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Soccer Injury Prevention

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Soccer Injury Prevention

By Dr Lee Day PT, DPT, MS, ATC, CSCS, ITPT

Soccer is by far the number one sport in the world; over 226 countries participate and over 240 million men, women, boys and girls of all ages are players. A typical soccer player will average 7 to 9 miles of running per game, depending on their position. Soccer entails a lot of stop and go,…

Today’s Minimally Invasive Spine Techniques

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Today’s Minimally Invasive Spine Techniques

By Dr. Justin Paul

If you suffer from persistent back pain with sciatica or neck pain shooting into the arm, you may be a candidate for a more permanent solution. Advancements in technology, technique and materials make surgery on the spine more effective and easier to recover from. More and more patients are able to leave the hospital quickly…

Credit Cards for People with Poor Credit Scores: 5 Things You Should Know

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Credit Cards for People with Poor Credit Scores: 5 Things You Should Know

By Renata DeOliveira

People who have a poor rating are likely hoping to rebuild their credit score. There are many different reasons for damaged credit, but there is always a way to rebound. One of the best ways to begin the rebuilding process is to open a new loan line. Fortunately, there are credit cards for people with…

The Opioid Crisis in America

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The Opioid Crisis in America

By Valerie B. Calistro, Esq. Managing Partner, Ventura Law

It’s estimated that more than 55,000 Americans die each year from a drug overdose, which has become the leading cause of death among individuals under the age of 50. Sixty percent of these deaths are caused by opioids. The rise in fatalities over the past 15 years has been staggering – a greater than three-fold…

Don’t Simply Age, Age With Grace

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Don’t Simply Age, Age With Grace

By Tribuna Staff

Let us introduce ourselves – we are Grace Medical Aesthetics, an anti-aging medical practice out of Southbury. Grace Medical Aesthetics offers customized treatment plans for facial rejuvenation through wrinkle relaxers, dermal fillers, laser treatment and medical grade skincare treatments and products. Noninvasive body sculpting can be achieved through two incredible treatment options, CoolSculpting and Ultherapy. Grace…

United Way Fights for Economic Health: We Can Help You Realize Your Financial Goals

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United Way Fights for Economic Health: We Can Help You Realize Your Financial Goals

By Surline Jolicoeur and Sofia Dupi, United Way of Western Connecticut

At the beginning of the new year, many of us make resolutions to improve some aspect of our lives. Have you resolved to improve your financial life, move closer to your dream of homeownership or to make 2018 the year you finally set up a college savings or retirement account? United Way may be able…

Boost Your Spirits But Know Your Limits Alcohol and The Holidays: What You Need to Know

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Boost Your Spirits But Know Your Limits Alcohol and The Holidays: What You Need to Know

By Terry Budlong

Most people like to celebrate during the holidays by drinking, but we often put ourselves and others at risk because we aren’t aware of how alcohol affects us. Alcohol impairs decision-making ability and our driving skills long before we show physical signs of intoxication. Did you know that one 5-ounce glass of wine can take…

The Importance and Value of Giving Back

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The Importance and Value of Giving Back

By Isabel Almeida, United Way of Western Connecticut

There’s an old Portuguese proverb that has deep relevance to the work of United Way. And, over the last few years, as United Way of Western Connecticut (UWWC) has focused their work on hard-working, struggling households called ALICE® (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed), that proverb has taken on new meaning. “A caridade bem ordenada, por…