12 To Your Health

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: NOVEMBER 17, 2018 AND NOVEMBER 18, 2018

TOPIC: HOLIDAY FOOD TRAPS
During the holiday season, we tend to gather the family and share a massive meal, full of variety and choices. But have you ever wondered how healthy the food on your plate is? We have expert advice on how to avoid those holiday food traps.
Featured Guest: Evan Chait President of Kinetic PT and Acu Wellness located in Ramsey.
https://www.kineticpt.com/
http://www.acuwellnessamerica.com/about_us

TOPIC: JERSEY FIT: PROJECT PHYSIQUE

Project Physique is putting a unique spin your typical cycle class.
The studio in Summit is calling anyone looking to mix up their regular routine on the bike.
We sent News 12 New Jersey's Prashanthi Musapet  there to see if she could keep up with the exclusive format.
http://www.project-physique.com/

AIR DATES: NOVEMBER 3, 2018 AND NOVEMBER 4, 2018
TOPIC: Jersey Fit: Warrior Sculpt
Are you a fan of yoga, but sometimes wish there was an edge to your flow?
Life Time Athletic in Princeton says Warrior Sculpt may be just the workout you're looking for.
We sent News 12 New Jersey's Prashanthi Musapet there to see if she could keep up with those powerhouse poses.
https://www.lifetime.life/life-time-locations/nj-princeton.html

TOPIC: Snapchat Dysmorphia
Long gone are the days where people longed to recreate themselves in the vision of their favorite celebrity.
Now...a disturbing new trend has emerged--all thanks to our smartphones.
The phenomenon has a name, "Snapchat Dysmorphia.”
Featured guest: Dr. Harry Haramis, MD FACS with Associates in Plastic Surgery
https://www.associatesinplasticsurgery.com

AIR DATES: OCTOBER 20 , 2018  AND  OCTOBER 27, 2018
TOPIC: TEEN DEPRESSION/ SUICIDE
It's a tough topic to approach with your children, but the rise in young teen suicide makes it an important to discuss with the family.
What's the best approach in helping prevent tragedy before it's too late? Our expert guest has the answers.
FEATURED GUEST: DR. ANKUR DESAI

LINK: https://www.centrastate.com/find-a-physician/ankur-desai/
Https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/suicide/index.html
 

AIR DATES: OCTOBER 7, 2018 AND OCTOBER 14, 2018

TOPICS: PREVENTIVE CARE AND IDENTIFYING THE TOP DISEASES

How do you prevent disease and many other serious medical issues?  It's all about adopting the right lifestyle.  We get some expert advice on what steps we need to take to stay in peak condition.

FEATURED GUEST: DR. ALEXANDER SALERNO, MD WITH SALERNO MEDICAL ASSOCIATES

LINK: http://www.salernomedical.com/

AIR DATES: Sept. 22, 2018 and Sept. 29, 2018

TOPIC: DUMBBELL MOVES: UPPER AND LOWER BODY

Does your workout routine just incorporate cardio?  You may missing out on the benefits that strength training brings.
Our expert guest shows us some really effective exercises with minimal equipment.

FEATURED GUEST: CERTIFIED PERSONAL TRAINER MICHAEL HORAKH

LINK: Life Time

AIR DATES: SEPTEMBER 8, 2018 AND SEPTEMBER 15, 2018

TOPIC: JOINT REPLACEMENT

Are you considering knee or hip replacement?  There are possibly other options when it comes to protecting your joints, but surgery may be the only solution.  Our expert guest explains what you need to know before the procedure. He also details new technology that’s changing the game of joint replacement surgery.

FEATURED GUEST: ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON DR. NAKUL KARKARE, MD 

LINK: www.newyorkhipknee.com

AIR DATE: SEPTEMBER 1, 2018

TOPIC: EMSCULPT

Need a little help getting that sculpted physique?   A new FDA-approved medical treatment called EMSCULPT may be what you're looking for.

FEATURED GUEST: DR. MITCHELL CHASIN, MD WITH REFLECTIONS CENTER FOR SKIN AND BODY

LINK: https://www.reflectionscenter.com/new-jersey-medical-spa-technologies/body/emsculpt-muscle-building-and-fat-burning-non-surgical-treatment

AIR DATE: AUGUST 25, 2018
TOPIC: BURN FAT/BUILD MUSCLE
Are you frustrated you're not reaching your fitness goals?  The answer may be some small tweaks to your diet and exercise routine. We get some expert advice on what you need to do to see results.
FEATURED GUEST: DR. MITCHELL CHASIN, MD WITH REFLECTIONS CENTER FOR SKIN AND BODY
More Information: ReflectionsCenter.com

AIR DATE: AUGUST 11, 2018 

TOPIC: OPTIMAL SUPERFOODS

Superfood is a trendy new term you've probably heard floating around recently, but do you know which foods are optimal for overall wellbeing?  Our expert guest explains which superfoods can improve your quality of life.
FEATURED GUEST: CO-FOUNDER EVAN CHAIT, PT, L.AC, CNRT WITH ACUWELLNESS AMERICA AND KINETIC PHYSICAL THERAPY

LINK:
http://www.acuwellnessamerica.com/
https://www.kineticpt.com/

AIR DATE: AUGUST 4, 2018 

TOPIC: VITAMIN DEFICIENCY 

Are you experiencing skin issues or are suffering from brittle hair and nails?  You may not be getting enough of the right nutrients.  We learn how vitamin deficiency can affect you.

FEATURED GUEST: CO-FOUNDER EVAN CHAIT, PT, L.AC, CNRT WITH ACUWELLNESS AMERICA AND KINETIC PHYSICAL THERAPY

LINK:
http://www.acuwellnessamerica.com/
https://www.kineticpt.com/

AIR DATE: JULY 28, 2018

TOPIC: TRAMPOLINE FITNESS WITH PRECISION SPORTS PERFORMANCE (JERSEY FIT)

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

AIR DATE: JULY 21, 2018

TOPIC: SMART SUMMER EATING
With all the backyard barbecues and other summer events. It can be hard to stay on track with your diet.  Luckily you can still enjoy your favorite foods, but with a few healthy, but tasty substitutions.
FEATURED GUEST: REGISTERED DIETITIAN STEPHANIE PEREZ WITH SHOPRITE
LINK: https://www.shoprite.com/meet-our-team/

AIR DATE: JULY 14, 2018

TOPIC: BALANCE YOUR PLATE PROGRAM
Are you trying to eat better, but don't want to spend a fortune on groceries? Fear not, there are ways to incorporate more nutritious dishes without going over budget.
FEATURED GUEST: REGISTERED DIETITIAN STEPHANIE PEREZ WITH SHOPRITE
LINK: https://www.shoprite.com/meet-our-team/

AIR DATES: JULY 8, 2018

JERSEY FIT: CKO Boxing in Edison
LINK: http://www.ckoedison.com/

AIR DATE: June 30, 2018 and July 7, 2018
TOPIC: SUICIDE: SIGNS, SYMPTOMS AND RESOURCES
Recent celebrity suicides are bringing more awareness to the trend on the rise here in the U.S.
Would you recognize if someone you know or you, yourself are showing signs of suicide?
Our expert guest breaks down the signs and symptoms and resources for families looking for help.
FEATURED GUEST: PSYCHIATRIST DR. RUBY ABRAHAM WITH SAINT PETER’S UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
LINK: St. Peter's University Hospital

AIR DATE: JUNE 23, 2018
TOPIC: THE CROHN’S AND COLITIS FOUNDATION
Living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease can be overwhelming and sometimes terrifying.
Luckily organizations like the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation are here to help those affected by what can be a debilitating condition.
FEATURED GUESTS: FOUNDATION EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ROSEMARIE GOLOMBOS AND ADVOCATE TINA ASWANI OMPRAKASH
LINKS: 
http://www.crohnscolitisfoundation.org/
http://ownyourcrohns.com/

AIR DATE: JUNE 16, 2018
TOPIC: CROHN’S AND COLITIS: SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS
Statistics show more than one million Americans are affected by Inflammatory Bowel Disease.  Our expert guest fills us in on the signs and symptoms of Crohn’s and Colitis as well as options for treatment.
FEATURED GUEST: DR. TINA VAZAIRANI, MD WITH ADVANCED GASTROENTEROLOGY ASSOCIATES
LINK: http://www.childrens-specialized.org/programs-and-services/outpatient-programs/autism-program

AIR DATES: JUNE 2, 2018 AND JUNE 9, 2018 
TOPICS: PREVENTING SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH IN ATHLETES/ALL HEART PROGRAM
Parents when your child suffers a medical emergency while playing sports, the right help can be the difference between life and death.  A nationally-recognized soccer club has launched an initiative that trains coaches to be first responders here in New Jersey.
FEATURED GUESTS: DR. NIDHI KUMAR, MD WITH ST. PETER’S HOSPITAL, BOYS DIRECTOR OF COACHING WITH THE PLAYERS DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY GERRY MCKEOWN AND JIM FISHER WITH THE ALL HEART PROGRAM 
LINKS: 
http://www.pdasoccer.org/docs/All%20Heart.pdf
https://saintpetershcs.com/Physician/Nidhi-Kumar


AIR DATE: MAY 26, 2018
TOPIC: THE EFFECTS OF SLEEP DEPRIVATION
We all know the importance of sleep, but that doesn't mean we get enough.
A lack of good, quality rest can lead to serious consequences.  Our expert guest explains the consequences we face when it comes to sleep deprivation. 
FEATURED GUEST: MEDICAL DIRECTOR OF FAMILY PRACTICE DR. ROBERT PEDOWITZ, DO WITH CENTRASTATE MEDICAL CENTER 
LINKS: 
https://www.centrastate.com/find-a-physician/robert-pedowitz/
https://www.sleepassociation.org/

AIR DATE: MAY 19, 2018
TOPIC: TOP MEDICAL MISTAKES
We take a look at the top medical mistakes everyone commonly makes and what can be done to fix them.
FEATURED GUEST: MEDICAL DIRECTOR OF FAMILY PRACTICE DR. ROBERT PEDOWITZ, DO WITH CENTRASTATE MEDICAL CENTER 
LINK: https://www.centrastate.com/find-a-physician/robert-pedowitz/

AIR DATES: MAY 19, 2018

JERSEY FIT: Pure Barre in Montclair
LINK: http://purebarre.com/

AIR DATES: MAY 12, 2018 

TOPIC: PRACTICING SELF-CARE/MEDITATION
Studies have shown meditation leads to a number of health benefits including better sleep, less stress and reduced inflammation.  We learn how to incorporate meditation into our busy daily routine.
FEATURED GUEST: ASHLEY QUINN WITH LIQUID BLISS YOGA
LINK: http://www.liquidblissyogastudio.com/


AIR DATE: MAY 5, 2018 

TOPIC: LEARNING YOGA 
Yoga comes in various styles.  This ancient practice has become quite mainstream here in the U.S. and touts a number of health benefits.  We learn some basic moves you can do in the comfort of your own home.
FEATURED GUESTS: ASHLEY QUINN AND DANA MITCHELL WITH LIQUID BLISS YOGA 
LINK: http://www.liquidblissyogastudio.com/
 

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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