| Feb 23, 2015
| 3:23 PM
MIDDLETOWN — Ten Wesleyan students and two visitors have been hospitalized, with at least two in critical condition, after overdosing over the weekend on the synthetic party drug MDMA, known as ecstasy or Molly, police and Wesleyan officials said....
| Feb 21, 2015
Having trouble sleeping? Check for a glow, inches from the pillow.
Using a smartphone, tablet or laptop at bedtime may be staving off sleep, according to Harvard Medical School scientists, who have found specific wavelengths of light can suppress the...
| Feb 21, 2015
In recent years, the nap has become better accepted — and better studied. According to a Pew Research Center study, one-third of adults in the United States take naps, and more men report napping than women.
Although naps for adults may be gaining...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 7:30 PM
HARTFORD — Hospitals would pay more in state taxes, and some low-income parents would no longer be eligible for Medicaid, under Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed budget.
The Malloy administration says the hospitals will recoup enough revenue from an...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 7:19 AM
HARTFORD — Metropolitan District Commission crews late Monday repaired a broken water main on Washington Street that sent water into the surrounding area and forced the closure of Ward Street.
The break was reported earlier in the evening near...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 4:53 AM
There's cold comfort in this forecast: up to 2 inches of snow Tuesday with brutal cold lingering through the rest of February.
It's already the coldest February on record, FOX CT meteorologist Joe Furey said Tuesday morning.
A coating to 2 inches...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 9:01 AM
Hopes were still alive for a merger with Tenet Healthcare when the board of directors at Eastern Connecticut Health Network convened its regular monthly meeting at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 4.
Twenty-four minutes later, in mid-meeting, CEO Peter J....
| Feb 1, 2015
| 8:54 PM
Connecticut's diabetes rate ranks lower than the national average, but Hispanics and African-Americans are more than twice as likely to have the disease compared with their white neighbors and are at greater risk of dying from diabetes-related causes....
| Jan 31, 2015
| 7:12 PM
AVON — Sharon Gauthier was always the squeaky wheel where she worked.
Gauthier remembers working from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. in a neonatal ICU, and being told she was to report for mandatory overtime from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
"I'm not doing that, that's...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 5:19 PM
HARTFORD — The winds howled and babies wailed as a flurry of children entered the world at Hartford hospitals during the snowstorm.
An unusual number of babies made their entrance into the world Monday night and early Tuesday as the blizzard...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 9:15 AM
It was a gala visual Java couldn't get out of her head long after she left the Bushnell Saturday night.
The three top guys in the Hartford Hospital/ Hartford Healthcare system were feeling the groove when The Blues Brothers, including Dan Aykroyd as...