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Connecticut Children's Medical Center

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  • 2 Connecticut Hospitals Treating Patients With Enterovirus D68 Symptoms; Cases Not Confirmed

    HARTFORD — Two Connecticut hospitals are currently treating patients with signs of severe respiratory illness that could be a strain of enterovirus that has been spreading in other states, but the cases are not confirmed, state health officials...
  • State Must Focus On Teen Passenger Safety, Too

    Since May, several fatal crashes involving 16- to 19-year-old drivers and their passengers have occurred in our state. Although not all crashes are the fault of the driver, this age group is susceptible to driver inexperience and poor impulse control. Now...
  • Disturbed Kids Stuck In Emergency Room Limbo

     Disturbed Kids Stuck In Emergency Room Limbo
    Today, in Hartford, I see 16 children traversing the all-too-familiar tortuous path of mental illness, failing to receive the care they most desperately need. Yet how can this be, in the immediate aftermath of the most horrific of events in our own...
  • Families With Mental Illness, Disabilities Need Community

    In the week following the tragic shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, I attended parent support forums at the Connecticut Children's Medical Center and another in West Hartford's Town Hall, both of which involved a panel of mental health...
  • Calle Del Parque / Park Street

    Cities of consequence have a rich history, a nationally prominent museum, a large library, a system of parks, a university, a stadium, theaters and a symphony orchestra, opera company and ballet. But that's not all. Among other requisites of notable...
  • Our Own Miss USA Has Beauty, Smarts, Spirit

    There's no ingrained beauty-pageant culture in Connecticut the way there is in, say, Texas. The last Miss America to hail from here won 80 years ago, and no one from Connecticut has ever taken the Miss USA crown. Until now. Erin Brady of South...
  • NCAA Should Get A Life

    Section 13.02.12 of the NCAA manual defines a prospective student-athlete as "a student who has started classes for the ninth grade." Therefore, under NCAA rules, UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma would not be able to phone any youngster,...
  • Ellington Teen Hurt In Coventry Dirt Bike Crash

    COVENTRY — An Ellington teenager was injured Sunday when the dirt bike he was riding crashed into a tree in the area of 162 Grant Hill Road, police said. The boy had been riding on a private track when the accident occurred about 10:20 a.m., police...
  • Presentation On Concussions In Youth Sports Is In Avon

    AVON — A presentation on concussions in youth sports will be presented on Tuesday by the Avon Soccer Club, according to an announcement from the town. The presenation is free and will be at 7:30 p.m. at Avon High School. It will be conducted by Dr....
  • Willimantic Police Believe String of Shooting Incidents Injuring Two Related

    WILLIMANTIC — Police say a string of shootings that left two people injured this week may be related, and they have arrested local man in connection with one shooting on Tuesday. Officers responded to seven separate incidents throughout the week,...
  • Seven Years In Prison For Hartford Sex Offender

    HARTFORD — A 48-year-old Hartford man who over the course of several years repeatedly raped a young boy from his neighborhood was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison and 10 years of special parole. Pedro Ithier said nothing after hearing...