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Amanda Cuda


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

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
Medical Marijuana Fees

Study finds possible cause for marijuana “munchies”

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

Optometric association shares tips for eye health

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
Nora Johnsen

Quinnipiac to host program on rare diseases

  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

    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]
Categories: Derby

Bridgeport Hospital snow delay

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

Milford chiropractor group in participate in Fight for Air Stair Climb

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

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