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Nicotine’s New Target: How E-Cigarette Ads Reach Minority Teens

It seems that E-cigarette companies may target different racial groups with their ads more than others. 

Jun 19, 2024

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Community-Based Assets and Needs Survey

Community-Based Assets and Needs Survey

The Health Improvement Alliance, the Bridgeport Department of Health & Social Services is working with partners to distribute the DataHaven Community-Based Assets and Needs Survey to local residents. The goal of this brief, voluntary survey is to better understand the quality of life and important issues facing people who live in our region.

Jun 17, 2024

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Health Reminder: Check your local heat risk

Health Reminder: Take Precautions During This Week's Heat Wave

Anyone can get heat stress, but some people are more at risk, especially those working outside.

Jun 17, 2024

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Health Advisory Diamond Shruumz Brand Products

Health Advisory: Severe Illness Potentially Associated with Consuming Diamond Shruumz Brand Products

The CDC, FDA, America's Poison Centers, and local partners are investigating serious illnesses linked to Diamond Shruumz™ chocolate bars, cones, and gummies, which contain a mix of mushrooms.

Jun 14, 2024

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Tick-borne Threat: What You Need to Know About Powassan Virus

The incidence of Powassan virus has increased over the past 10 years. What is this virus and how can you prevent it?

Jun 05, 2024

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Consistency is key: Research shows that a healthy daily routine may improve mental health

This study had a unique way of showing that healthy routine matters for mental health and consistency in your daily schedule can help reduce symptoms of depression.

May 22, 2024

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