| Nov 10, 2014
| 2:31 AM
Medicare-funded breast cancer screenings jumped 44 percent from $666 million to $962 million from 2001 to 2009, yet those added costs did not improve early detection rates among the 65 and older Medicare population, according to a Yale School of...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 4:44 PM
SIMSBURY — Now you can be treated for poison ivy or an earache before picking up eggs and a gallon of milk — all under the same roof.
A new clinic at the Super Stop & Shop on Bushy Hill Road also allows you to get a camp physical for one...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 9:54 AM
Proposing puts intense pressure on guys, Brian Mascaro says.
"Every guy thinks it has to be perfect or something unique," he says. "You're always worried if you do it randomly, does it mean you didn't plan? … Was it not surprising enough? Does it...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 5:32 PM
CANTON – A 50-year old Plainville man suffered a broken leg and injuries to his back and head after he fell 25 feet while attempting to climb to a tree stand while hunting Thursday morning.
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 12:53 PM
The parent company of Saint Francis Hospital is exploring a contract with Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven for integrated oncology services to treat cancer patients in the Hartford area.
The first steps allow Saint Francis/Mount Sinai Regional...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 9:18 PM
TOLLAND — A Tolland man was badly injured and flown from a crash on Plains Road to St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, state police said Friday night.
Dana Lunderville, 41, Babcock Road, was driving south on Plains Road near...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 3:11 PM
FARMINGTON — About 100 people gathered Sunday afternoon for a somber memorial service to honor Simsbury resident Melissa Millan following her slaying Thursday night.
Standing on the sandy beach of Dunning Lake at the Winding Trails recreation...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 8:31 AM
SIMSBURY — Members of the community are planning to gather Sunday to remember a local woman who was stabbed and died after an apparent homicide Thursday evening.
Melissa Millan, 54, was found lying on Iron Horse Boulevard on Thursday evening...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 11:24 AM
More than 50 percent of the state's hospitals had rates for at least one type of hospital-acquired infection that were worse than federal benchmarks in late 2012 and 2013, new data shows.
No other state had a higher percentage of its hospitals...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 2:48 PM
Connecticut hospitals reported record numbers of errors in 2013, with large increases in the numbers of falls, medication mistakes and perforations during surgical procedures, a new state report shows.
The report, covering 2013, marks the first time that...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 8:29 AM
HARTFORD — An early-morning fire injured five and forced the rescue of more than a half-dozen people from an apartment building, a fire official said Wednesday.
Twenty-five people who lived in 17 apartments were displaced, said Fire Lt. Raul Ortiz....