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Diabetes management program at Griffin Hospital

The Diabetes Education & Support Group at Griffin Hospital will host two free discussions about managing diabetes through the summer months on Tuesday, June 9 at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division St.

American Cancer Society sponsors Relay for Life in Shelton

The American Cancer Society invites area residents to participate in the 20th Anniversary of the Relay For Life of Naugatuck Valley on June 13 at the Shelton Riverwalk. The event begins at 2 p.m. and
Runners dash from the starting line at last year's Bridgeport Hospital Home Run 5K. Bridgeport was named the fifth healthiest city in the U.S. by

Bridgeport Hospital 5k takes place this weekend

  The 12th annual Bridgeport Hospital Home Run 5K, a run, walk and children’s fun run, takes place Sunday, May 24, beginning and ending at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard, home of the Bridgeport
Pictured left to right:  Milford Hospital Joseph Pelaccia, President & CEO,  Beverly Lyon, Vice President of Nursing, Gemma DeGuzman, Cristina Ayala, Stacy Plaskowitz, Melissa Hinckley and Jeffrey Komornik, Director of Human Resources

Milford Hospital nurses honored

Four Milford Hospital nurses were selected to be recipients of the 2015 Nightingale Award for Excellence in Nursing. Cristina Ayala, RN, Gemma DeGuzman, RN, BSN, Melissa Hinckley, RN, BSN and Stacy
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St. Vincent’s in Bridgeport to sponsor lecture on heart disease

  St. Vincent’s Healthy Hearts Club and Women at Heart Program jointly present a free lecture on heart disease and treatment on June 3. The presentation will take place in the Hawley Conference

FDA studies use of milk in dark chocolate

That’s what the Food and Drug Administration has studied the use of milk in certain confections, especially after receiving reports that consumers had harmful reactions after eating dark chocolate.
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Benefit for Griffin Hospital Center for Cancer Care

Griffin Hospital invites cancer survivors and their caregivers to The Seventh Annual 5K Walk/Run to benefit The Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital on Saturday, June 6. Survivors (anyone who

Stamford Hospital to host safety and injury prevention fair

Stamford Hospital will host its fourth annual safety and injury prevention fair Saturday, May 30, from  9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tully Health Center Auditorium, 32 Strawberry Hill Court, Stamford The  free,