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  • Alzheimer's treatment studies seek healthier, younger subjects

    Alzheimer's treatment studies seek healthier, younger subjects
    The latest Alzheimer's clinical trial in South Florida illustrates a trend: More and more, researchers are seeking younger, healthier patients — people in the disease's early stages or who don't even have the neurological disorder but may be at risk...
  • New Central CT Health Director Has Passion, Sense Of Humor Too

    WETHERSFIELD -- New Central Connecticut Health District Director Charles Brown freely admits that his career path has been more of a zigzag than a straight line. The Orlando, Fla., native's jobs have ranged from Air Force aircraft mechanic to solid waste...
  • Malloy Focusing On Budget Cuts This Week As Deficit Looms

     Malloy Focusing On Budget Cuts This Week As Deficit Looms
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will be cutting the state budget later this week in order to help close a projected deficit ranging between $89 million and $99 million in the current fiscal year. Malloy's budget director, Benjamin Barnes, said...
  • Lehigh Valley health events include velodrome training series, free blood pressure screenings

    Lehigh Valley health events include velodrome training series, free blood pressure screenings
    FALL/WINTER TRAINING SERIES 1 Valley Preferred Cycling Center is holding its fall and winter training series throughout the off-season. Classes are geared toward youth riders who may not be ready for the intensity of the Junior Performance Academy,...
  • The Great American Smokeout and why it didn't work for me

    The Great American Smokeout and why it didn't work for me
    Thursday brings another Great American Smokeout, an admirable occasion that never did me any good as a cigarette smoker. It didn't help me for a couple reasons: I don't like to join things, and I could never not smoke for more than a couple hours...
  • Check out wellness events to stay healthy

    Health/wellness Al-Anon: 12-step group open to families and friends coping with problem drinkers. Daytime and evening meetings at various locations. Free. 407-896-4929 or 407-265-7334. Alzheimer's & Dementia: Support groups for caregivers. 10 a.m....
  • Can you be overweight and healthy?

    Can you be overweight and healthy?
    Is weight loss, by itself, healthy? My belief is that the more abs I can see, the healthier I am. This is because of what I must do to see those abs: exercise more, consume fewer barley beverages, raid my kids' candy stash less, fill up on vegetables....
  • Lehigh Valley nursing homes cited for violations

    Lehigh Valley nursing homes cited for violations
    After reading the allegations last month about problems with care at a national nursing home chain, I decided it was time to check how the nursing homes in the Lehigh Valley have been performing. I looked at every state Department of Health inspection...
  • Judge tosses out rules for 'Charlotte's Web' medical pot

     Judge tosses out rules for 'Charlotte's Web' medical pot
    A judge on Friday tossed out the state's proposed rules for "Charlotte's Web" medical marijuana, which means families waiting for the drug to help epileptic children and others will have to wait even longer. Because of the decision, the Florida...
  • Florida monitoring 10 individuals returning from Ebola zone

    Florida monitoring 10 individuals returning from Ebola zone
    The Florida Department of Health is monitoring 10 low-risk individuals who have been returning from Ebola-affected countries.  There are no confirmed cases of the disease in the state, officials said on Friday. The individuals have their temperatures...
  • Mental Health Center redevelopment a 'legacy project'

    Mental Health Center redevelopment a 'legacy project'
    A review of the former Mental Health Center's potential redevelopment called it a potential "legacy project" that could positively impact the entire community, Tinley Park officials said Tuesday. Tinley Park's mayor and trustees watched a presentation...