October 24, 2014
by Cara Rosner | October 24, 2014 12:49pm
A senior official at the Dallas-based corporation trying to buy community hospitals in Bristol, Vernon, Manchester and Waterbury says privatizing them is the best way to keep them viable, but employee representatives have major concerns about the potential buyouts.
October 23, 2014
by Cara Rosner | October 23, 2014 2:38pm
With the second round of open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act approaching next month, Connecticut’s official health insurance marketplace is budgeting nearly $1 million for outreach efforts to help consumers navigate the process.
October 19, 2014
by Edison Liu | October 19, 2014 9:03pm
On Oct. 7, several hundred friends and supporters gathered for the grand opening of The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine on the University of Connecticut Health Center campus in Farmington. This will be the newest branch of The Jackson Laboratory — a nonprofit research institute that has been a pioneer in genetics research for 85 years.
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October 17, 2014
by Matt DeRienzo | October 17, 2014 12:37pm
Republican 5th District congressional candidate Mark Greenberg called Friday for the resignation of Thomas Frieden, director of the federal Center for Disease Control and Prevention, over his handling of the country’s response to the Ebola virus.
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by Susan Bigelow | October 17, 2014 9:27am
How quickly it all has come home. A few weeks ago we could forget about Ebola in our smug, self-satisfied, American way. After all, it was “over there,” in African countries we can never remember the names of, killing people whose lives we don’t value. But now this disease is right here in our own backyard, and it has our full attention.
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October 16, 2014
by New Haven Register | October 16, 2014 2:58pm
by Cara Rosner | October 16, 2014 12:00pm
October 15, 2014
by Kristi Allen | October 15, 2014 3:21pm
October 14, 2014
by Matt DeRienzo | October 14, 2014 8:02am
October 10, 2014
by Luke Foster | October 10, 2014 5:30am
Although legislation that would allow mentally competent, terminally ill patients to medically end their lives did not make it through the legislative session this year, supporters are already gearing up for Connecticut’s 2015 legislative session.