Milford health agency collecting toys

Active Health and OrthopedicHealth are collecting unwrapped toys for children under 13 to support the Milford Fire Department’s Toys for Tots toy drive. These toys will be distributed to less
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Connecticut Better Business bureau joins coalition against elder abuse

The Connecticut Better Business Bureau has joined the state’s battle against elderly abuse, as a member of the coordinating council of the Coalition for Elder Justice in Connecticut. According to a
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Maefair Health in Trumbull accepting toy donations

Maefair Health Care Center, 21 Maefair Court, Trumbull, is accepting new, unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., through Dec. 15. Please see receptionist or leave toys in the
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Frederick Browne

Griffin Hospital names new leaders

Griffin Hospital in Derby announces the appointment of new medical staff leaders. Dr. Frederick Browne, of Oxford, was named medical director and vice president of medical affairs, and Dr. Richard
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Drivers needed for American Cancer Society program

There is a need statewide for drivers for the American Cancer Society’s Road to Recovery program, which offers transportation for cancer patients to and from treatment. In addition to providing
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Robin Righter, Event Coordinator at the Norma Pfriem Breast Center, and Nina Merlonghi, owner of #Punchthesky Fitness.

‘Pink’ Zumba class raises $1,200 for breast center

A “Pink” zumba master class at #Punchthesky Fitness in Fairfield raised $1,200 for the patients and programs of the Norma Pfriem Breast Center.  The event, held on Nov. 14, was organized by the
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FDA publishes guidelines on pregnancy and lactation-related drug labeling

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has published a final rule  that sets standards for how information about using medicines during pregnancy and breastfeeding is presented in the labeling of
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Milford Hospital hosts program on ‘laughter yoga’

On Thursday at 6:30 p.m., Milford Hospital will present “Joyful, Healthful, Laughter Yoga” as part of its “Timely Topics for Your Health” series. Although a good laugh can’t cure all ailments, a daily
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