Do You Really Know What Assisted Living Is?
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Do You Really Know What Assisted Living Is?

  Dear Editor, Assisted living facilities (ALFs) look great, and offer meals, housekeeping and, at an additional cost, meds. But your parent isn’t eating well or keeping house…

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Community Health Workers Bring Health to Your Doorstep
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Community Health Workers Bring Health to Your Doorstep

Emanuela P. leaf Imagine a worker, a member of the healthcare team, who visits patients in their homes and encourages healthy behaviors. In one home, the worker may…

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Stay Safe during National Food Safety Education Month
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Stay Safe during National Food Safety Education Month

By StatePoint Food poisoning, an illness caused by bacteria or other pathogens in food, causes an estimated 48 million illnesses (representing one out of six Americans), 128,000 hospitalizations…

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Groundbreaking for a Downtown Health Center to Serve Everyone
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Groundbreaking for a Downtown Health Center to Serve Everyone

By Emanuela Leaf Construction of a new building for The Connecticut Institute for Communities Greater Danbury Community Health Center has begun. The 36,000-square-foot, four-story, red-brick structure will house…

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Diet, Cavity Prevention and Healthy Habits
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Diet, Cavity Prevention and Healthy Habits

By Dr. AJ Soprani There is no perfect diet that will keep your teeth from all harm, but what you eat can have an effect on the health…

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The Next Big Push: Getting People Health Care, Not Just Insurance
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The Next Big Push: Getting People Health Care, Not Just Insurance

By Arielle Levin Becker, August 10, 2015 This is the first story in an occasional series on major issues shaping health care in the wake of the Affordable Care Act. Rebecca…

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Organization Fights for the Legal Rights of Connecticut’s Most Vulnerable Children
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Organization Fights for the Legal Rights of Connecticut’s Most Vulnerable Children

The Center for Children’s Advocacy is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the legal rights of poor children whose care is dependent on Connecticut’s judicial, child welfare,…

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When “Breakthrough” Really Means Change
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When “Breakthrough” Really Means Change

By Alice Forrester, PhD, Executive Director, Clifford Beers Clinic As a seven year old, Josie was told she needed to repeat kindergarten. Again. Her severe asthma had caused…

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What the Affordable Care Act is doing for Connecticut families
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What the Affordable Care Act is doing for Connecticut families

By Tribuna Staff The Affordable Care Act has already covered one in four uninsured Americans – more than ten million – and improved coverage for virtually everyone with…

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Before Sunset Do It Before Sunset…
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Before Sunset Do It Before Sunset…

By Eric Faria I recently realized something: all people are exactly where they are meant to be in their life journeys. In my personal life, I played, for…

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