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2021
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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November
30,
2020
| 10:21 AM America/New_York
Your guide for deciding how to get the timely care you need, even during the pandemic. ...
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November
20,
2020
| 14:58 PM America/New_York
With stress and worry climbing, here’s how you can tell if a loved one is suffering from anxiety – and how to help them cope. ...
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November
17,
2020
| 12:57 PM America/New_York
Wearing a mask isn’t just good for others – it’s good for you too. Check out the recent research about masks cutting infection rates while possibly making the disease milder. ...
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November
06,
2020
| 16:55 PM America/New_York
Rates of depression have tripled during COVID-19. Here’s what to look for in your loved ones and how to get help. ...
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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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