Southern Ocean Medical Center to Host Annual Men’s Health Night on March 23

February 17, 2016

Southern Ocean Medical Center to Host Annual Men’s Health Night on March 23

On Wednesday, March 23, 2016, men in Ocean county can take advantage of free health screenings, physician lectures, and a host of interactive educational displays featuring information about Southern Ocean Medical Center’s services for men. The activities are part of Southern Ocean’s Annual Men’s Health Night from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., held on the first floor of the medical center.

Guests will learn how to keep their health in check during several physician lectures:

  • 6:45 p.m. – 7:05 p.m. – Keeping Your Joints in Motion with Stanley Michael, M.D., and a chair exercise demonstration
  • 7:20 p.m. – 7:40 p.m. – Ins and Outs of Your Colon with Robert Khoo, M.D.
  • 7:50 p.m. – 8:10 p.m. – Eat your Way to a Healthy Heart with Theodore Ende, D.O., and cooking demonstration by Stephaine Yedinak, R.D.

Several free health screenings will be offered throughout the evening. They include:

  • Blood Pressure
  • Blood Sugar
  • Diabetes
  • Colon Rectal
  • Foot
  • Pulmonary Function
  • Cholesterol
  • Balance
  • Grip Strength
  • Hearing
  • Stroke Risk Assessment
  • Lab Results

Additionally, a free lipid screening will take place on Monday, March 21, 2016from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. in the Beach Plum Conference Room at Southern Ocean Medical Center. A 15 hour fast is required to have blood drawn. (Participants should continue to take medications and drink water as needed). Results will be available during Men’s Health Night.

Guests will have the opportunity to visit educational displays and chat with physicians and health care professionals who can answer questions and provide valuable information to help men stay healthy. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 1-800-560-9990.

About Southern Ocean Medical Center

Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin is a member of the Meridian Health family, which includes Jersey Shore University Medical Center and K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital in Neptune, Ocean Medical Center in Brick, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel and Raritan Bay Medical Center in Perth Amboy and Old Bridge.

Southern Ocean Medical Center is home to a wide range of clinical services and programs specializing in cardiovascular and stroke care, maternity and women’s health, orthopedics and joint health, bariatric surgery, and wellness and prevention programs.

Part of Meridian Cancer Care, Southern Ocean Medical Center provides comprehensive cancer services, including radiation oncology, surgery, and clinical trials, and is connected to specialized programs and services throughout Meridian Health. For more information,