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  • Focus on mental health for child safety: My Word

    April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. May is Mental Health Awareness Month. The good news is that child advocates and mental-health professionals don't limit their efforts to 4 1/2 weeks a year. In fact, most spend their lives trying to make...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Those Feeling Sick In And Around Milford Can Now Get Better ASAP

    In Milford, on Wednesday, April 2, ASAP Urgent Care, the fastest growing urgent care provider in Connecticut, celebrated the opening of its newest center at 199 Cherry Street. The Connecticut-born brainchild of doctors and healthcare administrators with...
  • Better gun laws needed to protect the mentally ill and us

    The federal government believed Colby Sue Weathers was a paranoid schizophrenic. It had information that she was delusional and suicidal, unable to work and therefore eligible for Medicaid and disability benefits. One summer day in 2012, Weathers cashed...
  • Ethics report could help NASA weigh risks of long-term space travel

    Ethics report could help NASA weigh risks of long-term space travel
    As NASA plans to send astronauts to an asteroid or even to Mars in the coming decades -- missions that could last well beyond 30 days -- they’re grappling with an ethical dilemma. How do they handle decisions on long-distance space exploration...
  • Plan to turn Cecil Hotel into homeless housing is withdrawn

    Plan to turn Cecil Hotel into homeless housing is withdrawn
    Turning the Cecil Hotel into homeless housing was supposed to be a quick and innovative way to get skid row residents off the streets. But a proposal for hundreds of homeless units in the hotel collapsed recently in the face of opposition from...
  • Ft. Hood shooting underscores Army's mental health crisis

    KILLEEN, Texas -- This week's deadly shootings at Ft. Hood suggest that after years of trying to confront a mental health crisis, the military is still struggling to design a healthcare system that can identify and successfully treat service members who...
  • Monday's Bulletin Board

    Monday Flamingo Gardens Orchid Society, 7:30 p.m. at 7241 Taft St., Hollywood. Free. Call 954-294-7736. Gentle Yoga for Seniors, 11 a.m. at Miramar Multi-Service Complex, 6700 Miramar Parkway. Free. Call 954-889-2701. iPad for Beginners, 6 p.m. at...
  • 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...