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Wellness Center Closer To East Rock Move

by Aliyya Swaby | Mar 20, 2015 12:47 pm | Comments (2)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Elm City Wellness’s plans to move from State Street into a former law office at 770 Orange St. have won unanimous approval from the City Plan Commission.

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MOMs Partnership Gives Birth To Stop & Shop Mental-Health Hub

by Allan Appel | Mar 13, 2015 2:18 pm

Allan Appel Photo Stop & Shop received an unusual delivery Friday: a mental-health and job-training “help desk.”

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Public To Weigh In On Federal Nutrition Standards

by Staff | Mar 6, 2015 12:18 pm

Adapted from Kurt Messner, Acting Regional Administrator, USDA Food and Nutrition Service:
For the first time ever, the United States Department of Agriculture is updating the nutrition standards for subsidized meals served at adult care centers—and encouraging members of the public to comment.

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Parks, Schoolyards Could Become Smoke-Free

by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 3, 2015 1:04 pm | Comments (27)

Need a cigarette break during a trip to Edgewood or East Shore Park? You might have to leave the premises to get your nicotine fix.

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Bound For Freetown

by Paul Bass | Mar 2, 2015 2:10 pm | Comments (1)

Paul Bass Photos New Haven is sending four ambulances and $16,000 in medical supplies to its Ebola-torn sister city in Sierre Leone, after a three-month community campaign exceeded its fundraising goal.

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ShugaTrak Preps For Marketing Push

by Anisa Jibrell | Feb 27, 2015 2:39 pm

Anisa Jibrell photo The following article was reported through a collaboration between the New Haven Independent and the Multimedia Journalism class at Southern Connecticut State University. The students are profiling small businesses around the New Haven area.

Sixteen months after debuting a glucose monitoring phone app, John Fitzpatrick is now in the process of smoothing out the edges and preparing for a big marketing push.

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Looney Pushes Bill To Train Seniors’ Caregivers

by Aliyya Swaby | Feb 16, 2015 8:53 am

Aliyya Swaby At 18 years old, Richard Bright became the primary caretaker of his mother, who was suffering from a chronic lung disease. He was given little instruction on how to help her through daily tasks.

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Closing The Deal On Clinic Opening

by David Sepulveda | Feb 11, 2015 1:05 pm | Comments (1)

DAVID SEPULVEDA PHOTO Jack Paulishen, an award-winning teacher at James Hillhouse High School, didn’t mince words: “As some of you know, I was diagnosed with malignant melanoma this past August, and part of me knows that I would not be getting this award if I didn’t have cancer. Having said that, if I was running this fundraiser (which I have in the past) I’d give me an award too. (Who wouldn’t buy a $25 ticket for a guy who has cancer? LOL.)”

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Vape Talk At Metro

by Aliyya Swaby | Jan 26, 2015 4:24 pm | Comments (3)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Lazlo Sedenszki, a junior at Metropolitan Business Academy, was the only student in the room who admitted to having ever “vaped.” But everyone in the room said they knew someone who had tried it.

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Medicaid Report Shows Successes, Gaps

by Staff | Jan 20, 2015 3:30 pm

Maritza Gant lost her healthcare coverage after divorcing her husband. After applying for Medicaid in October, she found she was able to keep her previous healthcare providers.

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Mar 27, 2015 12:55 pm
Address: Orange Street New Haven, CT, USA
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