Latina Miss Universe Pageant Winner Talks About Troubling Treatment of Women

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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton did not let the first debate conclude without calling out her opponent’s history for making degrading comments about women.

Clinton referenced former Miss Universe Alicia Machado, who has accused GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump of calling her “Miss Piggy” and “Miss Housekeeping” during her time working for the Republican presidential nominee.

The Clinton campaign released a video after Monday’s debate featuring Machado, who was the first woman to win Miss Universe after Trump bought the pageant. Machado alleged she was not paid for some of the work she did as Miss Universe and that Trump’s scrutiny over ...

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Doctors, Dietitians And Executive Chef Team Up For C-HIT Diabetes Forum


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For the roughly 9 percent of Connecticut’s population who live with diabetes, eating healthy and knowing how foods can affect the disease is crucial to managing it.

The Conn. Health I-Team, ( in collaboration with ConnectiCare and the Hispanic Health Council, is hosting a public forum featuring a sampling of healthy food choices on Thursday, Sept. 29, at the Lyceum in Hartford, where experts will discuss the latest developments in diabetes treatments and offer advice about how adopting a healthy lifestyle can help combat the disease.

The free event, “Recipes for Healthy Living: Defeating Diabetes,” will include a social hour, cooking demonstration and food tasting ...

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