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Connecticut Children's Medical Center

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  • Safe driving program aims at pre-teens

    Safe driving program aims at pre-teens
    A national program to make teen drivers safer ones by educating them years before they get behind the wheel is being piloted in Glastonbury. The Countdown 2 Drive program, which takes aim at 12- to 14-year-olds, was presented at Smith Middle School on...
  • With Super Support, Child Bravely Battles Illness

    With Super Support, Child Bravely Battles Illness
    HARTFORD — Luke Palmer is not a superhero. He's a 3-year-old from Brooklyn, Conn. with long eyelashes and an untamable cowlick. His mother, Darcy Palmer, calls him "Lukie." He likes playing outside, cheeseburgers and watching cartoons with his...
  • RockaTHON makes presentation to CT Children's Medical Center

    On Jan. 17, the first-ever RockaTHON was held at Rockville High School. On March 31, the event's organizers, including Ruth Hollm and her son Josh, an RHS junior, presented a check for $3,102 to the Connecticut Children's Medical Center, and thanked those...
  • Regional Notebook: Garcia, Mahan, Snedeker Join Travelers Field

    Garcia, Mahan, SnedekerCommit To Travelers The Travelers Championship field got stronger Thursday with the commitments of Sergio Garcia, 2007 champion Hunter Mahan and Brandt Snedeker. Garcia, No. 8 in the World Golf Rankings, tied for second with K.J....
  • Eleven Sent To Hospitals After Wethersfield School Bus Crash

    Eleven Sent To Hospitals After Wethersfield School Bus Crash
    WETHERSFIELD — About a dozen people, including seven students, were sent to hospitals Thursday morning after a school bus crash that may have been caused by distracted driving, authorities said. The injuries are not believed to be serious. The...
  • Minor injuries in Wethersfield bus crash

    A school bus crash in Wethersfield caused some minor injuries and sent 11 people to area hospitals. Authorities say the bus from the Capitol Region Education Council was carrying students from several towns to the Glastonbury-East Hartford Elementary...
  • Family Calls Children's Hospital Specialist A Superhero

    Family Calls Children's Hospital Specialist A Superhero
    HARTFORD — The three-tiered cake that 5-year-old Quinn Ostergren chose to mark her successful completion of chemotherapy for a brain tumor came as no surprise to Jennifer Wheaton. "She wanted female superheroes on her cake," said Wheaton, a...
  • Dr. Paul Kanev Is A Rare Breed: A Pediatrician And Neurosurgeon

    Dr. Paul Kanev Is A Rare Breed: A Pediatrician And Neurosurgeon
    HARTFORD — He may look like Santa Claus to kids, but Dr. Paul Kanev was cool under fire when Lillian Colon brought her 3-year-old son to the emergency room in May 2003. Little Zachary Colon was unconscious. At the time Kanev was chief of...
  • Man charged with fracturing 3-month-old girl's arm, skull

    Police say a 36-year-old man has been charged with deliberately injuring a 3-month-old baby he was caring for, breaking her arm and fracturing her skull. Police say Robert Tarkowski was arrested early Saturday on charges of first-degree assault, first-...
  • Newington Girls Collect Stuffed Bunnies For Children

    Newington Girls Collect Stuffed Bunnies For Children
    NEWINGTON – In the home of twins Julianna and Elaina Vass, stuffed Easter bunnies spill from boxes and bags, threatening to inundate the area around the fireplace. But the plush rabbit toys aren't for the girls, who are 16-year-old sophomores at...
  • Teen In Chemo Fight 'Wants To Be With Her Mother'

    Teen In Chemo Fight 'Wants To Be With Her Mother'
    MIDDLETOWN — Her lawyers say that Cassandra C. has been a powerful advocate for herself throughout her ordeal, first in refusing chemotherapy in the fall and, at a hearing Monday, now cancer-free after several months of court-ordered treatment, in...