Griffin Hospital host workshop on living with chronic conditions

Griffin Hospital is hosting a free workshop series to help individuals suffering from chronic conditions take back control of their lives. Sponsored by the Connecticut Department of Social Services,
Categories: depression , Derby , diabetes , General , heart disease

Bridgeport therapist’s book a guide for better living

With the new year around the corner, some of you might be looking to make some New Year’s resolutions. And Bridgeport Hospital occupational therapist Ed Kaine has a new book that might aid in those
Categories: Bridgeport, General, health

Yale study links strong neighborhood bonds to lower gun violence

The bonds that tie a neighborhood together can help shield community members from gun violence, according to new findings by Yale School of Medicine researchers in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Categories: New Haven

Shelton fire bureau has tips for holiday fire safety

Fires involving holiday trees, lights and candles pose a serious threat during this time of year. To help lower your risk, the Shelton Prevention Bureau offers the following tips. First and foremost,
Categories: fire safety, Shelton
Pictured: from left to right; Rory O’Sullivan of Waterbury, Denise Loeb (Community Liaison, Northbridge Health Care Center), Dick Rice of Madison, (back) Louis Rodriguez of New Haven, and Fausto Parra VA Voluntary Service Specialist. Photo taken by volunteer, Ramon Pilgrim.

Northbridge Health Center residents make cards for veterans

A group of residents at Northbridge Health Care Center, Bridgeport, wanted to brighten the lives of some local veterans. For the third year, they signed approximately 250 cards for the Veterans at the
Categories: Bridgeport
Jackson Zambarano, 10, of Monroe, receives a visit from Sound Tigers players Chris Langkow (left) and Cory Conacher (right).

Toy donations make Bridgeport Hospital stay merrier

The holidays have become a bit merrier for children staying a Bridgeport Hospital this season, due to some donations to the hospital’s toy closet. On Tuesday, players and coaches from the Bridgeport
Categories: Bridgeport, Westport

Health worker class at HCC in Bridgeport filling up fast

The latest session of Housatonic Community College’s community health worker course is filling up fast. The course, taught by Bridgeport’s Loretta Ebron, prepares students for a career in helping
Categories: Bridgeport

Griffin Hospital to host talk on health insurance

Griffin Hospital’s Community Health Resource Center, 130 Division St., Derby, invites the community to a free talk about health insurance on Tuesday, Jan. 13 at 2 p.m. Certified Health Insurance
Categories: Access Health CT, Derby