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  • 30 Years Later, Connecticut's Longest Surviving Heart Recipient Still Thankful

    30 Years Later, Connecticut's Longest Surviving Heart Recipient Still Thankful
    HARTFORD — The story of Connecticut's first successful heart transplant is one of tragedy, persistence, luck, and, ultimately, triumph. Thirty years later, the recipient, 64-year old Andy Buczek, says he still has a great deal to be thankful for...
  • Half Of State Hospitals Exceed Infection Rates, New Data Show

    More than 50 percent of the state's hospitals had rates for at least one type of hospital-acquired infection that were worse than federal benchmarks in late 2012 and 2013, new data shows. No other state had a higher percentage of its hospitals...
  • Hospitals Have Spent $5 Million To Prepare For Ebola

     Hospitals Have Spent $5 Million To Prepare For Ebola
    HARTFORD – Connecticut hospitals have spent more than $5 million on preparations to deal with possible Ebola patients, lawmakers were told Monday. The good news is that federal health officials are giving Connecticut hospitals high marks for their...
  • Hospitals Defend 'Facility Fees' At State Hearing

    HARTFORD — More and more consumers have felt the sting of hospital "facility fees" in recent years, but hospital executives said Wednesday that they need to recoup losses from the free care they provide to the uninsured and from the under-funded...
  • State Must Cut Down On Motorcycle Carnage

    State Must Cut Down On Motorcycle Carnage
    On Friday morning, a Harwinton man was killed when his motorcycle crashed into a tree. Later in the day, the Life Star helicopter was dispatched to Vernon to bring a man injured in a motorcycle accident to Hartford Hospital. On Saturday night, a Meriden...
  • Police: Man Struck Pedestrian While Driving Away From Accident In East Hampton

    Police: Man Struck Pedestrian While Driving Away From Accident In East Hampton
    EAST HAMPTON — A car driven by 29-year-old man struck a pedestrian who was attempting to control traffic on Route 66 Tuesday, police said. The crash was reported in the area of Lake Vista Road at about 12:33 p.m. Jason Parent, 29, traveling west,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Vascular Health To Be Topic Of Next Art And Science Of Graceful Aging Series

    Vascular health will be the subject of the October Art and Science of Graceful Aging series at Duncaster. The session will take place Oct. 14 at 3 p.m. at Duncaster Retirement Community in Bloomfield. Attendance is free and open to the public, but pre-...
  • South Windsor police looking for witnesses of minivan vs. scooter accident

    On Tuesday, July 29, at 9:25 p.m., South Windsor police and fire department staff responded to a motor vehicle accident with injuries near the intersection of Avery Street and Country View Drive. Responding officers located a motor vehicle that collided...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Do Our Genes Influence How We Respond To Exercise?

    Exercise has many health benefits. Yet, most people stop their exercise programs after they start them. What if your genes were holding you back? Scientists at Hartford Hospital and the University of Connecticut are raising money through the...
  • Joan Rivers, Our Widow-to-Widow Talk

    Joan Rivers, Our Widow-to-Widow Talk
    Like so many, I too was saddened  by the death of comedy icon, Joan Rivers. Our paths crossed several times over the years and among those times was the first time when she was the headliner at WRCH's annual 'Nite of Lite Laughter' fundraiser for the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hospital Physicians Speak At Event Lauding Breastfeeding's Value

    Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC) physicians took part in an Aug. 6 Hartford Hospital event aimed at helping raise awareness of breastfeeding's value and importance. The public event, which attracted families, included several speakers, among them...