Dave Brubeck’s post-op concert

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Fans throughout the country were saddened to learn of the death of beloved jazz composer, pianist and Connecticut resident Dave Brubeck. He was 91, and was renowned for his musical accomplishments. But one of his lesser known performances was given in October 2010 in the lobby of Bridgeport Hospital, where Brubeck underwent pacemaker surgery. After […] [Read More]

Employer-sponsored health insurance coverage continues to drop

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The percent of Americans under 65 covered by employer-sponsored health insurance dropped for the 11th year in a row, according to a new report from The Economic Policy Institute, a nonprofit think tank. The report shows that, between 2010 and 2011, the percent of those covered went from 58.6 percent to 58.3 percent — not […] [Read More]

An “Appetite For Life” quiz

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You might have read today’s story on the recently released book “Appetite for Life:the Thumbs-Up, No-Yucks Guide to Getting Your Kids to be a Great Eater.” Want more tools to get kids interested in food and nutrition? How about this fun quiz from the book? Answers are below. 1. I grow in the ground and […] [Read More]