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  • As disability awards grow, so do concerns with veracity of PTSD claims

    As disability awards grow, so do concerns with veracity of PTSD claims
    The 49-year-old veteran explained that he suffered from paranoia in crowds, nightmares and unrelenting flashbacks from the Iraq war. He said he needed his handgun to feel secure and worried that he would shoot somebody. The symptoms were textbook post-...
  • Glastonbury's Health Director retires

    Glastonbury's Director of Health is calling it a career after 34 years serving the town of Glastonbury. David Boone's last official day is July 31, although he will remain interim Health Director on an as-needed basis, until a new director takes the...
  • Oil drilling in North Dakota raises concerns about radioactive waste

    Oil drilling in North Dakota raises concerns about radioactive waste
    Every weekday, about a dozen large garbage trucks peel away from the oil boom that has spread through western North Dakota to bump along a gravel road to the McKenzie County landfill. The trucks drive up to a scale flanked by something seldom found in...
  • American Ebola patients become serum test subjects

    American Ebola patients become serum test subjects
    There is no vaccine or proven treatment for patients stricken with Ebola, but two ailing Americans who were infected with the deadly virus while working in the West African nation of Liberia have become test subjects for an experimental serum that they...
  • Elgin prisoner fled during bathroom stop, report says

    Elgin prisoner fled during bathroom stop, report says
    A handcuffed prisoner who escaped from Elgin Mental Health Center custody earlier this month was being transported in a van with three security officers when he fled out the vehicle's rear door, a police report shows. Jesse Vega, 33, also identified...
  • Lawsuit filed by woman who lost estranged husband and son, 4, in murder-suicide

    Lawsuit filed by woman who lost estranged husband and son, 4, in murder-suicide
    Less than three months after her estranged husband killed their 4-year-old son in a murder-suicide, Kyle Weber was fired from her job as a clinical psychologist at a Naperville counseling clinic. In a recent DuPage County lawsuit, Weber sued her...
  • Ebola outbreak highly unlikely in Pennsylvania

    Ebola outbreak highly unlikely in Pennsylvania
    First, the bottom line: For most Pennsylvanians, there is almost no chance that you'll get the Ebola virus. It is a dreaded disease, with a fatality rate of up to 90 percent in some cases, but the outbreak that is ravaging parts of west Africa and has...
  • Mind, body, spirit: Counselor who is blind encourages holistic treatments

    Jenna Galligani has hurdled roadblocks most of her life. At 17, she taught martial arts and self defense to visually impaired children. In 2002, as a student at Kutztown University, Galligani was a member of the school's equestrian team, and took a...
  • Walgreen CEO: Leaving U.S. wasn't in best interest of shareholders

    Walgreen CEO: Leaving U.S. wasn't in best interest of shareholders
    Walgreen has exercised its option to buy the remaining 55 percent of European pharmacy retailer and wholesaler Alliance Boots in a $15.26 billion deal that will keep its corporate tax headquarters in the United States. The company that will emerge...
  • Domestic Violence Fatality Committee Recommends Study, Stepped-Up Communication

     Domestic Violence Fatality Committee Recommends Study, Stepped-Up Communication
    HARTFORD — Kelly Annelli thinks about her friend and neighbor, Kyla Ryng, every day, wondering if there was anything she could have done to prevent Ryng's shooting death in June at the hands of her husband. In a year that has seen 10 deaths from...
  • Bon Secours partnering with HealthFair to offer mobile health screenings

    Bon Secours partnering with HealthFair to offer mobile health screenings
      Bon Secours has partnered with HealthFair, a national testing provider, to bring convenient health testing to communities via mobile screening buses. HealthFair is a Joint Commission-accredited mobile screening company that works with hospitals and...