Category: Health & Fitness

Yaccarino

Rep. Yaccarino Votes for Bill Cracking Down on the Sale of Fentanyl

s legislation classifies fentanyl as a narcotic substance. The penalties for manufacturing and selling narcotics except as authorized by law, typically involve mandatory prison time along with substantial fines.

/ May 21, 2019

Quinnipiac University’s health science programs will host a Health Fair for North Haven on May 4

The health fair is free and open to the public. It will feature a Narcan training sign-up, foot screenings, healthy cooking demonstrations, educational carnival games and a food truck.

/ April 30, 2019

Quinnipiac University to present free lecture, ‘Lifestyle Medicine: The Common Sense Solution to the Chronic Illness Epidemic,’ on Feb. 27

Saray Stancic, MD, founder of Stancic Health and Wellness, LLC, will discuss preventing, treating and managing chronic illness through lifestyle changes.

/ February 22, 2019

Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University to host Rare Disease Day symposium Feb. 27

Rare Disease Day at Quinnipiac is a free event that provides an opportunity for patients, family members and researchers to share their stories and promote education, awareness and advocacy.

/ February 11, 2019

Quinnipiac University School of Law to host ‘Building Bridges and Finding Answers: The Opioid Crisis in Connecticut’

The summit will feature state and local government officials and leaders from various professions, including law, medical, nursing, education, social work and communications, who will take part in a series of presentations on the opioid crisis’ impact on Connecticut, what...

/ October 23, 2018

Quinnipiac University medical student selected for Howard Hughes Medical Institute Fellowship

Karimy – the first student selected from Quinnipiac’s five-year-old medical school – was among 66 students who received the 2018 HMMI Fellowship that provides $43,000 in grant support.

/ June 8, 2018

Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University to host information session for prospective students on June 9

During the information session, prospective students will receive information about the admissions process, hear from current medical students about their experiences at Netter, learn about the curriculum and clinical training opportunities and tour the school.

/ June 8, 2018

Fasano, Lawmakers Call for Public Hearing, Full Transparency on State’s Inmate Medical Care Failures

In recent months, a pattern of cases has come to light in which inmates in the state’s correction department were reportedly not provided proper medical care.

/ March 14, 2018

Sen. Fasano, Rep. Yaccarino Raise Awareness at the 2018 Rare Disease Day at the State Capitol

Sen. Fasano and Rep. Yaccarino are both long-time advocates for individuals who suffer from rare diseases and have worked on legislation to raise awareness and help people access treatment and research.

/ March 1, 2018

Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University Expands Research Capabilities with $2 Million State-of-the-Art Lab

The 6,000-square-foot laboratory is a model facility with sophisticated equipment for mammalian cell and microbial culture, analysis of biological materials including DNA, RNA, and proteins, and confocal microscopy of biological tissues.

/ December 12, 2017

North Haven Resident Recognized for Establishing First Annual Day of Awareness in the Country for Rare Bone Disorder

In 2016, LaPrade began the process of sharing her story with lawmakers at the State Capitol. This summer, the day of awareness was made official with the passage and signage of Public Act 17-204.

/ December 4, 2017

North Haven Woman Helps Connecticut Establish Annual Awareness Day for Rare Bone Condition

In 2016, LaPrade began the process of sharing her story with lawmakers at the State Capitol. This summer, the day of awareness was made official with the passage and signage of Public Act 17-204.

/ November 21, 2017