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  • U.S. agencies face battle to draw millennials into workforce

    U.S. agencies face battle to draw millennials into workforce
    As a government and politics major at the University of Maryland, Joe Chapman knew he might end up working for the federal government. "It was not always at the top of my list for a career, but it was among the places that I knew I was going to shoot...
  • Obamacare and its effect on women's health

    Obamacare and its effect on women's health
    Meg Finnegan thought she might never be able to afford to have a baby. Finnegan, who is self-employed and has a pre-existing medical condition, was having trouble finding health insurance at all, let alone a policy that would cover pregnancy and...
  • Private charity can't replace government social programs

    As often happens when the financial demands on government social programs rise, there's been a lot of talk lately about the need to return to the traditional American system of community and faith-based help for the needy: charity, not government...
  • Ten ways to make the Affordable Care Act better

    The Affordable Care Act's first enrollment period has just ended, and despite a slow start, the first enrollment period was a significant success. More than 7 million people gained private health coverage through the new marketplaces. Additional...
  • Obama Administration Rolls Back Proposed Medicare Advantage Cut

    The Obama administration on Monday rolled back some of the more controversial cuts proposed for privately managed Medicare health plans used by the elderly following pressure from insurance companies and lawmakers. The Centers for Medicare and...
  • Stand up to help your health

    Sitting all day at a desk or lounging for hours in front a computer or TV may not only leave you feeling achy and stiff, but it could also cause lasting damage to your health. Obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart disease have all been associated with...
  • A life deserved [Commentary]

    My daughter, Tatyana McFadden, was born with a disability — an underdeveloped spinal cord that resulted in paralysis below her waist — in St. Petersburg, Russia. She fought for her life then, and later, with the same determination, for her...
  • Many State Computers Still Run Windows XP As Microsoft Ends Security Updates

    Many State Computers Still Run Windows XP As Microsoft Ends Security Updates
    HARTFORD — When Microsoft puts Windows XP out to pasture Tuesday, ceasing to provide new technical and security upgrades, thousands of computers in state government will still be running the beloved operating system. The computers, whose hard...
  • Feds: Woman posing as physician assistant treated 200 patients

    Feds: Woman posing as physician assistant treated 200 patients
    For 11 days last summer, Shawna Gunter worked as a physician assistant, treating 200 patients at a Centreville doctor's office and prescribing medication. But, authorities said Friday, the 36-year-old had no medical training. Federal prosecutors said she...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Haddam-Killingworth Hall Of Fame Selects Its "Class Of 2014"

    The Haddam-Killingworth Hall of Fame is pleased to announce its inductees for 2014. They will be honored at the Hall of Fame Induction dinner on May 1. Gayle Byrne is the children's librarian at Killingworth Library and has been the driving force...
  • Next steps for states and the Affordable Care Act

    DENVER Like other states that opted to run their own exchange, Colorado spent several years and hundreds of millions in federal dollars to create an insurance marketplace specifically tailored for Coloradans. Complex legislation, multiple studies,...