Mindful meditation in Milford

Milford Hospital will be offering “Introduction to Mindful Meditation on April 17 at 6:30 pm given by Trish Kramer. Learn how mindful meditation promotes relaxation and deepens concentration – bringing emotional strength, stability and clarity. This is a free event and registration is required.  To register, go to www.milfordhospital.org or call the Department of Education […] [Read More]
Categories: fitness, General, health
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Star Jones to headline Heart Association fundraiser in Greenwich

The Westchester-Fairfield Region American Heart Association announced that Star Jones will present the keynote address at the Go Red For Women Luncheon on May 30 at the Hyatt Regency in Old Greenwich. The event attracts more than 500 local businesswomen and community leaders for a half-day of inspiration, awareness and education about women’s number one […] [Read More]
: Bridgeport Hospital has opened a new blood draw station at the Willows Medical complex, 129 Kings Highway North, in Westport.

Bridgeport Hospital opens new blood draw station in Westport

Bridgeport Hospital has opened a new blood draw station at 129 Kings Highway North, Suite 3, Westport, in the Willows Medical complex (corner of Routes 33 and 53). Walk-in blood-draw services are available for pediatric and adult patients. However, a physician requisition form is required. No appointment is necessary and most major health insurance plans […] [Read More]
Categories: General, health, hospitals
Eve Schaub of Pawlet, Vt., is the author of "Year of No Sugar." She will be in Connecticut to talk about the book, and her family's year-long attempt to live sugar-free.

What would you miss if you gave up sugar?

  Hopefully, you read my story this weekend on the Schaubs, the Vermont family who gave up all added sugar for an entire year. One of the most amazing things I realized when reading the book was how prevalent sugar is. One whole chapter of the book focuses on Schaub and her husband spending the […] [Read More]
Categories: nutrition

Would you sacrifice sex for well-being?

Would you turn down money if it meant improving your overall health? How about sex? Or the occasional cocktail? A recent survey by Westin Hotels and Resorts found that people across the globe would make some surprising sacrifices if it meant improving their well-being. Westin surveyed more than 6,000 frequent global travelers from the U.S., […] [Read More]
Categories: alcohol, General, health

Griffin hosts tea party to benefit breast health

Get a head start on Mother’s Day by bringing your mother, daughter, granddaughter, and even your spouse to a The Annual Valley Women’s Health Initiative Tea Party on Sunday, April 27 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Dining Room at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division St., Derby. Hosted by members of the Valley Women’s Health […] [Read More]
Categories: breast cancer, Derby, health

Fairfield’s marriage and family therapy partners with child guidance

Fairfield University’s Marriage and Family Therapy Program announces a new partnership with Child & Family Guidance Center of Greater Bridgeport, a collaboration that will expand private counseling options for local families, offer excellent clinical training and research opportunities for Fairfield graduate students as well as provide workshops for area clinicians. The partnership is the first […] [Read More]

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes on May 3

Real men wear high heels. At least, they will on May 3 during the Walk A Mile in Her Shoes to raise awareness about domestic and sexual violence.  The event  is sponsored by The Center for Family Justice’s White Ribbon Campaign and the Fairfield Police Department. Police Chief Gary MacNamara, who donned glittery red heels […] [Read More]