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  • Meds To Alleviate Stress May Help Women Quit Smoking

    For the past 50 years, men have consistently had an easier time quitting smoking than women. More men go cold turkey. More men stop on nicotine blockers such as gum and patches. More men succeed on medications. Sherry McKee, an associate professor of...
  • West Hartford Police, Firefighters Carry Injured Mountain Biker From MDC Property

    West Hartford Police, Firefighters Carry Injured Mountain Biker From MDC Property
    WEST HARTFORD — Police and firefighters carried an injured mountain biker out of the woods Monday morning after he crashed his bike and severely injured his knee. Police were called to the MDC's Reservoir No. 1 at 8:42 a.m. Firefighters and...
  • Ivan Robinson's Woods Along The Edge Of An Atlantic White Cedar Swamp

    Ivan Robinson's Woods Along The Edge Of An Atlantic White Cedar Swamp
    Deep in the forests of Tolland, along the edge of an ancient Atlantic White Cedar swamp, is an old oak known as the "touch me tree." The tree, whose name was coined by the late Ivan Robinson, is next to the sprawling boughs of giant white pines —...
  • Ray Allen Talks About Special Golf Invite; Still Mum On NBA Future

    Ray Allen Talks About Special Golf Invite; Still Mum On NBA Future
    AVON — Not many are invited to play golf with President Barack Obama. It's even less likely to get a rain check, like Ray Allen did. "I had an opportunity over the winter to play with him because he came down to Miami," Allen said on Monday morning...
  • Jackson Laboratories Brings Opportunities To High School, College Students

    Farmington High School is one of the first schools in Connecticut to partner with Jackson Laboratories to develop a science curriculum that includes introducing students to using genetics to treat disease. "We want to introduce high school teachers...
  • UConn Med Students Make Cross-Country Trek For Leukemia

    FARMINGTON — Two University of Connecticut medical students returned to Farmington recently after a 54-day, 3,900-mile cross-country trek to raise money for leukemia research. Town resident Jonathan Kobles and Greg Kirby of Madison took part in the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Middlewoods Of Farmington Residents Meet The Butterflies

    Middlewoods of Farmington residents enjoyed close encounters with hundreds of beautiful butterflies after a trip to the Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory in Deerfield, MA, on Wednesday, Aug. 6. Residents packed a picnic lunch to enjoy in the outdoor...
  • Connecticut Hospitals Prepared, "Hyper-alert" for Ebola-Like Symptoms

    With the second of two American aid workers stricken with the Ebola virus arriving on United States soil for treatment Tuesday, fears and tensions about the potential for the deadly virus to spread stateside remain high. Connecticut's hospitals are...
  • Not The Worst Problem With Route 4

    It's nice to read about the work under way to ease anticipated traffic congestion around the UConn Health Center in Farmington [July 31, Farmington Valley Extra, "Route 4 Road Construction In Begins"]. The story, however, totally ignores the vicinity'...
  • UConn Presents Details On Sweeping 10-Year Initiative

    UConn Presents Details On Sweeping 10-Year Initiative
    HARTFORD — The state is investing $1.55 billion in tax dollars at the University of Connecticut over the next 10 years to bolster research programs and facilities, hire faculty and establish partnerships with the business community. On Tuesday,...
  • UConn Foundation Sets Fundraising Record: $81.4 Million

    UConn Foundation Sets Fundraising Record: $81.4 Million
    STORRS — The University of Connecticut Foundation had its best fundraising year ever, bringing in more than $81 million in new gifts and commitments in the fiscal year that ended on June 30. The $81.4 million raised represents a sharp increase...