A sample of the donations collected at Northbridge Health Care Center, Bridgeport, for The Dr. Tom Kennedy Toy Closet Program at the Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital Bridgeport Hospital Campus.

Northbridge collects toys for Bridgeport Hospital children’s program

Northbridge Health Care Center, Bridgeport, is holding a Toy Drive to help keep the shelves stocked at The Dr. Tom Kennedy Toy Closet Program at the Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital Bridgeport Hospital Campus. According to the staff at Bridgeport Hospital, the closet is especially in need of new toys for infants and toddlers, such as […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport

Bridgeport Hospital genetic counseling session rescheduled

The date of Bridgeport Hospital’s monthly genetic counseling sessions in Trumbull during November has been changed from Wednesday, Nov. 19 to Wednesday, Nov. 12. The sessions, conducted by a certified genetic counselor, are offered by appointment at the hospital’s outpatient campus, 5520 Park Ave. For information or to make an appointment, call 203-764-8400. [Read More]
Categories: General, Trumbull
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Stamford-based AmeriCares gets huge donation for Ebola prevention

Cardinal Health recently donated more than 1 million products to Stamford-based AmeriCares’ Emergency Response Program to help contain the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The company, a leading manufacturer of medical and surgical products headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, recently donated more than 500,000 protective masks, nearly 100,000 gowns, 76,000 biohazard bags and 21,000 protective […] [Read More]
Categories: Ebola, Stamford
H. Darrell Harvey, co-chairman of the Stamford Hospital Foundation Board; Brian Grissler, president and CEO of Stamford Hospital and a New Canaan resident; and Peter Sachs, Stamford Hospital Foundation board member, at the hospital's annual Dream Ball Gala last year. This year's gala takes place Nov. 1.

Dream Ball Gala will benefit Stamford Hospital

This year, Stamford Hospital will host its 10th annual Dream Ball Gala, an evening to celebrate the Hospital’s continued commitment to building a healthier community, on Nov. 1 at the hospital’s Tully Health Center, 32 Strawberry Hill Court. Cocktails will be served at 6 p.m. and dinner and dancing will begin at 7:30 p.m. The […] [Read More]
Categories: Stamford

Dentists pick the best Halloween candy for your teeth

Not all candy is created equal when it comes to oral health, according to Delta Dental of New Jersey. The company says that Halloween is a good time for parents and caregivers to educate their young goblins and ghosts about good choices for their teeth. According to the National Retail Federation, Americans will spend $2.2 […] [Read More]
Categories: dental

Talk on bone health at Shady Knoll in Seymour

Shady Knoll Health Center, 41 Skokorat St., Seymour, invites you to attend a Free Lunch and Learn  session entitled “Healthy Bones, Healthy Life” on Wednesday, Oct. 29 at 1 p.m.   Join American Bone Health Ambassador Julie Clark to learn how to preserve, build and protect your bones.    Come and get answers to questions about osteoporosis, […] [Read More]
Categories: Seymour
Dr. Denise Barajas, medical director of Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness, has joined Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) in calling for passage of the Breast Density and Mammography Reporting Act.

DeLauro calls for national dense breast legislation

U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-3) marked Breast Cancer Awareness Month Friday by calling for passage of the Breast Density and Mammography Reporting Act. The bill, introduced by DeLauro last year, would help raise awareness of breast cancer risks, and the importance of appropriate screening. The act ensures the information that women and their health care […] [Read More]
Categories: breast cancer, Derby

Yale study shows how brain ‘browns’ fat to aid weight loss

Is a cure for obesity on the horizon? Well, probably not any time soon. However, researchers at Yale School of Medicine have uncovered a molecular process in the brain known to control eating. This process impacts how much energy we burn and how much weight we can lose. As you likely know, weight gain happens […] [Read More]