Category Archives: Fitness

5 Tips for How to Cook Grilled Vegetables Perfectly

Oil Them Up! Vegetables dry out when they hit the heat without a little oil. Before they hit the grill, toss them with a light coating of oil. Don’t use too much—it not only adds unnecessary calories, but dripping oil causes flare-ups … Continue reading

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Meet featured physician Matthew Huddleston, MD

Someone once told me a good physician is a good teacher and based upon my recent conversation with Dr. Huddleston, I can attest to that being true. With a calm and compassionate demeanor Dr. Huddleston spoke about his education from … Continue reading

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Meet featured physician Robert Dudley, MD

As I was sitting in the lobby waiting for Dr. Dudley, I could see a little boy and his mother heading toward the exit. At around the same time Dr. Dudley walked through the front door and almost immediately the … Continue reading

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National Health Center Week 2015

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Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC) celebrated National Health Center Week 2015 (NHCW), as part of a weeklong campaign (August 9  -15) by providing free, family friendly events across the state of Connecticut. Community Health Center’s highlight their 50th year of success … Continue reading

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Recess Rocks Winter Series 2015 Underway!

When its cold, snowy, muddy, or slushy there is no better time for an indoor Recess Rocks class! For those who don’t know, Recess Rocks! is a Community Health Center Program designed to help reverse childhood obesity by getting kids moving in schools! The program … Continue reading

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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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Successfully Helping Patients Manage their Diabetes and Take Ownership of their Health!

The Danbury Community Health Center has implemented a new way to assist patients with managing their chronic disease and improve their overall health- Shared Medical Visits. The goal of these shared medical visits is to improve patient outcomes by empowering … Continue reading

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month!

As many of you know November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and the number of people effected by this disease is ever increasing in the United States and around the world. This month is intended to shed light on the daily … Continue reading

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Knock Out Domestic Violence!

As you may know October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, intending to shed light on the struggle that effects thousands of American families every day. Community Health Center Inc operates New Horizons, a domestic violence shelter and resource center, in … Continue reading

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June is Men’s Health Month

     The remarkably warm weather late last week welcomed in the month of June, and with that a very important awareness observance. June is Men’s Health Month, a nationwide effort to remind men of all ages how critical it is … Continue reading

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