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  • Sandy Hook Commission Studying Mental Health Following Newtown Massacre

    After focusing on guns for the past two months, the governor’s Sandy Hook Advisory Commission held its first public hearing Friday on mental health issues related to the Newtown massacre. Kim Pernerewski, the president of the Waterbury chapter...
  • Hartford Hospital 'Hopeful' In Negotiations With UnitedHealth Group As Sunday Deadline Nears

    Hartford Hospital is "hopeful" in its negotiations Friday with UnitedHealth Group. Thousands of patients face higher, out-of-network rates if the two parties don't have a new contract by the time the current agreement expires at midnight Sunday. The...
  • Vigil Held For Student Who Drowned In East Hartford High Pool

    Vigil Held For Student Who Drowned In East Hartford High Pool
    Two days after the drowning death of Marcum Asiamah, family members said Friday that they still don't know any details about what happened Wednesday before he was pulled from the high school pool. "It's been very, very tough without any answers about...
  • State's Doctors At Odds Over Medical Marijuana: Compassionate Solution Or A Reckless Leap?

    Years of debate and fine-tuning in the state legislature over allowing medical marijuana still have not settled all the questions Connecticut doctors have about medical marijuana. Is it, as some contend, a humane solution for patients who can't get relief...
  • Prescribing Marijuana Poses New Questions For Doctors

    Meeting for the first time since regulations for the medical marijuana program were enacted, the state's six-member Board of Physicians began working out the details of an entirely new system Wednesday. Without the guidance of the U.S. Federal Drug...
  • Obama Vows To Find Those Responsible For Bombings

    — President Barack Obama vowed justice for the victims of the Boston bomb attacks on Monday but cautioned against the urge to "jump to conclusions" before a full investigation is done. "We still do not know who did this or why, and people shouldn'...
  • Preserving The Possibility Of Motherhood After Cancer

    Preserving The Possibility Of Motherhood After Cancer
    In 2010, around the time that Holly Church and her husband had begun talking about starting a family, she was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. "I was told that after the chemo, my fertility might be taken away from me," said Church, of Lebanon. "At...
  • Study: Can Exercise Weaken A Tumor Or Slow Its Growth?

    Could exercise and mindfulness slow the growth of breast cancer tumors? A study by Yale's medical and public health schools now under way in partnership with the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute aims to answer that question. Researchers at the Breast Center...
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Events In October

    Breast Cancer Awareness Events In October
    Digital Mobile Mammography October and November: Hartford Hospital is providing a digital mobile mammography van around the community and at places of employment. The van is scheduled to visit the following sites: Windsor Senior Center (Oct. 1);...
  • Accelerated Radiation: Some Doctors Want More Evidence It Works

    For breast cancer patients who need radiation therapy, the option to reduce its duration from about seven weeks to five days can be appealing. Accelerated radiation, in various forms, has been in use for nearly 10 years. While some physicians are...
  • Martial Arts Program Helps Autistic Kids Master Space, Confidence

    Martial Arts Program Helps Autistic Kids Master Space, Confidence
    "Awesome!" squeals Justin Slattery, after the sensei flips him over his shoulder with a solid thud onto the mat. But the 6-year-old's karate lesson isn't about cool stunts. For several weeks, he has been diligently working on his coordination and focus,...