Meridian Physician Podcasts



The official Podcast of Meridian Health - Taking Care of New Jersey.


  • Understanding Weight-Loss Options


    Losing weight is a personal and ongoing struggle for so many, with critical decision points that require support, particularly the choice to have bariatric surgery.Whatever phase of the weight-loss journey you are in, nutrition and fitness are crucial. Whether you are just beginning to think about losing weight or you have already begun your journey, eating right and exercising are the two most important factors in reaching a healthy weight.From chronic disease to immobility, obesity can cause many health issues.Dr. Jonathan Reich is here to discuss your options as you choose your best ways to reach a healthy weight.

  • The Importance of Getting a Good Night’s Sleep


    A good night's sleep is important for maintaining your overall health and well-being.  Sleep disorders can affect men and women differently.Although men apparently suffer more from sleep apnea, women are more likely to report spending their nights tossing and turning.Without enough shut-eye, children are more likely to struggle with their school studies, do poorly on the playing field, and suffer depression.The quantity and quality of your sleep, diet or poor sleep habits promote stress.Carol Ash, D.O., the director of Sleep Medicine at Meridian Health in New Jersey, is here to address the importance of a good nights sleep.

  • The Latest Advancements For The Treatments of Heart Arrhythmia


    Do you sometimes feel your heart pounding or feel it racing? It could be ATRIAL FIBRILLATION. My guest today is Dr. Charles H. Koo MD, Interventional Cardiologist with Meridian CardioVascular Network, to discuss AFIB.