MARIJUANA – WHAT WE DON’T KNOW CAN HURT OUR KIDS

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Now more than ever, parents need to know the facts about marijuana to help keep our kids healthy and safe. Join us as Luke Niforatos from Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM) talks about the “Lessons Learned from Legalized States." There will be time for questions and answers after the presentation.

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Taking Charge of Your Health Series

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Session I: Back to Basics Discussion on empowering and educating Black and Brown communities to lead a healthier lifestyle. Melissa Richardson DNP, RN, FNP-BC

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Sarcoma – Cancer of the Connective Tissue

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During this webinar, understand sarcomas, the prevalence in adults versus children, the subtypes of sarcomas, possible causes, risk factors, diagnostic tools, treatment options and prevention strategies. Learn about RWJUH Somerset’s new medical oncology program. Roman Groisberg, MD, medical oncologist, assistant professor of medical oncology at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Adam Berger, MD, chief …

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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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Nutrition Dialogue with Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and America’s Grow-a- Row

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During this webinar, learn how local, freshly harvested foods can boost your health and reduce your risk of cancer.  Includes healthy recipe demonstrations. Evelyn Fuertes, NDTR, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Michelle Jansen, MS, MAT, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Shauna Alvarez, Executive Chef, America’s Grow-a-Row   To register, visit https://www.rwjbh.org/~/events/event/?event=23465 Offered in …

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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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