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Veggies, Soft Drinks Divide DeLauro & Brown

by Paul Bass | Oct 29, 2014 4:43 pm | Comments (4)

When Michelle Obama headlines a rally at Wilbur Cross Thursday, a man named James Brown won’t be applauding the lower-calorie changes she has brought to the school cafeteria.

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From His Kitchen “Prison,” Ebola Non-Victim Blasts Governor’s “Maddening Overreaction”

by Paul Bass | Oct 28, 2014 6:29 pm | Comments (24)

Facebook Ryan Boyko sat by an open rear window late Thursday afternoon, inches from the East Rock backyard he may not enter, continuing by laptop to try to help Liberia contain the Ebola epidemic.

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Yale Limits Travel To & From Three “Ebola-Affected” Countries

by Staff | Oct 22, 2014 8:10 am

Yale administrators will limit travel to and quarantine individuals returning from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, because of the Ebola virus outbreaks in those countries.

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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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Roadkill
Oct 30, 2014 2:29 pm
Address: 277-299 Crescent Street New Haven, Connecticut
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Dead raccoon on Crescent near corner of Ellsworth.

Trash Not Collected
Oct 30, 2014 2:28 pm
Address: 25 Tilton Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 2

Trash was not collected at this location. Please send someone to remove the missed...

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