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  • State's Doctors At Odds Over Medical Marijuana: Compassionate Solution Or A Reckless Leap?

    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...
  • Martial Arts Program Helps Autistic Kids Master Space, Confidence

    Martial Arts Program Helps Autistic Kids Master Space, Confidence
    "Awesome!" squeals Justin Slattery, after the sensei flips him over his shoulder with a solid thud onto the mat. But the 6-year-old's karate lesson isn't about cool stunts. For several weeks, he has been diligently working on his coordination and focus,...
  • Obama Vows To Find Those Responsible For Bombings

    — President Barack Obama vowed justice for the victims of the Boston bomb attacks on Monday but cautioned against the urge to "jump to conclusions" before a full investigation is done. "We still do not know who did this or why, and people shouldn'...
  • Sandy Hook Commission Studying Mental Health Following Newtown Massacre

    After focusing on guns for the past two months, the governor’s Sandy Hook Advisory Commission held its first public hearing Friday on mental health issues related to the Newtown massacre. Kim Pernerewski, the president of the Waterbury chapter...
  • ConnectiCare, Hartford HealthCare Announce Accountable Care Arrangement

    ConnectiCare and the parent company of Hartford Hospital said this week they have agreed on a new accountable-care arrangement with the goal of better managing patient care and reducing medical costs. This is the most recent of many accountable-care...
  • What Kids Can Take From Lance Armstrong: Lessons In Cheating, Bullying, Redemption

    What Kids Can Take From Lance Armstrong: Lessons In Cheating, Bullying, Redemption
    My husband and I were trading words of disappointment and disgust after Lance Armstrong's recent admission to doping when our sports-loving 9-year-old said: "What are you two talking about?" I told him that a well-known bicyclist had taken performance...
  • Southford Falls State Park A Respite In Our Darkest Hours

    Southford Falls State Park A Respite In Our Darkest Hours
    During life's darkest hours, the woods have always been my security blanket. It has always been a place where civilization disappears, replaced by the peaceful sounds of wind whispering through the pines or an owl hooting deep in the forest. And after...
  • Vigil Held For Student Who Drowned In East Hartford High Pool

    Vigil Held For Student Who Drowned In East Hartford High Pool
    Two days after the drowning death of Marcum Asiamah, family members said Friday that they still don't know any details about what happened Wednesday before he was pulled from the high school pool. "It's been very, very tough without any answers about...
  • Hartford Hospital 'Hopeful' In Negotiations With UnitedHealth Group As Sunday Deadline Nears

    Hartford Hospital is "hopeful" in its negotiations Friday with UnitedHealth Group. Thousands of patients face higher, out-of-network rates if the two parties don't have a new contract by the time the current agreement expires at midnight Sunday. The...
  • Hartford Hospital Says UnitedHealth's Claims About 30% Rate Hike Are 'Factually Wrong'

    Hartford Hospital says the rate increases it is asking of UnitedHealth Group is "not even close" to the 30 percent that the insurer says the hospital wants over the course of three years. "That is factually wrong — not even close," Hartford...
  • UnitedHealth, Hartford Hospital In Contract Battle

    Hartford Hospital and UnitedHealth Group, the nation's largest health insurer, are in a hard-fought contract negotiation that could leave thousands of customers facing higher out-of-pocket expenses if the current agreement expires Oct. 28. "Hartford...