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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.

July 2017
July 1, 2017

What To Do If You Have Lyme Disease?

This spring, the state’s tick population increased, meaning there is also a greater risk for Lyme disease.

June 2017
June 1, 2017

Knowledge Is Power

Looking for a new doctor, visiting a physician’s office or preparing for surgery can be overwhelming. It may be difficult to understand what a procedure entails and the care instructions involved, and sometimes, a diagnosis can make you nervous or upset. Still, it’s your body, and it is important for you to be an active participant in the health care process.

May 2017
May 1, 2017

Skin Check: Preparing For Summer

This summer, as you prepare to head to the beach, the park, or to garden, don’t forget to use sunscreen – and reapply.

May 1, 2017

Recognizing Mental Health Awareness Month

Life can be hard, and sometimes, you will need a little help. Do you know when to seek it?

May 1, 2017

Take Control of Your Asthma

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 25 million Americans have asthma: 1 in 11 children and 1 in 12 adults. The numbers are higher in Connecticut when compared to other state averages.

April 2017
April 1, 2017

The Benefits of Breastfeeding

Last month, Middlesex Hospital announced that it is now offering pasteurized donor breast milk to breastfed babies who are premature, or infants who have medical conditions such as low blood sugar or jaundice. It is an option that will help mothers until they are able to increase their own milk production, but why is breastfeeding beneficial, especially for those with more serious health conditions?

April 1, 2017

Middlesex Hospital Outlines Community Health Needs Assessment Priority

Based on data collected as part of its 2016 community health needs assessment, Middlesex Hospital has identified four priority areas that it will focus on in the coming years: mental health, substance abuse, the aging population and asthma, with added attention to social determinants of health and health equity.