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2021
July
20,
2021
| 13:54 PM America/New_York
What if we treated our mental health the way we treat our physical health?Learn more: https://www.horizonblue.com/behavioralhealth/ Original Air Date: Tuesday July 20th, 2021Download transcript...
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July
20,
2021
| 13:06 PM America/New_York
Racism and discrimination leaves lasting mental health effects. People who have experienced this trauma need compassion, not judgment. Learn more: https://www.horizonblue.com/behavioralhealth/ Original Air Date: Tuesday July 20th, 2021Download transc...
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July
20,
2021
| 11:44 AM America/New_York
Are you using words that may cause unintentional pain? Learn more: https://www.horizonblue.com/behavioralhealth/ Original Air Date: Tuesday July 20th, 2021Download transcript...
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July
20,
2021
| 10:55 AM America/New_York
Is teaching our teenagers to just say no as a strategy for drug prevention and alcohol prevention actually making things worse?Learn more: https://www.horizonblue.com/behavioralhealth/ Original Air Date: Tuesday July 20th, 2021Download transcript...
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July
20,
2021
| 10:19 AM America/New_York
Practicing gratitude is one of the fastest lanes to positive mental health. Learn more: https://www.horizonblue.com/behavioralhealth/ Original Air Date: Tuesday, July 20th, 2021Download transcript...
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June
28,
2021
| 11:09 AM America/New_York
Do your kids love soccer? Are they ready to learn skills from the pros? The 2021 Red Bulls Summer Camps, presented by Horizon, are open for players of all ages and abilities, and held in locations throughout New Jersey and New York. We can’t wait to ...
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June
21,
2021
| 19:24 PM America/New_York
Las comunidades latinas han sido devastadas por COVID-19.Las comunidades minoritarias continúan experimentando tasas mucho más altas de infección y hospitalización por el virus. Una larga historia de desigualdad y barreras en la atención médica han d...
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June
10,
2021
| 09:55 AM America/New_York
Alcohol is the most widely misused substance in America. Dr. Nzinga Harrison, Chief Medical Officer of Eleanor Health, has four questions you can ask yourself to evaluate your substance use. For more information visit www.horizonblue.com/behavioralhe...
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June
10,
2021
| 09:43 AM America/New_York
There are many clues we get when we're depressed and when we're anxious. Dr. Nzinga Harrison, Chief Medical Officer of Eleanor Health, explains how to identify when to reach out for help. For more information visit horizonblue.com/behavioralhealth.Or...
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June
10,
2021
| 09:36 AM America/New_York
Dr. Nzinga Harrison, Chief Medical Officer of Eleanor Health, explains why taking care of mental health is one of the most spiritual things you can do. For more information visit horizonblue.com/behavioralhealthOriginal Air Date: Thursday June 10th, ...
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May
19,
2021
| 09:40 AM America/New_York
Living a life filled with purpose is important at all stages of life. As we age, staying engaged in activities we enjoy is associated with better physical and mental health. Being active and connecting with others helps our brains to function better....
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May
11,
2021
| 11:31 AM America/New_York
This is our shot to stop COVID-19. The Latino community has been devastated by COVID-19. Minority communities continue to experience much higher rates of infection and hospitalization from the virus. A long history of health care inequality and barri...
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April
28,
2021
| 16:19 PM America/New_York
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advise that pregnant women should get the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as the vaccine is available. There is currently no evidence that antibodies formed from COVID-19 vaccination cause any problem with preg...
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April
28,
2021
| 16:01 PM America/New_York
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advise that it is safe for breastfeeding mothers to continue breastfeeding after getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Breastfeeding is also safe if the mother was vaccinated during the pregnancy.Original Air Da...
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April
28,
2021
| 11:48 AM America/New_York
This is our shot to stop COVID-19. Communities of color have been devastated by COVID-19. Minority communities continue to experience much higher rates of infection and hospitalization from the virus. A long history of health care inequality and barr...
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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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