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  • New Storrs Center Showcases Smart Growth

    The University of Connecticut was placed in an ideal spot for its original 19th-century purpose, an agricultural school. But as it evolved into a multi-faceted research university, the location became something of a challenge. There wasn't much decent...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Jim Calhoun Calling It A Hall Of Fame Career; Kevin Ollie To Be UConn Men's Basketball Coach

    Jim Calhoun Calling It A Hall Of Fame Career; Kevin Ollie To Be UConn Men's Basketball Coach
    STORRS — Jim Calhoun sat in the front row of a near-empty Gampel Pavilion on Wednesday and he watched Kemba Walker, now in the NBA, push the ball up and down the court with the current UConn men's basketball players. Calhoun's legs were crossed,...
  • Tie-Breaking Vote Sends Pot Decriminalization Bill To House

    Tie-Breaking Vote Sends Pot Decriminalization Bill To House
    By the slimmest of margins, the Senate on Saturday approved a bill that decriminalizes the possession of small amounts of marijuana. The vote was 18-18, with Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman tipping the balance with the tie-breaking vote. After years of false...
  • Experts Call 'Scream Rooms' Untherapeutic, Harmful To Children And Others At School

    Every morning Michael Sexton hears the same thing from his 8-year-old son: "Daddy, I don't want to go to school. Daddy, I don't want to go." Sexton says it's because his son, Robert, spent too much time alone in a small room — sometimes called a...