May 24, 2016
When it was first reported on the news, it seemed like it was a story for entertainment, and not a serious issue.  Yale security police were walking the campus asking student pedestrians to sign a...
May 17, 2016
Fishing season is open! Fish is a good, low-fat, and economical source of protein. Many healthy heart programs recommend eating more fish meals due to the effect of fish oils. Other nutrients such as...
May 10, 2016
People have become very wary about chemicals in the products they use.  Understandably, as chemical use should be employed with caution and education. However, there are times when using chemicals...
May 03, 2016
…and what will follow? It’s barely spring and yet during the night, an army of tiny ants descends upon a dropped bit of last night’s dinner! Apparently, temperatures do not trigger their appearance....
April 26, 2016
Although we don’t typically think of spring as flu season, cases of flu have increased dramatically within our district during March and April and will most likely continue through May.  This column...
April 19, 2016
You have been told that your blood pressure is at a desirable level. That is a good thing. So you probably don’t think about it much and don’t pay too much attention to health information about high...
April 12, 2016
National Volunteer Week is April 10-16, 2016. Quinnipiack Valley Health District wishes to thank all those who volunteer in the community and who have committed to helping others. You do make a...
April 05, 2016
The health of a community is not just the absence of illness or disease. Rather, the health of a community involves all aspects of life, including economic, recreational, environmental, cultural and...
March 29, 2016
Imagine you have just found the perfect house! Well, almost perfect. It’s a little small and has too few bedrooms, but over the years you plan to be there, you will add on as your family grows. Or...
March 22, 2016
    …have excessive thirst? Pee often? Feel hungry all the time? Have you lost some weight without trying? (Why worry about that? That’s a good thing, isn’t it?) Are you tired all the time, even when...

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