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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...
  • 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....
  • NCAA Should Get A Life

    Section 13.02.12 of the NCAA manual defines a prospective student-athlete as "a student who has started classes for the ninth grade." Therefore, under NCAA rules, UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma would not be able to phone any youngster,...
  • 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...