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  • Family Of Southbury Training School Patient Seeks To Sue State For $5 Million

    Family Of Southbury Training School Patient Seeks To Sue State For $5 Million
    The Newington family of Jackie Kiley Jr., who died of a fungal infection while under the care of Southbury Training School, has filed notice of a $5 million wrongful-death claim against the state. In a letter to the state claims commissioner, who will...
  • In Ebola fight, no two quarantines are quite the same

    In Ebola fight, no two quarantines are quite the same
    In the U.S. battle against Ebola, quarantine rules depend on your zip code. For some it may feel like imprisonment or house arrest. For others it may be more like a staycation, albeit one with a scary and stressful edge. If they are lucky, the...
  • Does milk do a body good? Maybe not, a new study suggests

    Does milk do a body good? Maybe not, a new study suggests
    Got milk? If you’re drinking it to prevent bone fractures or to boost your overall health, you might want to go back to the fridge and opt for a yogurt or a slice of cheese instead. A new study in the journal BMJ casts doubt on the widely held...
  • San Mateo health officials reviewing Ebola quarantine of doctor

    San Mateo health officials reviewing Ebola quarantine of doctor
    Health officials Wednesday were reviewing the quarantine they set for a Stanford doctor who was treating Ebola patients in Liberia after the state and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued their own quarantine guidelines. When Dr. Colin...
  • New arts center, party labels, and medical marijuana: Letters

    New arts center, party labels, and medical marijuana: Letters
    On Tuesday, I had the opportunity to attend a preview of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Orlando. I was overwhelmed by the beautiful, exciting, soaring structure. I have seen many performing-arts centers in this country and...
  • New local research partnership will develop mental illness therapies

    New local research partnership will develop mental illness therapies
    There is little doctors can do for those suffering serious brain injuries from car crashes, athletics and battle, other than wait and treat the symptoms, but a unique collaboration between those who study mental illness and those who treat the disorders...
  • Nurse fights Ebola quarantine, says she won't be 'bullied around by politicians'

    Nurse fights Ebola quarantine, says she won't be 'bullied around by politicians'
    Saying she will not be bullied by politicians, a Maine nurse is giving the state an ultimatum: Lift her Ebola quarantine by Thursday or she will disregard the restrictions and go to court. The saga of nurse Kaci Hickox illustrates how U.S. states are...
  • Tabb High School applies to get Navy Junior ROTC program back

    Tabb High School applies to get Navy Junior ROTC program back
    YORK — Christopher Rambali, 17, of Grafton High School spends at least an hour a week ironing his cadet uniform, tie and shirt to avoid getting a demerit in the Navy National Defense Cadet Corps class that he takes every other day at Tabb High...
  • Foley Follows Career Twists And Turns Toward Governor's Office

    Foley Follows Career Twists And Turns Toward Governor's Office
    Tom Foley never thought he would simultaneously have one son in Harvard and two toddlers in diapers.His life has taken multiple twists and turns that he would not have predicted, including becoming a father again later in life. Those twists also...
  • Wichryk Eye Associates leases building and other company news

    Wichryk Eye Associates leases building space Wichryk Eye Associates will join Lehigh Valley Hospital as a co-tenant in the leasing of a 3,780-square-foot space at 6541 Village Lane in Macungie. Kelly L. Berfield, broker and partner at Dietrick Group...
  • Amber Vinson, Dallas nurse treated for Ebola, released from hospital

    Amber Vinson, Dallas nurse treated for Ebola, released from hospital
    Amber Vinson, the second of two nurses diagnosed with Ebola this month, is now free of the disease and was discharged from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta on Tuesday afternoon, telling reporters she was "so grateful" for the care she received after...