| Oct 2, 2014
| 5:41 AM
The leaves are changing, the apples are being picked and you can find a fair every weekend, but fall also means the start of flu season. According to Debbie Staley, a nurse practioner at Sutay and Stewart Pediatrics in South Windsor, you should get a flu...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:36 AM
A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests kids are getting way too much screen time.
The study asserts that 98% of 12 to 15 year olds watch television daily, many exceeding the 2 hour a day time limit recommended by...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 10:39 AM
According to new research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 68 children in the United States has been identified with Autism Spectrum Disorder. This is 30% higher than previous estimates. The new data was collected by researchers...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 7:25 AM
Expect to see a whole lot of blue tomorrow in Connecticut and around the world!
Tomorrow, April 2nd, is World Autism Awareness Day. Each year, for the past 7, Autism Speaks celebrates "Light It Up Blue", which is a global initiative that kicks off ...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 11:43 AM
Today, at the State Capitol's Autism Awareness Day ceremony, the Hospital for Special Care, located in New Britain, debuted a new online resource called the Spectrum of Kindness (www.spectrumofkindness.org).
"It's an opportunity for families to share...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 8:56 AM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has developed first-of-their-kind voluntary guidelines for managing food allergies at school.
According to the report, studies show that 16-18% of kids with food allergies have had a reaction from...
| May 8, 2014
| 9:46 AM
This Mommy Minute segment aired on Fox CT last week, profiling Mystic mom, Lisa Saunders, who was asking legislators to make Connecticut the second state in the nation, after Utah, to require education about CMV, cytomegalovirus, to expectant mothers. ...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Regarding the Sept. 23 Viewpoint, "No link between vaccines and autism":
With all due respect to what Dr. Joshua Lenchus said about there being no link between autism and vaccines, I think he's wrong. Does he know that a 2004 CDC report concluding that...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 6:39 AM
Bon Secours Hampton Roads will give away hundreds of FREE flu shots part of Drive-Through Flu Shot Day.
Up to 500 flu shots are available at each location in Norfolk, Suffolk, Newport News and Portsmouth. This is the second year that the shots have...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Five people were treated then transported to local hospitals following a carbon monoxide leak at a grocery store near Pine Hills, Orange County Fire Rescue officials say.
A Hazmat team was sent to the Caribbean Supercenter at 5111 West Colonial Drive...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 5:15 PM
A Baltimore jury has awarded nearly $2.1 million to a 17-year-old city youth who was allegedly poisoned by lead paint in the 1990s when he was a toddler in an East Baltimore rental home.
The judgment against Elliot Dackman and the estates of Sandra and...