Category Archives: Wellness

Maternal and Infant Early Childhood Home Visiting Program

Hi everyone- My name is Susan Brule. Most parents have wondered at one time or another why kids don’t come with an instruction booklet. As program director for CHC’s Maternal and Infant Early Childhood Home Visiting Program, I like to … Continue reading

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Pokémon Go: In, Near, and Around the Health Center

The new Pokémon GO game, based off of the popular card game, has launched and people can’t seem to get enough of it. My Facebook and Twitter feeds have been inundated with posts from people playing the game and it … Continue reading

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Classic Roasted Salsa

Ingredients: 2 large tomato’s 1 medium white onion, halved 3 jalapenos 3 garlic cloves, unpeeled 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice (from 2 limes) Coarse salt and ground pepper 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro Directions: Heat broiler, with rack in top position. Place … Continue reading

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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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Fruity Fun Skewers

As summer quickly approaches we encourage everyone to eat healthy and be happy!  This weeks Featured recipe is: Fruity Fun Skewers Prep time: 15 minutes Ready in: 15 minutes Ingredients: 5 large strawberries, halves 1/4 cantaloupe, cut into balls or … Continue reading

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LGBT Q&A Session with Marwan Haddad, MD, MPH

How do we improve care to members of the LGBT community? We improve care to members of the LGBT community by first making them feel welcome and respected. If we don’t create an environment that is accepting and affirming, LGBT … Continue reading

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Meet featured physician Marwan Haddad, MD, MPH

After a recent conversation with Dr. Haddad I had the pleasure of learning about his fascinating life and the journey that led him to CHC. With much excitement in his voice, Dr. Haddad shared he was born in Lebanon but … 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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Connecticut Mission of Mercy 2015, a look back on last weekend’s clinic

CT Mission of Mercy 2015:   by Julia Sisson Every year, dental care providers throughout Connecticut gather at the Mission of Mercy, a free clinic offering services to patients both insured and uninsured. The event is only two days long, but patients … Continue reading

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