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ShugaTrak Preps For Marketing Push

by Anisa Jibrell | Feb 27, 2015 1:39 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 7:53 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 12:05 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 3:24 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 2:30 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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Post-Newtown Trauma Team Gets To Work

by Aliyya Swaby | Dec 26, 2014 8:52 am | Comments (1)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Ana Rodriguez got reports of two weekend break-ins in one month at Clinton Avenue School. The computers were not ransacked but the teachers’ vending machine was.

The principal soon realized the burglars were her own students, in search of food and a place to spend the night.

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Stop & “Shop” For Mental Health

by Allan Appel | Dec 10, 2014 2:40 pm | Comments (2)

Allan Appel Photo From now on when you go shopping for milk and groceries at the Stop & Shop on Whalley Avenue, you can also pick up breathing techniques to lessen stress and tips on how to better communicate with your kids, and a whole range of other mental and behavioral health services.

It’s such a bargain, it won’t cost you a penny.

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Healthy Start Celebrates $5.7M Boost For Next Phase Of Work

by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 8, 2014 11:00 am | Comments (3)

Markeshia Ricks Photo The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven’s Healthy Start Program celebrated 19 years of service to the women and babies of the city, and a $5.4 million grant that will help it continue its work through 2019.

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Pioneering Needle Exchange Keeps Saving Lives

by Aliyya Swaby | Dec 1, 2014 7:52 am | Comments (8)

Aliyya Swaby Photo George Bucheli prepared a bundle of supplies for the woman who approached the van: needles, cotton filters, antiseptic. He reached into the supply cabinet to add an injection cooker, but she didn’t want one. “Leave that for the people who actually need it,” she said.

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$4 Million Grant To Help New Haven’s Youngest

by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 19, 2014 7:49 am | Comments (1)

Markeshia Ricks photo Over the next five years, the Connecticut Department of Children and Family Services, the Department of Public Health and the City of New Haven will receive $4 million in federal funds to prove that providing integrated physical and mental health services improves outcomes for the city’s youngest children, particularly those who live in the Dwight neighborhood.

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