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  • CDC probing 10 cases of virus-related paralysis in kids

    CDC probing 10 cases of virus-related paralysis in kids
    U.S. health officials are investigating at least 10 cases of children in Colorado who developed limb weakness or paralysis after testing positive for a respiratory virus, state health officials said on Monday. Of the 10, four children tested positive...
  • Florida and Caribbean resort options for family and friend gatherings

    Florida and Caribbean resort options for family and friend gatherings
    “I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them,” Mark Twain once observed. If “the more, the merrier” is your philosophy for this year’s...
  • Healthy snacks are essential in maintaining healthy diet

    Healthy snacks are essential in maintaining healthy diet
    If life is hectic between work, taking kids to and from school, sports and after-school activities, and the hustle and bustle of everyday life, you may feel as if there’s no time to eat healthy. But if you have a schedule like this, it is even...
  • Preschool nutrition can be challenging

    Preschool nutrition can be challenging
    Preschool children, specifically ages 2 to 5, are notoriously picky eaters, and parents need to recognize that this is developmentally appropriate, although frustrating! Preschool is an appropriate time to begin teaching children the importance of...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Southington Senior Health Fair

    A health fair for older adults will be held Wednesday, Oct. 8, 9-11:30 a.m., at the Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St., Southington. This informative event will include demonstrations, educational materials, free health screenings (balance, bone density,...
  • Understanding vegetarianism

    Understanding vegetarianism
    Children may choose to become vegetarian for many reasons: cultural norm, a relative or friend is a vegetarian, weight loss, health reasons, concern about animal rights, etc. But what if you’re concerned your child may not get the proper nutrition...
  • Lehigh Valley health events include oral cancer walk, Get Bookin' 5K

    Lehigh Valley health events include oral cancer walk, Get Bookin' 5K
    WALK FOR AWARENESS 1 The Walk for Awareness-Oral Cancer will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bethlehem Township Municipal Park, 2900 Farmersville Road. Cost: $25, pre-registration; $30, day of event; $10, ages 6-10; free, ages 5 and under and oral...
  • CDC: Ebola cases could go as high as 1.4 million by late January

    In a grim assessment of the Ebola epidemic, researchers say the deadly virus threatens to become endemic to West Africa instead of eventually disappearing from humans. "The current epidemiologic outlook is bleak," wrote a panel of more than 60 World...
  • Trail Along Merritt Could Be Bad For Breathing

    The Sept. 21 editorial promoting a trail along the Merritt Parkway cries out for a response ["Don't Fear A Merritt Trail"]. As a co-founder of the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail and as a past member of the Governor's Commission on Greenways, it seemed...
  • Is State's Training School Medical Fix A Secret?

    Is State's Training School Medical Fix A Secret?
    Is it too much to ask that the state finally publicly release and implement a credible plan for addressing deficiencies in medical care at the Southbury Training School brought to the surface by the death of a developmentally disabled resident there two...
  • Lactose intolerance uncommon in young children

    Lactose intolerance uncommon in young children
    A parent emailed me via our iPhone App recently to ask if her child's constipation, which started as he was transitioning from formula to whole milk, could be a sign of lactose intolerance. She was concerned because her son was having very hard stools....