| Nov 8, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Malcolm Morrison, who expanded the Hartt School at the University of Hartford in size and scope, died Friday at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford after a long battle wirh cancer. He was 73 and lived in West Hartford with his wife of 42 years, actress and...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 4:24 PM
SIMSBURY — When an elderly woman showed up at a small law firm several years ago and asked for help managing her estate, an attorney asked her what she thought it was worth.
Kathleen Magowan said she didn't really know. She thought maybe about...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 4:10 PM
The New Haven County Medical Association (NHCMA) appointed Emily A. Nolfo, MD, the president-elect of NHCMA at their 229th Annual Meeting, which took place on Oct. 21 at the Aqua Turf in Plantsville.
Dr. Nolfo graduated from Princeton University with a...
| Nov 22, 2013
Edward Kelly III, a pharmacy professor at the University of Connecticut for 28 years and a longtime volunteer for the Manchester Road Race, died Nov. 5. He was 68.
"Teaching was Ed's first love," said his wife, Peggy. "That was everything. He really...
| Nov 19, 2013
In more than half of Connecticut's emergency rooms, the waiting time to see a health-care provider exceeds the national average of 28 minutes.
The average wait can stretch to an hour or more at Rockville General, Manchester Memorial, Bridgeport,...
| 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...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Premium Outlets Pink Promotion
Sunday, Oct. 13: Representatives from Komen Connecticut will be at the Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets' center courtyard at Gap Outlet from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., to answer questions regarding breast health and the...
| 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...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 4:16 PM
What happens when you add 100,000 new patients to Connecticut's health care market but don't increase the number of physicians?
Delays in getting a doctor's appointment? A rush on elective surgeries? Better overall preventive care, leading to fewer...
| Aug 26, 2013
Karen Labe has lived with multiple sclerosis for 19 years, but after emergency abdominal surgery left her extremely weak, the effects of the debilitating disease worsened. She began traveling to the Mandell Center for Multiple Sclerosis at Mt. Sinai...
| 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...