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  • Middle School Teacher Promoted To Health, Physical Education Administrator

    EAST HARTFORD — A health and physical education teacher at East Hartford Middle School has been hired as the school system's supervisor of health and physical education for grades K-12. Tracy Stefano's first day in the new position was Monday....
  • Crusaders needed to answer mental health cries

     Crusaders needed to answer mental health cries
    It's hard to say what would suddenly drive a man to threaten his roommates with a gun. Or cause him to threaten to shoot himself. Or to shout at responding officers, with weapon in hand, "Just do it." But those suicidal actions last week led to the...
  • Mental-health bill would help families before crisis strikes

    At age 27, my son's life and the lives of his family changed forever. He was transformed into a different person. His behavior became weird, psychotic and delusional. He was obsessed with neurotic religious beliefs: He thought that God had anointed him...
  • Flu vaccine will cover more strains

    Flu vaccine will cover more strains
    Doctors are hoping a more comprehensive flu vaccine formula being given this year will undercut flu season before it starts this fall. The shots guard against four strains of the flu, one more than the traditional three-strain, or trivalent, flu shots...
  • White Township cat had rabies, Warren County health department warns

    The Warren County Health Department is reporting that a free-roaming cat has tested positive for the rabies virus. The cat is described as an all-gray, domestic shorthaired adult male that frequented the area of the 600 block of Brass Castle Road in...
  • Raccoon killed by dog in Suffolk tests positive for rabies

    A raccoon that was killed by a dog in Suffolk tested positive for rabies, local health department officials said Friday. The incident happened in the Driver area of the city, according to a news release. Health department officials will observe the dog,...
  • Stints of standing while working may reduce back pain

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The evils of too much sitting include body aches, pains and fatigue, but a new study suggests that 30-minute stints of standing at work may relieve aching backs without harming productivity. Australian office workers...
  • Gurnee man first documented West Nile case in Lake County this year

    Gurnee man first documented West Nile case in Lake County this year
    Lake County's first documented case of West Nile Virus is a 48-year-old Gurnee man, as Health Department officials credit a cool, wet summer with depressing the population of virus-carrying culex mosquitoes, which thrive in hot, dry conditions. In...
  • Like other '50s-era relics, it's time to retire cruel experiments on monkeys

    Most people are probably familiar with the infamous experiments conducted by Harry Harlow starting in the 1950s. Harlow whom author Laurel Braitman calls "a dark lord of monkey torture" in her new book, "Animal Madness" tore newborn monkeys away from...
  • GCC to host health event

    Glendale Community College will host a conference on Saturday with more than 10 panelists from various disciplines to speak on health practices and social stigmas surrounding substance abuse and domestic violence. The event will be cohosted by Didi...
  • Family Health & Fitness Expo

    Family Health & Fitness Expo
    Family Health & Fitness Expo October 11 and 12: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Join NBC 6 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 11-12, at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention and Meeting Facility for the Family Health & Fitness Expo. The Expo is free to the...