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Women’s Fitness Mission Heads To Newhallville

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 15, 2014 3:06 pm | Comments (2)

“Strong is sexy! And I am sexy, baby!” shouted the women in Mubarakah Ibrahim’s early morning “boot camp” exercise class. By fall, more women may be shouting those phrases—in free classes at a new not-for-profit gym in Newhallville.

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Downtown’s Vaping Pioneers Aim High

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 10, 2014 3:39 pm | Comments (10)

Melissa Bailey Photo Instead of smoking a cigarette, Art Boivin, Jr. bellied up to a downtown “flavor bar” and took a drag of Neon Cloud on his Kanger eVod VV.

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Harp Blasts “Facility Fees,” Sleep Center Deal

by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 19, 2014 8:58 am | Comments (9)

Thomas MacMIllan Photo A proposal to close a sleep center in North Haven drew fire from New Haveners, including the mayor, who made her first foray into a growing debate over expanding hospitals — with a warning that the trend could spell danger for the city budget.

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Word Spread On Free Summer Meals

by Staff | Jun 18, 2014 8:07 am | Comments (2)

Billy Bromage sent in the following write-up about a food-information drive in which he took part.

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Feds Deliver $10M For “WrapAround” Health Care

by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 17, 2014 4:20 pm | Comments (2)

Thomas MacMillan Six-year-old Kami had asthma, anxiety, chronic kindergarten absence, a mom with diabetes. She and four siblings were facing homelessness. From this “family in chaos” emerged a new way of providing physical and mental health care to people in need.

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Can New Haven “Gamify” Diabetes?

by Lucy Gellman | Jun 2, 2014 3:02 pm | Comments (7)

Lucy Gellman Photo Better health in New Haven’s black and Latino communities may lie as much in games like the “Bon Appetite Arcade” as in the changing world of hospitals and doctor’s offices.

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New Doc’s Office “Facility” Fees Spark Outrage

by Thomas MacMillan | May 27, 2014 8:03 am | Comments (20)

On a recent visit to his doctor, Johnny Dye paid his insurance co-pay, then got a surprise in the mail: A bill for an extra $30, for a vague new “facility fee.”

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Tomorrow’s CPR Heroes Readied For Action

by Thomas MacMillan | May 21, 2014 12:45 pm

Thomas MacMillan Photo Days after passers-by used CPR to save the lives of two New Haveners, Mufid Bohorquez leaned over another patient, listening for the cracking of ribs as he pressed on the chest.

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OK, Google, Remove The Patient’s Appendix

by Thomas MacMillan | May 8, 2014 3:36 pm

Thomas MacMillan Photo Nervous about going under the knife? Don’t worry—the surgeon wearing weird glasses is actually two surgeons. A second doctor is looking through your doctor’s eyes and whispering in his ear, guiding every slice and suture.

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Thank Goodness It Wasn’t Wednesday

by Thomas MacMillan | May 2, 2014 8:28 am | Comments (16)

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When a 6-year-old at Wexler-Grant School started having a bronchial spasm, school nurse Gloria Rosati-Culver was there to save her life — because it was a Thursday.

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Tree Trimming
Jul 25, 2014 10:44 am
Address: 264 Lenox Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 1

Tree branches overhanging sidewalk are so low you bang your head on them.

Hedge blocking the sidewalk
Jul 25, 2014 10:43 am
Address: 131-133 Bishop Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 8

This hedge covers at least 70% of the sidewalk. The whole sidewalk - both panels...

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