| Dec 23, 2014
| 12:08 PM
HARTFORD – Joette Katz, the controversial child-protection commissioner whose bold moves have made enemies and engendered deep support, has been reappointed to lead what is perhaps the most high-profile department in state government, the governor's...
| 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...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Two women who have been personally touched by Lyme disease organized a Lyme Walk, held Oct. 18 on the Hebron/Colchester portion of the Airline Trail, designed to raise awareness regarding the disease. Diana Young's son Brenden was in his senior year at...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
After the British surrender at Yorktown brought a victorious end to the Revolutionary War in October 1781, The Courant's circulation slipped to 3,000. Looking for alternative sources of revenue, Hudson & Goodwin bought a few more paper mills and began...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 10:45 AM
Morbidly obese individuals who had weight loss surgery are seeking treatment for eating disorders years after their procedure, prompting concerns among some experts about the assessment process used to identify surgical candidates.
"They are terrified of...
| 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...