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February 2018
February 1, 2018

Mayo Clinic Cardiologist to Speak on Heart Disease in Women

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer for both women and men, and Rekha Mankad, MD, cardiologist, Mayo Clinic, will be in Connecticut February 28 to help local women understand their own inherent risk of heart disease and to encourage them to take steps to decrease that risk.

January 2018
January 1, 2018

What is Vaping?

More than 2 million middle and high school students used e-cigarettes in 2016. According to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), that’s 11 percent of high school students and 4.3 percent of middle school students.

January 1, 2018

Home Remedies: Have the Hiccups?

Hiccups may result from a large meal, alcoholic beverages or sudden excitement. In some cases, hiccups may be a sign of an underlying medical condition. For most people, a bout of hiccups usually lasts only a few minutes. Rarely, hiccups may persist for months. This can result in malnutrition and exhaustion.

January 1, 2018

Radon Exposure Linked to Lung Cancer

Radon exposure is the second leading cause of lung cancer and the No. 1 cause of lung cancer in nonsmokers. While exposure to radon is common, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency indicates that Middlesex County is at increased risk for exposure to harmful levels of radon.

December 2017
December 1, 2017

Stay Healthy During Holidays

As you celebrate this holiday season and enjoy the company of family and friends, delicious delicacies are in abundance. How do you indulge without overdoing it?

October 2017
October 1, 2017

What You Need To Know To Prevent Running Injuries

Statistics show that 82 percent of runners get injured. This means that it is important to listen to your body. You must make sure it is working properly.

September 2017
September 1, 2017

What About Coffee? Sept. 29: A Day Of Celebration for Coffee Lovers.

Yes, it is time to celebrate the brewed drink that is often credited with giving us bursts of energy. Coffee, prepared from roasted coffee beans, contains about 95 milligrams of caffeine in an 8-ounce cup – something cherished by those who are always on the go. But is it worth celebrating? Is coffee harmful to your health?

August 2017
August 1, 2017

Be A Happier Person

We all experience pleasurable moments, but we may sometimes wonder what we can do to be happier.

August 1, 2017

Keeping Fit In The Heat

When the weather is nice, you may get the urge to exercise outside. However, before you head out for that run, make your way to the closest trail for your hike or join your friends to play a recreational sport, make sure that you are prepared to battle the heat.

August 1, 2017

Packing Healthy Lunches

School is about to start, and that means getting back into your daily routine. When life gets hectic, you may easily forget that both you and your family should continue to live a healthy lifestyle – despite the homework, sports games and other time-consuming activities. Staying healthy means being mindful of both your fitness level and what you eat.