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  • Half Of State Hospitals Exceed Infection Rates, New Data Show

    More than 50 percent of the state's hospitals had rates for at least one type of hospital-acquired infection that were worse than federal benchmarks in late 2012 and 2013, new data shows. No other state had a higher percentage of its hospitals...
  • Hospital Takes Ebola Precautions With Man Who Was In Liberia

    Hospital Takes Ebola Precautions With Man Who Was In Liberia
    DERBY – A man who recently traveled to Liberia sparked an emergency Ebola response plan after he was taken to Griffin Hospital in an ambulance Saturday night, but the patient has since been transferred to Yale-New Haven Hospital and medical...
  • Estado escucha súplicas para expandir enfermedades de la marihuana medicinal

    Estado escucha súplicas para expandir enfermedades de la marihuana medicinal
    Los pacientes y sus defensores le imploraron a un panel estatal de doctores el miércoles a que extendieran el programa de marihuana médica de Connecticut a que incluya condiciones médicas adicionales más allá de las actualmente permitidas por la ley...
  • Break-Up, Tragedies Teach Couple Unconditional Love

     Break-Up, Tragedies Teach Couple Unconditional Love
    Colleen and Sean Alexander had been married for a year, had bought their first home in Clinton, and were hoping to have children in 2011 when a freight truck barreled through a stop sign and crushed their plans under its wheels. They had been high...
  • 30 Years Later, Connecticut's Longest Surviving Heart Recipient Still Thankful

    30 Years Later, Connecticut's Longest Surviving Heart Recipient Still Thankful
    HARTFORD — The story of Connecticut's first successful heart transplant is one of tragedy, persistence, luck, and, ultimately, triumph. Thirty years later, the recipient, 64-year old Andy Buczek, says he still has a great deal to be thankful for...
  • Person Rescued From Sinking Car In Old Saybrook

    Person Rescued From Sinking Car In Old Saybrook
    OLD SAYBROOK — A person who spent nearly 20 minutes trapped in a car that was overturned and submerged in water alongside Custom Drive was freed by firefighters and hospitalized, police said. Two people, the person trapped in the car and one who...
  • State Hears Pleas To Expand Illnesses For Medical Marijuana

    State Hears Pleas To Expand Illnesses For Medical Marijuana
    HARTFORD — Patients and their advocates pleaded with a state panel of doctors Wednesday to expand Connecticut's Medical Marijuana Program to include additional medical conditions beyond those currently allowed by state law. "Gentlemen, you ought to...
  • Type 1 Diabetes Increasing As Medical Teams Shrink

    Type 1 Diabetes Increasing As Medical Teams Shrink
    In the 15 months since Brian Lybeck's Type 1 Diabetes' diagnosis, the seventh grader and his family have worked with four different diabetes educators at Connecticut Children's Medical Center. Like their counterparts at other diabetes practices, the...
  • Three Branford Officers Use CPR To Save Woman's Live

    Three Branford Officers Use CPR To Save Woman's Live
    BRANFORD - Three Branford Police officers are credited with using CPR to save a woman's life after she had stopped breathing early Friday morning. Police responded to a call at 4:30 a.m. Friday that a woman had harmed herself at the Stony Creek town...
  • Hamden Man Charged With Stabbing Father

    HAMDEN — A dispute over a television prompted a 21-year-old man to stab his father early Thursday, police said. Jeffrey Milano stabbed his father Michael Milano three times, police said. Michael Milano was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital for...
  • Medicare Costs For Breast Cancer Screenings Soar, But Benefits Remain Unclear

     Medicare Costs For Breast Cancer Screenings Soar, But Benefits Remain Unclear
    Medicare-funded breast cancer screenings jumped 44 percent from $666 million to $962 million from 2001 to 2009, yet those added costs did not improve early detection rates among the 65 and older Medicare population, according to a Yale School of...