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  • Does Hand Sanitizer Work? How About Cherry ChapStick?

    The only time I ever use hand sanitizer is when someone offers it to me and I feel funny saying that I hate the stuff and I don't think it works. I hate the way it feels on my skin, I hate the way it smells, and the only thing I want to do after using it is wash my hands. Like, with water. And soap.
  • Twins and Multiples Day at CT Science Center

    Twins, triplets and beyond get in free to the Connecticut Science Center this Sunday. Click right here for more information.  I like the disclaimer that all multiples need to be present to get the discount. "Really, I'm a twin! My brother's at home with...

    Deadly H5N1 bird flu needs just 5 mutations to spread easily in people

    It’s a flu virus so deadly that scientists once halted research on the disease because governments feared it might be used by terrorists to stage a biological attack. Yet despite the fact that the H5N1 avian influenza has killed 60% of the 650...

    Flu Comes Back For A Second Round

    State health officials say there seems to be a second wave of the flu in parts of Connecticut. A few weeks after it appeared that the flu season had peaked, doctors are seeing another wave of flu patients. Alan Siniscalchi, coordinator of the influenza...

    Claire Rush, Visiting Nurse In Enfield For 30 Years, Dies At 80

    Claire Rush, a visiting nurse in Enfield for more than 30 years, died March 22. She was 80. Rush decided in high school that she wanted to be a nurse, her family said. She graduated from St. Francis Hospital School of Nursing in Hartford and became a...