Month: February 2016

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Zika Virus in Connecticut: Should We be Concerned?

With Zika virus in the news daily, you might be wondering if we should be concerned about Zika Virus making its way to Connecticut. First let’s explain what Zika Virus is: What is Zika Virus? Zika is a disease spread through the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito. Originally discovered in Uganda in 1947, up until …

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7 Top Warning Signs of a Heart Attack

February is National Heart Month. Heart disease does not need to be your fate, even with genetic risk factors. There are always things you can be doing, especially if you are at risk for heart disease to help prevent heart disease or a heart attack. That being said, knowing the top warning signs of heart attack is critical …

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