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William Rutkauskas of Shelton won a gift card at Family Fun Day sponsored by Griffin Hospital.

Shelton men win big at Griffin event

Michael Madison and William Rutkauskas, both of Shelton, were the big winners at the June 28 Men’s Health Day event sponsored by Griffin Hospital’s Health Initiative for Men campaign. Madison won the raffle for a new Char-Broil grill while Rutkauskas took home the $200 Family Fun Day gift card for the Sports Center of Connecticut. […] [Read More]

Griffin sponsors health screenings for men

Griffin Hospital’s Health Initiative for Men invites men to receive free health screenings, earn some free games and take a chance to win a grill at its Second Annual Men’s Health Day set for Saturday, June 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Sports Center of Connecticut, 784 River Road in Shelton. Held […] [Read More]

Derby’s Griffin Hospital to host men’s health talks

Griffin Hospital will host two men’s health talks and free health screenings this June to help men know and understand their health numbers. Dr. Brian Sperling will present “How ya doin’, Man?” on Thursday, June 12 and Tuesday June 24 at the hospital, 130 Division St. in Derby. In recognition of Men’s Health Month, these […] [Read More]
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New prostate cancer treatment has complications

A faster and less expensive form of prostate cancer treatment may have a high price in the form of urinary complications, according to a new study by Yale School of Medicine researchers. The  standard external beam radiation therapy for prostate cancer is called intensity modulated radiation therapy. The new treatment in question is called stereotactic […] [Read More]

Griffin sponsors health tests at car show

Griffin Hospital will provide free prostate-specific antigen (PSA) tests and A1C diabetes tests at the Oxford Center Fire House Car Show on Saturday, July 27. Sponsored by the Health Initiative for Men (HiM), and Griffin’s Community Outreach Program, the tests will be conducted on the hospital’s Mobile Health Resource Van along with free blood pressure […] [Read More]

Happy Great American Smokeout day!

Today is the Great American Smokeout, the American Cancer Society-sponsored event that encourages all smokers to kick their habit and aim for better health. You can read a story linked to the smokeout (about a possible anti-smoking vaccine in the works) in today’s Connecticut Post (or by clicking here). Also, here are a few no-so-fun […] [Read More]