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

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.

AIR DATE: February 18, 2017

TOPIC: Saved by Blood Donation

Donating blood saves lives. One woman and her son are alive because of blood donations.
Now she's doing what she can to spread the message and help keep New Jersey's supply levels stocked.

FEATURED GUESTS: Blood donation recipient Casey Cattell  and blood donation supervisor Christia Keyte with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset

LINKS:
https://www.rwjuhdonorclub.org/
http://www.tacklesicklecell.org/events/

AIR DATE: FEBRUARY 11, 2017

TOPIC: THE CRITICAL NEED FOR BLOOD DONATIONS

Blood supply levels are critically low during the winter months here in New Jersey.
Why is that the case and what do you need to know before donating?
We get the answers.

FEATURED GUEST: Blood donation supervisor Christia Keyte with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset

LINKS:

https://www.rwjuhdonorclub.org/
http://www.tacklesicklecell.org/events/

AIR DATE: January 28, 2017 and February 4, 2017

TOPIC: Understanding Alzheimer's Disease

Statistics show more than half a million people here in New Jersey are impacted by Alzheimer's Disease.  The condition can be scary to those diagnosed and their loved ones, but there are resources to help families cope.

FEATURED GUESTS: Alzheimer's New Jersey CEO Ken Zaentz and Caregiver Laura Huisking

LINK: http://www.alznj.org/

AIR DATE: January 21, 2017

TOPIC: Signs of Nerve Damage

Do you suffer from pain that you just can't explain? It could be nerve damage.
There are some common signs that you should be aware of.

FEATURED GUEST: Dr. Andrew Elkwood, MD, FACS with The Institute for Advanced Reconstruction

LINK: https://www.advancedreconstruction.com/

AIR DATE: January 14, 2017

TOPIC: High Heel and Purse Pain

High heels and a big purse may compliment the perfect look, but too much strutting in style can also send you to the doctor's office.  Our expert explains how your favorite fashion accessories can lead to a number of health issues.

FEATURED GUEST: Dr. Adam Lipson, MD, FAANS with IGEA brain and spine

LINK: http://www.igeaneuro.com/

AIR DATE: December 31, 2016 and January 7, 2017

TOPIC: OrCam MyEye

Being visually impaired can pose a number of challenges on a daily basis. OrCam MyEye is new technology aimed at helping people see better and more clearly.

FEATURED GUESTS: Dr. Bryan Wolynski, O.D. and OrCam user Paul Battaglia 

LINKS: http://www.gof2020.com/our-practice.html
http://www.orcam.com/

AIR DATE: December 24, 2016

TOPIC: Post-Holiday Detox

It can seem nearly impossible to stick to your regular diet during the holiday season.  Special treats and meals are tempting you everywhere you turn.  How do you avoid overeating and what's the best way to detox after all the celebrations stop?  We get some expert answers.

FEATURED GUEST: Women’s Health Medical Director Dr. Nidhi Kumar, MD with St. Peter’s University Hospital

LINK: http://www.stpetersuh.com/Physicians/Nidhi-Kumar

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