Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Norwalk Nutrition Workshop

Good nutrition is an important part of staying healthy, so, during the month of March, fifteen patients attended a nutrition workshop at our Norwalk site.  Today was the final day.  Heather used a mock grocery tour to review the 5 … Continue reading

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A Trip to Capitol Avenue

On Tuesday morning, I had the pleasure of accompanying Marie Yardis, the program manager of CHC’s Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection program to Hartford to learn more about the current situation behind funding for Early Detection Programs.  The CT … Continue reading

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What “Patient Centered Medical Home REALLY Means”

The following is a message I received from a CHC Doctor, adapted to the blog: Two of us were talking about how refreshing it is to work at our new site in Waterbury.  I truly believe that our patients are … Continue reading

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Vinnie’s – Sometimes Dance Hall, Sometimes Yoga Studio

A guest post from Emily Troll Sometimes dance hall, sometimes yoga studio, Vinnie’s is an important piece of the CHC’s work on wellness – not just for the body, but for the whole human being! Vinnie’s recently expanded to offer … Continue reading

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Paula Leibovitz Elected to Serve on the Commission on Dietetic Registration

CHC is proud to announce that Paula Leibovitz, a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator working with our Obesity Intervention programs in New Britain and Meriden, was recently elected to serve on the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) of the … Continue reading

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Mission of Mercy 2012

On Friday, March 23, 2012, a few minutes before 6:00 am, a round of applause broke out in the Western Connecticut State University Gymnasium. The reality of this sudden moment of praise had nothing to do with athletics, people were … Continue reading

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Conversations on Health Care Special Radio Interview on the Supreme Court and the Affordable Care Act

This week, CHC’s Conversation on Health Care has a special broadcast about the Supreme Court and the Affordable Care Act.  Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Professor Timothy Jost, Law Professor and Legal Scholar on Public Health Policy and … Continue reading

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Mark Masselli Presented Paul Harris Fellow by Middletown Rotary Club

On Thursday Evening, the Middletown Rotary Club presented the Paul Harris Fellow aware to CHC CEO Mark Masselli.  Here are some details of the award as well as comments from Patti Anne Vassia, first woman Middletown Rotary Club member as she … Continue reading

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Stop Tuberculosis in your Lifetime

Every year, on March 24, people across the world generate awareness about the bacterial disease called Tuberculosis. Although a cure for this disease was discovered in 1882, close to 1.5 million people lost their lives to TB in 2011. Mainly … Continue reading

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Celebrating National AmeriCorps Week!

During the designated week of AmeriCorps service across the country, March 10-18, many different groups organized service projects that promoted the week’s theme, “AmeriCorps Works”. At the Community Health Center, Inc. there are fourteen driven individuals that make up our … Continue reading

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