| Oct 15, 2014
| 10:45 AM
Morbidly obese individuals who had weight loss surgery are seeking treatment for eating disorders years after their procedure, prompting concerns among some experts about the assessment process used to identify surgical candidates.
"They are terrified of...
| Oct 5, 2014
Erica Bartol is a registered nurse, so she considers it ironic that it took a TV show to remind her to do monthly breast examinations.
"I was watching the Dr. Oz show in the break room while having a snack. He was doing a breast cancer awareness show. I...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 4:05 AM
Dr. Mary Zozulin was upset, but not surprised, at the news this week that a man with Ebola had been diagnosed in Dallas.
"I've been expecting this," she said.
Hospital officials in Connecticut and elsewhere say they are confident that proper...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 11:12 AM
A state trooper was flown to Hartford Hospital Friday night by Life Star helicopter, after suffering a non-life-threatening injury to her left arm when her cruiser crashed into a tree off Rt. 66 in Columbia.
Trooper Stacy Clark was headed east about 10:...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 4:19 PM
A few days ago, Melissa Albright heard from a travel client: the woman wanted to cancel her trip to Dusseldorf because her boyfriend was worried about Ebola.
Albright, who is a vice president for Wethersfield Travel, said the fear wasn't about what might...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 6:11 PM
— Top geneticists from Harvard and the National Institutes of Health in Washington D.C. joined Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and others Tuesday in opening the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine.
The new nonprofit research center and the state of...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 2:55 PM
State health officials are gauging hospitals' readiness for an Ebola case, communicating with thousands of doctors, school nurses and other providers about preparation and response, and honing a message to the public that would inform but not needlessly...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 2:34 PM
-- For Executive Director Gail Whitney, the Newington Chamber of Commerce's second annual Pinktober breast cancer fundraising drive isn't just business. It's personal.
"I'm a 13-year survivor," Whitney said. "This is near and dear to my heart."...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 9:52 PM
HARTFORD — The state's largest health insurer and a network of five Connecticut hospitals resolved their differences and announced a new multiyear contract late Thursday.
The new contract is retroactive to Wednesday, Oct. 1, meaning that there...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 12:32 PM
The state's top elected officials on Wednesday rebuked Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut and Hartford HealthCare for allowing a contract to expire, leaving patients to either pay higher rates or seek medical attention elsewhere for many...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Top state officials on Wednesday rebuked Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut and Hartford HealthCare for failing to negotiate a new contract, leaving patients to either pay higher rates or seek medical attention elsewhere for many procedures....