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Top Dentists

A survey of area dentists reveals who they think are the tops in every specialty from orthodontics to pediatric dentistry to oral surgery and more.

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Editor’s Letter – Small Steps…

Deirdre Imus is a mix of sunshine and lightning — though I’m not sure she’s aware of it. From a distance you notice the blond hair, perfect complexion and easy, genuine smile. But then you listen to her and she can scare the wits out of you, especially if you’re a parent (or grandparent) of […]

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The Missing Piece

Westport Magazine talks to Bob and Suzanne Wright about why they founded Autism Speaks and what they hope the organization will be able to do in the fight against autism.

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Food Fight!

  The fact is indisputable: Our children are offered junk food everyday for their school lunches. All over Fairfield County, weekly menus offer processed chicken nuggets, nitrite-filled hot dogs, French toast sticks, nachos and other fast-food items. This is not uncommon. Meals made with hydrogenated corn oil, trans fats and high-fructose corn syrup are found […]

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Editor’s Letter – The Doctor’s In

The Doctor’s In This is a big issue for us: Top Doctors. Here, we tell you what area doctors think about their peers. There is sure to be some controversy, because who isn’t attached to his or her own physician, list or no list? Our doctors listen to us and make us feel better. I […]

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About Face

Not ready for a little nip/tuck, but might consider a less invasive procedure to look your best? Check out our expert advice and look before you peel.

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Breast Cancer

The news about breast cancer is better than ever, including targeted treatments, more options and better outcomes. Area women talk about their experience.

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Editor’s Letter – Just Say It

The chance of a woman in this country having invasive breast cancer is about one in eight. Those are women diagnosed with breast cancer. How many don’t have the illness but are still touched by it? Think of the husbands and children. Healthy or at risk, breast cancer to a woman can feel like a […]

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Editor’s Letter – My Little Chickadee

One month out of college, my old bedroom became my grandmother’s. It was the one room on the main level of the house that could be transformed into a bedroom — and it had been recycled many times: my brother’s room, then an office, then my teenage bedroom. When Grandma fell ill, she moved in. […]

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Nature's Workout

A gym that has no membership fees, is open 365 days a year and offers an incredible workout is just steps away. Here’s a guide to some amazing fitness trails hidden in the parks and nature centers in our towns.

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Distracted

Many adults are finding out that distracted thinking isn’t an aging problem, but attention deficit disorder. Do you have the signs?