Health

Vets, Responders Called To Cardiac Health Event

Published: July 13, 2019 at 07:00 am
Veterans and first responders have all answered countless calls for service, and now they are being called to a first-of-its-kind series of health screening events aimed at ensuring their hearts are in tip-top health.

CVS Health Eye Care Products Recalled

Published: July 12, 2019 at 05:42 pm
The US Food & Drug Administration has announced that Altaire Pharmaceuticals Inc. on July 10 issued a voluntary recall for select lots of eye care products sold at CVS, including select CVS Health Brand products. 

Overdose Deaths Among Women Soaring Across All Drug Types

Published: July 05, 2019 at 07:00 am
Across the nation and here in Fairfield County, middle-aged women are overdosing in record numbers, highlighting the need for more treatment programs and increased awareness about the risks of drug use.

Follow These Red Cross Tips And Have A Safe 4th of July

Published: July 03, 2019 at 06:30 am
Newtown public safety agencies including its five fire companies, Underwater Search and Rescue, Fire Marshal, Health District, Police and volunteer ambulance service are joining the American Red Cross wishing everyone a great and safe holiday.

State Has Seen 14 Sickened By Salmonella Tainted Papaya

Published: July 02, 2019 at 02:00 pm
A growing number of Connecticut residents appear to be reporting sickness due to consuming Mexican grown papaya that health officials say is tainted with salmonella.

Bridge Fans, Scrabblers Converge For ‘Longest Day’ Fundraiser

Published: July 01, 2019 at 06:00 am
Twelve hours, 400 players, and more than $9,000 later, the Newtown Bridge Club and organizers of its third annual Longest Day Bridge and Scrabble event, June 19 at Edmond Town Hall, can celebrate their efforts toward ridding the world of Alzheimer’s Disease.

Community Conversation On Health, Relationships, And Balance, Friday At Edmond Town Hall

Published: June 26, 2019 at 07:00 am
A group of health and wellness experts will hold a Community Conversation on Friday, June 28th, 6:30pm at Edmond Town Hall in Newtown, on how we can improve our health through our relationships.

Giving Circle Celebrates 30th Annual Summer Hospice Breakfast

Published: June 20, 2019 at 07:00 am
MONROE — Regional Hospice and Palliative Care’s Newtown Chapter Giving Circle celebrated the milestone 30th anniversary of its Summer Breakfast on Wednesday, June 12, at The Waterview. Each year, the event gives thanks to the community and its volunteers for

Blood Drive Planned For Early July

Published: June 14, 2019 at 08:00 am
An American Red Cross Blood Drive is scheduled for Tuesday, July 2, from 8:30 am until 6:30 pm, at Newtown Congregational Church.
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