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  • Founder Of Deep River Snacks Stays Picky About Product's Marketing

    Founder Of Deep River Snacks Stays Picky About Product's Marketing
    Having started his company in 2001 during one economic skid and persevering through another in recent months, James Goldberg, president of Old Lyme Gourmet Co., received a call one day from Wal-Mart.
  • Economic Uncertainty Driving Connecticut Voters

    Economic Uncertainty Driving Connecticut Voters
    To appreciate how the stomach-turning twists of the world economy are affecting American politics at this pivotal moment, drive west on Route 44, past the strip malls of the Farmington Valley, the postcard-pretty village of Pine Meadow and the shuttered...

    Family Struggles To Cope

    Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her youngest daughter checked out groceries at 7:30 Sunday night at a Stop & Shop a mile or so from their Cheshire house. Police investigating the home invasion that left Hawke-Petit and daughters Michaela, 11, and Hayley, 17,...

    Layoff Notice Law Gaining Notice

    Keeping track of the job cuts at banks and other companies is nearly impossible, partly because the federal law that governs layoff notices is full of loopholes and rarely enforced anyway. But that could change: The law, which is called the WARN Act,...

    Disposable Bags Are Facing Scrutiny, From The Legislature To Supermarkets

    Since their debut in supermarket checkout lines in 1977, plastic shopping bags have become the tote of choice. Back then, plastic seemed like a good option: a way to stop cutting down so many trees to make all those paper bags. They take less energy...
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  • Military, CIA compelled medics to abuse detainees, report says

    Military, CIA compelled medics to abuse detainees, report says
    Defense Department and CIA interrogation policies after 9/11 forced medical professionals to abandon their ethical obligations to "do no harm" to those in their care and some prohibited practices, including force-feeding of hunger strikers, continue...
  • Blood pressure targets can be eased in older patients, experts advise

    Experts are urging doctors to ease up on using medications to control blood pressure in older patients. Rather than aim for a target blood pressure of 140/90 mm Hg, the target will be relaxed slightly to 150/90 mm Hg, according to new guidelines issued...
  • When life isn't living

    Most of the mail that crosses my desk deals with politics, policy and other largely impersonal subjects. Occasionally, readers will tell their own deeply personal stories as a way to inform a discussion. Several did just that in response to Steve Lopez'...
  • Ben Carson to give speech, receive award on medical freedom

    Ben Carson to give speech, receive award on medical freedom
    Retired Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson will speak to members of the American Medical Association on Saturday as he is honored for advocacy of "freedom-based" health reform. The group Doctors for Patient Freedom will present him with the Ed...
  • Dr. Joseph S. Ardinger, OB-GYN

    Dr. Joseph S. Ardinger, OB-GYN
    Dr. Joseph S. Ardinger, a retired obstetrician and gynecologist who delivered more than 4,000 babies in nearly 50 years of medical practice, died Monday of complications from pneumonia Monday at Howard County General Hospital. The Ellicott City resident...
  • Pennsylvania case a chilling one for death-with-dignity advocates

    I keep waiting for the news that prosecutors in Pennsylvania have come to their senses and dropped criminal charges against Barbara Mancini. But so far, that hasn't happened, which means the Philadelphia resident, an emergency room nurse, may soon be on...
  • A force-feeding disgrace at Guantanamo

    A force-feeding disgrace at Guantanamo
    Prominent senators, the American Medical Assn., human rights activists and a federal judge agree: The force-feeding of more than 40 hunger strikers at the prison at Guantanamo Bay is a disgrace. What's more, it also appears to be a violation of...
  • Connecticut Lawmakers Lobbying for NY Passage of GMO Labeling

    The top Democrat in Connecticut's state Senate is across the border in New York today trying to convince that state's legislators to pass a law to force labeling of products that contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The reason why Sen....
  • Trying to lose weight? Don't go it alone, study says

    Trying to lose weight? Don't go it alone, study says
    For the 78 million American adults who are obese and may be ready to lose a significant amount of weight, a new study has some advice: Don't go it alone. The study was conducted with a grant from Weight Watchers International and carried out, in part,...
  • Docs can safely treat alcoholism, PTSD together: study

    Docs can safely treat alcoholism, PTSD together: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Despite fears that exposure therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) would worsen alcoholism, a new study found that doctors can safely treat both conditions at the same time. Researchers found that people with PTSD...
  • Testosterone medication may boost risk of heart attack, stroke, death

    Treating low testosterone may be all the rage these days among men of a certain age. But men bothered by a midlife dip in energy and sex drive may want to think twice about bumping up their "low T" with a testosterone supplement, a new study says. The...