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  • Senate Bill Seeks State Panel To Investigate Hoarding Disorder

    Senate Bill Seeks State Panel To Investigate Hoarding Disorder
    HARTFORD — Hoarding is a private obsession, fodder for reality TV shows and, since 2013, an officially recognized psychiatric disorder. But in recent years, experts have come to view hoarding as something else: a serious public health and safety...
  • Sandy Hook Report To Be Ready In February

    Sandy Hook Report To Be Ready In February
    HARTFORD — The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission's report on expanding police response, the role of high-capacity weaponry, school security, and mental health will be submitted to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in February, panel chairman Scott Jackson said...
  • Joette Katz Reappointed As DCF Commissioner

    Joette Katz Reappointed As DCF Commissioner
    HARTFORD – Joette Katz, the controversial child-protection commissioner whose bold moves have made enemies and engendered deep support, has been reappointed to lead what is perhaps the most high-profile department in state government, the governor's...
  • Sandy Hook Panel Focusing On Guns, School Safety, Mental Health

    Sandy Hook Panel Focusing On Guns, School Safety, Mental Health
    The Sandy Hook Commission's final report, now expected in December, will touch on school shooter Adam Lanza's mind-set and what might have led to the evil he perpetrated, but the panel's recommendations for change will come from a broader look at the...
  • Lyme walk held to help raise awareness about the disease

    Two women who have been personally touched by Lyme disease organized a Lyme Walk, held Oct. 18 on the Hebron/Colchester portion of the Airline Trail, designed to raise awareness regarding the disease. Diana Young's son Brenden was in his senior year at...
  • Chapter Two: The Federalist Paper

    Chapter Two: The Federalist Paper
    After the British surrender at Yorktown brought a victorious end to the Revolutionary War in October 1781, The Courant's circulation slipped to 3,000. Looking for alternative sources of revenue, Hudson & Goodwin bought a few more paper mills and began...
  • State Experts Want Focus On Mental Health Issues After Weight-Loss Surgery

    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...
  • Worried About Ebola? Here's What You Need To Know

    Worried About Ebola? Here's What You Need To Know
    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...
  • Malloy, Others Rebuke Hartford HealthCare, Anthem For Failing To Reach Agreement

    Malloy, Others Rebuke Hartford HealthCare, Anthem For Failing To Reach Agreement
    The state's top elected officials on Wednesday rebuked Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut and Hartford HealthCare for allowing a contract to expire, leaving patients to either pay higher rates or seek medical attention elsewhere for many...
  • Q&A: 8 Things You Need To Know About Anthem, Hartford HealthCare Split

    Q&A: 8 Things You Need To Know About Anthem, Hartford HealthCare Split
    Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut and Hartford HealthCare late Tuesday afternoon still had not resolved their differences and the five related hospitals are out of the insurer's network starting Oct. 1. Here are answers to common questions...
  • Five CT Hospitals Could Be Out Of Anthem's Network Starting Today

    Five CT Hospitals Could Be Out Of Anthem's Network Starting Today
    Hartford HealthCare's five hospitals will be out of network for people who have coverage through Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut if the two parties don't agree on contract terms. Emergency services, however, and some other treatments...