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Shelton residents invited to meet new Griffin primary care physician

Griffin Faculty Physicians invites residents of Shelton and the surrounding communities to meet its new primary care physician, Dr. Elizabeth Arbia, and tour her new office at 2 Ivy Brook Rd., Suite
Categories: General

Toy drive at Boys and Girls Village in Milford

Boys & Girls Village will start its 2014 Holiday Toy Drive  on Friday, Nov. 28 and run through Wednesday, Dec. 17. In addition to toy donation drop boxes at BGV’s Milford and Bridgeport locations,
Categories: Milford
Tess and Liza, Golden Retriever companions to Inge van Ark of Oxford, grace the cover of the People and Animals Working in Spirit 2015 Calendar.

Griffin Hospital sells dog calendars to raise money for hospice

Man’s best friend is giving a helping paw to Griffin Hospital’s most fragile patients. People and Animals Working in Spirit (P.A.W.S.), the therapy dog program at Griffin Hospital in Derby, is
Categories: Derby, General

Ebola talk at Fairfield U.

On Wednesday, Dec. 3, at 7 p.m., Fairfield University will  the talk ‘Ebola: The Crisis and the Facts.’ It will feature a representative from AmeriCares, a Stamford-based non-profit, and a leading
Categories: Ebola, Fairfield
Cory Ann Boyd, associate professor of nursing at Quinnipiac University.

Nursing schools get grant to design video game

A group that includes Quinnipiac University’s School of Nursing and its game design and development program is one of four teams nationally to receive a $10,000 Innovation in Accelerated Nursing
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People order food in a Chipotle restaurant on March 5, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today finalized two rules requiring that calorie information be listed on menus and menu boards in chain restaurants, similar retail food establishments and vending machines with 20 or more locations.

FDA requires calorie information be listed on menus

  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has finalized two rules requiring that calorie information be listed on menus and menu boards in chain restaurants, similar retail food establishments and
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Wells Fargo donates $40,000 to Connecticut Red Cross

Wells Fargo has donated $40,000 to the American Red Cross. Kent McClun, Wells Fargo Area President, Greater Connecticut, presented the check to American Red Cross Connecticut and Rhode Island Region
Categories: American Red Cross

Mental health board to host forum in Norwalk

The Southwest Regional Mental Health Board is hosting the Regional Legislative Forum on Mental Health on Wednesday, Dec. 3 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Norwalk City Hall. Leaders from area advocacy
Categories: mental health