January 23, 2015
by Hugh McQuaid | January 23, 2015 1:24pm
House Speaker Brendan Sharkey had a controversial bill permitting doctors help terminally ill patients end their lives referred to the Judiciary Committee this week rather than the Public Health Committee where it has stalled in previous sessions.
January 20, 2015
by Christine Stuart | January 20, 2015 8:00am
December 19, 2014
by Terry Cowgill | December 19, 2014 5:30am
The apparent collapse of a deal allowing a for-profit company to buy five hospitals in Connecticut could deal a devastating blow to the patients who depend on those facilities — and to the healthcare access of hundreds of thousands across the state.
December 15, 2014
by Christine Stuart | December 15, 2014 1:18pm
December 10, 2014
by Christine Stuart | December 10, 2014 3:33pm
by Kristi Allen | December 10, 2014 2:28pm
December 8, 2014
by Lisa Chedekel | December 8, 2014 5:30am
Connecticut’s acute-care hospitals saw gains from their operations tumble 35 percent in the last fiscal year, with seven of 29 hospitals reporting operating losses, according to a new state report.
December 2, 2014
by Christine Stuart | December 2, 2014 5:30am
(Updated 8:24 a.m.) Attorney General George Jepsen and the Office of Health Care Access gave their blessing Monday to an agreement that allows a Dallas-based, for-profit hospital chain to take over the nonprofit Waterbury Hospital.
December 1, 2014
by Kristi Allen | December 1, 2014 11:40pm
The Connecticut Public Interest Research Group’s annual Trouble in Toyland report says the group found 24 toys on the market this year that could be hazardous to children because of toxic chemicals, choking or ingestion hazards, or excessive noise.
November 28, 2014
by Cara Rosner | November 28, 2014 10:34am
Bigger paychecks don’t necessarily lead to greater generosity, according to new data that shows Connecticut’s lowest-income residents donate the largest portion of their income to charity.