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Connecticut Children's Medical Center

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  • Plainville Mother Charged After Infant Critically Injured

    Plainville Mother Charged After Infant Critically Injured
    PLAINVILLE — A local woman whose child suffered serious injuries in December was charged with assault on Wednesday, police said. Caitlin Knight, 27, was charged with first-degree assault and risk of injury to a minor, police said. Police...
  • Nine Students Hurt In School Bus Accident In Hartford

    Nine Students Hurt In School Bus Accident In Hartford
    HARTFORD — Nine children were taken to Connecticut Children's Medical Center and an adult to St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center after a school bus and car at collided at Asylum Avenue and Scarborough Street Tuesday afternoon. The children...
  • Man Sentenced To 3 Years In Crash That Killed Enfield Middle School Student

    Man Sentenced To 3 Years In Crash That Killed Enfield Middle School Student
    ENFIELD — A 29-year-old man who struck and killed an Enfield sixth-grader while riding his motorcycle was sentenced to 3 years in prison on Wednesday, according to the clerk's office. Brian Dolloff pleaded no contest to a single count of second-...
  • Report: Stronger Response Needed For Children Who Witness Domestic Violence

    After a year in which six children were present when their mothers were murdered, advocates are recommending that the state pay more attention to young people who experience domestic violence. In a new report, a group of child advocates and other...
  • DCF Pledges Increased Oversight To Reduce Infant Deaths

    DCF Pledges Increased Oversight To Reduce Infant Deaths
    HARTFORD — Unsafe sleep was a factor in more than a third of 124 infant deaths since 2005, and the state's child-protection agency has engaged a national foundation to help prevent these deaths by better predicting a family's level of risk....
  • Lawyers For Teen Fighting Chemo Order Want Psychiatric Evaluation

    Lawyers For Teen Fighting Chemo Order Want Psychiatric Evaluation
    Lawyers for the 17-year-old Windsor Lock girl who is receiving chemotherapy against her wishes and her mother have filed a request in Superior Court for a full psychiatric evaluation of the girl. Cassandra C. is between treatments and may leave...
  • Children's Hospital Plans Family Center

    Children's Hospital Plans Family Center
    The Connecticut Children's Medical Center will renovate part of its second floor this year to create a space where parents can learn about their child's medical condition and access support services. The new United Technologies Family Resource Center is...
  • DCF Considering Group Home For Cassandra C. During Break in Chemotherapy

    DCF Considering Group Home For Cassandra C. During Break in Chemotherapy
    Cassandra C., the teenager battling the state over chemotherapy, is now between treatments and may leave Connecticut Children's Medical Center and go to a specialized group home to receive further medical care until the regimen resumes, the Department...
  • Threats Have No Place In Cassandra C. Case

    Threats Have No Place In Cassandra C. Case
    I am troubled by the news that the Department of Children and Families and Connecticut Children's Medical Center have received threats over the forced chemotherapy treatment of Cassandra C. Although many of us disagree with DCF's position in the case,...
  • RHS RockaTHON raises $3,000 for Connecticut Children's Medical Center

    RHS RockaTHON raises $3,000 for Connecticut Children's Medical Center
    Having raised more than $3,000 for the Connecticut Children's Medical Center, the first RockaTHON at Rockville High School was a success, and organizer Ruth Hollm said the thanks goes to the volunteers from the RHS community. "Everyone is thanking me,...
  • Connecticut Supreme Court Upholds Ruling That State Can Force Chemotherapy On Teen

    Connecticut Supreme Court Upholds Ruling That State Can Force Chemotherapy On Teen
    HARTFORD — A Connecticut teenager will continue to receive chemotherapy against her will and her mother's wishes. In an oral ruling, the state Supreme Court unanimously found Thursday that the question of whether Cassandra C., 17, of Windsor...