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Blog: Griffin Hospital News Releases

Expert Says Calories In Trump Calories Out in Childhood Obesity

By Lisa Seaberg on 11/15/2011

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.

Griffin Hospital Childbirth Center to Host Free Baby Fair Sept. 24

By Lisa Seaberg on 9/19/2011

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.

CDW-G Wins 2011 Corporate Cup Title

By Lisa Seaberg on 7/7/2011

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 »

Dr. David Katz explains the NuVal nutritional scoring system in a free webcast / conference call workshop June 9th

By Lisa Seaberg on 5/27/2011

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?"

Griffin Hospital to Offer "Soft Touch" Workshop June 11

By Lisa Seaberg on 5/16/2011

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.

Community Corporate Cup Continues

By Lisa Seaberg on 5/12/2011

Darts, Orienteering, Horseshoes, & Mini-Golf Results

Griffin Hospital to Celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day June 5

By Lisa Seaberg on 5/9/2011

DERBY, CT (May 9, 2011) - Griffin Hospital's celebration of National Cancer Survivors Day®, the world's largest cancer survivor event, will begin at noon Sunday, June 5 in the hospital dining room. All cancer survivors and their family members are invited to join the celebration. This year's theme is "Another Year of Birthdays."

IMC Fireside Chat - Physical activity: Why, Where and When?

By Lisa Seaberg on 4/8/2011

DERBY, CT (April 8, 2011) - The Integrative Medicine Center at Griffin Hospital will present "Physical Activity: Why, Where and When?" from 5:00 - 6:00 pm Thursday, April 21 at the Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital.

Griffin Hospital to Offer Free Four-Week Nutrition Class Beginning in May

By Lisa Seaberg on 4/4/2011

DERBY, CT (April 4, 2011) - Griffin Hospital will offer a free four-week nutrition course beginning Wednesday, May 18.

Are Healthful Foods Really More Expensive? A Cost Comparison of More and Less Nutritious Food Choices in US Supermarkets

By Lisa Seaberg on 3/25/2011

DERBY, CT (March 25, 2011) - A common belief is that foods that are "good for you" are more expensive than those that are less healthful. However, the results of a recent study contradict the notion that food shoppers must either spend more money to eat a healthful diet or save money by sacrificing the nutritional value of their food selections.