Access Health will notify those whose data was breached

Access Health Connecticut — the agency that is handling the Obamacare roll out in Connecticut — reports that it plans to notify about 200 clients whose Social Security numbers, handwritten names and birth dates were contained in the four notebooks found Friday in a backpack left on a Hartford street. An investigation into the data […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Health and safety art contest for teens

The Connecticut Young Worker Health and Safety Team is hosting a statewide contest for teens to create artwork that demonstrates health and safety practices that can help teens and other workers avoid hazards in the workplace. The submitted artwork may include graphic design, photography, montage, drawing, and/or painting. Eligible students must be enrolled in a […] [Read More]
Categories: health, safety
Dr. Swati Joshi

‘Screenings for Life’ at St. Vincent’s

  St. Vincent’s Medical Center is hosting an informative lecture titled “Screenings for Life: Age-related screenings” from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, June 26 The event will be on Thursday, June 26, 2014, from 12:00pm – 1:00pm, at St. Vincent’s Medical Center, 2800 Main St., Bridgeport, in the Hawley Conference Center fourth floor. Featured speaker […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport, health

Possible Access Health security breach

Officials from the state’s healthcare exchange, Access Health CT, are looking into a possible security breach, officials said Friday. In the late afternoon, the marketplace’s CEO Kevin Counihan put out a statement saying that, earlier the day, he received a report that someone had discovered a backpack on Trumbull Street in Hartford containing four notepads […] [Read More]
Categories: Access Health CT

Myasthenia Gravis walk in New Haven this weekend

The Connecticut Myasthenia Gravis Walk will take place Saturday, June 7 on the New Haven Green. Registration is at 9 a.m. and the walk starts at 10 a.m. More than 150 participants affected by myasthenia gravis as will gather to celebrate the lives of MG patients, physicians and caregivers, and walk to raise awareness and […] [Read More]
Categories: General, health

Greenwich Hospital hosts diabetes fair

From 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, June 9, Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Road, will host the annual Diabetes Health Fair in its Noble Conference Center. Diabetes educators and health care professionals will be available to discuss all aspects of diabetes treatment and prevention. Participants can also learn how exercise, sleep and stress affects people with […] [Read More]
Categories: diabetes, Greenwich
CMT One Country & Dentastix Smile! Party

Survey says smile most important physical feature

Turns out the musical “Annie” was right — you’re never fully dressed without a smile. That’s according to a new survey from Delta Dental of more than 1,000 Americans nationwide. Nearly half of those polled (47 percent) cited the smile as the most important physical feature, followed by eyes (27 percent) and physique (16 percent). […] [Read More]
Categories: dental

Valley Parish Nurses offer CPR classes

Griffin Hospital’s Valley Parish Nurses are encouraging individuals to be a hero and learn how to save a life by offering free CPR Anytime training on Aug. 2. CPR Anytime is a non-certifying CPR program for anyone who wants to learn basic CPR skills, choking relief and AED awareness. Participants will receive their own CPR […] [Read More]
Categories: Derby