Masonicare hospice seeks volunteers

  Masonicare Hospice Volunteer Coordinators, Catharine Lloyd and Paula Bruns recently met with Santa Claus to ask his help in finding hospice volunteers in Fairfield County. Masonicare Home
Griffin Hospital’s School of Allied Health Careers and The Workplace will hold information sessions on Dec. 17 to help students receive tuition assistance for the school’ programs, including phlebotomy.

Griffin Hospital’s School of Allied Health hosts info session in Derby

  Griffin Hospital’s School of Allied Health Careers and The Workplace will hold informational sessions at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Dec. 17 at the school, 300 Seymour Ave., Derby, to explain student
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About 150 teddy bears donated to Bridgeport Hospital

William B. Meyer, Inc., the Stratford-based transportation, storage and distribution company, has donated nearly 150 teddy bears to young patients at Bridgeport Hospital.Posing with the teddy bears in
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Almost time to ‘Go Red’ for heart disease awareness

It’s almost time to “go red” with the American Heart Association to raise awareness and funds to fight heart disease and stroke, women’s number one and three killers. Local businesses and

Yale doc: New combination of drugs delays progress of breast cancer

A new combination of cancer drugs delayed disease progression for patients with hormone-receptor-positive metastatic breast cancer, according to a multi-center phase II trial. The findings of the

12 Connecticut health centers get half a million in federal funds

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell today announced $524,226 in Affordable Care Act funding to 12 health centers in Connecticut to recognize health center quality improvement

Study: One in four Connecticut high school students have tried e-cigarettes

One in four Connecticut high school students surveyed report having tried an e-cigarette, a Yale-led study has found. The Yale study provides one of the first comprehensive evaluations of e-cigarette
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Milford firefighters donate $7,500 to Connecticut Burn Center

  Milford Professional Firefighters Local 944 presented a gift of $7,500 to the Bridgeport Hospital Foundation Dec. 3 to support the Connecticut Burn Center at the hospital. The funds were raised