Monthly Archive for December, 2012

: December, 2012

Yoga instructor seeks gift card donations for police

Linda Antignani, owner of Mother’s Embrace Yoga in Shelton, is collecting Walmart gift cards, which she plans to distribute to police officers who responded to the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary

School-based health centers receive grants

Last week, Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) announced that three Connecticut health centers were awarded grants by the U.S. Health and Human Services Department as part of the Affordable Care Act. Those

Spread holiday cheer — not stomach flu

Most of us will be spending the next few days in close contact with our friends and loved one. And while that’s great in so many ways, you should make sure that you’re just spreading love and holiday

HealthBridge files for temporary restraining order

Embattled HealthBridge managed health care centers are making another attempt to thwart an order to reinstate 600 striking workers at five of its Connecticut workers. Thursday night, the New Jersey

Area hospitals welcome 12-12-12 babies

People across the state likely took a moment or two to appreciate today’s special date — Dec. 12, 2012, or 12-12-12. But for some new parents in the region, the day was especially lucky. At Griffin

HealthBridge appeals judge’s ruling

New Jersey-based HealthBridge managed health care centers is appealing the injunction issued by a federal judge demanding that the company reinstate workers at five of its Connecticut nursing homes.

Overindulging could lead to ‘holiday heart’

Lending new meaning to the phrase “party hearty,” doctors caution that overindulging at seasonal bashes could lead to a syndrome known as “holiday heart.” The condition is basically an irregular

HealthBridge workers slated to return to work by Monday

The injunction filed yesterday by a federal judge against New Jersey-based HealthBridge management demands that striking workers at five of the company’s nursing homes be reinstated by Monday, Dec.

Injunction granted against HealthBridge

Federal Judge Robert N. Chatigny granted an injunction filed by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to temporarily halt New Jersey-based HealthBridge Management’s unilateral implementation of a

Don’t get too fired up this holiday season

Sure, it may be a bit warm today, but this December and that’s likely not going to last. And as temperatures continue to drop in the months ahead, the risk of home heating fires peaks. In fact,