Meridian Health To Present Healthy Heart Expo On February 3, 2009

Contact:Elizabeth Dobis

Meridian Health To Present Healthy Heart Expo On February 3, 2009

Celebrate American Heart Month by participating in this special event designed to improve your heart health and prevent heart disease

When it comes to maintaining heart health, Meridian's Healthy Heart Expo is your one-stop resource for the latest heart tips and healthy lifestyle techniques. Join us on February 3, at Jumping Brook Country Club located at 210 Jumping Brook Rd. in Neptune, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. for this informative and fun filled evening.

Host, Big Joe Henry of New Jersey 101.5 F.M., will kickoff the night with an exciting and fun exercise through dance session which will be sure to get your heart rate up. Free health screenings including, blood pressure, cholesterol, body composition, and bone density will be available in addition to heart health educational information provided by Meridian's cardiac experts. A special Cooking with Heart segment will be presented from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. by Jumping Brook Country Club's Executive Chef, and will include a cooking demonstration of a heart healthy three course meal along with recipes to bring home.

Please call 1-800-DOCTORS to register for this free event. Check throughout the month of February for heart-healthy tips and recipes.

Meridian Health is a family of not-for-profit health care organizations comprising Jersey Shore University Medical Center and K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital in Neptune, Ocean Medical Center in Brick, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, and Meridian Partner Companies that include home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, ambulatory care, ambulance services, and occupational health centers located throughout Monmouth and Ocean counties.