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St. Vincent’s schedules casino trip

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St. Vincent’s Healthy Hearts Club has announced a trip to Foxwoods Resort and Casino on Wednesday, Aug. 12. The trip is open to the general public. The bus will leave promptly at 8:00 am from the new garage in front of the Medical Center, 2800 Main Street in Bridgeport, and will return at approximately 6:30 […] [Read More]
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President and CEO of Yale-New Haven Hospital Marna Borgstrom

Yale CEO named a top woman in healthcare

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Marna P. Borgstrom, president and CEO, Yale New Haven Health System and CEO Yale-New Haven Hospital, has been named to the Top 25 Women in Healthcare for 2015 by Modern Healthcare magazine. Borgstrom has been with YNHHS since the beginning of her professional career. She received her master’s in public health at Yale School of […] [Read More]

Stratford participating in Community Well-Being Survey

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The Stratford Health Department is participating in the 2015 Community Well-Being Survey, a comprehensive survey of quality of life, covering issues such as community vitality, health, family economic security, and individual happiness. Over 250 random households in Stratford will be selected to participate in the telephone survey conducted by DataHaven, a nonprofit group leading the […] [Read More]
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Danbury grief center adds two new support groups

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The Healing Hearts Center for Grief & Loss in Danbury is starting two new grief support groups that will address the unique experiences of two age groups. One group is for younger adults between the ages of 18 and 26 who have experienced the death of someone close to them. The other is for children […] [Read More]
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The Griffin Hospital School of Allied Health Careers is currently accepting applications for its spring Accelerated Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Patient Care Technician (PCT) and Phlebotomy programs.

Griffin Hospital School of Allied Health Careers starts classes

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The Griffin Hospital School of Allied Health Careers, at 300 Seymour Ave., Suite 206 in Derby, will be offering classes for its spring Certified Nursing Assistant, Patient Care Technician and Phlebotomy programs starting May 18. Anyone 18 years of age or older with a High School Diploma or GED may apply for admission. Early application […] [Read More]
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The Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital will offer a free Pink Ribbon Pilates program for breast cancer survivors starting in June.

Griffin Hospital hosts Pilates program for breast cancer survivors

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The Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital will offer a free six-week Pilates program in June specifically designed for breast cancer survivors. Pink Ribbon Pilates is a gentle, staged program for breast cancer survivors who are six weeks post-operative or have received surgeon’s approval to begin therapeutic exercise. It can also be beneficial to […] [Read More]
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Blood drive at Norwalk Hospital

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Norwalk Hospital will host a community blood drive to benefit The American Red Cross, Connecticut region, on Friday, April 24 from 1:30 to 6:15 p.m. in the Patio Room on the fifth floor. According to The American Red Cross, someone in the U.S. needs blood every two seconds. One single donation (about one pint of […] [Read More]
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Milford Hospital to sponsor Mother’s Day ‘Live Well’ race

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Runners, walkers, volunteers and interested sponsors are invited to participate in Milford Hospital’s 19th Annual Mother’s Day “Live Well” Race on Sunday, May 10. The 5K Run / Walk race begins at 9 a.m. After record registration last year, hospital officials expect more than 600 individuals to take part in the run / walk. The […] [Read More]
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