“Gum Disease Can Trigger Host of Problems”
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“Gum Disease Can Trigger Host of Problems”

By Dr. George Landress When people think about poor oral hygiene, problems like decaying teeth, bad gums and offensive breath come to mind. But experts say an unhealthy,…

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New Insurance, New Doctor: A Story Told in Pictures
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New Insurance, New Doctor: A Story Told in Pictures

By Katen Singleton The United States health care system demands a high level of health literacy that vulnerable groups and the public at large typically do not have.…

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CT HEALTH FOUNDATION
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CT HEALTH FOUNDATION

By Maryland Grier, Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health) Last year, I volunteered for the Mission of Mercy. This year, I’m going back for more. I really couldn’t believe…

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How to Deal With Asthma in Connecticut in the Winter
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How to Deal With Asthma in Connecticut in the Winter

Tribuna Staff Asthma is a chronic disease of the respiratory system characterized by reversible obstruction of the airways and airway hyper-responsiveness to a variety of stimuli. In Connecticut,…

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Immigrants and the Affordable Care Act:  What You Need to know
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Immigrants and the Affordable Care Act: What You Need to know

About 29 percent of Latinos in the United States have no health insurance, and more than 10 million — citizens and legal residents — are eligible for insurance…

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What is the Difference between a Medical Spa and a Day Spa?
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What is the Difference between a Medical Spa and a Day Spa?

By Aldeliris Fonseca At first glance, they may seem similar; however, there is a very important difference between a medical spa and a day spa. A ‘Med Spa’…

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How Latinos Can Become Better Health Consumers
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How Latinos Can Become Better Health Consumers

Annika Darling CTLatinoNews There are major issues that Latinos encounter when seeking health care

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CT Governor Declares State of Emergency Due to Ebola
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CT Governor Declares State of Emergency Due to Ebola

Earlier this month, Governor Dannel P. Malloy signed an order that gives the Commissioner of the Department of Public Health (DPH) the ability to effectively quarantine an individual…

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Busting Eye Health Myths:  What
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Busting Eye Health Myths: What

Prostate Cancer Is the Second Leading Cause of Cancer Death in Men
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Prostate Cancer Is the Second Leading Cause of Cancer Death in Men

Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men and 1 in 6 men will be diagnosed with the disease. September marks Prostate Cancer Awareness…

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