| 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....
| Sep 22, 2014
| 3:55 PM
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...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 5:32 PM
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,...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 4:10 PM
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-...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:39 AM
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...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:10 PM
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...