Do You Have a Good Pair of Lungs? Practical Pointers for Respiratory Health – Virtual

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The fall often prompts an increase in flu, COVID and pneumonia.  Discover strategies to good respiratory health, various lung conditions including cancer, causes of lung cancer, risk factors, diagnostic tools and the latest treatments, including video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) and robotic-assisted thoracic surgery (RATS). Lee Gerson, MD, thoracic surgeon Alpeshkumar Bavishi, MD, pulmonologist   To …

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Eating Disorders-Patient Support

Online Support Group

This is a staff facilitated discussion open to anyone suffering with an Eating Disorder. Every Tuesday from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.                  https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/355332573 You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (571) 317-3122 Access Code: 355-332-573 For more information, call the Eating Disorder Unit at 908-685-2847.

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Eating Disorders-Family Support

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This is a parent facilitated discussion. Every Tuesday from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.                                            https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/501486981 You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (408) 650-3123 Access Code: 501-486-981

Glucose and Blood Pressure Screenings

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset | RWJBarnabas Health 110 Rehill Ave., Somerville

A Registered Nurse and Dietitian will be available to answer questions about diabetes management and meal planning. Tarantino Promenade, free To schedule an appointment, call 908-685-2814. Fasting is not required.

Stroke Support Group

Online Support Group

All stroke survivors, their families and caregivers are invited to join our FREE monthly Stroke Support Group meetings. Our multidisciplinary Stroke Center team will provide educational information and answer your questions. We want to support you and your loved ones on your stroke recovery journey. To register, visit https://www.rwjbh.org/events/event/?event=24569 For more information, call 908-704-3776.

Is Your Joint Health Weighing on You? – Virtual

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Understand the body mass index (BMI), the impact of weight on joint health, the various causes of joint deterioration, the benefits of weight loss, strategies to loss weight and strengthen joints such as physical therapy, diagnosis and treatment options including bariatic and joint replacement surgery. Marcella O’Herlihy, RN, BSN, total joint coordinator Sandra Calado, MSN, …

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Virtual Bariatric Support Group

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Anyone who is considering bariatric surgery as well as post-surgical patients are welcome to attend. The group will discuss topics such as healthy meal ideas; mindful eating; emotional eating; the importance of exercise; surviving the holidays; smart shopping and how to eat healthy while dining out. Tia Hagins, RD, community nutritionist Tuesdays:  October 12, November …

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Sickle Cell Disease: It’s All in the Blood

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Understand sickle cell disease, the various types, risk factors, causes, signs & symptoms, the difference between sickle cell anemia and sickle cell disease, diagnostic tools and the latest treatments, including the importance of medication management. Learn about programs for sickle cell patients and hear one patient’s story on how she overcame limitations to live a …

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