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  • Dominique Ansel Bakery, home of the Cronut, shut down by health officials for mice

    Dominique Ansel Bakery, home of the Cronut, shut down by health officials for mice
    Cronut fans won't be getting any of Dominique Ansel's croissant-doughnuts this weekend. The New York bakery was shut down by the city's Department of Health after a customer posted a YouTube video of a mouse scurrying across the kitchen floor.  The...
  • Fort Hood shootings could be a sign of wars' toll

    WASHINGTON For years after the 9/11 attacks, Americans worried about fundamentalist Islamic cells infiltrating the homeland and radical jihadists hiding in their midst. The latest mass shooting at a U.S. military base and the second in less than five...
  • Fort Hood tragedy raises questions

    The following editorial appeared in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram on Friday, April 4: There was an eerie familiarity to the headlines that greeted us Thursday morning. A soldier on Fort Hood Army base had reportedly gone on a rampage Wednesday...
  • FDA approves 'rescue pen' aimed at curbing painkiller deaths

    Federal officials said Thursday they hoped a new "rescue pen" would help reduce the death toll from overdoses involving prescription painkillers. The Food and Drug Administration approved the sale, by prescription, of the prefilled auto-injector of...
  • Fort Hood shooting: Army names shooter, says he had mental illness

    Fort Hood shooting: Army names shooter, says he had mental illness
    The commander of the Fort Hood Army base in Texas on Thursday identified the soldier suspected of shooting dead three people and wounding 16 on Wednesday as Ivan Lopez, 34, and said he was originally from Puerto Rico. Lieutenant General Mark Milley told...
  • Investigators assemble clues about Fort Hood shooter

    AUSTIN, Texas On March 1, Spc. Ivan Lopez walked into Guns Galore on the southern outskirts of Killeen and bought a .45-caliber Smith and Wesson semi-automatic pistol. Around the same time, an Army psychiatrist gave the 34-year-old native of Puerto...
  • 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...