To Your Heart: Joan Hamburg's Exclusive Broadcast with Meridian Health on May 15

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To Your Heart: Joan Hamburg's Exclusive Broadcast with Meridian Health on May 15

Celebrity guests include Joy Bauer, Steve Adubato, and Jeanette Jenkins

Leading a healthy lifestyle is something many people strive for each and every day. Whether it is exercise, diet, or regular check-ups with a physician, the goal is for these healthy behaviors and habits to prevent health risks like diabetes, stroke, and heart disease.

Meridian CardioVascular Network presents an afternoon of heart-healthy dining and discussion on May 15, 3:00 -6:00 p.m. as radio personality Joan Hamburg, host of the Joan Hamburg Show on WOR News Talk Radio 710, interviews a panel of Meridian Health physicians at the Robert B. Meyner Reception Center at PNC Arts Center in Holmdel. Here from Joan's celebrity guests Joy Bauer, MS, RD, nutrition expert on the TODAY show, Steve Adubato, PhD, author, motivational speaker and anchor of three PBS broadcasts and Jeanette Jenkins, founder and president of the Hollywood Trainer as they discuss the latest news in fitness and nutrition.

"A healthy heart starts with a healthy lifestyle," says Brett Sealove, M.D., cardiologist at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. "By gathering experts in medicine, surgery, fitness, and nutrition, the event provides a truly unique range of information, knowledge, and tips for women of every age."

For more information or to register, call 1-800-560-9990. Tickets are $50 and include all access to the radio broadcast taping and dinner (The show will air at a later date). Proceeds benefit the Women's Philanthropic Fund.

About Meridian Health
Meridian Health ( is a leading not-for-profit health care organization in New Jersey, 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, Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin, Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel, and Meridian Partner Companies that include home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, ambulatory care, ambulance services, and outpatient centers. Meridian Health has consistently been rated among the top performing health systems in New Jersey for clinical quality, is one of the FORTUNE "100 Best Companies to Work For", and is the recipient of numerous state and national recognitions for patient care and nursing excellence, including the distinction of being the first health system in the country to receive Magnet designation for nursing.