| Dec 20, 2013
| 11:35 AM
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...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 8:44 AM
MIDDLEBURY — In the constantly changing culture of synthetic drug use, officials were faced Saturday night with suspected overdoses from a drug called 2C-P.
An electronic dance music show at Quassy Amusement Park was shut down late Saturday...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:42 AM
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...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:41 AM
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...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Karin Diamond wanted to be a writer and majored in English and journalism in college. She then started a blog about her life as a 20-something professional with a husband, a house and a dog, and called it Eyes Peeled Always, from a saying of her...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 1:40 PM
Thomas P. Kugelman was a dermatologist of the old school — a medical dermatologist, not a cosmetic one. His practice, which eventually included his daughter Lisa, concentrated on repairing skin damaged by accident or disease, rather than enhancing...
| Jun 23, 2010
As a boy, Ophni Davis dreamed of becoming a doctor. Instead, he became a barber. But he still considers it his job to look after people's welfare.
So if a man who looks about the right age comes into his Blue Hills Avenue salon in Hartford, Connecticut,...
| Feb 7, 2010
| 3:46 PM
A devastating explosion that was heard and felt for miles destroyed a power plant Sunday morning as workers purged a natural gas piping system, killing at least five and injuring many more, emergency response officers said.
Homeowners miles away said the...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 3:15 PM
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...
| May 18, 2013
| 2:21 PM
Years of debate and fine-tuning in the state legislature over allowing medical marijuana still have not settled all the questions Connecticut doctors have about medical marijuana. Is it, as some contend, a humane solution for patients who can't get relief...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:07 PM
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...