by Paul Bass | Oct 1, 2015 12:52 pm | Comments (2)
Connecticut hospitals’ plea for help has landed on two sets of ears from two sides of the aisle.
by Staff | Oct 1, 2015 7:20 am
Mubarakah Ibrahim has a new buzzword on the brain: mindfulness.
by Lucy Gellman | Sep 30, 2015 3:53 pm | Comments (23)
If the federal government defunds Planned Parrenthood, poor women — and men — in and around New Haven won’t just have trouble obtaining birth control, STI testing, and abortion services. Thousands of them will also lose access to cervical and ovarian cancer screenings and routine breast exams. That loss of preventative care could translate to thousands of women battling a life-threatening disease that wasn’t caught early enough.
by Staff | Sep 23, 2015 8:52 am
Discovery to Cure sent in the following release:
The third annual Discovery to Cure – Beverly Levy Walk will be held at Yale University’s Woolsey Hall on College Street in New Haven on Sunday, September 27, 2015. Discovery to Cure, a program of Yale School of Medicine’s Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, advances the prevention, early detection and treatment of women’s reproductive cancers, which include ovarian, uterine, cervical and endometrial cancers.
by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 17, 2015 2:36 pm | Comments (1)
U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy’s father smoked despite being a doctor. Murthy and his sister used to cut their father’s cigarettes in half to try to force him to stop.
by David Sepulveda | Sep 17, 2015 2:11 pm | Comments (1)
The image of a young boy biting into a shiny, red apple materialized over several hours late Wednesday afternoon as Ryan (Arcy) Christenson, a graffiti artist and muralist, painted his statement on a large 8’ x 12’ panel at Orange Street’s Pitkin Plaza.
by Markeshia Ricks | Sep 11, 2015 10:52 am | Comments (1)
Seven-year-old Ramaya Glass goes to the dentist regularly and has the smile to prove it.
Some students at her school, Augusta Lewis Troup, don’t see a dentist. Yet. Starting this school year, they will have a chance at better oral health and having a smile like Ramaya’s.
by Paul Bass | Sep 8, 2015 2:47 pm
Samantha knows how it feels to struggle with mental illness and feel to anxious to get on a city bus.
by Paul Bass | Sep 2, 2015 2:27 pm
Young people in orange “CARE” T-shirts are returning to six New Haven neighborhoods this week—because they care how people eat and breathe.
by Staff | Aug 19, 2015 12:54 pm | Comments (10)
Poor black women don’t care about improving their health, in the view of one foundation grant reviewer.