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  • First Health & Wellness Fair held at Willington Public Library

    From skin care to pet care, presenters at the recent Health & Wellness Fair offered their expertise on ways to maximize health through diet, exercise, nutrition, meditation and more at the Willington Public Library on Oct 4. UConn hosted four of the 20...
  • DCF's Level Of Involvement A Factor In Child Deaths, Review Says

    Child deaths in families involved with the state Department of Children and Families are more likely in cases where agency workers have spent less time assessing and interacting with parents, a preliminary review by the agency indicates. In recent...
  • Harvest festival gives Korean Angelenos a taste of home

    Harvest festival gives Korean Angelenos a taste of home
    In a shaded tent winding up Irolo Street in Koreatown, vendors from all over South Korea sold their regional specialties, including dried seaweed, sliced plum pickles, dried mussels, pickled octopus and marsh snail oil. Throngs of mostly elderly...
  • A troubled veteran at the White House's door

    A troubled veteran at the White House's door
    Omar Gonzalez was always popular along this quiet cul-de-sac of neat suburban homes near Ft. Hood. "Omar, Omar!" children would shout as they ran to his front door. But at some point, neighbors of the decorated combat veteran started to worry. David...
  • Celebrate National Public Lands Day by becoming volunteer

    The state Department of Environmental Protection needs volunteers to celebrate National Public Lands Day on Sept. 27, which is the nation's largest volunteer effort to improve public land in the United States. The event started in 1994 with three sites...
  • Medical marijuana study targets epileptic children

    A research study examining the use of a marijuana extract to treat children's epileptic seizures is underway at several Pennsylvania hospitals. Physicians at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in...
  • Patient screened for Ebola in South Florida

    Patient screened for Ebola in South Florida
    A patient was tested for Ebola Sunday at a Miami-area hospital, Florida Gov. Rick Scott said. The patient did not meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention criteria for the disease, but the test was conducted to err on the side of caution,...
  • L.A. child treated for partial paralysis had D-68 enterovirus

    L.A. child treated for partial paralysis had D-68 enterovirus
    A child treated for partial paralysis at Children's Hospital Los Angeles has tested positive for enterovirus D-68, health officials announced Wednesday. The case is the second announced in the last 24 hours in Los Angeles County, which previously had...
  • Suicide is best explained with science, not Sartre [Letter]

    Most people who kill themselves do so from a place of great pain, hopelessness, self-worthlessness and despair. But suicide is best explained not with reference to the concepts of philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre (as was done in the Sept. 24 commentary,...
  • Child dies of infection tied to Enterovirus D68, Rhode Island officials say

    Child dies of infection tied to Enterovirus D68, Rhode Island officials say
    A Rhode Island child hospitalized with Enterovirus D68 has died of a bacterial infection, in what state public health officials described on Wednesday as an unusual and dangerous combination. The child, a 10-year-old girl who was not named, died last...
  • 50 in Texas being monitored for Ebola symptoms

    50 in Texas being monitored for Ebola symptoms
    Fifty people in Texas will be monitored daily for possible Ebola symptoms, including 10 who are considered at high risk because of their exposure to a patient now being treated for the deadly virus, public health officials said Friday. The larger...