| Mar 9, 2014
Dr. Sherwin B. Nuland was a respected surgeon and bioethicist at Yale University and author of two modestly successful books when he was approached in the early 1990s by a young literary editor. The agent was looking for someone to write a book about what...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 11:35 AM
Sherwin B. Nuland, physician and author of the book "How We Die," died Monday at his home in Hamden, Conn., at age 83. He had been afflicted with prostate cancer, his daughter Amelia Nuland said.
An unsentimental and bracing look at death, "How We Die"...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:52 PM
SEYMOUR — What veteran police Officer Lisa Wexler saw inside a stinking, dark, locked bedroom on Eleanor Road was like nothing else she had experienced in her nearly 24 years of policing.
A frail, starving woman covered head-to-toe with feces...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:42 AM
For breast cancer patients who need radiation therapy, the option to reduce its duration from about seven weeks to five days can be appealing.
Accelerated radiation, in various forms, has been in use for nearly 10 years. While some physicians are...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 9:02 PM
Woody Allen's adopted daughter Dylan Farrow on Saturday repeated — and elaborated on — her assertion that the filmmaker sexually assaulted her when she was a child.
Farrow's open letter, published on the New York Times website, is part of...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 8:30 PM
In an open letter to the New York Times, which will appear in the paper's Sunday Review, Woody Allen has responded to the 1992 molestation allegations from his ex-partner Mia Farrow and their children Ronan and Dylan Farrow.
Read his full response below:...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Connecticut's new health exchange opened for business Tuesday despite some confusion caused by a partial shutdown of the federal government.
The new marketplace processed 167 applications Tuesday — 83 for subsidized purchases of commercial...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:05 AM
The Connecticut Department of Corrections claims the right to ban violent, sexually explicit or otherwise objectionable books and magazines from prison libraries if they do not have any "redeeming literary, educational or scientific value." Last month,...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 1:35 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older patients may think they understand everything doctors tell them when they are released from the hospital, but a new U.S. study found several gaps in what they remember and areas where instructions could be clearer.
| Sep 30, 2012
Sheryl Simoni had been a runner until her knees gave out — she used to walk around the neighborhood with friends. Darlene Dukes used to work out regularly until fatigue overcame her. Linda Finlay never bothered to put on sneakers, "I don't like to...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 6:41 AM
Attendance was down again at the New Haven Open tennis tournament, by 7,208 fans, but tournament director Anne Worcester said paid attendance was up.
"Our ticket revenues are up every day but one day, when it rained Thursday," Worcester said. "We...