Possible Access Health security breach

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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
Healthier School Lunches

Eat more fruits and veggies this summer

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The region’s anti-obesity coalition Get Healthy Connecticut is encouraging people to get adventurous and take advantage of the endless array of fresh fruits and vegetables the spring and summer seasons bring. From kid-friendly choices to simple steps for incorporating more fruits and vegetables into your diet, the Get Healthy CT web site has collected resources […] [Read More]
Categories: nutrition
Dana Scinto Colangelo, just named to the President’s Council of the Norma Pfriem Breast Care Center.

Breast Care Center adds members to president’s council

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The Norma F. Pfriem Breast Care Center has added two new members to its President’s Council. Dana Scinto Colangelo of Fairfield, a community volunteer, has helped organize creative fundraisers for nonprofits throughout the area.  Colangelo worked for seven years at R.D. Scinto, a family-owned real estate company, as director of Public Relations.  She now works […] [Read More]

Surviving Cancer celebration in Greenwich

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From 4:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Road, will host a Surviving Cancer celebration. The event will begin in the hospital’s Noble Conference Center and then move to the Garden Cafe. The celebration is a chance for survivors to be pampered and enjoy the camaraderie of other survivors and the […] [Read More]
Categories: cancer