| Oct 13, 2014
| 2:18 PM
Two Yale students who have returned home from researching the Ebola outbreak in Liberia will not sequester themselves for three weeks as originally planned, the university's school of public health said in a letter to students and staff Monday.
| Oct 15, 2014
Breast cancer surgery and reconstruction methods have evolved since the days of the radical mastectomy. Depending on a person's cancer, body and needs, a more natural-looking outcome may be available.
Nowadays more commonly performed breast cancer...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 11:44 AM
George Bartzokis, a UCLA medical researcher whose work found that a fatty substance in the brain could play a major role in the development of disorders such as Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia, died Aug. 22 at home in Los Angeles. He was 58.
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:18 AM
As South Vietnam spiraled toward collapse in April 1975, a plane carrying Vietnamese orphans to new homes in the U.S. crashed about 15 minutes after takeoff from Saigon.
A cargo door on the U.S. Air Force C-5A blew out and control cables and hydraulic...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 2:31 PM
As many as 80,000 veterans who suffered from post-traumatic stress and received Other Than Honorable discharges can use evidence of their PTSD to petition service boards to upgrade the bad paper discharge.
At stake for individuals is removal of...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 12:48 PM
The race for the Florida House District 100 seat has drawn two attorneys and a political rookie: Democrat Joe Geller, a lawyer from Aventura; Republican Martin Feigenbaum, an attorney from Surfside; and Libertarian Omar Recuero from Hollywood.
| Oct 9, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Four days after the unexpected death of its founding chairman, Alexion Pharmaceuticals appointed its chief executive to head the growing biomedical company's board of directors.
Max Link, the 74-year-old chairman of the company, died while traveling...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 10:09 AM
New research that sheds light on the methods and machinery used by HIV to infect cells provides insight into the tricky virus that potentially could guide the development of a vaccine against the virus that causes AIDS, according to U.S. government and...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 7:21 AM
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.
| Oct 5, 2014
Breast cancer survivors and physician continue working to ensure all women know how "dense" they are – their breast density.
While it's obvious that women's breasts come in very different shapes and sizes, not everyone knows that breast tissue...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:33 AM
WASHINGTON — A new law designed to reform the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs should bring improvements in the delivery of medical care to Connecticut veterans, although some of the changes will be slow in coming and problems are expected to...