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  • Trooper Struck By Car, Injured On I-91 North In Hartford

    HARTFORD — A state trooper new to the force is in serious but stable condition at Hartford Hospital after being hit by a car in the northbound lanes of I-91 on Thursday night, state police said. Trooper Michael Quaglioroli suffered a head injury...
  • Connecticut Hospitals Prepared, "Hyper-alert" for Ebola-Like Symptoms

    With the second of two American aid workers stricken with the Ebola virus arriving on United States soil for treatment Tuesday, fears and tensions about the potential for the deadly virus to spread stateside remain high. Connecticut's hospitals are...
  • Blizzard Of 1978

    The first flakes fell just before noon. By nightfall, gale-force winds were sculpting massive snowdrifts. Long Island Sound bucked and surged against the shoreline. Hundreds of cars were stranded along the state's highways, and thousands of people sought...
  • Talking Or Fishing, Breast Cancer Support Takes Many Forms

    Talking Or Fishing, Breast Cancer Support Takes Many Forms
    For breast cancer survivors, support groups have taken various incarnations. Some are based around art therapy or yoga, others are held in more traditional settings. One is even set in a river, where the tranquil setting of fly fishing offers a unique way...
  • Accelerated Radiation: Some Doctors Want More Evidence It Works

    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...
  • Preserving The Possibility Of Motherhood After Cancer

    Preserving The Possibility Of Motherhood After Cancer
    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...
  • Ellington Woman Dies After Being Struck By Car

    ELLINGTON — An 88-year-old Ellington woman has died of injuries she suffered when she was struck by a car on Middle Road about 5:15 p.m. Tuesday. Janet E. Peck was crossing the road in front of her home to check her mailbox when she was struck by a...
  • Saint Francis Hospital, Stop & Shop Teaming Up With Supermarket Clinics

    It's time to roll out the old one-liners about throat cultures in aisle 2, right next to the peanut butter. Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center said Tuesday it will open permanent clinics this fall in Stop & Shop supermarkets in Simsbury and...
  • Shout-Outs For Graduation Grit And Guts

    High school graduations are about ending one of life's important chapters and looking forward to the next one. And this year in Greater Hartford, it seems, several graduations were also about determination, courage and generosity. Among those who...
  • FAQ On West Nile Virus And Mosquitoes

    FAQ On West Nile Virus And Mosquitoes
    What You May Not Know About the West Nile Virus and Mosquitoes What is West Nile virus and where did it come from? West Nile virus was discovered in 1937 on the West Nile River in Uganda. Mosquitoes can carry the virus after they bite birds infected...
  • BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT: Deborah

    Olasunkannmi, Olusegun and Temitope (Adebayo), 606 Burnside Avenue, daughter, Deborah, Dec. 2, St. Francis Hospital, Hartford, CT..