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DERBY, CT (May 6, 2013) - Griffin Hospital in Derby has earned the service industry-coveted 2012 Angie’s List Super Service Award, an honor awarded annually to approximately 5 percent of all the companies rated on Angie’s List, the nation’s leading provider of consumer reviews on local service companies.
DERBY, CT (April 2, 2013) - The Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA) officially awarded a $74,480 grant to Griffin Hospital in Derby to help uninsured and underinsured women in the Greater Valley area receive breast cancer screenings.
DERBY, CT (September 19, 2012) - The Valley Goes Pink is a grassroots, community wide effort throughout the Lower Naugatuck Valley to increase awareness about breast cancer and the importance of early detection, support the Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness at Griffin Hospital and celebrate the charitable spirit of the Valley’s businesses and organizations.
Four-Year Study of Massage for Osteoarthritis of the Knee to be Conducted with Partners at Duke Integrative Medicine and University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
HAMDEN & WALLINGFORD, CT (November 3, 2011) - Rates of childhood obesity, and related risk factors for chronic disease, are at unprecedented levels, and rising throughout the U.S. and here in Connecticut. To help reverse this trend, Quinnipiac University and the Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center have been partnering with Connecticut schools in Hamden and Wallingford to bring nutrition education and physical activity into elementary school classrooms. This project has been supported by the Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation, LLC.
DERBY, CT (November 15, 2010) - In a debate just published online in the International Journal of Obesity, obesity and nutrition expert, Dr. David Katz - Director of the Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center - says it is forks over feet. Calories in, rather than calories out, says Katz, are the main cause - and the main hope for a cure - for epidemic childhood obesity.
DERBY, CT (September 19, 2011) - New and expectant parents are invited to attend a free Baby Fair hosted by Griffin Hospital’s Childbirth Center from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 24 at Griffin Hospital.
DERBY, CT (July 7, 2011): CDW-G of Shelton is the 2011 Community Corporate Cup Champion following a very strong finish that included victories in the final two events and three of the last four Corporate Cup events. CDW-G got off to a great start in the very first event when Evelyn Allen rolled a perfect game and CDW-G won their first of four event titles. They also took first place in the Run/Walk, Wiffleball, and the Healthy Team competitions. PerkinElmer , also of Shelton, finished a strong second this year after winning the Corporate Cup for the previous four years. They managed to capture individual titles in Orienteering, Run/Walk and Mini-Golf. BIC Incorporated, also of Shelton, finished in third place for the second straight year. View final scores, photo, and video »
DERBY, CT (May 27, 2011) - As summertime approaches, eating healthier, losing weight, and getting into shape becomes a priority for many. You may find yourself wondering, "Which is the better snack - tortilla chips or pretzels?" or "Is it better to choose the bread with higher fiber or the one with lower sodium?"
DERBY, CT (May 16, 2011) - The Griffin Hospital Volunteer Department is offering a Basic-level Soft Touch workshop from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm Saturday, June 11. The workshop will explain the basic concepts of Soft Touch, which is one of several Planetree components at Griffin Hospital that contribute to creating an exceptional patient experience.