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2021
April
05,
2021
| 16:58 PM America/New_York
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey (BCBSNJ) and State government are teaming up to close the gaps in care for members and residents in need. ...
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March
31,
2021
| 12:12 PM America/New_York
Dr. Cynthia Paige, a leading Black physician, says the vaccine can protect our families and our community. ...
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March
29,
2021
| 08:30 AM America/New_York
A new town hall series to reveal the dangers of prescription painkillers for NJ’s high school athletes ...
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March
22,
2021
| 16:54 PM America/New_York
One Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (BCBSNJ) member explains how an extraordinary customer service experience helped him navigate a complex health care system. ...
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March
16,
2021
| 15:11 PM America/New_York
Before you get your shot, get the facts. ...
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March
16,
2021
| 15:11 PM America/New_York
Some people get side effects. Some don’t. Either way, there’s no reason to worry about your level of protection. ...
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March
15,
2021
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
As a champion of better health care quality, affordability, and experience for the Horizon BCBSNJ's members, Conlin built relationships and trust.  ...
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March
09,
2021
| 17:06 PM America/New_York
See how Horizon’s Privacy Center of Excellence is working to protect members’ most sensitive information ...
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February
23,
2021
| 09:46 AM America/New_York
Online myths about the vaccines have been alarming women about their ability to get pregnant and breastfeed. We’re here to debunk them. ...
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February
23,
2021
| 09:30 AM America/New_York
Four things every woman should know about caring for their hearts during these stressful times ...
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February
08,
2021
| 14:47 PM America/New_York
And what does this tell us about disease severity and more? Here’s what new research reveals. ...
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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
| 16:21 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
| 12:16 PM America/New_York
Double-masking may be better at blocking COVID-19, new research suggests. Here’s what you need to know. ...
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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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January
22,
2021
| 13:07 PM America/New_York
Antibiotics are one of the best treatments for many illnesses. But many antibiotics are becoming less effective – even ineffective. Learn what we all can do to help fight antibiotic resistance. ...
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January
15,
2021
| 17:49 PM America/New_York
A sudden onset of obsessive-compulsive disorder derailed Stephen Smith’s college football career. Now the CEO of an OCD treatment program, he shares what he wished he knew about this debilitating yet treatable condition. ...
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January
11,
2021
| 16:20 PM America/New_York
The COVID-19 virus has mutated, but it doesn’t change the ways we can protect ourselves. ...
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January
08,
2021
| 10:39 AM America/New_York
Staying indoors away from wintry weather makes flu and COVID-19 infections more likely. Here’s how to protect yourself. ...
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2020
December
17,
2020
| 09:56 AM America/New_York
Horizon BCBSNJ is also extending zero out-of-pocket costs for COVID-19 treatment and testing. ...
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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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December
10,
2020
| 12:43 PM America/New_York
As the number of COVID-19 cases in New Jersey moves in the wrong direction, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey will continue to do what’s right for our members and communities. ...
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December
08,
2020
| 09:29 AM America/New_York
A new grant from The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey advances equality to reduce health disparities. See how. ...
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