by Christine Stuart | May 2, 2016 5:35pm
For opponents of the legislation, it was about firearms. For proponents, however, it was about protecting victims of domestic violence.
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by Dr. Liane Philpotts | May 2, 2016 2:22pm
To detect cancer, a 3D mammogram is better than a 2D mammogram
Here’s a medical fact that should be uncontroversial: the better your mammogram, the more likely you are to beat breast cancer.
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by Christine Stuart | May 2, 2016 5:30am
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy received the 2016 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award Sunday for defending the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the U.S. following the November 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris.
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by Jack Kramer | April 29, 2016 3:11pm
Even in the toughest of financial times there is legislation that, even though it costs money, draws bipartisan support.
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by Lisa Chedekel | April 29, 2016 2:38pm
Blacks and Hispanics are less likely than whites to get flu vaccines, have a preventive health care visit, or receive follow-up care after being hospitalized for a mental health disorder, according to a first-of-its kind federal report that looks at health disparities among people on Medicare Advantage plans.
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by Cara Rosner | April 27, 2016 11:00am
Connecticut will receive a popular drug used to counteract the effects of opioid overdoses at a reduced cost, thanks to a settlement reached between the state and drugmaker.
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by Jack Kramer | April 26, 2016 7:28pm
The Senate joined the House Tuesday in approving a bill that would create a relief fund for firefighters who are diagnosed with certain types of cancer related to their job.
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by Christine Stuart | April 26, 2016 3:00am
Early Tuesday morning, the House passed a bill that would create a quasi-public agency to administer a retirement system for Connecticut residents who currently may not have one through their employer.
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by Sal Luciano | April 21, 2016 6:00pm
As Gov. Dannel P. Malloy continues to carry out his austerity budget, rife with mass layoffs of state workers and deep cuts to vital services, it’s helpful to remember that sacrifice and suffering are not shared concepts.
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by Christine Stuart | April 20, 2016 11:10pm
Connecticut Dreamers cheered Senate approval Wednesday of a bill that gives them access to financial aid at public colleges and universities.
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