Bridgeport CEO named to national group

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William M. Jennings, president and chief executive officer of Bridgeport Hospital and executive vice president of Yale New Haven Health System (YNHHS), has been appointed to the Council of Regents, the legislative body of the American College of Healthcare Executives. The Council of Regents serves as the vital link between ACHE and members by approving […] [Read More]

Self magazine names Bridgeport region one of 20 healthiest cities for women

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Attention ladies — if you live in Bridgeport and the surrounding communities, there’s some good news for you. The health and fitness magazine Self has named the Bridgeport metro region the 13th healthiest city for women. The magazine just released its ranking of 100 metro areas based on their health benefits (or lack thereof) to […] [Read More]

Body weight, gender influence judgement in courtroom

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The idea that people are stigmatized for their weight should come as no surprise to anyone at this point. But the places where weight bias creeps in continue to amaze. This week, a study from researchers at the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity indicates that weight stigma extends to the courtroom, specifically […] [Read More]