Diabetes group meets at Griffin in Derby

The Diabetes Education & Support Group at Griffin Hospital will host two free discussions about blood glucose on Tuesday, Jan. 13 at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division St. in Derby. Entitled
Categories: Derby, diabetes

Red Cross offers cold weather tips

With today’s chilly temperatures and expected snow, the American Red Cross is reminding  Connecticut residents to take precautions against the cold. Here are a few tips on the biggest way to stay safe
Categories: cold
weight loss

FDA: Resolve not to taken by weight-loss scams

Losing weight is a common New Year’s resolution, but the Food and Drug Administration is reminding people that many so-called “miracle” weight loss supplements and foods (including teas and coffees)

Grief support groups at Griffin Hospital in Derby

Griffin Hospital offers support groups and a new series of bereavement sessions this winter for anyone experiencing the loss of a loved one. The meetings provide grief education and support to ease
Categories: Derby, grief
Dr. Aaron Bernard, the clinical skills director at the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University, directs Georgina Pappas, a medical student at Quinnipiac, as she examines a standardized patient at the Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences on Quinnipiac’s North Haven Campus.

Quinnipiac med school gets $250,000 for primary care fellowship

  The Maximilian E. & Marion O. Hoffman Foundation, Inc. has donated $250,000 to the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University. The gift will be used to create the
Categories: General, health

Stratford to host diabetes workshop

The Stratford Health Department and Stratford Senior Services are hosting a free six-week diabetes workshop on Wednesday evenings from 6 to 8:30, starting Jan. 21 through Feb. 25  at the Baldwin
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Give blood during National Blood Donor Month

  The American Red Cross encourages eligible blood donors to start a lifesaving habit by becoming a regular blood donor this year, starting with National Blood Donor Month in January. January is
Categories: American Red Cross

Talk on medication therapy in Trumbull

Jennifer Dizney, pharmacy coordinator at St. Vincent’s Medical Center and wellness advocate, will talk about some important considerations for medication therapy management from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Jan.
Categories: medication, Trumbull