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Senior community features work of Trumbull artist

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The Watermark at 3030 Park is excited to announce that they will be featuring the artwork of Trumbull artist Monica Manfroi at the senior living community starting on Nov. 18. The opening reception for her exhibit entitled, “A Palette of Emotions” will be held on Tuesday, November 18 at 2:30 p.m. at The Watermark, located […] [Read More]

Diabetes support group at Greenwich Hospital

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From 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Road, will host a meeting of its diabetes support group in the Cos Cob conference room. The subject is “The ABCs of Diabetes: What Is Successful Management?” This group meets monthly to discuss a variety of diabetes topics. Call 203-863-3929. [Read More]
Categories: diabetes, Greenwich
Photo Caption: Dr. Christine Van Cott signs ACS Pledge with (left to right) Chairman, Department of Oncology Christopher Iannuzzi, MD; Clinical Vice President, Oncology Cindy Czaplinski, MSN, RN, NE-BC and American Cancer Society Account Representative John Watkins.

St. Vincent’s doctors sign pledge to increase colon cancer screenings

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  The physicians at the SWIM Center for Oncology at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport have taken a pledge to screen 80 percent of those in need for colorectal cancer by 2018. The hospital claims that the SWIM center is the first cancer program in the state of Connecticut, and one of the first […] [Read More]
Categories: colon cancer
Respected journalist Charles Gibson will headline a talk on healthcare in the digital age at Quinnipiac.

Charles Gibson to moderate talk on modern health at Quinnipiac

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Medical advice is everywhere, from the Web, to social media, to the airwaves.  Quinnipiac University’s School of Communications will welcome three medical experts to discuss, “Information Overload: Your Health in the Digital Age,” on Wednesday, Nov. 12 in the auditorium at the Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences on the North Haven Campus. Former ABC […] [Read More]
Categories: General, health
Rick Derringer will be performing in the 'Night of Music' rock concert at the Quick Center on Nov. 22 to benefit the Lebo-DeSantie Center for Liver & Pancreatic Disease.

Classic rock star to headline benefit for St. Vincent’s liver center

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Classic rock star Rick Derringer will be the featured artist in the fifth annual A Night of Music rock concert benefitting The Lebo-DeSantie Center for Liver & Pancreatic Disease at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport. The event begins at 6 p.m., with the concert at 7 p.m., on Saturday, Nov. 22, at The Quick […] [Read More]
Categories: Fairfield, liver disease
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Quinnipiac hosts Connecticut Partnership for Patient Safety conference

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  Allen Vaida, executive vice president for the Institute for Safe Medication Practices, will deliver the keynote address at the Connecticut Partnership for Patient Safety’s inaugural conference, “Medication Safety: Your Role on the Team,” which will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 10, at the auditorium in the Center for […] [Read More]
Categories: General
Left to right:  Arlene Cummings with Geralyn Lucas.

Luncheon raises $85,000 for St. Vincent’s breast cancer services

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  The 19th Annual St. Vincent’s SWIM Across the Sound’s  Breast Cancer Luncheon held at the Bridgeport Holiday Inn drew approximately 350 attendees. The event raised about $85,000 to help St. Vincent’s Elizabeth M. Pfriem SWIM Cancer Center provide breast cancer screenings, education, holistic support, and financial assistance to underinsured women in our community. Keynote […] [Read More]
Categories: breast cancer

Griffin hosts talk on lung cancer

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In recognition of The Great American Smokeout and Griffin Hospital’s Low-Dose CT Lung Cancer Screening Program, the hospital will host a free talk entitled “Lung Cancer: Know Your Risks, Know Your Options” at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 18 in the hospital’s Meditation and Learning Center, 130 Division St., Derby. Presented by Pulmonary Specialist K. […] [Read More]
Categories: General