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  • Worried About Ebola? Here's What You Need To Know

    Worried About Ebola? Here's What You Need To Know
    A few days ago, Melissa Albright heard from a travel client: the woman wanted to cancel her trip to Dusseldorf because her boyfriend was worried about Ebola. Albright, who is a vice president for Wethersfield Travel, said the fear wasn't about what might...
  • Educator At East Hartford's Sunset Ridge School Is State Teacher Of Year

    Educator At East Hartford's Sunset Ridge School Is State Teacher Of Year
    EAST HARTFORD — Sometimes Cara Quinn's sixth grade students at Sunset Ridge School like to call her "crazy." But they mean it in a good way, that she stands out, said Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman to the sixth- and fifth-graders from Sunset Ridge who...
  • UConn Health Center Scientists Wins $4 Million NIH Grant

    A University of Connecticut Health Center surgeon-scientist has won a $4 million National Institutes of Health Pioneer award for his cutting-edge work in regenerative engineering. Dr. Cato T. Laurencin, who headed the health center from 2008 to 2011,...
  • Jackson Lab Opens To Praise By Scientists

    Jackson Lab Opens To Praise By Scientists
    — Top geneticists from Harvard and the National Institutes of Health in Washington D.C. joined Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and others Tuesday in opening the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine. The new nonprofit research center and the state of...
  • Greater Awareness Will Help Combat Sexual Assault

    Greater Awareness Will Help Combat Sexual Assault
    Women need to know exactly what sexual assault is and the frequency with which it occurs. So should men — not only because men can also be sexually assaulted, but because it's predominantly a minority of men who perpetrate this crime. The legal...
  • States seek to protect student athletes from heat stroke and other maladies

    ATHENS, Ga. When Georgia public high schools were asked several years ago to devise a policy to govern sports activities during periods of high heat and humidity, one school's proposal stood out: It pledged to scale back workouts when the heat index...
  • Hartford Home Where UConn Donors Dine Gets $74,500 Upgrade; DOT Draws Ire Over Road Jobs

    Hartford Home Where UConn Donors Dine Gets $74,500 Upgrade; DOT Draws Ire Over Road Jobs
    The University of Connecticut Foundation has spent about $75,000 to renovate the home it bought for $660,000 last year in Hartford's West End, as a fancy outpost for school President Susan Herbst to entertain donors and spend the night when she's got...
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital Announces New Chief Medical Officer

    Yale-New Haven Hospital Announces New Chief Medical Officer
    Yale-New Haven Hospital announced Thursday that it has a new chief medical officer, Dr. Thomas Balcezak, effective immediately. In his new role, Balcezak oversees administration for medical staff affairs, graduate medical education, patient safety,...
  • Jackson Lab Opens To Big Hopes For Bioscience Growth

    Jackson Lab Opens To Big Hopes For Bioscience Growth
    FARMINGTON — The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine opens next week, and many hope that it will elevate Greater Hartford as a hub for research in health care and biological sciences by attracting some of the best minds in those fields. The...
  • Let Go Of Plagiarism Charge Against Foley

    Let Go Of Plagiarism Charge Against Foley
    Plagiarism has reared its pernicious head in Connecticut's gubernatorial race. Last week, the campaign staff for Republican candidate Tom Foley posted a plan for improving Connecticut's cities. The opposing campaign quickly accused him of plagiarizing...
  • Malloy, Foley Clash On Taxes, Economy in Debate

    Malloy, Foley Clash On Taxes, Economy in Debate
    WEST HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican business executive Tom Foley clashed Tuesday night on the economy, jobs and state spending in their second major televised debate. In a one-hour broadcast in front of a live audience at the...