Two additional Safe Havens babies brought to hospital emergency departments in March

Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced that two additional babies were brought to hospital emergency departments in March and said the law giving parents a safe alternative to abandoning a newborn baby has been very successful in saving the most vulnerable among us. More
Apr 21, 2009 - 1:16 PM

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation funds new health initiative by the Governor’s Prevention Partnership

“Healthy Conversations” Provides Mentors with the Tools to Help Combat Childhood Obesity and Smoking

The Governor’s Prevention Partnership, which leads the state’s network of mentoring programs, was awarded a $95,500 grant from the Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation to enlist mentors of middle school students in combating obesity and smoking.
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Apr 20, 2009 - 2:06 PM

DPH launches new colorectal cancer & genetic testing resource

The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced a new on-line resource to enhance awareness of colon and rectal (colorectal) cancer risk and genetic testing for hereditary colorectal cancer. More
Apr 20, 2009 - 12:59 PM

Robot demonstration at Norwalk Hospital on May 14th

Surgeons present on robotic surgery

Could you imagine what it would be like to operate a robot? Both adults and children will have the opportunity to do just that during a demonstration of the daVinci Robotic Surgical System at Norwalk Hospital on Thursday, May 14 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the main lobby. This community health education event is being offered as a public service to provide information about the new and expanding field of robotic surgery.
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Apr 20, 2009 - 11:57 AM

Survey shows nearly 40 percent of Americans reel from heel pain

While foot problems such as bunions, corns and dry, cracked skin affect many Americans on a daily basis, one particular ailment—heel pain—stands out among foot disorders, according to a new survey by the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA). More
Apr 14, 2009 - 10:26 PM

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