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Spring Allergies in the Northeast Expected to Be Worse than Usual

Seasonal allergies in the northeast are expected to be hitting us in Connecticut earlier than usual, and with more vengeance due to this past winters extreme cold. With so much melting snow here in Connecticut, a lot of moisture has been produced and is expected to  cause more pollen and mold spores to form than in …

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Urgent Care Proves to Be a Healthy Investment

Urgent Care is on the rise. Experts say the major factors behind the surge in urgent center growth can be attributed to the declining number of primary care doctors coupled with the rise of the  newly insured under the Affordable Care Act, of which Danbury participates, accepting all of the Connecticut Health Exchange plans  and …

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Treating Frostbite and Hypothermia

We are experiencing record breaking cold weather in the northeast and across the country. Frostbite and hypothermia are serious winter related conditions we normally do not have experience with, and yet they are both real health threats that rear their heads in prolonged outdoor exposure. Here are tips from the CDC to help treat frostbite. …

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