| Jun 23, 2012
Early childhood educators, doctors at a clinic and state child-protection workers had interaction with an often bruised and injured Athena Angeles and her mother in the weeks before the 3-year-old was allegedly beaten to death last year by the mother's...
| May 10, 2012
| 3:32 PM
A contract dispute between the state's largest health insurer and Connecticut Children's Medical Center is still unresolved as patients face higher out-of-pocket expenses or look for medical care elsewhere.
The previous contract expired at midnight,...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 6:29 PM
Health care has remained a bright spot in a sluggish job market, thanks in part to an aging population as well as health care reform measures that require new technologies, training and education. Connecticut health-related companies are marching...
| Sep 24, 2012
Health insurers say Connecticut residents are visiting their doctors more frequently and, perhaps not surprisingly, those insurers are asking to raise their rates on average 10 to 12 percent next year, meaning medical premiums continue to grow much faster...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 12:10 PM
Wendy DaCosta, former secretary to Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, doesn't exactly deny in her wrongful-termination lawsuit that she violated the city's anti-harassment policy but says others were not punished for their own alleged violations of it. DaCosta,...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 4:09 PM
In the week following the tragic shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, I attended parent support forums at the Connecticut Children's Medical Center and another in West Hartford's Town Hall, both of which involved a panel of mental health...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Patrick Carroll, a custodian at Buckley Elementary School, has always been known for his long "rock 'n' roll" hair style.
But he's shaved his locks for a good cause.
Carroll, who has worked at the school for 12 years, decided to offer his hair as a...
| Jan 7, 2013
— A year ago, he was still sitting in an orphanage in Addis Ababa, one of five million Ethiopian orphans and vulnerable children. To be honest, sitting is probably the wrong word. For as the one-line description of Matiwos in his adoption...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 12:08 PM
On Friday, 13-year-old Allison Anderson could only think of her three young siblings while learning the news out of Newtown," according to her mother Camella Mollica.
When the family was discussing the tragedy, Allison's 6-year-old brother, Frankie...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 10:14 AM
Today, in Hartford, I see 16 children traversing the all-too-familiar tortuous path of mental illness, failing to receive the care they most desperately need.
Yet how can this be, in the immediate aftermath of the most horrific of events in our own...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 12:08 PM
Free coffee! Yes, it's true. While we all know that the price of making coffee at home and slugging it to work with us is much cheaper than paying someone else to make it and hand it to you in a paper cup, we Americans love our coffee too much to wisen...