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.
by Paul Bass | Oct 28, 2014 6:29 pm | Comments (24)
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.
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.
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.
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.
by Staff | Oct 6, 2014 3:31 pm
Julie Johnson became a cop “to help people”—and has found one way to do that without having to lock anyone up.
by Jordi Gassó | Sep 29, 2014 1:27 pm
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.
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.
by Allan Appel | Sep 24, 2014 2:37 pm
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.
by Allan Appel | Sep 24, 2014 8:04 am
Obamacare is poised to help the mental-health business—assuming some promises are carried out.