Mobile mammography vans to visit Milford, Shelton

The SWIM Women’s Imaging Center will offer free and low-cost digital mammography screenings for women age 35 and older from 10 a.m. to noon Monday, Jan. 12 at Woodruff Family YMCA, 631 Orange Ave.,

Cervical cancer screenings urged

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month and Planned Parenthood of Southern New England is urging women in Connecticut to start the year off right by taking charge of their health with important
Categories: General

Milford Hospital to host heart event

 On Tuesday, Feb. 10,  Milford Hospital will host the first in a new series of  “Dinner with the Doc” programs.   February’s session, titled “Heart Smart,” will be led by Milford Hospital
Categories: heart disease, Milford
Susan Agamy, Executive Director of Spooner House, left, joined Kim Hall, Sr. Applications Coordinator at Griffin Hospital, and hospital staff in drawing tickets for the Holiday Wonderland of Trees fundraiser on Dec. 18.

Griffin Hospital raises more than $6,000 for homeless shelter

Griffin Hospital’s annual Holiday Wonderland of Trees fundraiser collected more than $6,240 for Spooner House in Shelton to help feed area families in need this winter. Organized by Griffin
Categories: Derby

Health screenings at Milford Hospital

Milford Hospital will be offering a blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol screening on Monday, Jan. 19, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the hospital.  Blood pressure and blood glucose testing are offered
Categories: blood sugar, cholesterol

Bridgeport Hospital to offer blood pressure screenings

 Bridgeport Hospital will offer free blood pressure screenings at the following locations and times. Call 888-357-2396. Fairfield Senior Center, 100 Mona Terrace, Monday, Jan. 5, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Categories: Bridgeport, hypertension

Yale researcher: Genetics in some traits varies over time

Nature and nurture have found a new companion — historical context. A new study that included researchers from Yale University has, according to a news release from the school, produced the best
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Dunkin’ Donuts teams with Red Cross to increase blood donations

The American Red Cross and Dunkin’ Donuts are launching a new campaign this January to help increase donations and reward generous donors during National Volunteer Blood Donor Month. Through the new
Categories: American Red Cross