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Yale study: Monkeys less likely than humans to equate high prices with quality

You pay for quality — or, at least, that’s how the saying goes. But, anyone who’s a veteran of retail shopping knows that a higher price doesn’t mean a better product. Or, at least, they should know
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Connecticut group releases report on toxic toys

Dangerous or toxic toys can still be found on America’s store shelves, according to the Connecticut Public Interest Research Group’s 29th annual Trouble in Toyland report, which was released on
Categories: pediatrics

Access Health offering assistance hours

Access Health CT is offering free in-person assistance to help Connecticut residents enroll in quality, affordable health care coverage during open enrollment.   Area Community Enrollment Partner
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Griffin hosts discussions on holiday eating

The Diabetes Education & Support Group at Griffin Hospital will host two free discussions about holiday eating on Tuesday, Dec. 9 at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division St., Derby. The program will be

Yale study: Biological explanations for mental illness short circuit empathy

A new Yale study challenges the notion that biological explanations for mental illness boost compassion for the tens of millions of Americans who suffer from mental-health problems. Conventional

Griffin Hospital to host talk on health insurance

Griffin Hospital will host “Health Insurance – Get It and Get the Most Out of It” on Tuesday, Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. in the hospital’s Meditation and Learning Center, 130 Division St., Derby. Hosted by
Categories: Derby, health

Anti-obesity coalition wishes you healthy holidays

Get Healthy CT, an anti-obesity coalition of hospitals, health departments and other health and social service providers, is wishing area residents a happy – and healthy – holiday season. Visit
Categories: obesity

St. Vincent’s mobile mammography unit visits Fairfield, Bridgeport

The SWIM Women’s Imaging Center will offer free and low-cost digital mammography screenings for women age 35 and older from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Thursday at the Ludlowe Center for Health &
Categories: breast cancer