Quinnipiac to host ‘Walk & Roll’

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The second annual “Walk & Roll,” a walk to benefit the Connecticut Chapter of the National Spinal Cord Injury Association, will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, on Quinnipiac University’s North Haven Campus, 370 Bassett Road. Check-in for the “Walk & Roll,” sponsored by the Quinnipiac University Physical Therapy […] [Read More]
Categories: General, health
Attorney Barbara Reynolds

Attorney to speak at Masonicare at Newtown

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On Thursday, May 1, at 6 p.m., at Masonicare at Newtown,  Attorney Barbara W. Reynolds will a present a program entitled “Legal Documents Seniors Need to Understand.” Reynolds will discuss topics such as whether to have a will or living trust, probate issues, living wills, powers of attorney and asset protection.  She will provide an […] [Read More]
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Posing by the Bridgeport Hospital Auxiliary-funded water wall in the hospital lobby are (l-r) gala co-chairs Amparo Castillo of Monroe and Bonnie Molloy of Fairfield, Dr. Clive and Robyn Robinson, and Auxiliary President Ulla Atweh of Westport.

Two retired docs to be honored at Bridgeport Hospital gala

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Preparations continue for the Bridgeport Hospital Auxiliary annual spring gala, Thursday, May 22, beginning at 6 pm, at the Birchwood Country Club in Westport. The event will honor two recently retired physicians, William (Greg) Hulcher and M. Clive Robinson, and Robinson’s wife Robyn, a retiring auxiliary member. Proceeds will support renovations to the SurgEase ambulatory […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport, General, health

Spring in with drums at Milford Hospital

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Milford Hospital will offer the event “Spring In With Drums” on Thursday, April 10 at 6:30 p.m., taught by certified drum circle facilitator Lydia Smith. This is a unique opportunity to explore your sound and rhythm in a supportive and fun environment.  Drums will be provided for all participants or bring your own.  No experience […] [Read More]
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The Tipping Point Taste of Change

Enjoy the tastes of healthy ethnic cooking!

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 Recognizing that variety is the spice of life, the local anti-obesity coalition Get Healthy CT is encouraging people to savor the flavors of ethnic cooking the healthy way. Every month, the coalition has a new theme on its web site, aimed at getting people thinking about eating better and exercising more. “One of the biggest […] [Read More]
Categories: nutrition

‘Photography and memory’ authors speaks at Fairfield U.

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Linda Henkel,  professor of psychology at Fairfield University, will discuss her research on photography and memory,  at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, April 10, at Fairfield University Bookstore, 1499 Post Road, Fairfield. In research conducted with undergraduate students in the University’s Bellarmine Museum of Art, Henkel found that museum-goers who took photos of works of art while […] [Read More]
Categories: Fairfield, health
donatelife

Flags to fly across state to support organ donation

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The City of Bridgeport will be one of more 100 Connecticut municipalities, hospitals and organizations promoting organ and tissue donation awareness by flying flags that read “Donation Saves Lives” during April, National Donate Life Month. Today at 2 p.m., Mayor Bill Finch will fly a flag at the Margaret E. Morton Government Center, 999 Broad St., […] [Read More]
Categories: General

How to go from couch to 5K

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After a long, brutal winter, the weather final seems to be warming up and the outside seems to be hospitable to humans. Thus it’s a great time to get outside and get some exercise! Not enthusiastic about the idea of getting off your couch and working up a sweat? Relax — it doesn’t have to […] [Read More]
Categories: General