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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: Dec. 3, 2016

Topic: Acupuncture

Featured guest: Doctor Young Ming Li from the Herb Acupuncture Clinic in Bridgewater

LINK: Herb Acupuncture

Air Date: Nov. 26, 2016

Topic: Healthy grocery shopping

You've decided to get your family on the right track to healthier meals, but where do you begin? We've got your expert guide on navigating the grocery store.

Featured guest: ShopRite Registered Dietitian MaryRose Angel

LINK: Event calendar

Air Date: Nov. 19, 2016

Topic: Healthy holiday food swaps

This time of year can be tricky when trying to stick to a healthy diet. The holiday season is full of rich and indulgent temptations. So how do you come up with the right menu while avoiding loading up on unwanted calories? We get some expert advice from a registered dietitian.

Featured guest: ShopRite Registered Dietitian MaryRose Agel

LINK: Event calendar

Air Date: Nov. 12, 2016

Topic: Healthy DIY snacks

"It's a constant battle trying to get my kids to eat right." Parents: Does this sound familiar?
We talk to a registered nutritionist with some ideas on easy DIY snacks that kids or grown-ups can take on the go.

Featured Guest: Registered nutritionist Laura Vetter with St. Peter's University Hospital

Link: St. Peter's University Hospital 

Air Date: Nov. 5, 2016

Topic: Healthy mini-fridge foods for college kids

The Freshman 15 is not just a myth.  Many college kids find themselves making the wrong food choices and piling on the weight. We talk to a registered nutritionist who has some tips for undergrads looking to improve what's on their plate.

Featured Guest: Registered nutritionist Laura Vetter with St. Peter's University Hospital

Link: St. Peter's University Hospital 

Air Date: October 29, 2016

Topic: Senior Socialization

Seniors often face neglect and isolation, which can lead to serious health issues.  Applewood Retirement Community in Freehold provides residents with socialization opportunities to help improve their overall wellbeing.

Featured Guests: Executive director Keith Grady and resident Rosalie Crociata with Applewood Retirment Community

Link: Applewood Retirment Community


Air Date: October 22, 2016

Topic: "Tools 7 Schools"

The Freehold Borough School District is bringing together students and seniors as part of the "Tools 4 Schools" program.  It aims to provide the Applewood retirement community a healthy way to give back while providing some much needed resources to schools.

Featured Guests: Executive director Keith Grady and resident Rosalie Crociata with Applewood Retirment Community

Link: Applewood Expands Social Accountability Commitment with “Tools 4 Schools” Program

Air Date: October 15, 2016

Topic: Fall Health Questions
Dr. DeSilva answers some common health questions related to the change in season.

Air Dates: October 1 and 8
Guests: Jill DeSilva & Alyssa Frey, Craniosacral therapist
Topic: Craniosacral therapy
You may not have heard about craniosacral therapy - a type of therapy that can help the smallest of patients, including Dr. Derrick DeSilva’s Grandson.  Craniosacral therapist Alyssa Frey joins Dr. DeSilva to discuss this therapy and how it can help physical development and improve hearing loss.

Air Dates: September 17 and 24
Guest: Dr. Peter Wenger, Saint Peter’s University Hospital
Topic: Zika virus
Capital Health
For people traveling to Florida for vacation or business, how concerned should you be about the Zika virus?  Dr. Peter Wenger from the Pediatric Immunology and Infectious Disease Department at Saint Peter’s University Hospital joins Dr. Derrick DeSilva to discuss the facts about the virus and the risks.

Air Date: September 10
Guests: Dr. Aaditya Desai, ER physician from St. Peter’s University Hospital joins Dr. DeSilva
Topic: Showing before entering a pool
Saint Peter's Healthcare System
We’ve all seen the signs at the local pool: “shower before entering.”  But do you really need to?  Dr. Aaditya Desai, ER physician from St. Peter’s University Hospital joins Dr. DeSilva with some answers to that and more pool hygiene questions.

Air Date: September 3
Guests: Dr. Aaditya Desai, ER physician from St. Peter’s University Hospital joins Dr. DeSilva
Topic: Staying safe by the pool
Saint Peter's Healthcare System
As summer winds down, we’re all trying to take in those last moments by the pool.  Dr. Aaditya Desai, ER physician from St. Peter’s University Hospital joins Dr. DeSilva with more on how to stay safe.

Air Date: August 27
Topic: Eating healthy while on the go
Guest:  Bariatric Surgeon Dr. Seun Sowemimo
Prime Surgicare
If you’re always on the go, grabbing fast food for meals - Bariatric Surgeon Dr. Seun Sowemimo has some suggestions for eating healthy while on the go.

Air Date: August 20
Topic: "Pokemon Go"
Guests: Bariatric Surgeon Dr. Seun Sowemimo joins Dr. DeSilva
Prime Surgicare
There have been a lot of unfortunate accidents related to the "Pokemon Go" craze -- players falling into ponds or stepping off ledges.  But there may be some health benefits as well.  Bariatric Surgeon Dr. Seun Sowemimo joins Dr. DeSilva to explain.

Air Date: August 6, 2016 and August 13, 2016
Topic: Stopping Stuttering
Guest:  Anna Deeter, Speech Educator
Live Stutter Free
Stuttering can affect both children and adults, but our guest may change the way we look at the problem.

Air Date: July 30, 2016
Topic: SUP Yoga
Guest: Ashley Quinn from Liquid Bliss Yoga Studio
Liquid Bliss Yoga Studio
As if some yoga poses aren't difficult enough on dry land - what about while floating on a stand up paddle board? The practice is getting more popular this summer on the Jersey Shore.

Air Date: July 23, 2016
Topic: Beach Yoga
Guest: Ashley Quinn from Liquid Bliss Yoga Studio
Liquid Bliss Yoga Studio
If you're looking for a way to seriously unwind this summer - beach yoga may be a good choice for your body and mind.

Air Date: July 16, 2016
TOPIC: SUNSCREEN FACT OR FICTION
GUEST: DR. NEENA CHIMA, COREDERM DERMATOLOGY AND COSMETIC CENTER
There are so many questions about the safety and effectiveness.  We tackle sunscreen fact vs. fiction.
LINK: http://www.corederm.com/

Air Date: July 9, 2016
TOPIC: MOLESAFE
GUEST: DR. NEENA CHIMA, COREDERM DERMATOLOGY AND COSMETIC CENTER
In these summer months, it's even more important to take note of any changes in your skin.  There's a new way to watch and diagnose any early problems.  We take a look at MoleSafe.
LINK: http://molesafe.com/

Air Date: July 2, 2016
TOPIC: BEACH TOWEL WORKOUTS
GUEST: LISA LYNN, FITNESS EXPERT
Help to attain that beach body while working out at the beach, focusing on legs and Core
LINK: http://www.lisalynnfitness.com/

AIR DATE: APRIL 16, 2016 and APRIL 23, 2016

TOPIC: FOOD ADDICTION (DANGEROUS CARBS & HEALTHY SWAPS)

When you hear the word addiction, it's natural to assume someone is talking about drugs and alcohol. Do you know that food can also become an addiction?  We learn about the 9 carbohydrates to avoid and their healthy substitutes.

FEATURED GUEST: DR. BRUCE ROSEMAN, MD, AUTHOR OF “THE ADDICTOCARB DIET”

LINK: http://www.addictocarb.com/

AIR DATE: APRIL 9, 2016

TOPIC: HEART HEALTH: LEARNING CPR

Being prepared during a cardiac arrest can sometimes mean the difference between life and death.
Knowing CPR is one of those life-saving techniques. Our expert guest shows us the right way to execute the technique.

FEATURED GUEST: CARDIOLOGIST DR. NICKOLAS JULIANO, MD WITH SUMMIT MEDICAL GROUP

LINK: http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/doctor/njuliano/

AIR DATE: APRIL 2, 2016

TOPIC: HEART ATTACKS: LIFE-SAVING TIPS

Heart disease is the leading cause of death among both men and women here in the U.S.
What are the signs of a heart attack and what should you do next?  We get the expert tips.

FEATURED GUEST: CARDIOLOGIST DR. NICKOLAS JULIANO, MD WITH SUMMIT MEDICAL GROUP

LINK: http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/doctor/njuliano/

AIR DATE: MARCH 26, 2016

 

TOPIC: ANTI-AGING: TIPS AND TREATMENTS

 

Getting older is inevitable, but that doesn't mean you have to look your age.
There are ways though of turning back the hands of time with the right skincare routine.

FEATURED GUEST: DERMATOLOGIST JUDITH HELLMAN, MD

LINK: http://www.bigappleskin.com

AIR DATE: MARCH 19, 2016

TOPIC: ADULT ACNE: KNOWING THE FACTS

Acne is not just an issue that teens face.  Many adults deal with it too.
What can be done to clear up your skin?  Our expert has the details on what can be done at home and at the doctor’s office to achieve that enviable complexion.

FEATURED GUEST: DERMATOLOGIST JUDITH HELLMAN, MD

 

LINK: http://www.bigappleskin.com

 

AIR DATE: MARCH 5, 2016 AND MARCH 12, 2016

TOPIC: KICKBOXING BASICS

If you're looking for a way to switch up your workout routine, you may want to consider kickboxing. 

Our experts demonstrate how to throw the perfect punch, execute the right kicks and work that core.

FEATURED GUEST: CO-OWNERS CHARLES OSINOWO AND MIKE NAPOLITANO WITH CKO KICKBOXING EDISON

LINKS:

http://www.ckoedison.com/

https://www.facebook.com/CkoKickboxingEdison

https://twitter.com/ckoedison

AIR DATE: FEBRUARY 20, 2016 AND FEBRUARY 27, 2016

TOPIC: DRUG AND ALCOHOL RECOVERY

Does someone you know, or do you yourself suffer from drug and alcohol addiction? What are the warning signs and what are the first steps you take when you realize there's a problem? We learn about a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center aimed at helping people cure their addictions.

FEATURED GUESTS: FOUNDER JIM MARSHALL AND DISCHARGE COORDINATOR TOM FAWCETT WITH SERENITY SPRINGS RECOVERY CENTER

LINK: Serenity Springs Recovery

AIR DATE: FEBRUARY 6, 2016 AND FEBRUARY 13, 2016

TOPIC: FORGET FEARING THE DENTIST: RELAXING PATIENTS WITHOUT DRUGS

Do you get anxious going to the dentist?  We talk to an expert about what's behind the fear, and learn about a new, natural method that helps keep patients calm.

FEATURED GUEST: DR. VLADIMIR GASHINSKY, DDS WITH HOLISTIC DENTAL CENTER

LINK: http://holisticdentalcenternj.com/

AIR DATE: JANUARY 30, 2016

TOPIC: UNDERSTANDING IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME (IBS) PREEMPTED DUE TO STORM COVERAGE

Suffer from gastrointestinal issues?  We break down Irritable Bowel Syndrome and reveal what you need to about the medical condition.

FEATURED GUEST: GASTROENTEROLOGIST DR. ANISH SHETH, MD WITH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER IN PRINCETON

LINKS:
http://www.princetonmedicalgroup.com/providers/anish-sheth-md/
http://www.webmd.com/ibs/

AIR DATE: JANUARY 16, 2016

TOPIC: HEALTHY POO

We're talking about number 2.  It's not a subject that we often discuss, but it’s important to know that good bowel health is tied to overall wellbeing.  We break down what’s normal and what’s not.

FEATURED GUEST: GASTROENTEROLOGIST DR. ANISH SHETH, MD WITH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER IN PRINCETON

LINK: http://www.princetonmedicalgroup.com/providers/anish-sheth-md/

AIR DATES: JANUARY 2, 2016 AND JANUARY 9, 2016

TOPIC: WINTER SKIN TIPS

Winter weather usually calls for a new beauty routine.
We reveal the products that you can use to keep your face, hair and body looking amazing this season.


FEATURED GUEST: CELEBRITY BEAUTY AND MAKEUP ARTIST KIM BAKER

LINKS:

https://twitter.com/kimbtheglamazon

http://www.glamazonbeautycosmetics.com/

 

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