Health

Physician Using 'Heart Month' Reminders To Save Lives

Published: February 22, 2019 at 06:00 am
When it comes to minimizing the life-threatening damage that can occur during a heart attack, Dr Essam Nakhla, a Cardiovascular Disease (cardiology) Specialist at Waterbury Hospital, knows that “time is muscle.”

Parent Connection Planning Mardi Gras Gala

Published: February 16, 2019 at 08:00 am
Newtown Parent Connection is inviting friends, supporters, and all local residents to join board members and organizers for the Third Annual Mardi Gras Gala. This year’s event is being planned for Saturday, April 6, at Fox Hill Inn in Brookfield.

Newtown VNA Heart Month Talk Focuses On Natural Alternatives

Published: February 14, 2019 at 10:10 am
Newtown VNA welcomed Dr Kenneth Hoffman to its February 5 meeting, kicking off Heart Month February 5. The medical director for SOPHIA Natural Health Center in Brookfield delivered a crash course on how alternative and eastern medicine can help benefit cardiovascular health.

Local Health District Issues Measles Advisory

Published: February 03, 2019 at 04:00 pm
As confirmed cases of measles increase in Connecticut, health professionals here in Newtown are taking notice.

‘Integrative Approach To Cardiovascular Disease:’ VNA Heart Health Month Event, February 5

Published: February 01, 2019 at 08:00 am
The Newtown VNA will host a special program on Tuesday, February 5, for Heart Health Month. In a brief lecture, Dr Kenneth Hoffman will introduce innovative information to detect early risk factors of cardiovascular disease, including tests and treatment that can naturally and successfully prevent the leading killer of women.

FUN Pre Super Bowl Party Planned

Published: January 27, 2019 at 07:00 am
Due to a weather-related cancellation of the January Families United in Newtown (FUN) meeting, activities scheduled that day will be rolled into a planned Sunday, February 3, gathering.

Specialist Shares Natural Remedies For Winter Skin Problems

Published: January 24, 2019 at 09:15 am
Wellness Spa Therapist Maria Sabla, owner of Maria Sabla Wellness Studio in Newtown, shares the best natural ways to remedy problem skin in the wintertime.

Resident's Serious Spinal Injury Successfully Treated By WCHN Specialist

Published: January 20, 2019 at 07:00 am
Danbury spinal physician David Bomback, MD, and countless medical professionals, technicians, therapists, and support staff, steered Newtown resident Kevin Shepard down a long road to recovery from a traumatic spinal injury so he was eventually walk his daughters down the aisle at their respective weddings last summer.
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