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Connecticut Children's Medical Center

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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Manchester Native Enters Arts Commission Hall Of Fame

    Manchester Native Enters Arts Commission Hall Of Fame
    Lynn Damon, who has worked more than 30 years as a professional photographer, has another accomplishment to add to her collection of awards. Damon, 53, was recently inducted into the Manchester Arts Commission Hall of Fame. Damon, who lives in...
  • 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,...