Health Center in the News – Late August 2012

Readjusting Kids’ Sleep Habits for School

Aired on WTIC NewsTalk 1080, Aug. 20, 2012

Dr. Daniel McNally, medical director of the Sleep Disorders Center at the UConn Health Center, advises parents of students returning to school this fall. Angela Dias reports in the WTIC 1080 News at 8:30 a.m.

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Roving Clinics Treat State’s Migrant Workers

The Day, Aug. 12, 2012

Volunteers bring health care to state’s farms, orchards through UConn School of Medicine program.

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Artificial Lighting and Our Health

Aired on WNPR-FM, Aug. 10, 2012

Cancer epidemiologist Richard Stevens is part of a discussion with WNPR’s “Where We Live” with John Dankosky about how exposure to artificial light impacts our health.

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Also, read “Summer = Long Days, Short Nightsfrom “The Why Files” Aug. 16, 2012


Getting Up-to-Date on Vaccines

Aired on WTIC NewsTalk 1080, Aug. 19, 2012

The re-emergence of whooping cough leads to a larger discussion on the importance of vaccination. Dr. Paul Skolnik, infectious diseases physician and chair of the Department of Medicine, joins “At Home in Connecticut” with Bill Pearse on WTIC NewsTalk 1080.

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Women’s Cancer Support Group Open to All

Aired on WTIC NewsTalk 1080 and 96.5 TIC-FM, Aug. 12, 2012

A women’s cancer support group recently started meeting monthly at the UConn Health Center. Group member Maryann dePreaux and Dr. Molly Brewer, a gynecologic oncologist, talk about it with WTIC NewsTalk 1080’s Sam Gingerella.

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