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  • Haar: For-Profit Hospital Takeovers Could Die In Chaos As Deadline Nears

    Haar: For-Profit Hospital Takeovers Could Die In Chaos As Deadline Nears
    The best way to see what might happen if a corporation from Texas takes over four Connecticut hospitals is to visit Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester, Mass. That's where Erik Wexler has maintained a friendly and efficient atmosphere, first as CEO...
  • State Starts To Recover After Blizzard

    While many roadways were at least passable by Sunday night, the outlook for the week was less clear as most towns decided to keep their schools and municipal offices closed Monday, the governor urged employees to work from home and the state braced for...
  • Accelerated Radiation: Some Doctors Want More Evidence It Works

    For breast cancer patients who need radiation therapy, the option to reduce its duration from about seven weeks to five days can be appealing. Accelerated radiation, in various forms, has been in use for nearly 10 years. While some physicians are...
  • Preserving The Possibility Of Motherhood After Cancer

    Preserving The Possibility Of Motherhood After Cancer
    In 2010, around the time that Holly Church and her husband had begun talking about starting a family, she was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. "I was told that after the chemo, my fertility might be taken away from me," said Church, of Lebanon. "At...
  • Study: Can Exercise Weaken A Tumor Or Slow Its Growth?

    Could exercise and mindfulness slow the growth of breast cancer tumors? A study by Yale's medical and public health schools now under way in partnership with the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute aims to answer that question. Researchers at the Breast Center...
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Events In October

    Breast Cancer Awareness Events In October
    Digital Mobile Mammography October and November: Hartford Hospital is providing a digital mobile mammography van around the community and at places of employment. The van is scheduled to visit the following sites: Windsor Senior Center (Oct. 1);...
  • Prescribing Marijuana Poses New Questions For Doctors

    Meeting for the first time since regulations for the medical marijuana program were enacted, the state's six-member Board of Physicians began working out the details of an entirely new system Wednesday. Without the guidance of the U.S. Federal Drug...
  • At East Hartford Vigil, Remembering A Good Student, Good Friend

    At East Hartford Vigil, Remembering A Good Student, Good Friend
    Robert Swain was remembered as a formidable three-sport athlete and dedicated friend and student Tuesday at a vigil that drew a large crowd at East Hartford High School. "All the success and all the goals that we set, he met," said Uyi Osunde, Swain's...
  • A Tender Task: Deciding A Future In The Shadow Of Alzheimer's

    A Tender Task: Deciding A Future In The Shadow Of Alzheimer's
    The first signs of Sharon Scully's disease showed up when, as an assistant attorney general, she was working on a grueling case against a Milford gas station accused of leaking pollutants into Long Island Sound. She had episodes of forgetfulness, like...
  • Researchers Hunt For Keys To Earlier Alzheimer's Diagnoses

    Researchers Hunt For Keys To Earlier Alzheimer's Diagnoses
    Mary Christian-Madden's motherwas diagnosed with Alzheimer's in her late 70s, and four of her cousins, now all deceased, also developed the disease. "So I already know that it's there on the maternal side of the family," said Christian-Madden, 56, a...
  • Young Drinkers In Danger

    Young Drinkers In Danger
    It's 11 p.m. on a Saturday night. An ambulance stops outside the hospital emergency room and doctors immediately roll a stretcher through the doors and to a treatment room. A young girl, uncommunicative and combative, is throwing up. A team of medical...