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  • 30 Years Later, Connecticut's Longest Surviving Heart Recipient Still Thankful

    30 Years Later, Connecticut's Longest Surviving Heart Recipient Still Thankful
    HARTFORD — The story of Connecticut's first successful heart transplant is one of tragedy, persistence, luck, and, ultimately, triumph. Thirty years later, the recipient, 64-year old Andy Buczek, says he still has a great deal to be thankful for...
  • Half Of State Hospitals Exceed Infection Rates, New Data Show

    More than 50 percent of the state's hospitals had rates for at least one type of hospital-acquired infection that were worse than federal benchmarks in late 2012 and 2013, new data shows. No other state had a higher percentage of its hospitals...
  • Hospitals Have Spent $5 Million To Prepare For Ebola

     Hospitals Have Spent $5 Million To Prepare For Ebola
    HARTFORD – Connecticut hospitals have spent more than $5 million on preparations to deal with possible Ebola patients, lawmakers were told Monday. The good news is that federal health officials are giving Connecticut hospitals high marks for their...
  • John Larson Deserves A Ninth Term

    John Larson Deserves A Ninth Term
    U.S. Rep. John B. Larson, the Democrat representing the state's 1st Congressional District, is seeking his ninth term in Congress, a career point when some members begin to lose their enthusiasm and rely on their seniority. Mr. Larson hasn't succumbed...
  • One Stroke Against Me — Down But Not Out

    One Stroke Against Me — Down But Not Out
    I am a 56-year-old nonsmoker in decent physical shape. Less than a month ago, I crawled to the floor of my office while twice yelling "I need help!" I never lost consciousness or felt any pain but I couldn't even roll over. I was on my stomach, elbows...
  • Watch: Hartford Hospital Staff Put On Ebola Protective Gear

    Watch: Hartford Hospital Staff Put On Ebola Protective Gear
    It seems you can't go anywhere lately without hearing about Ebola.  As fears of an outbreak of the deadly virus on U.S. soil continue to spread, Hartford Hospital devised its own protection protocols designed to ensure the safety of its staff and...
  • Hartford Firefighter Placed On Leave After Accidental Shooting

    Hartford Firefighter Placed On Leave After Accidental Shooting
    HARTFORD — A city firefighter has been placed on administrative leave after accidentally shooting another man overnight, public safety officials said Sunday. The victim, Jose C. Medina, 28, is in stable condition, according to police. He...
  • Police Release Name Of Woman Killed In Route 6 Crash

    Police Release Name Of Woman Killed In Route 6 Crash
    ANDOVER — Police have released the name of a woman killed in a crash on Route 6 Wednesday. Lissa Kowalski, 49, of New London Road in Mystic, died after a westbound Jeep Grand Cherokee collided with the eastbound Toyota Prius she was driving,...
  • Eggs, Milk —Vaccinations? Health Clinic Opens In Stop & Shop

    Eggs, Milk —Vaccinations? Health Clinic Opens In Stop & Shop
    SIMSBURY — Now you can be treated for poison ivy or an earache before picking up eggs and a gallon of milk — all under the same roof. A new clinic at the Super Stop & Shop on Bushy Hill Road also allows you to get a camp physical for one...
  • CNG Building Briefly Evacuated In East Hartford After Fire, Explosion

    CNG Building Briefly Evacuated In East Hartford After Fire, Explosion
    EAST HARTFORD – An employee doing maintenance work on a refueling station at a Connecticut Natural Gas facility in town caused a fire that led to a small explosion and the brief evacuation of several buildings Wednesday afternoon. The fire was...
  • Breast-Cancer-Awareness Events In Connecticut

    Breast-Cancer-Awareness Events In Connecticut
    St. Francis Breast Health Talks Dr. Kim Caprio, M.D., of the Saint Francis Enfield Access Center, will talk about recent advances for breast cancer screening and treatment options, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Enfield center, 7 Elm St. Register at www....