| Jun 22, 2013
| 12:59 PM
NEWTOWN — Nine-year-old Mia Hochstetler collects signatures from her friends at Sandy Hook Elementary School in a small pink notebook.
On the last pages of the notebook, after stickers and felted butterflies, is a list of signatures from the...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Mike Galati got home from his job at Johnson & Johnson on Monday, settled in to eat dinner and watched TV. Another day seemed to have passed without the news he needed, the search for the liver donor he needed continued.
Then his phone rang and an...
| Jun 12, 2013
It was November, 2006, when Robert V. Heffernan felt something on the top of his head.
"It was like this little bump. I thought it was a pimple. One of the mistakes I made, I kept thinking it was a pimple. Part of it is, there is some intuition in you...
| Jun 10, 2013
Jake Puciato's bedroom has always been his haven. "Once I got diagnosed, this was my place to come and just unwind and be alone for awhile," says the 12-year-old, who is battling lymphocytic leukemia.
But he couldn't stand the disorganization and...
| May 30, 2013
| 8:16 AM
Last year, 18 executives at 11 Connecticut hospitals were compensated more than $1 million, according to a database released annually by the state Office of Health Care Access.
Hartford Hospital and Yale-New Haven Hospital each had four executives...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 7:42 AM
(Reuters) - About 80 million Americans suffer from heart disease, the nation's No. 1 killer, and most are on multiple drugs.
Some cardiologists think prescribing has gotten out of hand.
The criticism was voiced by a number of leading heart doctors who...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 10:23 AM
A man who along with his wife was seriously injured in a fire early Friday that heavily damaged a home at 19 Beaver Dam Trail has been arrested on several charges, police said.
Glenn Alburtus, 60, is charged with second-degree threatening, first-...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Playwright Christopher Durang was injured in a fall in a concert production of "Kiss Me Kate" at Yale University in New Haven Saturday afternoon.
Durang, writer of "Beyond Therapy," "Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You," "The Marriage of...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:22 PM
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The Newtown Bee reports that Newtown town officials and community leaders asked Wednesday that people "temporarily halt any further dispatching of goods to the community, its schools, churches and nonprofit organizations." They said...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 10:35 PM
Earlier this week Jennifer McDermott at the New London (Conn.) Day wrote about a sailor who resuscitated a Newport News Shipbuilding employee, who suffered multiple heart attacks while doing maintenance work on the attack submarine USS Annapolis, which...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 4:14 PM
Dr. Georgina Y. Goodwin, a retired anesthesiologist and Postal Service medical director who was an activist for the addicted, died of congestive heart failure Sept. 27 at her residence at St. Elizabeth Hall in Timonium. She was 87.
She was born three...