by Maria LaPiana
Well, Now
Sunscreen Dos and Don'ts


Sunscreen Dos and Don'ts

New labeling laws, diligence—and common sense—can help part the clouds in our bewilderment over sunscreen.

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Men's Health: The Connecticut Man Up Program


Men's Health: The Connecticut Man Up Program

Women see doctors, get routine screenings and outlive men by six years. Connecticut’s state comptroller says it’s time to even the playing field.

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Dealing with Rare Childhood Diseases


Dealing with Rare Childhood Diseases

Empowered parents are doing their best to find peace and hope for children afflicted by little-known disorders— raising awareness, driving research and embracing community wherever they can find it.

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Virtual Doctoring


Virtual Doctoring

Health websites are alive, well and just about everywhere … but as with most free advice, some sites are better than others.

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Cancer Care: Back to Beauty


Cancer Care: Back to Beauty

A daughter’s indelible memory inspires a mission to restore wellness and self-esteem to women with cancer.

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Food for Thought

Have you fed your brain today? A dietitian offers up a tasty menu of foods that may make you sharper and more focused—or at the very least, less forgetful.

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Caution: Dark Days Ahead

The shortest days of the year are upon us, and that’s not good news for those who suffer from SAD.

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Vision Quest

The need for glasses is growing as an aging population's ability to decipher the fine print fades.

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Want to feel good, get better, be your best?  In “Well, Now,” Maria LaPiana reports on the latest in health and wellness—from fitness tips and new findings in medicine to ideas and resources for enhancing mind, body and soul—both here in Connecticut and beyond.

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