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City Anti-Obesity Effort Starts With Teens

by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 20, 2014 8:34 am

The city public health department is looking for new strategies to reduce the obesity and chronic disease that plague the lives of many New Haveners.

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“Boob Talk” Hits The Stage

by Khadija Hussain | Oct 16, 2014 6:23 pm

When Kelly Turner Cole was diagnosed with stage three breast cancer 14 years ago, she decided to take action, using her own experiences with the disease to strengthen others.

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“Drop Box” Makes Julie Johnson A Champion

by Staff | Oct 6, 2014 3:31 pm

Contributed Photo Julie Johnson became a cop “to help people”—and has found one way to do that without having to lock anyone up.

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Fair Haven Targets Colon Cancer

by Jordi Gassó | Sep 29, 2014 1:27 pm

Jordi Gassó Photo New Haven is one of just three cities in the nation to receive a grant to expand colorectal (aka colon) cancer screenings and treatment, provided to underserved communities at low or no cost.

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YNHH Launching New Musculoskeletal Center

by Paul Bass | Sep 24, 2014 3:00 pm | Comments (1)

Without a public announcement, Yale-New Haven has begun building a “groundbreaking” research and treatment center at its St. Raphael campus aimed in part at aging baby boomers battling bad hips, broken backs, multiple sclerosis or Parkinson’s disease.

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New Haven Farms Marks Fall With Health & Harvest

by Allan Appel | Sep 24, 2014 2:37 pm

Allan Appel Photo Carmen Perez grew up thinking kale and spinach were “stinky and gross.” In her native Puerto Rico she had never once eaten them, either.

Now Perez not only makes leafy green vegetable and fruit smoothies in her kitchen. She also helps to grow the fresh, organic produce herself and, in the process, has lost 30 pounds.

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Obamacare Begins Boosting Mental-Health Care

by Allan Appel | Sep 24, 2014 8:04 am

Allan Appel Photo Obamacare is poised to help the mental-health business—assuming some promises are carried out.

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Schools Take Precautions Against Enterovirus68

by Allan Appel | Sep 22, 2014 3:34 pm

Don’t panic, but when you wash your hands with soap and water, sing the Happy Birthday song twice. That’ll ensure you wash for at least 20 seconds.

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City Gets $5.4M To Combat Infant Mortality

by Allan Appel | Sep 12, 2014 5:56 pm | Comments (2)

Allan Appel Photo Some $5.4 million in new federal money is coming to town to continue to combat infant mortality citywide and to reduce glaring ethnic and racial disparities in birth outcomes.

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Ring The Bell For Sickle Cell

by Babz Rawls-Ivy | Sep 11, 2014 1:14 pm

This article originaly appeared in the Inner-City News, where Babz Rawls-Ivy is the managing editor.

James Rawlings is on a serious mission ... to raise awareness of Sickle Cell Disease. 

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