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Amanda Cuda

Head and neck cancer screenings at Yale

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Yale-New Haven Hospital, Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center will hold a free public screening for head and neck cancers. The free screenings will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 23 on the Saint Raphael campus at the McGivney Center for Cancer Care and from 9 a.m .to 4 p.m. Friday, […] [Read More]
Categories: cancer, General, health
Jevera and Bill Hennessey named honorees at Senior Services of Stamford’s Annual Charity Golf Outing, to be held on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at Sterling Farms Golf Course in Stamford.

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month, a time to learn about the health and social problems caused by drinking too much. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism is encouraging the public to dedicate this month to understanding how excessive drinking can affect health and evaluating their drinking habits. Though many adults drink moderately without […] [Read More]
Categories: alcohol, drug abuse, health

What is ‘instant recess’?

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Join Master Fitness Motivator and Intuitive eating coach Linda Gottlieb Wednesday, April 9  6 to 7 p.m. at the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce, 10 Progress Drive, Shelton. Learn about the nationally acclaimed “instant recess” movement that makes exercise easy for all — even at work!  Free. Call to register 203-877-5270 http://www.fittraining.net/   [Read More]
Categories: fitness

Next week is National Public Health Week

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During the first full week of April each year, communities across the country observe National Public Health Week as a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving our nation. In celebration of Public Health Week, the Connecticut Department of Public Health is sponsoring the following events: […] [Read More]
Vincent DeVita

Yale prof one of 38 named to prestigious cancer academy

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Vincent T. DeVita, Jr., the Amy and Joseph Perella Professor of Medicine at Yale Cancer Center, and professor of epidemiology and public health at Yale School of Medicine, was named a fellow of the American Association for Cancer Research Academy Class of 2014. DeVita is one of 38 internationally-renowned cancer scientists being inducted during the […] [Read More]
Categories: cancer, General, health
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Guys, the flu just isn’t going away

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Just because it’s spring doesn’t mean we need to stop worrying about the flu. The Connecticut Department of Public Health reports that we’re still in a “second wave” of the contagious respiratory disease. As of March 29, the percent of emergency room visits attributed to fever or flu syndrome was at or above 5 pecent […] [Read More]

Quinnipiac to host ‘Walk & Roll’

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The second annual “Walk & Roll,” a walk to benefit the Connecticut Chapter of the National Spinal Cord Injury Association, will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, on Quinnipiac University’s North Haven Campus, 370 Bassett Road. Check-in for the “Walk & Roll,” sponsored by the Quinnipiac University Physical Therapy […] [Read More]
Categories: General, health
Attorney Barbara Reynolds

Attorney to speak at Masonicare at Newtown

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On Thursday, May 1, at 6 p.m., at Masonicare at Newtown,  Attorney Barbara W. Reynolds will a present a program entitled “Legal Documents Seniors Need to Understand.” Reynolds will discuss topics such as whether to have a will or living trust, probate issues, living wills, powers of attorney and asset protection.  She will provide an […] [Read More]
Categories: General, health
Posing by the Bridgeport Hospital Auxiliary-funded water wall in the hospital lobby are (l-r) gala co-chairs Amparo Castillo of Monroe and Bonnie Molloy of Fairfield, Dr. Clive and Robyn Robinson, and Auxiliary President Ulla Atweh of Westport.

Two retired docs to be honored at Bridgeport Hospital gala

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Preparations continue for the Bridgeport Hospital Auxiliary annual spring gala, Thursday, May 22, beginning at 6 pm, at the Birchwood Country Club in Westport. The event will honor two recently retired physicians, William (Greg) Hulcher and M. Clive Robinson, and Robinson’s wife Robyn, a retiring auxiliary member. Proceeds will support renovations to the SurgEase ambulatory […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport, General, health

Spring in with drums at Milford Hospital

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Milford Hospital will offer the event “Spring In With Drums” on Thursday, April 10 at 6:30 p.m., taught by certified drum circle facilitator Lydia Smith. This is a unique opportunity to explore your sound and rhythm in a supportive and fun environment.  Drums will be provided for all participants or bring your own.  No experience […] [Read More]
Categories: General, health