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October 24, 2014

Unions Continue To Express Concerns Over Hospital Conversions

by Cara Rosner | October 24, 2014 12:49pm

New Haven Register file photo 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. 

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October 23, 2014

Nearly $1M In Outreach for Second Enrollment

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.

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October 19, 2014

OP-ED | On the Occasion of the Opening of The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine

by Edison Liu | October 19, 2014 9:03pm

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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

Greenberg Says CDC Director Should Resign Over Ebola Response

by Matt DeRienzo | October 17, 2014 12:37pm

matt derienzo photo 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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OP-ED | Cut Out the Ebola Panic and Get Informed

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

Yale Grad student who Traveled to Liberia Tests Negative for Ebola After Hospitalization

by New Haven Register | October 16, 2014 2:58pm

Arnold Gold for the New Haven Register (Updated 4:48 p.m.) A graduate student at the Yale School of Public Health has tested negative for Ebola after being hospitalized with symptoms of the deadly virus Wednesday night at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

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Health Care Tax Credit Available This Tax Year

by Cara Rosner | October 16, 2014 12:00pm

istockphoto A new tax credit is available to help small-business owners provide health insurance to their employees, but certain stipulations are limiting the number of those who can reap its benefit.

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October 15, 2014

Republicans Call For Ebola Hearing

by Kristi Allen | October 15, 2014 3:21pm

Wikipedia Republican legislators called Wednesday for a public hearing on Connecticut’s plans to respond to a potential Ebola outbreak, while state officials stressed that health services were prepared to deal with any cases that might arise.

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October 14, 2014

The Politics of Ebola: Mark Greenberg Wants Tougher U.S. Stance

by Matt DeRienzo | October 14, 2014 8:02am

wikipedia Republican 5th District congressional candidate Mark Greenberg criticized first-term Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty on Tuesday for not urging the U.S. government to do more to protect the country from the Ebola virus.

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October 10, 2014

Compassion & Choices Draws Full House at Real Art Ways for Panel Discussion, Film

by Luke Foster | October 10, 2014 5:30am

doug hardy / ctnewsjunkie 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.

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