12 To Your Health

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AIR DATES: APRIL 21, 2018 AND APRIL 28, 2018

TOPIC: UNDERSTANDING AUTISM AND EARLY INTERVENTION
April is National Autism Awareness Month.  Understanding what it is and how it impacts someone are the first steps in getting the right help to affected families.  We also learn more about the importance of early diagnosis and intervention.
FEATURED GUESTS: DR. A. MALIA BECKWITH, MD WITH CHILDREN’S SPECIALIZED HOSPITAL (RWJBARNABAS HEALTH) AND MOTHER KELSEY CARTHY
LINK: Children's Specialized Hospital

AIR DATE: APRIL 7, 2018 

TOPIC: STAYING FIT ALL YEAR LONG

Have you already dropped your new year's resolution to get fit and stay in shape?
We get some expert tips on how you can keep motivated all year long.
          
FEATURED GUESTS: MICHAEL AND SUSAN KEENAN WITH KM FITNESS

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

AIR DATE: APRIL 14, 2018 

TOPIC: HOUSEHOLD FITNESS TOOLS

You don't need fancy gym memberships or expensive equipment to get in shape.
We learn how common items in your house can be great to work out with.
          
FEATURED GUESTS: MICHAEL AND SUSAN KEENAN WITH KM FITNESS

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

AIR DATES: MARCH 24, 2018 AND MARCH 31, 2018

TOPIC: CHOOSING A LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY

Not all assisted living facilities are created equal when it comes to fitting the needs of an aging parent.  Nursing homes often offer specialized programs and care.  We learn what factors to consider when making a decision.
          
FEATURED GUESTS: DR. SHERAZ SIDDIQUI, MD WITH RWJ HOSPITAL, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MARC SCHON AND NURSING CONSULTANT MEL CASTRO WITH FOOTHILL ACRES NURSING CENTER

LINKS:
Foothill Acres
Sheraz U Siddiqui, MD
BollyX

AIR DATE: MARCH 18, 2018

If you're jumping at the chance to try a new workout...you may want to consider incorporating the trampoline.  How does this childhood past-time translate to getting in shape?  12 To Your Health producer Prashanthi Musapet took a class in East Hanover to find out in this week's Jersey Fit.

LINK: http://www.precisionsportsperformance.com/

AIR DATES: MARCH 10 & MARCH 17, 2018

TOPIC: PROTECTING YOUR MEMORY: TIPS AND TRICKS

You may not be able to turn the clock, but you can slow down age-related memory loss with the right tips and tricks.

FEATURED GUEST: CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST AND AUTHOR DR. CYNTHIA GREEN, PhD

LINK: http://totalbrainhealth.com

AIR DATE: MARCH 3, 2018

TOPIC: DRESSING FOR WINTER

The winter season normally brings extremely cold temperatures and snow, which can increase the risk of hypothermia and frostbite.  Our expert guest explains what you need to know to prevent these issues from affecting you.
          
FEATURED GUEST: DR. ARUN RAJARAM, MD WITH IGEA BRAIN & SPINE

LINK: https://www.igeaneuro.com/

AIR DATE: FEBRUARY 24, 2018

TOPIC: SHOVELING SAFETY

The winter usually means snow.  While it can be pretty to look at it, the cleanup can be quite the task.  Even walking on snow and ice can pose a health hazard if you're not careful.  We get some expert tips on keeping you safe this season.

FEATURED GUEST: DR. ARUN RAJARAM, MD WITH IGEA BRAIN & SPINE

LINK: Igea Brain & Spine

AIR DATES: FEBRUARY 10, 2018 AND FEBRUARY 17, 2018

TOPIC: TREATING CHRONIC ILLNESS IN CHILDREN AND TEENS

Day to day life can be difficult for children when they suffer from chronic illness.
The Children's Specialized Hospital in New Brunswick has a special program to help children and young adults coping with illness.

FEATURED GUESTS: CHIEF OF INPATIENT SERVICES DR. COLIN O’REILLY, DO WITH CHILDREN’S SPECIALIZED HOSPITAL (RWJ BARNABAS HEALTH) AND PATIENT LA’NYA HARRIS

LINKS: 
PoundFit workout
Chronic Illness Management Program
Colin O'Reilly DO
Rutgers Center for Health and Human Performance

Orange Theory Fitness

Orange Theory Fitness is gaining popularity by the day, but you may have never heard of it. There are hundreds of locations across the U.S., including many here in New Jersey. 12 To Your Health producer Prashanthi Musapet decided to try out the trendy workout in this week's Jersey Fit. Get more information at the Orange Theory Fitness website.

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