A Path to Retirement Savings Cleared for Connecticut Workers
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A Path to Retirement Savings Cleared for Connecticut Workers

By Nora Duncan    The passage of the Connecticut Retirement Security Program by this year’s state legislature has cleared a path to secure financial retirement for more than…

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Why Couples Sometimes Have Trouble Having a Second Child
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Why Couples Sometimes Have Trouble Having a Second Child

By Spencer Richlin, MD   Baby. Toddler. Repeat. It sounds simple. But having a child is not easy for everyone, even for people who are already parents. Secondary infertility is the…

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AARP Teams Up With Latino Organizations and Media Outlets to Give Latinos a Voice
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AARP Teams Up With Latino Organizations and Media Outlets to Give Latinos a Voice

 AARP Connecticut’s Efforts to Engage Our Latino and Hispanic Residents By Nora Duncan   The objective of AARP is to help people live their best lives. It’s in our mission statement: AARP…

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“Does Laser Hair Removal Really Work?”
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“Does Laser Hair Removal Really Work?”

By Charis Wipfler   As the owner of Grace Medical Aesthetics, one of the most common questions I hear is “Does laser hair removal really work?” And to that, I reply an emphatic…

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AARP Connecticut Legislative Priorities
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AARP Connecticut Legislative Priorities

By Nora Duncan   AARP CT focuses on helping state residents aged 50+ be the very best they can be! Through our legislative advocacy, we focus on critical…

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Study Shows Greater Access to Dental Services Reduces Health Inequities and Boosts Sealant Use Among HUSKY-Insured Children
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Study Shows Greater Access to Dental Services Reduces Health Inequities and Boosts Sealant Use Among HUSKY-Insured Children

HARTFORD – FEB. 24, 2016 – A multi-year study of 6- and 7-year old HUSKY-insured children revealed that expanding access to dental services for low-income children has been successful in providing more opportunities to prevent tooth decay through dental sealants – protective plastic coatings dentists apply to the…

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Three Tips for Surviving Cold and Flu Season
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Three Tips for Surviving Cold and Flu Season

  By StatePoint It’s that time of year again. From minor colds to severe flus and fevers, seasonal sicknesses are unpredictable and can sneak up on your family…

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Unlike UnitedHealth, Aetna, Anthem Say They Will Stay in ACA Exchanges
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Unlike UnitedHealth, Aetna, Anthem Say They Will Stay in ACA Exchanges

  By Ana Radelat / ct mirror Washington –UnitedHealth may quit the nation’s insurance exchanges, but Aetna and Anthem say they are staying and will work on problems with the marketplaces. The…

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Slowing Down Your Diabetes
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Slowing Down Your Diabetes

  By New America Media, Todd G. Prewitt, M.D., FAAFP After a diagnosis of diabetes, people have a variety of reactions. Some want to give up, some get…

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SBHCs Offer Barrier-Free Access to Health Care for Students in CT
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SBHCs Offer Barrier-Free Access to Health Care for Students in CT

  Emanuela P. Leaf As junior at Danbury High School, I remember feeling a lot of pain in my wrist, and being unable to take notes. I didn’t…

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