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Connecticut Children's Medical Center

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  • One Confirmed Case Of Enterovirus At Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital

    One Confirmed Case Of Enterovirus At Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital
    HARTFORD — A child who was treated at Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital tested positive for enterovirus D68, the hospital said Wednesday. It is the state's first case this year of a respiratory illness that has showed up in a dozen other states....
  • Getting Asthma Out Of Emergency Departments

    Asthma is no trivial matter. It's more than a case of occasional wheezing. Nationwide in 2010, asthma was linked to more than 3,400 deaths. In Connecticut, 22,000 visits to hospital emergency departments per year are connected to asthma, with an annual...
  • ER Visits And Hospitalizations For Asthma On The Rise

    Ava Passley covered her nose and giggled as Dr. Jacob Hen walked into an examination room at his pediatric pulmonology office in Trumbull recently. Ava, 3, of Bridgeport, knows what to expect from a visit with Hen, having dealt with asthma since she was...
  • READER SUBMITTED: YWCA Hartford Region's Young Women's Leader Corp Summer Institute

    YWCA Hartford Region's Young Women's Leadership Corps (YWLC) Summer Institute recently ended but the lessons the young women learned will last a lifetime. Thirty young women, grades 7-12, from the greater Hartford area spent five weeks learning more about...
  • Dietitian Offers Practical Meals To Satisfy Picky Eaters And Adults

    Dietitian Offers Practical Meals To Satisfy Picky Eaters And Adults
    The cardinal rule for discouraging your child from being a choosy eater: Only serve one meal for dinner. "The last thing you want to do is give your kid the message, 'You don't like this, let me make you something else,'" says Kate Samela of West...
  • 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...
  • Newborn Baby Found Dead In Trash Can

    Newborn Baby Found Dead In Trash Can
    EAST HARTFORD — Detectives are investigating the death of a baby whose body was found in a trash can outside a Tolland Street home Tuesday night. Police were dispatched to 1047 Tolland St. at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday for a check welfare call and after...
  • 'I Am Tough': Young Hospital Patient Represents State At Fenway For Fundraiser

    BOSTON — Shemar Williams doesn't remember his first surgery, but his parents can't forget it. Shemar was 3 years old and suffering from severe scoliosis, which pushed his ribs too close to his lungs and threatened him with paralysis. To allow...
  • 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...
  • Teens, Customer Injured In East Hartford Fryer Accident

    EAST HARTFORD — Two 16-year-old employees and a customer at a doughnut truck outside the Cabela's store were burned Sunday after a lighter fell in a fryer, splashing hot grease, a fire official said. One of the teenagers suffered first- and second-...