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  • Anatomy of a Cardiac Rescue

    Anatomy of a Cardiac Rescue
    Lifeguard Sam Allison poked and pinched. He shouted at the man whose 238-pound body was wedged between a treadmill and elliptical machine in the fitness room at Cornerstone Aquatics Center. The man's face was tinged blue, and the lone signs of life...
  • Stem Cells: UConn Professor May Improve Heart Attack Recovery

    Stem Cells: UConn Professor May Improve Heart Attack Recovery
    Ever since she cloned a molecule early in her career, Linda Shapiro has had a mission: Figure out what it does. So she spent years in the lab, explored its development, conferred with other researchers — anything to find the function of the...
  • Hogan Defends Rehiring Retired Professors

    A skeptical state lawmaker and the president of the University of Connecticut squared off Friday over the controversial system of "double-dipping" that uses short-term contracts to pay retired professors who are already receiving pensions. In his first...
  • Hogan Turns Down Bonus; Faculty Agreed To Give Up Raises, Too, He Says

    Although he was given a sterling performance review, University of Connecticut President Michael Hogan turned down a raise and a performance bonus Tuesday, noting that faculty and staff had agreed to give up raises, as well. This is the second year Hogan...
  • Funding Approved For UConn Health Center's Upgrade

    Funding Approved For UConn Health Center's Upgrade
    The University of Connecticut scored a victory this week when legislators approved a $362 million plan to revamp and expand the UConn Health Center and fund health initiatives involving other area hospitals. On Friday, officials from three hospitals...
  • What causes back pain, and how to prevent it

    What causes back pain, and how to prevent it
    It can happen while you're hauling boxes to the attic, gardening in the yard or even sitting in front of a computer too long. Back pain: It's one of the most common medical problems in the United States, according to the National Institutes of Health....
  • Blimp Has Best View Of TPC River Highlands

    Blimp Has Best View Of TPC River Highlands
    — Pilot Jeff Capek reaches to his right and begins to turn the wheel at his hip that controls the angle and elevation of Snoopy One, the MetLife blimp that floats tranquilly over so many major sporting events. The blimp — airship, actually &#...
  • Health Center Compares PTSD Treatments

    Health Center Compares PTSD Treatments
    University of Connecticut researchers have launched a study to determine whether a new method of treating post-traumatic stress disorder could help veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars. The U.S. Justice Department has given the UConn Health Center a...
  • Steven Hayes, A Suspect In Cheshire Home Invasions, Apparently Overdosed On Drugs

    Steven Hayes, A Suspect In Cheshire Home Invasions, Apparently Overdosed On Drugs
    Steven Hayes, who apparently tried to kill himself Sunday with a drug overdose, was taken to the hospital after prison guards found him unconscious. Jury selection in Hayes' trial at Superior Court in New Haven on charges that he killed a mother and...
  • Student Dies In School Bus Crash

    A high school student from Rocky Hill was killed and at least two other students were seriously injured Saturday when a school bus carrying 16 gifted math and science students to a robotics competition crashed though a highway guardrail and down an...
  • When it's too hot to trot

    Will Graustein describes himself as a "fair-weather runner" who avoids exercising in brutal heat. On the other hand, he finds he competes pretty well in crummy weather, from blizzards to heat waves. Graustein, 40, of Harwinton, is president of the...