Breastfeeding Basics & Benefits

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During this webinar, discover breastfeeding tips, its health benefits, common positions such as the cradle or clutch, strategies to overcome problems such as mastitis or cracked nipples, techniques to encourage latching, the ideal feeding pattern, the recommended length of feeding time on each side, pumping tips and supplementation recommendations, including when it’s appropriate. Ariel Ross, …

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Tongue-Tied? Speak Up on Speech Impediments

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During this webinar, understand the difference between speech and language disorders, common speech disorders such as stuttering, apraxia and dysarthria; the difference between receptive, expressive and mixed expressive-receptive language disorders, risk factors, signs & symptoms, causes, related health condition that alter speech such as stroke and aphasia, diagnostic tools, and treatment options. Caitlin Rusak, CCC-SLP, …

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Exotic Produce: The Cream of the Crop!

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During this webinar, learn about unusual fruits and vegetable like Jicama and Rambutan, nutritional values, the health benefits of each, how to incorporate them into your diet and where they may be purchased.  A cooking demonstration with healthy recipes will follow. Tia Hagins, RD, community nutritionist Peter Pascale, executive chef   To register, visit  https://www.rwjbh.org/~/events/event/?event=23475 …

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Herd Immunity: Are We There Yet?

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During this webinar, understand the immune system, the different types of immunity, signs of a weak immune system, causes, how the body develops immunity, the role of vaccinations, vaccine composition, recommended inoculations, the importance of herd immunity and if it has been reached in the present COVID-19 pandemic. Ron Nahass, MD, infectious disease and chief …

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On the Level about Cholesterol

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During this webinar, learn about cholesterol, the role it plays in cardiovascular health, the recommended range, the difference between LDL and HDL, modifiable and unmodifiable risk factors, causes of elevated levels, diagnostic tools, suggested frequency of screenings and strategies to your lower cholesterol. Megan Madara, APN, MSN, RN, advance practice nurse   To register, visit https://www.rwjbh.org/~/events/event/?event=23478 …

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Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

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Children face many stressors including bullying and peer pressure to vape or consume other substances.  Understand how to help your children or youth who are experiencing challenges or addictions by learning typical adolescent development and a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, …

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Prostate Cancer Advances amid COVID-19

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During this webinar, understand the risk factors for prostate cancer, symptoms, causes, innovations that led to more precise staging and risk stratification, the pros and cons of active surveillance for prostate cancer, how COVID-19 impacts care, advances in treatments such as surgery, radiation therapy, hormone therapy, immunotherapy and targeted therapy; the benefits of each and …

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Weight-Loss Surgery Seminar

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Have you been unsuccessful at keeping the weight off? Weight loss surgery may be the right choice for you.  But how do you know if you qualify and which procedure is your best option?  Join bariatric surgeons at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset for free seminars to learn about your weight lost surgery options, …

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