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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.
Darts, Orienteering, Horseshoes, & Mini-Golf Results
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."
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.
DERBY, CT (April 4, 2011) - Griffin Hospital will offer a free four-week nutrition course beginning Wednesday, May 18.
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.