Tips to Help Prevent Sports Injury in Children

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Now that school has begun, sports are in full swing. From football to field hockey and everything in between, today’s students participate in sports more now than ever before. Physical activity is good for body, mind and soul. However, with its benefits come disadvantages such as injury. Even though high-contact sports pose a greater risk… Read more »

Are you a mosquitoes favorite meal?

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There are just some people mosquitoes prefer to bite more than others. Sadly, I’m one of them. In fact, 1 out of 10 people are “mosquito magnets.” Researchers discovered 85% is due to genetics, (thanks, mom). But, there are other factors to consider in the mosquito equation. Studies have shown mosquitoes are attracted to people… Read more »

Measles Outbreak

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Measles Outbreak: What You Should Know According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1,109 individual cases of measles have been confirmed in 28 states since the beginning of 2019, an increase of 737 cases from 2018.* On January 28, 2919, the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) announced that it has confirmed… Read more »