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  • Anthem, Hartford HealthCare Near Contract Deadline

    The state's largest health insurer and a network of five major Connecticut hospitals still had not reached an agreement Monday afternoon with less than 36 hours to go before the existing contract expires at midnight Tuesday. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue...
  • As Hartford Building Burns, Focus Becomes Rescuing Young Girl

     As Hartford Building Burns, Focus Becomes Rescuing Young Girl
    HARTFORD — When Hamilton Street resident Jose Hernandez smelled smoke and realized his building was burning Friday night, he ran out in his bare feet, but then realized he had to go back for his 8-year-old neighbor. As he stood outside the badly...
  • Park At Hartford Hospital To Showcase Elements Of Demolished Building

    Park At Hartford Hospital To Showcase Elements Of Demolished Building
    HARTFORD — Visit Hartford Hospital and you'll see pieces of history on display: a 1927 nursing book opened to a diagram of the body's thoracic area; early brain surgery tools from the 1950s; ancient marble tablets inscribed with the hospital's first...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • John Larson Deserves A Ninth Term

    John Larson Deserves A Ninth Term
    U.S. Rep. John B. Larson, the Democrat representing the state's 1st Congressional District, is seeking his ninth term in Congress, a career point when some members begin to lose their enthusiasm and rely on their seniority. Mr. Larson hasn't succumbed...
  • One Stroke Against Me — Down But Not Out

    One Stroke Against Me — Down But Not Out
    I am a 56-year-old nonsmoker in decent physical shape. Less than a month ago, I crawled to the floor of my office while twice yelling "I need help!" I never lost consciousness or felt any pain but I couldn't even roll over. I was on my stomach, elbows...
  • Watch: Hartford Hospital Staff Put On Ebola Protective Gear

    Watch: Hartford Hospital Staff Put On Ebola Protective Gear
    It seems you can't go anywhere lately without hearing about Ebola.  As fears of an outbreak of the deadly virus on U.S. soil continue to spread, Hartford Hospital devised its own protection protocols designed to ensure the safety of its staff and...
  • Hartford Firefighter Placed On Leave After Accidental Shooting

    Hartford Firefighter Placed On Leave After Accidental Shooting
    HARTFORD — A city firefighter has been placed on administrative leave after accidentally shooting another man overnight, public safety officials said Sunday. The victim, Jose C. Medina, 28, is in stable condition, according to police. He...