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2021
April
07,
2021
| 13:35 PM America/New_York
COVID-19 vaccines do not change or interact with your DNA in any way. The vaccines teach our bodies to make antibodies that protect us from getting infected if the real virus enters our bodies. Original Air Date: Tuesday April 6th, 2021Download trans...
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April
07,
2021
| 13:23 PM America/New_York
Studies found that the two initial vaccines are both about 95% effective — and reported no serious or life-threatening side effects.The vaccines were created with a method that has been in development for years, so the companies could start the vacci...
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April
07,
2021
| 13:11 PM America/New_York
People who are vaccinated still need to practice infection prevention precautions. Keep your mask on, and continue staying at least 6 feet from people outside your household, until further notice. Vaccines do not stop the coronavirus from entering yo...
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April
07,
2021
| 13:01 PM America/New_York
Those with severe allergies should talk to their doctor before getting vaccinated for COVID-19. Most people with severe allergies are encouraged to get vaccinated. You may be asked to remain at the vaccination site for 30 minutes for observation.Orig...
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April
07,
2021
| 11:57 AM America/New_York
You should be vaccinated regardless of whether you already had COVID-19. Experts do not yet know how long you are protected from getting sick again after recovering from COVID-19. It is possible—although rare—that you could be infected with the virus...
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April
07,
2021
| 11:43 AM America/New_York
You may have mild or moderate side effects after getting vaccinated. These are normal signs that your body is building protection. Common side effects are pain, redness, and swelling in the arm where you received the shot, as well as tiredness, heada...
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April
07,
2021
| 11:07 AM America/New_York
While some people that receive the vaccine may develop symptoms as their immune system responds, remember that this is common when receiving any vaccine and not considered serious or life-threatening. You cannot get COVID-19 infection from the COVID-...
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February
01,
2021
| 16:53 PM America/New_York
For 25 years, The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey have been working collaboratively to address the issue of substance abuse in the state of New Jersey. Angelo Valente, Executive Director, Partne...
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February
01,
2021
| 16:47 PM America/New_York
It’s never too early to start talking to kids about the dangers of drugs and alcohol. Dr. David Buch, Medical Director, Horizon Behavioral Health, offers advice to parents about how and when to start an open and honest dialogue about drugs and alcoho...
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February
01,
2021
| 16:21 PM America/New_York
Medication-Assisted Treatment is a powerful tool for treating Opioid Use Disorder. Dr. Gail Reilly, N. J. State Medical Director, Eleanor Health, discusses how using medications in combination with counseling, and behavioral therapy techniques is an ...
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February
01,
2021
| 15:00 PM America/New_York
Dr. Alexis LaPietra, Chief, Pain Management/Addiction Medicine at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey created the Alternatives to Opioids Program (ALTO), which focuses on finding a solution to the prescription opioid crisis w...
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February
01,
2021
| 11:09 AM America/New_York
Ray Lucas’ football career was ended by a back injury. His life was almost ended with by opioid use disorder, an addiction that started with a prescription for pain medication to threat his injuries. At a recent Knock Out Opioid Abuse Town Hall, co-s...
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January
27,
2021
| 10:31 AM America/New_York
Passaic County Peer Recovery Specialist Amy Hamlin shares her story of addiction and recovery from Opioid Use Disorder and explains how she uses her experience, strength and hope to help others achieve sobriety with the message, “You’re never too bro...
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2020
December
14,
2020
| 16:04 PM America/New_York
Eric Knapp, a board member of Animal Lighthouse Rescue, shares how adopting four-legged friends saved his life and enriched all aspects of his mental, physical and emotional health.Original Air Date: December 14, 2020Download transcript...
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December
14,
2020
| 14:03 PM America/New_York
Being treated at home has been shown to help members save money and heal faster.Lisa Zwerdling, VP of Internal Care Coordination at VNA Health Group, provides the information you need to know about home health care options and coverage.Original Air D...
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December
14,
2020
| 14:03 PM America/New_York
Fred DiOrio’s career as a dentist and Horizon BCBSNJ Dental Director has introduced him to countless patients throughout his career.Yet, it is his commitment to service and saving lives as an Emergency Medical Technician that has helped him make his ...
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December
14,
2020
| 14:02 PM America/New_York
Alzheimer’s Disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and other mental functions.It also places a large strain on caregivers. Dr. Naalla Schreiber, Medical Director of Psychiatric Home Care for VNA Health Grou...
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December
14,
2020
| 14:01 PM America/New_York
As a family doctor and geriatrician, Dr. Steven Landers, President & CEO of VNA Health Group knows that talking about aging and long-term care are topics some family members would rather avoid.In this interview, he gives tips for navigating the emoti...
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December
14,
2020
| 12:03 PM America/New_York
Megan Brennan, a Horizon BCBSNJ Manager of Special Investigations, shares tips for protecting yourself and your loved ones from being taken advantage of by a COVID-19 scam.Original Air Date: December 14, 2020Download transcript...
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November
02,
2020
| 15:22 PM America/New_York
A conversation with Anne Bastings who developed a novel approach to help engage people with progressive memory loss conditions like Alzheimer’s disease.Original Air Date: November 2, 2020Download transcript...
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November
02,
2020
| 15:21 PM America/New_York
New Jersey Insurance Commissioner Marlene Caride tells us what we need to know about buying health insurance this year.Original Air Date: November 2, 2020Download transcript...
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November
02,
2020
| 15:21 PM America/New_York
An inside look at XPRIZE, a 5 million dollar competition supported by Horizon to develop a faster, cheaper and easier Covid 19 test.Original Air Date: November 2, 2020Download transcript...
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November
02,
2020
| 15:21 PM America/New_York
The Liberty Science Center in Jersey City is home to the largest planetarium in the Western Hemisphere, 110 species of live animals and is designed to inspire the next generation of scientists, doctors and engineers of every age.Original Air Date: No...
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November
02,
2020
| 15:21 PM America/New_York
Wendi Laski not only survived the nine eleven attack on the World Trade Center but more recently she willed herself to fight through and recover from Covid 19 which has reinforced her mission to support survivors.Original Air Date: November 2, 2020Do...
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November
02,
2020
| 15:21 PM America/New_York
A conversation with Ginine Cilenti, Executive Director of the Diabetes Foundation.Original Air Date: November 2, 2020Download transcript...
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September
30,
2020
| 15:21 PM America/New_York
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September
30,
2020
| 15:20 PM America/New_York
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September
30,
2020
| 15:20 PM America/New_York
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September
30,
2020
| 15:20 PM America/New_York
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September
30,
2020
| 15:19 PM America/New_York
Braven Health CEO, Luisa Charbonneau discusses new options for Medicare eligible New Jersey residents.Original Air Date: Saturday October 3rd, 2020Download transcript...
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