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 DATES: DECEMBER 19, 2015 AND DECEMBER 26, 2015

TOPIC: WINTER SAFETY TIPS

A big concern this season is the snow and ice-related injuries that winter weather can cause. On top of that, bitter temps can put quite the strain on our bodies. What can we do to stay safe during this time of year? We turn to the experts for answers.

FEATURED GUEST: DIRECTOR OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE DR. GEORGE BECKER, MD WITH VALLEY HOSPITAL

LINK: http://www.valleyhealth.com/valley_newsdesc.aspx?newsid=1560

AIR DATES: DECEMBER 5 AND DECEMBER 12, 2015

TOPIC: FOODS TO STAY ENERGIZED DURING THE HOLIDAYS 

The holiday season can require a lot energy.  That double shot of expresso or candy bar can prevent you from crashing, but at what cost? Our expert guest provides information on which high fiber foods and healthy fats can boost your energy levels the natural way. 

FEATURED GUEST: REGISTERED DIETITIAN AND EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGIST FELICIA STOLER, RDN, DCN, MS, FACSM

LINK: http://www.feliciastoler.com/


AIR DATE: NOVEMBER 28, 2015

TOPIC: FOOD CHOICES FOR DIABETICS

Anyone with diabetes knows that food choices and diet are key to managing the disease.  Our expert provides has some healthy substitutes that you can swap out for your favorite holiday recipes.

FEATURED GUEST: REGISTERED DIETITICAN MARYROSE AGEL, RDN WITH SHOPRITE SUPERMARKET IN SPOTSWOOD

LINKS: 
https://www.facebook.com/MaryroseAgelRd/
http://ndep.nih.gov/publications/publicationdetail.aspx?pubid=4

AIR DATE: NOVEMBER 21, 2015

TOPIC: NATIONAL DIABETES MONTH

November is National Diabetes Month.  It's a disease that affects nearly 30 million Americans; including nearly one million people here in New Jersey.  We break down the disease and look at helpful resources.
            
FEATURED GUESTS: DR. JOSEPH GIANGOLA, MD WITH HACKENSACK UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ROBERTA SCHMIDT WITH THE DIABETES FOUNDATION

LINKS:
http://diabetesfoundationinc.org/
http://www.diabetes.org/

AIR DATE: NOVEMBER 7, 2015 AND NOVEMBER 14, 2015

TOPIC: SCREENING FOR AND TREATING BREAST CANCER

Every October we put a spotlight on Breast Cancer Awareness, but it's an issue that we should be talking about all year long.

We address the basics on screening and diagnosing the disease.  We also take a look at innovative new treatment options like cryoablation.                       

FEATURED GUEST: Director of Breast Imaging and Interventions at CentraState Medical Center and Freehold Radiology Dr. Kenneth Tomkovich, MD

LINKS:

http://www.freeholdrad.com/staff.html

http://www.centrastate.com/Physicians/Details.aspx?id=612&sid=1&Physician=139
 

AIR DATES: OCTOBER 24, 2015 AND OCTOBER 31, 2015

TOPIC: DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION FOR MOVEMENT DISORDERS

There are new advances in medicine that's making it possible to reduce the tremors associated with Parkinson's Disease.

We learn more about Deep Brain Stimulation surgery.

FEATURED GUESTS: Director of Functional and Restorative Neurosurgery Dr. Hooman Azmi, MD with Hackensack University Medical Center and patient Joanne Gentry

LINK: http://www.hackensackumc.org/our-services/surgical-services/neurosurgery/deep-brain-stimulation/

AIR DATES: OCTOBER 10, 2015 AND OCTOBER 17, 2015

TOPIC: SOFT TISSUE WORKOUTS

Do you suffer from chronic pain?
Is it putting a strain on your normal daily activities?
There are some simple workouts you can do that can help.

FEATURED GUESTS: DR. CHRIS STEPIEN, DC WITH BAREFOOT REHABILIATION CLINIC AND KATIE LEIHER

LINK: http://www.barefootrehab.com/

AIR DATE: OCTOBER 3, 2015

TOPIC: IDENTIFYING AND ADDRESSING EATING DISORDERS

Suspect someone you know has an eating disorder or think you're suffering from one yourself?
We learn about the warning signs and where do you can turn for answers.

FEATURED GUEST: PEDIATRICIAN DR. LIZ HENRY, MD WITH ST. PETER'S UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

AIR DATE: SEPTEMBER 26, 2015

TOPIC: MANAGING SCREEN TIME USE
As a parent it can be concerning when your kids are spending more time on their phones and tablets, as well as on social media.
We learn some helpful tips on how to navigate around technology in a healthy way.
FEATURED GUEST: PEDIATRICIAN DR. LIZ HENRY, MD WITH ST. PETER'S UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
http://www.drlizforyouth.com/meet-dr-liz.html

Show information for September 19, 2015

TOPIC: OPTING FOR LOCAL PRODUCE

When it comes to picking produce, is local actually better? Our expert guest weighs in.

FEATURED GUEST: REGISTERED DIETITIAN AND EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGIST FELICIA STOLER

Felicia Stoler website

Show information for September 12, 2015

TOPIC: DECEPTIVE HEALTH FOODS

A trip to the supermarket doesn't seem too complicated, right? You may not realize though that are certain foods in your grocery cart pretending to be healthy when it fact they do more harm than good. We break down the dos and don'ts of food shopping.

FEATURED GUEST: REGISTERED DIETITIAN AND EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGIST FELICIA STOLER

Felicia Stoler website

Show information for August 29, September 5, 2015

TOPIC: PREPARING FOR A HEALTHY COLLEGE EXPERIENCE

College is a time to make new friends and have new experiences.
It can also be a time when undergraduates are prone to the Freshman 15 and are faced with the pressure to try drugs and alcohol.
We get some expert tips that can help ensure a successful start in college.

FEATURED GUEST: PEDIATRICIAN DR. LIZ HENRY, MD WITH ST. PETER'S UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

http://www.drlizforyouth.com/meet-dr-liz.html

Show information for August 15, 2015 and August 22, 2015

TOPIC: PAIN-FREE DENTAL VISITS

New laser technology could help remove the fear associated with going to the dentist.

We learn how it works and why those annual checkups are needed to maintaining overall good health.

FEATURED GUEST: DR. YASMI CRYSTAL, DMD

Comprehensive Pediatric Dentistry

http://www.convergentdental.com/solea/

Show information for August 8, 2015

TOPIC: Summer skincare tips

How are you supposed to switch up your beauty routine as the temps continue to soar outside? We get the answers.

FEATURED GUEST: Celebrity makeup artist Kim Baker with Glamazon Beauty Cosmetics

Twitter page for Kim Baker
Facebook page for Glamazon Beauty Cosmetics

Show information for August 1, 2015

TOPIC: Beauty tips for menopausal women

Menopause can be a tough transition for many women. Our expert guest has the tips you need to know to keep you looking your best.

FEATURED GUEST: Celebrity makeup artist Kim Baker with Glamazon Beauty Cosmetics

Twitter page for Kim Baker
Facebook page for Glamazon Beauty Cosmetics

Show information for July 25, 2015

DRUG AND ALCOHOL ADDICTION

First it starts with a little experimentation, and then often it turns to addiction.

We talk to a former addict and his retired undercover narcotics detective father.

They used their experiences to start a substance abuse recovery center in Florida.

FEATURED GUESTS: SERENITY SPRINGS RECOVERY CENTER FOUNDERS JIM MARSHALL AND JIMMY MARSHALL III

http://www.serenityspringsrecovery.com/

Show information for July 11, 2015

GETTING FIT FOR SUMMER: THE RIGHT & WRONG WAY TO CLEANSE

We're in the thick of bikini season and you may be turning to cleanses to jump-start your fat burning potential.
But are you doing it rightt
We break down the dos and don'ts of cleanses.

FEATURED GUEST: CERTIFIED FITNESS TRAINER AND NUTRITION EXPERT LISA LYNN

LINK: http://lynfit.com/

Show information for July 18, 2015

GETTING FIT FOR SUMMER: CHEAT ON YOUR DIET & STILL LOSE WEIGHT

Summer is all about showing off that beach-body.
It can be hard to stick to a lean diet with all the barbeques and backyard grills going on during this time of year.
Good news: You can actually indulge a little and still lose weight.

FEATURED GUEST: CERTIFIED FITNESS TRAINER AND NUTRITION EXPERT LISA LYNN

LINK: http://lynfit.com/

Show information for June 27, 2015 and July 4, 2015

TOPIC: TREATING RECEDING GUMS

What causes the issue and can it be preventedt We get the answers plus we learn about an innovative new treatment.

FEATURED GUEST: DR. VLADIMIR GASHINSKY WITH HOLISTIC DENTAL CENTER IN MILLBURN

LINK: http://holisticdentalcenternj.com/

Show Information for June 13, 2015 and June 20, 2015

TOPIC: ANEW WELLNESS CENTER

The stigma often associated with mental illness can sometimes keep people from seeking the professional help that they need. We talk to the co-founders of the new mental health and substance abuse center that's opened in Somerset.

FEATURED GUESTS: CO-FOUNER JEROME MITCHELL AND FORMER JETS DEFENSIVE END VERNON GHOLSTON

LINK: http://www.anewmenj.com/

Show Information for May 30, 2015 and June 6, 2015

TOPIC: SKIN CANCER PREVENTION AND TREATMENT

You may not realize how much harm certain habits like tanning and too much sun exposure can cause.

We address prevention and treatment of skin cancer.

FEATURED GUEST: PLASTIC SURGEON AND MEDICAL DIRECTOR DR. PAUL PARKER, MD, FACS

LINK: http://www.parkercenter.net/

Show Information for May 16, 2015

TOPIC: MACULAR DEGENERATION

As we age we are more at risk of deteriorating eye health.

We learn about the possible causes of macular degeneration and what we can do to help protect our vision.

FEATURED GUEST: OPTOMETRIST DR. KERRY GELB, OD

Contact Lens and Vision

Show Information for May 23, 2015

TOPIC: DIABETIC EYE CARE

Suffer from diabetes

You may not realize that the disease can negatively impact your eyes.

Our guest explains the right way to manage the disease and help prevent your sight from becoming impaired.

FEATURED GUEST: OPTOMETRIST DR. KERRY GELB, OD

Contact Lens and Vision

Show information for May 9, 2015

TOPIC: HEALTHY FOOD SWAPS

Are you working to tone that perfect physique just in time for summero
Plenty of exercise is essential, but the right diet and nutrition are also key.
Our health experts provide information on how you make some healthy swaps to your meals without sacrificing taste.

FEATURED GUESTS: KM FITNESS OWNERS MIKE AND SUSAN KEENAN

LINK: http://www.keenanmedicalfitness.com/

Show Information for May 2, 2015

TOPIC: GETTING FIT FOR SUMMER

Our health and fitness experts demonstrate the workout moves they say can help sculpt that beach body just in time for summer.

FEATURED GUESTS: KM FITNESS OWNERS MIKE AND SUSAN KEENAN

LINK: http://www.keenanmedicalfitness.com/

Show Information for April 18 and 25:

TOPIC: The Power of Plants

Flowers that have healing properties We talk to a healthcare expert about how flower remedies can help people suffering from a range of issues including anxiety and behavioral problems.

FEATURED GUEST: Practitoner for Emotional Health Amy Cohen and Strongest Minds, LLC

http://www.strongestminds.com/

https://www.facebook.com/StrongestMindsLLC

Show Information for April 4 and 11:

TOPIC: Desk ergonomics and simple stretches at work

A messy workspace and stress on the job can really wreak havoc on your health. We learn how organizing your desk and simple stretches can lead to better wellbeing.

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

Arrow Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation LLC

Show Information for March 14 and March 28:

TOPIC: Brain Balance Achievement Centers

The program incorporates special learning tools and dietary changes to help children with behavioral and social issues.

FEATURED GUEST: Brain Balance founder Dr. Robert Melillo

Brain Balance Achievement Centers

Show Information for March 14:

TOPIC: Sex & medicine summit

Sex is often times considered a taboo subject, but healthcare experts in our area are trying to change that. The founder of the Sex and Medicine Summit explains how a healthy sex life can improve overall health.

FEATURED GUEST: Founder Anita Boeninger

The Sex & Medicine Summit

Show Information for March 7:

TOPIC: The common cold vs. pneumonia

FEATURED GUEST: Division Chief of the Pediatric Emergency Department Dr. Sanjay Mehta, D.O. with Centrastate Medical Center

Centrastate

Show Information for Feb. 28:

TOPIC: Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is colorectal cancer awareness month. It's considered the 3rd most common form of cancer detected in men and women here in the U.S. We learn more about detection, diagnosis and treatment. 

FEATURED GUEST: Gastroenterologist Debra Goldstein, M.D. with St. Peter's University Hospital

Debra Goldstein

Show Information for Feb. 21:

TOPIC: Military Health

Members of the military put their lives on the line every day to protect our country. You may not realize the need for specialized medical care when it comes to our nation's heroes. We speak to a resident physician who spent more than a decade serving in the military.

FEATURED GUEST: Veteran and Internal Medicine Residnet Physician Dr. Peter Fish with St. Peter's University Hospital.

St. George's University

St. Peter's University Hospital

Show Information for February 7, 2015 and February 14, 2015:

TOPIC: Immune-boosting superfoods

Do you find yourself coughing and sneezing as soon as winter hitso
Including the right foods into your diet can help improve your immune system and keep the cold and flu away. The right foods can also speed up recovery when illness strikes.

FEATURED GUEST: Registered dietician and exercist physiologist Felicia Stoler.

Show Information for January 24, 2015 and January 31, 2015:

TOPIC: Brain injury medicine

Serious head injuries can occur in many situations and have been known to affect anyone from student and professional athletes to wounded war veterans. Now there's a new subspecialty of medicine aimed at improving patient outcomes.

FEATURED GUESTS: Dr. Brian Greenwald, MD, with JFK Medical Center and mother of patient Emelia Francesco.

JFK Medical Center

Show Information for January 17, 2015

TOPIC: Wintertime workouts

Working out outdoors during the wintertime requires a little more preparation than during the warmer months. Our expert provides us some on tips staying safe while exercising this season.

FEATURED GUESTS: Founder of Jag Physical Therapy John Gallucci Jr.

Jag Physical Therapy

Show Information for January 10, 2015

TOPIC: Safe shoveling tips

The wintertime usually means freezing temps and severe weather. Shoveling snow is a major concern this season and it could put you at risk for injury if not executed the right way.

FEATURED GUEST: John Gallucci Jr., founder of JAG Physical Therapy 

Show Information for January 3, 2015

TOPIC: Treating Winter Skin

This time of year usually means snow and sweaters. It can also mean dry, cracked skin. We take a look at some potential products aimed at improving your winter beauty routine.

FEATURED GUEST: Beauty expert Kim Baker

Glamazon Beauty
Kim Baker on Twitter

 

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