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  • After Tenet Collapse, A Scramble: Rockville, Manchester Hospitals Up For Sale

    After Tenet Collapse, A Scramble: Rockville, Manchester Hospitals Up For Sale
    Hopes were still alive for a merger with Tenet Healthcare when the board of directors at Eastern Connecticut Health Network convened its regular monthly meeting at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 4. Twenty-four minutes later, in mid-meeting, CEO Peter J....
  • Diabetes Takes Disproportionate Toll On Hispanics And Blacks

    Diabetes Takes Disproportionate Toll On Hispanics And Blacks
    Connecticut's diabetes rate ranks lower than the national average, but Hispanics and African-Americans are more than twice as likely to have the disease compared with their white neighbors and are at greater risk of dying from diabetes-related causes....
  • Company Helps Families Struggling To Manage Parents' Declining Health

    Company Helps Families Struggling To Manage Parents' Declining Health
    AVON — Sharon Gauthier was always the squeaky wheel where she worked. Gauthier remembers working from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. in a neonatal ICU, and being told she was to report for mandatory overtime from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. "I'm not doing that, that's...
  • A Flurry Of Babies As Storm Raged Throughout The Night

    A Flurry Of Babies As Storm Raged Throughout The Night
    HARTFORD — The winds howled and babies wailed as a flurry of children entered the world at Hartford hospitals during the snowstorm. An unusual number of babies made their entrance into the world Monday night and early Tuesday as the blizzard...
  • Blues Brothers Excite Black & Red Ball Crowd

    Blues Brothers Excite Black & Red Ball Crowd
    It was a gala visual Java couldn't get out of her head long after she left the Bushnell Saturday night. The three top guys in the Hartford Hospital/ Hartford Healthcare system were feeling the groove when The Blues Brothers, including Dan Aykroyd as...
  • Man Falls Off Roof Of Landmark Building In Coventry

    Man Falls Off Roof Of Landmark Building In Coventry
    COVENTRY — A man was injured Wednesday morning when he fell some 50 feet off a roof of the Nathan Hale Homestead. The man, a roofer, was by himself but was able to get to his truck and call 911, said Ray Eldridge, North Coventry fire chief. The...
  • Mother Who Lost Daughter Joins 'Thumbs Up, Phones Down' Campaign

    Mother Who Lost Daughter Joins 'Thumbs Up, Phones Down' Campaign
    We've all done it. Reached for the phone to chat, check email or text while operating a car. But Bernice Plourde of Southington says, "Stop." She knows firsthand the extreme dangers of distracted driving. "I had taken the kids to my mom's house for the...
  • Roofer In Critical Condition After Construction Accident In Newington

    NEWINGTON — A construction worker is in critical condition at Bridgeport Hospital after he suffered an electric shock while working on Willard Avenue Friday morning, police said. Police said the man, who works as a roofer, made contact with utility...
  • Breastfeeding Rates On The Rise As Support Systems Expand

    Breastfeeding Rates On The Rise As Support Systems Expand
    Candid online posts describing the challenges of breastfeeding fill the Facebook page of Breastfeeding USA's Connecticut chapter. The daily stream of anecdotes, questions and comments alternate in tone from exasperated to celebratory. "Small victory for...
  • Hospital Reports Of Surgical, Medication Errors Climb

    Hospital Reports Of Surgical, Medication Errors Climb
    Connecticut hospitals reported record numbers of errors in 2013, with large increases in the numbers of falls, medication mistakes and perforations during surgical procedures, a new state report shows. The report, covering 2013, marks the first time that...
  • Person Dead After Car Crashes Into River

    BARKHAMSTED — One occupant of a car that veered off West River Road and into a river Wednesday afternoon has died, according to state police. The accident happened about 1:10 p.m. in the Riverton section of town, Trooper Kelly Grant said. The car...