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Help Kids Kick Cancer by Giving Blood with the Red Cross

Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts partner to raise awareness of childhood cancers, offer free haircut coupon to donors in September During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month this September, the Ameri…
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AmericanTown's Heroes: Veterans Trek X-Country to Heal and Help Others

Stories of veterans are often in the news, but not as often as they should be or maybe not the right stories or they are not being read by the right people because how else can we explain the number …
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AmericanTown's Heroes: Bella Gets Around With a Little Help From Her Big Friend, George

You have heard the expression a dog is a man's best friend, but what about a little girl? Bella Burton proves that a dog can be not only a best friend, but a huge help in getting around. Bella has …
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AmericanTown's Heroes: Ron Finley Helps Turn Food Deserts Into Food Forests

Liquor stores, fast food chains and vacant lots is how Ron Finley describes his neighorhood and he continues by saying he lives in a place known for drive thrus and drive bys—only the drive thrus can…
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Rooftops Newsletter: NFESH's Success in DC to be Replicated Around the Country

Thanks to a generous grant from the Walmart Foundation, NFESH will expand and replicate the successful What A Waste™ project that has been piloted in the nation’s capital. Read the news story.…
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Volunteers and Professionals Needed As Workshop Leaders For Spanish Health Promotion Program

Seeding Volunteers and Professionals for the Tomando Control de su Salud program designed to empower Spanish-speaking persons who struggle to manage diabetes, arthritis, asthma, high blood pres…
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Rooftops Newsletter: Against Aging in Place

"Aging-in-place may not be all it’s cracked up to be. That’s the view of a University of Florida professor of gerontology, who argues that the popular notion that older people are better off remainin…
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Bridgeport Hospital To Offer Screenings, Support Groups And Classes

Bridgeport, CT - Bridgeport Hospital will offer the following classes, health lectures, screenings and support groups during the month of February.Billing questions Bridgeport Hospital provides f…
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Lariat: New Way To Lasso Stroke Risk

Bridgeport, CT - The Electrophysiology team in the Joel E. Smilow Heart Institute at Bridgeport Hospital performed its first Lariat procedure Nov. 25 to prevent strokes in patients with atrial fibril…
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Health Coalition: Keep Your Holidays Healthy

Get Healthy CT's tips and activities for a healthier body, mind and spiritGet Healthy CT covers Fairfield and New Haven counties Bridgeport, CT -- Get Healthy CT, the regional wellness coalition o…
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Bridgeport Hospital to Offer Screenings, Support Groups and Classes

Bridgeport, CT - Bridgeport Hospital will offer the following classes, health lectures, screenings and support groups during the month of January. Billing questions Bridgeport Hospital provides …
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Bridgeport Hospital First in State to with Latest-generation da Vinci Xi Robot-assisted Surgery System

Bridgeport, CT --  Bridgeport Hospital is the first hospital in Connecticut to install and use the latest-generation da Vinci Xi robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery system. The first procedure…
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Health Coalition: Be Aware of Diabetes Risks this Thanksgiving

Get Healthy CT's tips and activities for a healthier body, mind and spirit Get Healthy CT covers Fairfield and New Haven counties Bridgeport, CT - Diabetes awareness and healthy eating for Thanksg…
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Bridgeport Hospital Auxiliary to Sponsor Benefit Fashion Show in Fairfield

Bridgeport, CT - The Bridgeport Hospital Auxiliary will sponsor "Shopping at the 18th Hole," a benefit fashion show at Brooklawn Country Club. The show will feature fall fashions from local bout…
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Pat McCabe Named 2014 CFO of the Year

Bridgeport Hospital CFO takes honor in Large Business categoryBridgeport, CT - Pat McCabe, senior vice president/chief financial officer for Bridgeport Hospital and senior vice president, Yale New Ha…
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