| Oct 9, 2014
| 4:19 PM
A few days ago, Melissa Albright heard from a travel client: the woman wanted to cancel her trip to Dusseldorf because her boyfriend was worried about Ebola.
Albright, who is a vice president for Wethersfield Travel, said the fear wasn't about what might...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 12:32 PM
The state's top elected officials on Wednesday rebuked Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut and Hartford HealthCare for allowing a contract to expire, leaving patients to either pay higher rates or seek medical attention elsewhere for many...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 7:49 AM
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut and Hartford HealthCare late Tuesday afternoon still had not resolved their differences and the five related hospitals are out of the insurer's network starting Oct. 1.
Here are answers to common questions...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 6:38 AM
Hartford HealthCare's five hospitals will be out of network for people who have coverage through Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut if the two parties don't agree on contract terms.
Emergency services, however, and some other treatments...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 6:31 PM
In 1823, Dr. Eli Todd, a pioneer in the treatment of the mentally ill, spearheaded the establishment of the Hartford Retreat for the Insane — now the Institute of Living. But "he had a haunting family history," says Lawrence Goodheart, a professor...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 3:27 PM
The state's largest health insurer and a network of five major Connecticut hospitals still had not reached an agreement Monday afternoon with less than 36 hours to go before the existing contract expires at midnight Tuesday.
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 12:12 PM
Prosecutors in juvenile court have decided not to pursue an assault charge lodged against a 16-year-old transgender girl after a fight involving four girls on July 12 at the Pueblo secure treatment unit for girls in Middletown, run by the Department of...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 3:00 PM
The Institute of Living, the Hartford Courant and FOX CT are hosting a Key Issues Forum Friday, which looks at how people find the resiliency to recover from traumatic loss.
The forum will be held from 6-7 p.m. at Hartford Hospital's Heublein Hall....
| Sep 16, 2014
| 4:47 PM
The transgender teenager whose transfer to an adult prison made national news slipped away Tuesday from a therapy program at Hartford's Institute of Living after being transported there from a secure youth facility by the Department of Children and...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 9:28 AM
Connecticut has suffered many horrors, from the Sandy Hook school massacre to the Petit home invasion. This month, we recall the Sept.11 attack that took so many lives. But such horrors are hardest on those who have lost loved ones. This Key Issues...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 11:48 AM
The Sandy Hook Commission's final report, now expected in December, will touch on school shooter Adam Lanza's mind-set and what might have led to the evil he perpetrated, but the panel's recommendations for change will come from a broader look at the...