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  • Experts unveil plan to end rabies globally via dog vaccinations

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rabies experts on Thursday unveiled a blueprint for eliminating the pernicious disease, which almost always is caused by bites from rabid dogs and kills tens of thousands of people a year worldwide, through a program of mass dog...
  • First enterovirus case confirmed in Maryland

    First enterovirus case confirmed in Maryland
    Maryland health officials confirmed Wednesday the first case of enterovirus D68, a somewhat rare type of respiratory infection that has been sweeping the country and largely sickening children with asthma and underlying health conditions. Doctors in...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Vascular Health To Be Topic Of Next Art And Science Of Graceful Aging Series

    Vascular health will be the subject of the October Art and Science of Graceful Aging series at Duncaster. The session will take place Oct. 14 at 3 p.m. at Duncaster Retirement Community in Bloomfield. Attendance is free and open to the public, but pre-...
  • Too Dangerous For Psych Hospital? Man Acquitted For Insanity Now In Prison After Violent Assaults

    Too Dangerous For Psych Hospital? Man Acquitted For Insanity Now In Prison After Violent Assaults
    MIDDLETOWN — In trouble with the law since the age of 11, Francis Anderson spent most of his life locked up in prison and in juvenile detention facilities. So when he was acquitted by reason of mental disease or defect in August 2013 of charges of...
  • Baltimore joins nation in offering prescription drug take-back event

    Continuing Maryland's push to stem drug abuse, officials sought Wednesday to refocus the annual prescription "take-back" day on treatment and prevention and away from law enforcement. The nationwide take-back day — which is Saturday — has...
  • Judge Orders Man Acquitted By Reason Of Insanity To Remain In Prison

     Judge Orders Man Acquitted By Reason Of Insanity To Remain In Prison
    MIDDLETOWN — The right that a man found not guilty by reason of insanity has to mental health treatment does not trump the court's obligation to protect people's safety, a Superior Court judge ruled Wednesday in an unusual case involving a patient...
  • FAU, Technion announce medical school partnership

    FAU, Technion announce medical school partnership
    On Tuesday, Sept. 16, the medical schools of Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in Boca Raton and the world-renowned Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel announced a historic, new partnership. The announcement took place in Zinman...
  • South Windsor Woman's Goal: Mental Health Help For Officers

    South Windsor Woman's Goal: Mental Health Help For Officers
    EAST HARTFORD — Nothing seemed unusual about East Hartford police Officer Paul Buchanan on the final morning of his life. Those early hours on March 12, 2013, were pretty routine as Buchanan and his wife, Trish, prepared to go to work. He brown-...
  • Planned Parenthood 'office visit' via app gets you birth control

    SEATTLE "Isn't there an app for that?" Turns out there is, if what you're after is birth control or a test for a sexually transmitted infection. In the latest example of fast-growing "telemedicine," video conferencing that virtually extends medical...
  • Evanston man diagnosed with West Nile virus

    Evanston man diagnosed with West Nile virus
    A 60-year-old Evanston man has been diagnosed with West Nile Virus, making his the first confirmed case of the potentially deadly disease in the north suburb this year, authorities said today. In a Friday release, Evanston’s Health Department said...
  • Hundreds of babies possibly exposed to TB at Texas Hospital

    (Reuters) - More than 700 newborns and 40 employees of a Texas hospital may have been exposed to a worker who had an active case of the sometimes-deadly tuberculosis, health officials said on Friday. The employee, working in a nursery at Providence...