College Scholarships Give New Haven Students Promise of a Bright Future

12/23/14

College Scholarships Give New Haven Students Promise of a Bright Future

New Haven has made a promise to its students in order to help them sculpt a better life as they become adults—that if you work hard and excel in school, you will be supported through college.

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Connecticut Cancer Survivor, 7, Named the Kindest Kid in America

12/08/14

Connecticut Cancer Survivor, 7, Named the Kindest Kid in America

Sierra Preveza, 7, is in the running to be named the Sprout Chief Kindness Officer for her work helping cancer patients. Voting in the Kindest Kid Contest closes tomorrow, December 3.

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Branford Resident’s Rare Disease Inspires Push for Newborn Screening

11/30/14

Branford Resident’s Rare Disease Inspires Push for Newborn Screening

A Branford family that successfully campaigned to require newborn screening for a rare but potentially fatal disease in Connecticut is hoping to repeat its success on the national level.

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Connecticut Boy’s Rare Disease Inspires Sports Drink Used by NFL, Other Athletes

11/25/14

Connecticut Boy’s Rare Disease Inspires Sports Drink Used by NFL, Other Athletes

Growing up, Jonah Feldman needed to be fed every three hours to survive. Today, his condition has inspired a nutrition product with the potential to revolutionize fitness drinks.

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Local Musicians Raise Awareness for Organ Donation in Benefit Concert

11/14/14

Local Musicians Raise Awareness for Organ Donation in Benefit Concert

A benefit concert at the Elks Lodge in Waterbury raised more than $6,800 for LifeChoice Donor Services and raised awareness for the importance of organ donation.

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