12 To Your Health

News 12 New Jersey's Dr. Derrick DeSilva explains

News 12 New Jersey's Dr. Derrick DeSilva explains how to stay fit and live healthy. (Credit: News 12 New Jersey)

12 To Your Health can be seen at 15 minutes past the hour in every daytime newscast starting at 6 a.m., both Saturday and Sunday.

Show Information for July 19, 2014

TOPIC: New procedure for chronic back pain

Suffer from chronic back pain?  What if you didn't have to undergo major surgery to experience relief? A new procedure called iFuse claims great results without a long, painful recovery.

FEATURED GUEST: Dr. Nasser Ani, MD, FACS, FRCS(C) with an orthopaedic group

Ani Orthopaedic Group

SI-Bone

Show Information for July 12, 2014

TOPIC: Working out without weights

Think you need to pump a lot of iron to sculpt that perfect physique? You can achieve great results just by using your own body weight.

FEATURED GUEST: KM Fitness owners Mike and Susan Keenan

Keenan Medical Fitness

Show Information for July 5, 2014

TOPIC: Protecting your kids from the summer heat

For most kids, summer means a lot more fun in the sun. It's also a time when the little ones are more prone to injury. We provide the tips you need to know to keep your kids safe this summer.

FEATURED GUEST: Dr. Sanjay Mehta, DO, FAAP with CentraState Medical Center

CentraState Medical Center

Show Information for June 28, 2014

TOPIC: The Benefits of Vitamin K2

Most of us know that calcium is essential for strong bones, but new research is revealing that Vitamin K2 is also needed for better bone health.

FEATURED GUEST: Dietitian and clinical nutritionist Chris Speed

OMEGA

Show Information for June 14 and June 21, 2014

TOPIC: Skincare and superfoods

What's the secret to better beauty? Here's a hint: It has something to do with the phrase, "You are what you eat." We talk about why you may want to focus on your kitchen cabinet instead of your beauty cabinet. We also reveal how you can turn some of your favorite foods into some great skincare products.

FEATURED GUEST: Registered dietitian and fitness expert Felicia Stoler

Felicia Stoler

Show Information for May 31 and June 7, 2014

TOPIC: The signs of addiction and serenity springs recovery center

How does someone go from experimenting with drugs and alcohol, to heading down a path of self-destruction? We talk to a former New Jersey resident who experienced addiction firsthand and then his used his experience to start a recovery center for drug and alcohol abuse.

FEATURED GUESTS: Jimmy Marshall and father Jim Marshall

Serenity Springs

Show Information for May 24, 2014

TOPIC: Foods that harm, help kids' teeth

When it comes to oral hygiene, you can never start too young. We break down what helps and what harms your children's teeth.

FEATURED GUEST: Dr. Mark Liechtung, DMD with Freehold Dental Arts

Manhattan Dental Arts


Show Information for May 17, 2014

TOPIC: Foods that stain, whiten teeth

Who doesn't want whiter teeth? We reveal the foods that help brighten your smile and the ones that can wreck those pearly whites.

FEATURED GUEST: Dr. Mark Liechtung, DMD with Freehold Dental Arts

Manhattan Dental Arts


Show Information for May 10, 2014

TOPIC: The link between Autism & gluten

We're talking about the link between diet and Autism. Can gluten really increase the risk of Autism?

FEATURED GUEST: Dr. Robert Melillo with Brain Balance Achievement Centers

Brain Balance Achievement Centers


Show Information for May 3, 2014

TOPIC: The link between Autism & environment

Autism is talked about a lot, but the subject still has many unanswered questions. So how much does environment play a role in the development of Autism?

FEATURED GUEST: Dr. Robert Melillo with Brain Balance Achievement Centers

Brain Balance Achievement Centers

Show Information for April 26, 2014

TOPIC: Preventing marathon injuries

'Tis the season to lace up those sneakers and get in a good run. We've got your guide to preventing injuries while preparing for a marathon.

FEATURED GUESTS: John Gallucci Jr., MS, ATC, PT, DPT with JAG Physical Therapy and athletic trainer David Motisi

JAG Physical Therapy

Show Information for April 19, 2014

TOPIC: Preventing golf injures

Golf season is officially in swing. Before you pick up that club, there are a few things that you should know to prevent injury and improve performance on the golf course.

FEATURED GUESTS: John Gallucci Jr., MS, ATC, PT, DPT with JAG Physical Therapy and athletic trainer David Motisi

JAG Physical Therapy

Show Information for April 5 and April 12, 2014

TOPIC: Prescription drug abuse

Prescription drug abuse is on the rise. There are plenty of warning signs and risks associated with this issue. We also address another dangerous drug: Heroin. You may not think heroin and prescription drug abuse are related, but doctors say the link is stronger than you think.

FEATURED GUEST: Dr. Gabriel Kaplan, MD with Bergen Regional Medical Center

Gabriel Kaplan, MD

Show Information for March 22 and March 29, 2014

TOPIC: Using Google Glass in the medical field

Have you heard of Google glass? They look like stylish eyewear, but act like a smartphones. Now this new technology is being utilized in the medical world.

FEATURED GUEST: Dr. Jordan Safirstein, MD, FACC, FSCAI, RPVI

Morris Cardiology

Show Information for March 15, 2014

TOPIC: Non-surgical ways to slow aging

Do you wish you could turn back the hands of time? Unfortunately getting older is inevitable, but that doesn't mean the right lifestyle choices and a few trips to the beauty doctor can't help slow down the aging process.

FEATURED GUEST: Dr. Robert Herbstman, MD, FACS

Cosmetic Surgery NJ

Show Information for March 8, 2014

TOPIC: Treating varicose veins

Are you embarrassed to wear shorts or skirts because you suffer from varicose veins? Do you wish there was a way to remove them quick and painlessly? There is a new innovative option that may be what you're looking for.

FEATURED GUEST: Dr. David Greuner, MD, FACS, FICS

Vein Centers

Show Information for February 22 and March 11, 2014

TOPIC: Working out the 'The Biggest Losers' Amanda Arlauskas and Mark Pinhasovich

Imagine sharing your personal weight loss struggle on national television. These contestants not only made it through NBC's "The Biggest Loser" they have also become stronger since. They explain why working out with a buddy is so beneficial.

FEATURED GUESTS: Amanda Arlauskas and Mark Pinhasovich

LINKS:
Amanda Arlauskas on Facebook
Mark Pinhasovich on Facebook

Show Information for February 15, 2014

TOPIC: STRETCHING TIPS FOR RUNNERS

Running is a great way to stay in shape.
Even in the winter months, a few laps around the neighborhood shouldn't be an issue as long as you warm up and cool down the right way.
We talk about the importance of stretching.

FEATURED GUEST: Amit Gaglani, PT, OCS, CSCS with Arrow Physical Therapy and soccer coach Nathan Davies

Arrow Physical Therapy
Coach Nathan Davies

Show Information for February 8, 2014

TOPIC: Safe shoveling tips

We're still a few weeks away from Spring, but there's still plenty of potential for winter weather. When it comes to shoveling snow, many people don't realize there's a risk of injury if not done correctly.

FEATURED GUEST: Amit Gaglani, PT, OCS, CSCS with Arrow Physical Therapy

Arrow Physical Therapy

Show Information for January 25 and February 1, 2014

TOPIC: Combating childhood obesity

Childhood obesity is becoming a growing problem in the U.S. Is it just due to poor food choices and lack of exercise, or are there other factors to consider? We speak to a board-certified endocrinologist who has written a book to help kids get active and maintain healthy lifestyles.

FEATURED GUEST: Dr. Edwin Lee, MD with the Institute of Hormonal Balance

Institute of Hormonal Balance

Show Information for January 4 and January 18, 2014

TOPIC: Awake brain surgery

Awake brain surgery is a groundbreaking method that involves a patient being awake during the operation. We talk to a doctor who performs this surgery and one of his patients who underwent the procedure.

FEATURED GUESTS: Dr. Kevin Yao, MD with Metropolitan Neurosurgery Associates and patient Lee Davidson

Metropolitan Neurosurgery Associatess

Show Information for January 4, 2014

TOPIC: Winter skin preps

Winter weather can wreak havoc on your skin if you don't take the right steps. We've got the tips you need to know about keeping your skin in check this season.

FEATURED GUEST: Dr. Glenn Kolansky, MD with Advanced Dermatology Surgery and Laser Center

Dermatology Channel

Show information for 2013

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