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  • Edwardses' new struggle: breast cancer

    Elizabeth Edwards got the bad news the same day she learned that her husband, John Edwards, would not be the country's next vice president: Like more than 2 million other American women, she has breast cancer. On Wednesday, shortly after Edwards and Sen....
  • India's Modi to get rock star reception in New York

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - It is a rock 'n' roller's dream to "sell out The Garden," but for a foreign politician to pack New York City's most famous sports and entertainment arena is another thing entirely.     Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on his...
  • Grand-Drama 'Ether Dome' Opening Hartford Stage Season

    Grand-Drama 'Ether Dome' Opening Hartford Stage Season
    The patient has been under for a while, quietly resting and gathering strength, and is ready to wake up. "Ether Dome," a new grand-scale drama about Horace Wells, the Hartford-based dentist who pioneered the use of anesthesia in the mid-19th century, is...
  • 'Ether Dome' A Nostalgic, Haunting Look At A Complicated Chapter In Medical History

    'Ether Dome' A Nostalgic, Haunting Look At A Complicated Chapter In Medical History
    The Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven is opening its 50th anniversary season next month with the classic community-conscious melodrama Our Town. Hartford Stage, it seems, has beaten them to the punch by producing "Ether Dome''. The new play, receiving its...
  • Dr. Rory Childers, electrocardiogram expert, dies

     Dr. Rory Childers, electrocardiogram expert, dies
    Dr. Rory Childers, a cardiologist and professor of medicine at the University of Chicago, was an internationally recognized authority on the movement of electrical impulses within the beating heart and the use and interpretation of electrocardiograms....
  • Kids with Type 1 diabetes get a taste of normal life with 'bionic pancreas'

    Kids with Type 1 diabetes get a taste of normal life with 'bionic pancreas'
    As 7-year-old Zara Cheek packed her bags for her first sleep-away camp this summer, she found herself looking forward to more than just swimming, going on hikes and eating S'mores for two glorious weeks. To her, the experience meant a chance to live...
  • Don't Label Genetically Engineered Food

    Don't Label Genetically Engineered Food
    The recent call for labeling of foods containing genetically engineered ingredients — especially on a state-by-state basis as in Connecticut — is unnecessary, unrealistic and uninformed. As someone who grew up and attended college in...
  • Thompson Woman Killed By Lightning In Bay State

    A woman from the North Grosvenordale section of Thompson has died after being struck by lightning in Ipswich, Mass., on Saturday. Marguerite Tomany, 61, and another woman were struck at about 2 p.m. at Crane Beach in Ipswich, police said. Both were...
  • 2004 PROFILE: The Crown Prince: The Public And Private Life Of Dick Blumenthal

    The heat was making the attorney general's pants slip. A cover band was pumping out a disturbingly loud version of ``Beware the Devil Woman'' and there was no shade whatsoever on the dusty grounds of the Elks Club in East Hartford, where the annual...
  • Boston Marathon bombing victim marries his nurse

    Boston Marathon bombing victim marries his nurse
    A Massachusetts man badly injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing married his nurse in a weekend wedding, according to the hotel where the ceremony was held. James Costello met Krista D'Agostino while he was undergoing treatment at Spaulding...
  • Angels lose Richards for 6-9 months with knee injury

    The Sports Xchange Angels lose Richards for 6-9 months with knee injury Angels right-hander Garrett Richards sustained a torn patellar tendon in his left knee during a nasty tumble Wednesday night and will undergo season-ending surgery next week....