Considering breastfeeding? 3 simple tips for new parents
August marks the beginning of National Breastfeeding Month. This month offers a great opportunity to raise awareness of breastfeeding and all of the options and resources available for new parents.
How to avoid ticks this summer – and remove them the right way
Ticks are most active from spring through fall. In CT, we usually start to see more tick bites around June and lasting until the end of summer and even into September.
Connecticut's 1st heat wave of summer is here: How to stay safe
Temperatures are expected to reach 90 degrees in Connecticut this week. During these hot summer days, it’s important to stay safe and know the signs of heat-related illness.
Monkeypox in CT: What to know
Monkeypox cases have been steadily growing in the U.S. over the past two months, and recently five cases have been identified in Connecticut.
Should my young child get the COVID-19 vaccine?
Stamford Health's Director of Infectious Diseases discusses COVID-19 vaccines for kids ages 6 months to 5 years old. Which vaccine is best and when should my child get it?
3 reasons to take your vacation days – right now
For your mental health, it's important to take time away from work -- and really unplug. Here, a Stamford Health psychiatrist shares a few reasons to schedule that vacation.
10 foods to eat for better brain health
Diets rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, fish, and unsaturated fats, while limiting red meat, sweets, cheese, and eggs, maybe be better for the brain.
4 physical symptoms of stress – and what to do about it
Here are a few different ways stress could show up in the body, and how to combat its effects.
Strokes at any age: What to know
Did you know that stroke affects many people who are younger than 65, and that women are at higher risk? When women or young people have symptoms, they may not seek care.
Feeling under the weather? How to tell if it's just the sniffles
How to tell when it's just the sniffles? COVID-19 and flu are circulating in Fairfield County. If you're feeling sick, here is some advice on what to do next.