at the Ethan Allen Hotel at 21 Lake Avenue Extension in Danbury.

Dr. Laurie Schedgick-Davis will address guidelines for good family health with a roundup of childhood and adult screenings, and weight control and other risk factors for prevention of cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

Dr. Claudia Johnson-Baxter will provide recommendations for women to stay in good gynecological health throughout life with a review of self-care, screenings and medical support to maintain optimum health, whether in their 20s, 40s or 80s;

Dr. Peter Wilson will cover breast health basics with screening recommendations and a comprehensive overview of the expertise, technology, research and support services available to women through the hospital's comprehensive breast health program.

The panelists will follow a one-hour women's health expo with refreshments, giveaways and information on breast health, cardiovascular prevention, sleep medicine, and stress relief with integrative therapies such as massage, Reiki and healing drums.

Pre-registration is required online at www.healthylifect.com/seminar.