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  • Malloy Unveils Economic Plans

     Malloy Unveils Economic Plans
    With only two months left before the election, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced a package of economic proposals Monday to help small businesses in urban communities, create jobs in areas of high unemployment, and increase affordable housing. Standing...
  • Delicious Health Benefits of Eating Dark Chocolate

    Delicious Health Benefits of Eating Dark Chocolate
    You’ve got to love this: Dark chocolate isn’t just a slightly decadent indulgence with which to woo the object of your affection. It’s also good for your heart, your health, your mental function and memory, your mood, your energy...
  • Toxic Chemicals Bill Needed To Protect Children

    Toxic Chemicals Bill Needed To Protect Children
    A bill that would provide protection to young children against toxic chemicals — both before and after birth — was unfortunately bottled up in the General Assembly's Appropriations Committee last week but should be revived by amendment...
  • For healthier skin, eating right is the key

    For healthier skin, eating right is the key
    We've heard of problem skin being treated with everything from salicylic acid to antibiotics. But yogurt and blueberries, flaxseed and salmon? Nutrition plays a key role in skin health, says Meagen McCusker, associate professor of dermatology at the...
  • Storrs Center Second Phase Expected to be Complete in August

    Storrs Center Second Phase Expected to be Complete in August
    August is going to be an exciting month for the new Storrs Center. Much of the second phase of the mixed-use development is set, while those that moved in last year are celebrating their first anniversary. Phase two of Storrs Center, located feet from...
  • Insurers' Limits On Doctors Threaten Patients' Health

    Insurers' Limits On Doctors Threaten Patients' Health
    We have been misled into seeing the profession of medicine as if it were potatoes, a commodity whose value and cost are negotiable and managed by market competition or by constraining access. If this perspective remains unchallenged, patients will learn...
  • Preserving The Possibility Of Motherhood After Cancer

    Preserving The Possibility Of Motherhood After Cancer
    In 2010, around the time that Holly Church and her husband had begun talking about starting a family, she was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. "I was told that after the chemo, my fertility might be taken away from me," said Church, of Lebanon. "At...
  • Kevin Ollie Has A Special Guest At Final Four

    ARLINGTON, Texas – Kevin Ollie is fielding dozens of requests for tickets from family and friends in the Dallas area, but he will have one special guest at the Final Four: his mother. "She was cleared to fly, she has been going through chemo at...
  • New Britain Busway Brings High-Tech To Fare Collection

    When riders take the new busway between New Britain and Hartford next year, they won't line up to pay at the farebox onboard - because there won't be one. Instead, CTfastrak will employ a new pay-at-the-platform system that's become the standard at many...
  • UConn Should Live Sustainably Within Its Watershed

    UConn Should Live Sustainably Within Its Watershed
    "Unquenchable" is the title of Robert Glennon's scorching critique of U.S. historical water policy. The word also applies to the University of Connecticut's seemingly unlimited thirst for water. To ensure the growth of its Technology Park, hedge against...
  • Tips For Parents On Talking About Newtown Shooting

    Tips For Parents On Talking About Newtown Shooting
    Even the president of the United States cried when addressing the nation Friday about "this heinous crime" in Newtown. So how are parents supposed to explain the shooting to their children? Be calm and delicate with the facts, said Julian Ford, a...