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  • UConn Again Has to Pay a Fine For Its Treatment of Research Animals

    UConn Again Has to Pay a Fine For Its Treatment of Research Animals
    The University of Connecticut has what you might call a really ugly history when it comes to animal cruelty in research studies. In 2002, the university paid $129,500 to the U.S. Department of Agriculture for repeated animal welfare violations on its...
  • Rick Green: Teen Pot Use at 30-Year Peak – Are We Too Lax?

    Decriminalizing pot and opening the door to medical marijuana seems like the right thing. We've wasted millions of taxpayer dollars in a futile effort to block use of something that seems less harmful than alcohol. I'm sure of it, just like I can't think...
  • Malloy Making Good Start On Cities

    Urbanites hoped that because he had been mayor of what is arguably the state's most successful large city, Gov. Dannel Malloy would bring some of the Stamford mojo to the Capitol — be a friend and champion of the state's large and mid-sized cities....
  • Tough Choice For Hartford: Construction In Suburbs?

    The suburban sprawl that characterized the decades after World War II eviscerated Hartford and other cities, drawing businesses and middle-class residents to the suburbs. Curiously, Hartford now is in the act of abetting sprawl, despite its painful...
  • Crime & Punishment: Man shot in the groin for mimicking his friend's dance moves

    Crime & Punishment: Man shot in the groin for mimicking his friend's dance moves
    Bryan Brouillard, whose wealthy parents' lawyers got him off on an attempted murder charge with an insanity defense in 2001, has now hired some more lawyers to sue the state over his six-year confinement, reports the Hartford Courant. Before he was 20,...
  • 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....