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March 4, 2015

Free Dental Clinic Returns To Danbury

by Hugh McQuaid | March 4, 2015 12:20pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo The Connecticut Mission of Mercy will hold its eighth annual free dental clinic on March 20 and March 21 at the Western Connecticut State University campus in Danbury, organizers announced Wednesday.

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March 3, 2015

OP-ED | Obamacare Opponents Should Be Careful What They Wish For

by Wendell Potter | March 3, 2015 9:24pm

“Obamacare is a train wreck, and that’s actually not fair to train wrecks.”

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February 27, 2015

Unions Pitch Healthcare Pooling

by Christine Stuart | February 27, 2015 8:30am

Christine Stuart photo Union officials and municipal leaders asked state lawmakers again Thursday for the ability to pool their health insurance risk with other municipalities and the state employees’ plan.

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February 26, 2015

OP-ED | ‘Socialized’ or Not, Britain’s Health Care System is Superior

by Wendell Potter | February 26, 2015 5:06pm

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America is the home of the brave, they say, but a lot of us brave folks are terrified of the way the British do health care.

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February 23, 2015

41,864 Signed Up For the First Time In 2015

by Christine Stuart | February 23, 2015 4:18pm

Christine Stuart photo A total of 68,231 Connecticut residents enrolled for a second year with Connecticut’s insurance exchange and 41,864 signed up for the first time in 2015.

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Legislature Considers Letting Terminally Ill Patients Try Experimental Drugs

by Hugh McQuaid | February 23, 2015 1:56pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo A Durham woman with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis encouraged lawmakers during a Monday hearing of the Public Health Committee to pass legislation allowing terminally ill patients to try experimental drugs.

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OP-ED | Elimination of ‘Public Option’ Threw Consumers to the Insurance Wolves

by Wendell Potter | February 23, 2015 1:25pm

When members of Congress caved to demands from the insurance industry and ditched their plan to establish a “public option” health plan, the lawmakers also ditched one of their favorite talking points, that a government-run plan was necessary to “keep insurers honest.”

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Lawmakers Hope Improved Sleeping Conditions Will Curb Infant Deaths

by Hugh McQuaid | February 23, 2015 8:30am

Hugh McQuaid Photo Hospitals would be required to give new parents instruction on safe newborn sleeping conditions under a bill proposed by lawmakers seeking to reduce preventable infant deaths.

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February 20, 2015

Lawmakers Have Harsh Words For Malloy’s Proposals To Reduce Safety Net Funding

by Christine Stuart | February 20, 2015 11:30am

Hugh McQuaid Photo Democratic lawmakers expressed their frustration Thursday with the proposed cuts to healthcare services for the elderly and the poor made this week by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration.

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February 19, 2015

OP-ED | Governor’s Budget Ignores Evidence, Hits Vulnerable

by Sarah Darer Littman | February 19, 2015 9:10pm

Last week, after two years of hearing testimony, the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission issued its draft report.

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