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Health listings for Oct. 31

October 28, 2014
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Health listings for Oct. 31

TUESDAY, NOV. 4 SOUTHINGTON BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Held by Central Connecticut Senior Health Services. Southington YMCA, 29 High St., Southington. THURSDAY, NOV. 6 SOUTHINGTON BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 11 a.m. to noon. Held by Central Connecticut Senior Health Services. Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St., Southington.

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Health listings for Oct .17

October 17, 2014
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Health listings for Oct .17

FRIDAY, OCT. 17 BRISTOL TRANSFORMATIONAL HEALING WORKSHOP. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. With Reconnective Healer Nancy Santullo. Connecticut to your natural ability to transform fears, unresolved relationship issues, addictions, physical, emotional and spiritual imbalances through captivating energy field, meditations, sound, laughter, and individual sharing. Medical office of Dr. Victoria Biondi, 122 Maple St., Bristol. RSVP. Space…

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Officials put plans in place for Ebola, no cases in the state

October 17, 2014
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Officials put plans in place for Ebola, no cases in the state

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer Although there have been no confirmed cases of Ebola in Connecticut, the nation just witnessed the first fatal case of Ebola in the U.S. and, as the disease continues to sweep Western Africa, it’s becoming an international concern. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), Ebola is “rare and…

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Health listings for Oct. 10

October 10, 2014
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Health listings for Oct. 10

TUESDAY, OCT. 14 BRISTOL NURTURING TOUCH—INFANT MASSAGE. 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Opportunity to bond with baby. The Parent and Child Center, 9 Prospect St., Bristol. Free. Register. (860) 585-3895. cgaray@BristolHospital.org OTHER DINNER WITH THE DOC. 5 to 7 p.m. Learn about congestive heart failure. Complimentary dinner will be served. Arbor Rose at Jerome Home,…

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Health listings for Oct. 3

October 3, 2014
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SATURDAY, OCT. 4 OTHER FREE SCREENING MAMMOGRAMS AND CLINIC BREAT EXAMS TO ELIGIBLE WOMEN. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. For women, 40 or older and have not had a mammogram in the past 12 months, have no insurance or insurance with a high deductible, have no breast cancer history, current symptoms, or breast problems. Sponsored…

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Health listings for Sept. 26

September 23, 2014
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OCT. 1-22 BRISTOL ZUMBA. 5:15 to 6 p.m. on Wednesdays. Held by Bristol Hospital Parent and Child Center. Bristol Hospital’s Hughes Auditorium, Level A, Brewser Road, Bristol. $10 per participant for four weeks. Sliding scale fee structure available. Free for low-income participants. Pre-registration required. (860) 585-3895. THURSDAY, OCT. 2 BRISTOL FUN WITH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES.…

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Health district holds open house to showcase services

August 3, 2014
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By Lindsay Carey, Staff Writer Plainville-Southington Health District officials recently held an open house to inform the public about the support and services that they provide for the two towns. Shane Lockwood, director of the Plainville-Southington Health district and Deputy Commissioner Katherine Lewis, from the Connecticut Department of Public Health, led the information session and…

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Health officials warn about mosquito born diseases

July 13, 2014
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Health officials warn about mosquito born diseases

By Ed Harris Editor Local health officials are asking residents to remain vigilant about mosquitoes, citing their ability to spread disease. There are over 2,500 species of mosquitoes worldwide, with 49 species calling Connecticut home. Not every species of mosquitoes bite, and when they do, it is only the females. Less than half of the…

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Health district purchases defibrillators

May 26, 2014
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By Ed Harris Editor The Plainville-Southington Health District has recently purchased to AEDs (automated external defibrillators). One defibrillator was placed at the Municipal Center in Southington and the other at town hall in Plainville. “The members of the Board of Health felt these were important public health and life saving tools,” said Shane Lockwood, director…

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‘Conquering Hypertension’ discussed next Thursday

February 19, 2014
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A free open house and information event, “Conquering Hypertension,” at Wheeler’s Health & WellnessCenter, 10 North Main St., Bristol, will highlight Wheeler’s integrated health care services; the signs and symptoms of hypertension, and strategies to eliminate hypertension through a healthy lifestyle. The open house includes tours of Wheeler’s Health & WellnessCenter; Body Mass Index (BMI)…

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