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Connecticut Children's Medical Center

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  • Crisis Teams Bridge Service Gap To Stabilize At-Risk Youth

    The growing number of children and teens exposed to traumatic events in everyday life has forced the state's crisis intervention teams to respond to a broader range of behavioral and mental health issues, and those teams often serve as a bridge until at-...
  • Friends, Family Remember Simsbury's Eva Wickwire

    Friends, Family Remember Simsbury's Eva Wickwire
    SIMSBURY — At Bristol Hospital, Eva Brodowicz Wickwire had a nickname: Marcia Brady. Family, friends and colleagues remember Wickwire as a people person who would substitute cute phrases for swear words and make everyone laugh. Wickwire, who lived...
  • Plainfield Father Charged With Assault In Infant Abuse Case

    BROOKLYN, Conn. — State police charged a Plainfield man with assault after a "lengthy" investigation into the abuse of his 3-month-old child. Shawn Siegrist, 26, of Cranska Drive, was also charged with risk of injury to a child after he was taken...
  • Dad charged in crash that killed 14-month-old son

    A Connecticut man has been charged in connection with an accident involving an armored truck that killed his 14-month-old son. Granby police said Thursday that 24-year-old Kevin Ayers of East Granby was charged recently with negligent homicide with a...
  • Wethersfield High Student's Cancer Research Study Wins Scholarships

    Wethersfield High Student's Cancer Research Study Wins Scholarships
    WETHERSFIELD — Jacqueline Klepinger knew she would receive a Connecticut Science Fair award, but she didn't know which one. Unfortunately, she couldn't attend the March 14 award ceremony. The junior at Wethersfield High School and the Greater...
  • Cassandra's Homecoming: 'I'm So Happy'

    Cassandra's Homecoming: 'I'm So Happy'
    WINDSOR LOCKS — She went into the hospital five months ago identified in court papers as Cassandra C., the Windsor Locks teenager taken into state custody and forced by court order to receive chemotherapy for her Hodgkin's lymphoma after rejecting...
  • Windsor Locks Teen Who Battled State Over Chemo Is Heading Home

    Windsor Locks Teen Who Battled State Over Chemo Is Heading Home
    HARTFORD — A 17-year-old Connecticut girl forced by the courts to undergo chemotherapy for her cancer has finished that treatment and was expected to be released Monday from the hospital. The teen, identified only as Cassandra C, told The...
  • CCMC Seeks New CEO

    Connecticut Children's Medical Center will do a national search to find a new president and CEO, now that Martin Gavin, 65, has told the hospital he will be retiring once his replacement is found. Gavin, who led the 187-bed hospital for nine years,...
  • Avon School Board Recognizes Students And Staff

    Avon School Board Recognizes Students And Staff
    AVON — Students and staff at the town's two elementary schools have been recognized for outstanding contributions, including successful fundraising efforts by three youths. Five students and three teachers received Avon Achiever awards when the...
  • CRIS Gala Draws A Sold-Out Crowd At Bond Ballroom

    CRIS Gala Draws A Sold-Out Crowd At Bond Ballroom
    The buzz even before the dancers stepped onto the floor at the Bond Ballroom Saturday was that there were a couple of amateur contestants in the CRIS "Dancing With the Stars" dance-off who were going to be doing a lot more on the floor than just "Stayin...
  • Mental Health Is Main Cause Of Hospitalizations In State

    Mental Health Is Main Cause Of Hospitalizations In State
    Mental disorders surpassed respiratory problems and all other ailments as the leading cause of hospitalization in Connecticut in 2012 for children ages 5 to 14, teenagers and younger adults, according to a state health department report. The report...