President’s Message – July 2019

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Our Emergency Departments in Bridgeport and Milford are always here for you!  According to Dr. Rockman Ferrigno, Chairman of Emergency Medicine, “The focus of our Emergency Department (ED) at Bridgeport and at our new Milford Campus is to deliver great, compassionate care in a timely manner – it’s what our specialized team does all day …

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President’s Message – June 2019

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June is National Men’s Health Month!  It is also a perfect opportunity to heighten awareness of preventative health care for men by promoting early detection and treatment of diseases.  Did you know that American men are 24% less likely than women to seek preventative care?  According to Steven Kardos, MD, Northeast Medical Group urologist and …

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President’s Message – May 2019

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month.  According to Dr. Charles J. Morgan, Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry,  “In the United States, almost half of adults (46.4%) will experience a mental illness during their lifetime.  The effects of mental illness have physical, social, and financial implications.  However, less than half of people who have been diagnosed with …

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President’s Message – April 2019

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If you haven’t already, get a primary care doctor. Like a trusted friend by your side, a primary care doctor will keep your health care cost low and help you live longer and happier. –       Michael Smith, MD, Medical Director of Bridgeport Hospital’s Primary Care Center Sometimes our underserved patients need help to see their primary care doctor. Access …

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President’s Message – March 2019

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Colorectal Cancer Screenings Save Lives! Dr. Scott Thornton, Colon and Rectal Surgeon at Bridgeport Hospital advises, “Do yourself, and especially your loved ones, a favor. Get a colonoscopy. Early detection of colon cancer saves lives. It’s as simple as that.” Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States and the second …

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