Column | Jan 26, 2015 | 3:55 PM
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Story | Jan 26, 2015 | 1:36 PMThe poorly told truth may be the most misleading falsehood. Last year, Ezekiel Emanuel, a leading American physician, provoked national debate by suggesting that most people should not live past age 75. This month he sparked further controversy, advising healthy people to forgo annual physical exams. He wrote in The New York Times, "Not having my annual physical is one small way I can help reduce health care costs — and save myself time, worry and a worthless exam. … Those who preach the gospel of the routine physical have to produce the data to show why these physician visits are beneficial. If they cannot, join me and make a new resolution: My medical routine won't include an annual exam."
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Story | Jan 20, 2015 | 10:01 AM
Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death in the U.S.; screening is recommended at age 50 for adults with average risk. Bon Secours Hampton Roads is inviting participation in its 5th annual Bon Secours 5K for Colon Cancer presented by...
Story | Jan 22, 2015 | 8:21 PM
WEST HARTFORD — Thursday's home loss to Albany wasn't the kind that figured to keep Hartford basketball coach John Gallagher tossing and turning all night. "I'm actually really calm right now," he said. It wasn't a puzzle that called for...