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Fairfield resident, Quinnipiac educator publishes book on children’s nutrition

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Dana Angelo White, of Fairfield, a clinical assistant professor of athletic training and sports medicine at Quinnipiac University, has published her first book, “First Bites: Superfoods for Babies and Toddlers.” “First Bites,” published by Perigee Books, includes more than 75 quick and easy recipes, including vegetable and black bean quesadillas, arugula pesto pasta and slow-cooker […] [Read More]
Categories: Fairfield, nutrition
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Study finds possible cause for marijuana “munchies”

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The “munchies,” or that uncontrollable urge to eat after using marijuana, appear to be driven by neurons in the brain that are normally involved in suppressing appetite, according to a new study by Yale School of Medicine researchers in the Feb. 18 issue of the journal Nature. Lead author Tamas Horvath and his colleagues set […] [Read More]
Categories: General
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Optometric association shares tips for eye health

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According to the American Optometric Association’s 2014 American Eye-Q® survey, 55 percent of adults use computers, smartphones, tablets or other hand-held devices for five or more hours a day. And a separate AOA survey showed that 83 percent of children between the ages of 10 and 17 use an electronic device for more than three […] [Read More]
Categories: vision
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Quinnipiac to host program on rare diseases

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  The Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University will host the program, “The Transition: Becoming an Adult with a Rare Disease,” from 1 to 4 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 27, in the auditorium at the Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences on the North Haven Campus, 370 Bassett Road. The […] [Read More]
Categories: General
Griffin Hospital will offer a Reiki Level 2 Workshop April 18. The ancient healing method promotes relaxation by relieving energy blockages in the body.

Griffin Hospital offers Reiki level 2 training

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    Griffin Hospital is offering area residents an opportunity to advance their Reiki training at a Reiki Level 2 Workshop from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 18. Reiki Master Eileen Carino and registered nurse Joanne Halstead will provide practitioners with the ability to perform emotional healing, to learn three of the […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport Hospital snow delay

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Bridgeport Hospital has delayed the opening of the School of Nursing due to the weather. The school will open at 9:30 a.m. today. [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport
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Milford chiropractor group in participate in Fight for Air Stair Climb

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Active Health, a Milford based chiropractic group, has formed a team to support the American Lung Association at their fourth annual Fight for Air Stair Climb in New Haven.  This “vertical road race” is a unique fundraiser where participants walk, run or race up hundreds of steps.  All funds raised help to provide lifesaving education, […] [Read More]
Categories: COPD, lung cancer
Griffin Hospital is offering free Friends & Family CPR Training on the second Saturday of every month.

Griffin sponsors CPR training

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Griffin Hospital Valley Parish Nurses are encouraging individuals to be a hero for their friends and family by offering free Friends & Family CPR Training throughout the year. The Family & Friends CPR is a non-certifying course that teaches the basics of adult and child CPR and relief of a foreign body (choking). Infant skills […] [Read More]
Categories: CPR