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Milford breast cancer support group

Meetings of the Milford Hospital Breast Cancer Support Group take place the first Wednesday of every month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Auditorium A at Milford Hospital, 300 Seaside Ave.  The meetings are

Live Well workshop at Griffin Hospital in Derby

A free workshop series at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division St., Derby aims to help individuals with an ongoing health conditions or those caring for a loved one with an ongoing health condition get
Instructors from the Arthur Murray Dance Studio joined the celebration and offered dance lessons to survivors and staff.

Greenwich Hospital’s ‘Surviving Cancer’ a success

On Tuesday, June 10, Greenwich Hospital hosted “Surviving Cancer,” a tribute to cancer survivors from throughout the community. The celebration was a chance for survivors, friends and families to

Quinnipiac nursing school gets $50,000 grant

The School of Nursing at Quinnipiac University has received a $50,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation as part of the New Careers in Nursing Scholarship program. Quinnipiac was one of 52
Keynote speakers Bill and Giuliana Rancic, a breast cancer survivor, share their story during the Rose of Hope luncheon Friday, June 13, 2014, at the home of Patti and Tom Keegan in Fairfield.

A stick in the mud at the Rose of Hope

As you may know, I attended Friday’s Rose of Hope luncheon to raise money for Bridgeport Hospital’s Norma F. Pfriem Breast Care Center, which took place at the Fairfield home of Tom and Patti Keegan.

State teen health report: Alcohol use down, but access to drugs is high

Alcohol use,  and some risky sexual behaviors are on the decline among Connecticut teens, according to a new report from the Connecticut Department of Public Health. But the report also shows that

Bill and Giuliana Rancic speaking today in Fairfield

  Today is the Rose of Hope luncheon, the major fundraiser for Bridgeport Hospital’s Norma F. Pfriem Breast Cancer. This year’s speakers are  E! personalities Bill and Giuliana Rancic. The pair
CT. Teens smoking illustration

CDC: Teen smoking drops to lowest rate since 1991

Cigarette smoking rates among high school students have dropped to the lowest levels since 1991, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Today, the CDC released the 2013 results

Teens’ friends more likely to ‘help’ them start smoking than stop

It’s a long-held belief that peer pressure can spur teens to indulge in bad behavior — including smoking. Now, a study by a group of sociologists is giving some evidence to back up that conventional
DRX Stamford Building

New Doctors Express Urgent Care opens in Stamford

Doctors Express Urgent Care will host a grand opening event for business and community leaders at 3000 Summer St. in Stamford on Thursday, June 12 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.  Doctors Express Stamford