Category Archives: Early Detection

Go Red For Women! Friday February 6th

Each year, 1 in 3 women die of heart disease and stroke. But we can change that because 80 percent of cardiac events can be prevented with education and lifestyle changes! This Friday, February 6, is National Wear Red Day! … Continue reading

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Weitzman Weekly

Spotlight: Planned Care Dashboard Evaluation Study One of the objectives of Community Health Center, Inc’s (CHC) Weitzman Institute is to promote the use of innovative technology to improve the quality of care delivered to patients. One tool that has been … Continue reading

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Weitzman Weekly

Spotlight: Khushbu Khatri This week, I had the chance to speak with the first ever AmeriCorps member to serve at the Weitzman Institute (WI). Some may know Khushbu Khatri from her involvement in a multitude of projects but few are fortunate … Continue reading

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Introducing the CHC Health Corps Members!

This week we will introduce a second AmeriCorps member who is spending their year of service with us here at Community Health Center. We are pleased to introduce Kristen Kleener, who is working with the Early Detection Program. Read her … Continue reading

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Farewell, EDP!

The end of July marks the final days of my 11-month service term with the Early Detection Program here at the Community Health Center, Inc. This meaningful year with EDP has not only taught me the importance of preventative medicine, but has … Continue reading

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It’s National Women’s Health Week!

Did you know that Mother’s Day this past Sunday actually marked the first day of National Women’s Health Week? The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health.  The goal of Women’s Health Week, May 11-17th, is … Continue reading

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month!

Be sure to dress in blue on Friday, March 7th to spread the word about Colon Cancer awareness! Just as the pink ribbon represents the fight against breast cancer, a blue star provides hope in battling colorectal cancer. Did you … Continue reading

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World Cancer Day – Debunk the Myths!

Did you know that there were 667 events across the world planned around February 4th, 2014? February 4th, 2014 marked World Cancer Day, a chance to advocate globally about cancer.  It brought about a wonderful opportunity to discuss new information … Continue reading

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An Early Detection Program Success Story

My name is Sayali Ghatpande and I am a HealthCorps Member serving with the Connecticut Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, EDP for short, here at the Community Health Center of Middletown. EDP offers preventative services, treatment, and follow-up … Continue reading

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A Preventable, Treatable Killer – National Cervical Health Awareness Month

The month of January marks not only a new year, but also highlights an important topic in women’s health – cervical health awareness. Why not add prevention to your list of New Year’s Resolutions? Cervical cancer occurs when cells of … Continue reading

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