| 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.
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Donating a kidney is not particularly rare: About 6,000 Americans a year volunteer to give one of their kidneys to someone whose own organs have failed or are about to. Still, each donation is a testament to something more than kindness or friendship:...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Aug. 9, 2013, New Haven: A Rockwell International Turbo Commander 690B crashes into two houses on approach to Tweed-New Haven Airport, killing at least two people.
June 23, 2013, Ellington: Adam Curtis, 52, of Enfield, died when his ultralight, one-...
| 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...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 4:29 PM
It's 11 p.m. on a Saturday night. An ambulance stops outside the hospital emergency room and doctors immediately roll a stretcher through the doors and to a treatment room. A young girl, uncommunicative and combative, is throwing up. A team of medical...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 12:05 PM
An internal investigation found that former New Britain Police Capt. Anthony Paventi often had sex while on duty — so often it's hard to imagine when he had time to do anything else. The 75-page report claims Paventi, 42, checked into a Days Inn...