Hospitals report little cold-weather activity on Tuesday

Despite the snow showers and frigid temperatures, most area hospitals reported little to no cold-weather related problems on Tuesday. Yale-New Haven Hospital spokesman Mark D’Antonio said the
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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