| 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 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 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 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....
| 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...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 2:12 PM
DURHAM — The 53-year old Bridgeport woman who struck a 24-year old Guilford woman outside the Durham Fair over the weekend and then kept going was arraigned on the charges in court Monday.
Deborah Conradi, 53, of Bridgeport, appeared in court in...
| 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-...
| Aug 18, 2014
No one looks forward to having "the talk," whether the uncomfortable topic is plans for older parents, wishes about end-of-life care or even one that can save lives — organ donation.
"And nobody likes to have that discussion; it's an awful...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 4:13 PM
I read with interest "A Need That Never Goes Away" [Aug. 18, Page 1] and feel for the Ray family. We too lost a beloved niece at a young age whose organs were donated. However, I write to encourage a focus on living donations.
Partly due to the legacy...