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  • READER SUBMITTED: Governor Malloy Appoints Luis B. Perez

    The Mental Health Association of Connecticut (MHAC) is proud to announce, Luis B. Perez, LCSW, president and CEO of MHAC has been appointed to the Governor's Non-Profit Health and Human Services Cabinet in February. Governor Malloy established the Non-...
  • Healthy living is longer living [Editorial]

    Healthy living is longer living [Editorial]
    No amount of committee meetings or government recommendations will result in improving the health of people who smoke, are overweight or underexercised. The only thing that can help people with these particular health problems – them being us...
  • Fort Hood soldier kills three, wounds 16 before taking own life

    A U.S. soldier with mental health issues shot dead three people and injured at least 16 on Wednesday before taking his own life at an Army base in Fort Hood, Texas, the site of another deadly rampage in 2009, U.S. military officials said. The soldier,...
  • Colorado's new drilling rules seen as making an impact in Texas

    Colorado's tough, new air pollution rules for the oil and gas industry were approved only a month ago, but they're already making an impact in Texas, where lawmakers and energy companies have long-resisted tightening air standards. Several companies have...
  • 'Tooth Fairy' to keep visiting children in Palm Beach County

    'Tooth Fairy' to keep visiting children in Palm Beach County
    This tooth fairy doesn't leave coins under children's pillows. Instead, it's a way to help them keep their teeth healthy. The "tooth fairy" can be seen rolling around Palm Beach County — a dental office on wheels that stops by elementary schools...
  • Community invited to MOVE! at 5k Walk & Health Fair

    Community invited to MOVE! at 5k Walk & Health Fair
    As part of the statewide effort to help all Floridians reach a healthy weight, the Orange County Health Department is inviting area residents to come out for the eighth annual 5k Walk & Health Fair. TheĀ free event is Saturday, April 5, at Barnett Park,...
  • Florida GI Bill: Triage for hurting vets: Editorial

    Florida GI Bill: Triage for hurting vets: Editorial
    Americans who voluntarily risk their lives to protect this nation understand the realities of war. For many, however, an ambush lies in wait stateside. A new poll found that more than half of the 2.6 million U.S. troops who served in the wars in Iraq...
  • Some Newtown Residents Want Lanza Home Torn Down

    Some Newtown Residents Want Lanza Home Torn Down
    Some Newtown residents have suggested that the town purchase and tear down the home of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter Adam Lanza and turn the property into a park or nature preserve. For the past few months, the Newtown-Sandy Hook Community...
  • After son's suicide, Pennsylvania couple starts foundation

    PHILADELPHIA Dan Maxwell played varsity lacrosse, football, and basketball at Radnor High School. He was a member of the National Honor Society. He had a great sense of humor, and girls at school had crushes on him. Maxwell graduated in June. In July, he...
  • Red Cross counselors offer help to grieving families

    ARLINGTON, Wash. Slowly, gradually, the families who have suffered the loss of loved ones and homes are starting to talk to mental health counselors about what comes next. "They haven't talked about recovery yet, about where they're going to live. But...
  • Audit finds guitars, plane tickets among $255,000 of improper purchases on state credit cards

    Audit finds guitars, plane tickets among $255,000 of improper purchases on state credit cards
    Four Maryland employees made about $255,000 in improper purchases — including guitars, plane tickets and toy soldiers — with state credit cards intended for business spending, a state audit of the program found. The audit concluded that...