| Oct 15, 2014
| 10:45 AM
Morbidly obese individuals who had weight loss surgery are seeking treatment for eating disorders years after their procedure, prompting concerns among some experts about the assessment process used to identify surgical candidates.
"They are terrified of...
| Oct 5, 2014
Erica Bartol is a registered nurse, so she considers it ironic that it took a TV show to remind her to do monthly breast examinations.
"I was watching the Dr. Oz show in the break room while having a snack. He was doing a breast cancer awareness show. I...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 4:05 AM
Dr. Mary Zozulin was upset, but not surprised, at the news this week that a man with Ebola had been diagnosed in Dallas.
"I've been expecting this," she said.
Hospital officials in Connecticut and elsewhere say they are confident that proper...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 11:12 AM
A state trooper was flown to Hartford Hospital Friday night by Life Star helicopter, after suffering a non-life-threatening injury to her left arm when her cruiser crashed into a tree off Rt. 66 in Columbia.
Trooper Stacy Clark was headed east about 10:...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 4:19 PM
A few days ago, Melissa Albright heard from a travel client: the woman wanted to cancel her trip to Dusseldorf because her boyfriend was worried about Ebola.
Albright, who is a vice president for Wethersfield Travel, said the fear wasn't about what might...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 2:55 PM
State health officials are gauging hospitals' readiness for an Ebola case, communicating with thousands of doctors, school nurses and other providers about preparation and response, and honing a message to the public that would inform but not needlessly...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 6:11 PM
— Top geneticists from Harvard and the National Institutes of Health in Washington D.C. joined Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and others Tuesday in opening the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine.
The new nonprofit research center and the state of...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 2:34 PM
-- For Executive Director Gail Whitney, the Newington Chamber of Commerce's second annual Pinktober breast cancer fundraising drive isn't just business. It's personal.
"I'm a 13-year survivor," Whitney said. "This is near and dear to my heart."...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 3:55 PM
On Friday morning, a Harwinton man was killed when his motorcycle crashed into a tree. Later in the day, the Life Star helicopter was dispatched to Vernon to bring a man injured in a motorcycle accident to Hartford Hospital. On Saturday night, a Meriden...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 5:32 PM
EAST HAMPTON — A car driven by 29-year-old man struck a pedestrian who was attempting to control traffic on Route 66 Tuesday, police said.
The crash was reported in the area of Lake Vista Road at about 12:33 p.m.
Jason Parent, 29, traveling west,...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 4:10 PM
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-...