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 DATE: OCTOBER 14, 2017

TOPIC: HEALTHY SNACK IDEAS FOR MORE ENERGY

Do your energy levels drop significantly throughout the day?  The easy solution may be grabbing a soda or candy bar, but all that sugar can rack up to a lot of calories.  Our expert guest shows us how to snack smartly so we can keep going.

FEATURED GUEST: FITNESS EXPERT LISA LYNN

LINK: https://lynfit.com/


AIR DATE: OCTOBER 7, 2017

TOPIC: GETTING MORE STEPS

Are you having trouble staying active throughout that day?  Do you feel like you're chained to your desk while at work?  We get some expert advice on how to get up and get in more steps.

FEATURED GUEST: FITNESS EXPERT LISA LYNN

LINK: https://lynfit.com/


AIR DATE: SEPTEMBER 23 AND SEPTEMBER 30, 2017

TOPIC: ATHENE VIDEOCONFERENCING 

Ever wish you could be checked by a doctor without leaving the comfort of your own home?
Technology is making this a reality.

FEATURED GUESTS: CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER DR. BOBBY MALIK, MD AND MEL CASTRO WITH ATHENE TELEHEALTH

LINK: https://athenetelehealth.com/


AIR DATE: SEPTEMBER 16, 2017

TOPIC: WEARSAFE 

Parents are you wondering what can be done to protect your teen when they engage in dangerous behaviors?  WearSafe may be the answer.

FEATURED GUESTS: DR. VIDHI KAPOOR, MD WITH RWJ HOSPITAL AND WEARSAFE CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER CLAIRE ZICK

LINKS: https://wearsafe.com/

http://umg.rwjms.rutgers.edu/doctor_page.php?phys_id=51476

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/accidental-injury.htm


AIR DATE: SEPTEMBER 9, 2017

TOPIC: RISKY TEEN BEHAVIORS 

Growing up can be hard for young people and statistics show it's during their teen years that they engage in the riskiest and most dangerous behaviors.  Our expert guest explains.

FEATURED GUEST: DR. VIDHI KAPOOR, MD WITH RWJ HOSPITAL

LINKS: http://umg.rwjms.rutgers.edu/doctor_page.php?phys_id=51476

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/accidental-injury.htm

AIR DATES: AUGUST 26 AND SEPTEMBER 2, 2017

TOPIC: ENLARGED PROSTATE: MISCONCEPTIONS AND TREATMENT OPTIONS

Studies show at least 1 in 4 men here in the U.S. develop an enlarged prostate, but only 30% actually talk to their doctor about it.  There are other treatment options besides medication and major surgery.

FEATURED GUEST: DR. THOMAS MUELLER, MD, FACS WITH DELAWARE VALLEY UROLOGY

LINKS: https://urolift.com/

http://www.dvurology.com/doctors/thomas-j-mueller-md/

AIR DATE: AUGUST 19, 2017

TOPIC: COOKOUT SAFETY TIPS

Cookouts and backyard barbeques are a popular way to enjoy time with friends and family this season, but there are a few things to keep in mind to keep your loved ones from getting sick.

FEATURED GUEST: LAURA VETTER, RDN WITH ST. PETER'S HOSPITAL

LINKS: https://twitter.com/imthatdietitian

http://www.saintpetershcs.com/

AIR DATE: AUGUST 12, 2017

TOPIC: HEALTHY BEACH FOODS

If you want to keep that bikini body intact, bringing the right foods to the beach will go a long way.  We get some tasty and healthy snack ideas to keep you satisfied on the sand.

FEATURED GUEST: LAURA VETTER, RDN WITH ST. PETER'S HOSPITAL

LINKS: https://twitter.com/imthatdietitian

http://www.saintpetershcs.com/

AIR DATE: AUGUST 5, 2017

TOPIC: TRAINING LIKE AN ATHLETE

You may not be a professional athlete, but that doesn't mean you can't train like one.
There are certain rules no matter what sport you play to achieve peak performance.

FEATURED GUEST: CO-FOUNDER ANDREW BORSELLINO WITH PRECISION SPORTS PERFORMANCE

LINK: http://precisionsportsperformance.com/


AIR DATE: JULY 29, 2017

TOPIC: TRAMPOLINE WORKOUTS

A childhood favorite pastime is back in a big way.
Trampoline workouts are becoming an increasingly popular fitness trend.

FEATURED GUEST: CO-FOUNDER MEG FURTOSS WITH PRECISION SPORTS PERFORMANCE

LINK: http://precisionsportsperformance.com/


AIR DATE: JULY 22, 2017

TOPIC: ARFID

There's a new category of eating disorders you may not be aware of.
It's called Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder or AFRID.

FEATURED GUEST: CHIEF OF ADOLESCENT MEDICINE DR. SUSAN BRILL, MD WITH ST. PETER'S HOSPITAL

LINKS: http://www.saintpetershcs.com/Services/Adolescent-Medicine

https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/learn/by-eating-disorder/arfid

AIR DATE: JULY 15, 2017

TOPIC: EATING DISORDERS

Statistics show around 20 million women and 10 million men here in America will have an eating disorder at some point in their lives. We learn of the possible triggers.

FEATURED GUEST: CHIEF OF ADOLESCENT MEDICINE DR. SUSAN BRILL, MD WITH ST. PETER'S HOSPITAL

LINKS: http://www.saintpetershcs.com/Services/Adolescent-Medicine

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/eating-disorders/index.shtmlhttps://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/eating-disorders/index.shtml

AIR DATE: JULY 8, 2017

TOPIC: SUMMER SKIN PREP (SKINCARE ROUTINE)

Changing seasons also means changing skincare routines.  What do you need to do look your best and brightest this summer?  Our expert guest returns for another week with what you need to know.

FEATURED GUEST: DERMATOLOGIST DR. JUDITH HELLMAN, MD

LINK: http://www.bigappleskin.com/index.html

AIR DATE: JULY 1, 2017

TOPIC: SUMMER SKIN PREP (SUN PROTECTION)

Summertime usually means a lot of time outdoors and that can translate to plenty of exposure to the sun.  What do you to keep yourself protected and looking your best this season? Our expert guest has the answers.

FEATURED GUEST: DERMATOLOGIST DR. JUDITH HELLMAN, MD

LINK: http://www.bigappleskin.com/index.html

AIR DATE: JUNE 24, 2017

TOPIC: PREGNANCY HEALTH

Pregnancy can be overwhelming for mothers-to-be.  Ladies you may be wondering: what should I eat, how much should I exercise and how often should I be going to the doctor?  Our expert guest has the answers.
          
FEATURED GUEST: CHIEF OF OBSTRETICS DR. MARGARET ANDRIN, MD WITH RWJUH SOMERSET 

LINK: http://www.rwjpe.com/FindaProvider/DoctorList?FirstName=Margaret&LastName=Andrin&view=full

IR DATE: JUNE 17, 2017

TOPIC: PRE-CONCEPTION HEALTH

Are you ready to start or expand your family?  There are certain things to keep in mind when trying to conceive.  Our guest has some expert advice.

FEATURED GUEST: CHIEF OF OBSTRETICS DR. MARGARET ANDRIN, MD WITH RWJUH SOMERSET 

LINK: http://www.rwjpe.com/FindaProvider/DoctorList?FirstName=Margaret&LastName=Andrin&view=full

AIR DATE: JUNE 10, 2017

TOPIC: THE FUTURE ATHLETE

The Rutgers women's soccer team is not just working hard on the field, but off the field as well.  One of the team's missions is to inspire young girls and future athletes.

FEATURED GUESTS: RUTGERS ASSOCIATE HEAD COACH MEGHAN RYAN AND FUTURIST AND SPEAKER FRANK DIANA

LINKS: 
http://www.scarletknights.com/roster.aspx?path=wsoc
https://frankdiana.net/about/

AIR DATE: JUNE 3, 2017

TOPIC: GIRLS & SPORTS

Studies show young girls who participate in sports are more confident, do better in school, and have improved social skills.  One of the stars of the Rutgers soccer team stops by our station to explain.FEATURED GUEST: RUTGERS SENIOR CAPTAIN AND MEMBER OF THE U.S. WOMEN’S NATIONAL TEAM CASEY MURPHYLINK: http://www.scarletknights.com/roster.aspx?path=wsoc

AIR DATES: MAY 20, 2017 AND MAY 27, 2017 

TOPIC: AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS: EARLY DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT

Children with autism and other developmental disabilities may require a special approach to help ensure an optimal and successful future.  Saint Peter's Hospital in New Brunswick offers young patients treatment options until the age of 21.

FEATURED GUESTS: CHIEF OF DEVELOPMENTAL PEDIATRICS DR. ROSE MEROLA, MD AND PATIENT DYLAN SANTOS

LINK: http://www.saintpetershcs.com/autism

AIR DATES: MAY 6, 2017 AND MAY 13, 2017

TOPIC: ONE KETTLEBELL WORKOUTS

Are you looking to get stronger and achieve a sleeker physique?  Simplicity may be the solution. Our expert guests shows us how all you need is a kettlebell.

FEATURED GUEST: SERGEI KARALIOU WITH UNDERGROUND GYM

LINKS: http://undergroundgym.com
https://www.facebook.com/undergroundgymredbank

AIR DATES: APRIL 22, 2017 AND APRIL 29, 2017

TOPIC: CHILD EYE EXAMS: ACADEMIC AND SOCIAL IMPACT

Parents, is your child struggling in school?  Are they having trouble understanding what's being taught in class?  Vision problems could be impacting their academic and social success.

Our expert guest talks about the importance of eye exams.

FEATURED GUEST: DR. SAYSHA BLAZIER, OD WITH SAVOY, SIEGEL AND DESAI OPTOMETRIC PHYSICIANS

LINK: http://www.savoyandsiegel.com/

AIR DATE: APRIL 15, 2017

TOPIC: SIMPLE MOVES TO GETTING FIT

Summer is a little more than two months away and that means the heat is on to get fit in time for bikini season.  Luckily there are some simple exercise moves can do the trick.

FEATURED GUEST: FITNESS AND NUTRITION EXPERT LISA LYNN

LINK: https://lynfit.com/

AIR DATE: APRIL 8, 2017

TOPIC: DIET-SABATOGING FOODS

Are you dieting and exercising like crazy, but the weight is just not coming off?  The problem may NOT be what you're doing inside the gym, but what you're buying at the grocery store.  We break down some of the foods that could be sabotaging your progress.

FEATURED GUEST: FITNESS AND NUTRITION EXPERT LISA LYNN

LINK: https://lynfit.com/

AIR DATE: APRIL 1, 2017

TOPIC: BEAUTY FOODS

Who doesn't want clear, beautiful skin?  The solution is much deeper than you think.
Our expert guest explains why you are what you eat.

FEATURED GUEST: BEAUTY GURU KIM BAKER WITH GLAMAZON BEAUTY

LINKS:
https://twitter.com/kimbtheglamazon
https://www.glamazonbeautycosmetics.com/

AIR DATE: MARCH 25, 2017

TOPIC: SPRING SKINCARE

With the change in seasons; a change in weather patterns.  What kind of impact does that have on your skin and how should you change up your skincare routine?  Our expert guest has the products you may want to add to the list.

FEATURED GUEST: BEAUTY GURU KIM BAKER WITH GLAMAZON BEAUTY

LINKS:
https://twitter.com/kimbtheglamazon
https://www.glamazonbeautycosmetics.com/

AIR DATE: MARCH 18, 2017

TOPIC: HEALING FOODS

The right food choices can benefit your body in so many ways, but the wrong ones can lead to a host of health problems.  So where do you begin?  We get some expert tips.

FEATURED GUEST: CERTIFIED CULINARY MEDICAL SPECIALIST DR. LAURA MICEK-GALINAT, MD WITH ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL SOMERSET

LINK:
http://www.rwjuh.edu/rwjuh/findaphysician/micekgalinat_laura_md_1510.aspx

RECIPES: 
http://videos.news12.com/healthyhummus.doc
http://videos.news12.com/asiansalmondsalad.doc
http://videos.news12.com/kalesalad.doc
http://videos.news12.com/cranberrywalnutsalad.doc

AIR DATE: March 11, 2017

TOPIC: Homemade flu remedy recipes

FEATURED GUEST: Certified culinary medical specialist Dr. Laura Micek-Galinat, M.D. with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset

LINK: 
http://www.rwjuh.edu/rwjuh/findaphysician/micekgalinat_laura_md_1510.aspx

Note: Recipes credited to Dr. Tieraona Low Dog

AIR DATE: March 4, 2017

TOPIC: Cardio-Oncology

Saint Peter's University Hospital in New Brunswick recently unveiled its new cardio-oncology program.  It aims to help protect cancer patients from developing heart disease.  We learn the innovative approach to tackling these two diseases.

FEATURED GUEST: Cardiologist and medical director of women’s health Dr. Nidhi Kumar with St. Peter’s University Hospital

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

AIR DATE: February 25, 2017

TOPIC: Emotional and Physical Heart Health

February is American Heart Month.  Cardiac issues can lead to both physical and emotional pain.  What can we do to protect our ticker from a holistic perspective?  We get the expert answers.

FEATURED GUEST: Cardiologist and medical director of women's health, Dr. Nidhi Kumar, MD, St. Peter's University Hospital

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

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/

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