Voorhees man takes weight loss to the extreme

Mike Epstein had more to lose than a lot of weight and a bit of his dignity had he not participated in ABC’s “Extreme Weight Loss,” a reality TV show that helped him shed 221 pounds and aired Tuesday night.

Morbidly obese  for several years, the 50-year-old Epstein stood to lose his life. In fact, he was nearly prohibited from participating in the show due to concerns about his health.

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