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Connecticut Children's Medical Center

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  • 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...
  • Hartford Man Charged After Missing Juvenile Found In Apartment

    Hartford Man Charged After Missing Juvenile Found In Apartment
    HARTFORD — A city man charged with violation of probation Wednesday night after a missing 15-year-old girl was found in his apartment was arraigned Thursday and was ordered held on $750,000 bail. Jonathan Gonzalez, 23, of 33 Rowe Ave., was not...
  • Voluntown Elementary hosts health fair

    Walking a straight line in the gym is easy – unless you're wearing "drunk goggles.". Alexandra, 9, and Jenna, 11, tried to toe the line wearing goggles that simulated the vision a person would have when they are intoxicated, and they found it just...
  • 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...
  • 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...