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Proposed Legislation Would Tighten Law On E-Cigarettes

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy outlined legislation Wednesday that would to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to children in Connecticut.

03/12/2014

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The Biggest Pregnancy Myths Debunked by Expert Linda Geddes

Simon & Schuster author Linda Geddes explores and debunks common baby and pregnancy myths here.

03/11/2014

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Legislature Considering Hazards Of Chemical Exposure Unsafe For Children

State lawmakers are considering legislation that would require several state agencies to come up with a list of chemicals that are considered highly unsafe to children.

03/06/2014

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Healthcare Website Now Available In Spanish

Access Health Connecticut, the website for Connecticut’s insurance exchange under the Affordable Care Act now has a Spanish-language option.

02/21/2014

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Flu Remains Widespread; Two New Deaths In State In Last Week

Two more people died of seasonal flu in Connecticut in the most recent reporting week, bringing the total number of deaths to twelve, with more than 700 flu-related hospitalizations.

02/20/2014

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Newtown To Seek $8 Million For Mental Health Counseling

Newtown officials plan to ask the federal government for an $8 million grant for mental health counseling for hundreds of people affected by the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.

02/19/2014

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Access Health CT Down Over Holiday Weekend

Connecticut’s health exchange Access Health CT will be down for maintenance over the President’s Day Weekend.

02/15/2014

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Experts Increasingly Contemplate End Of Smoking

A growing number of experts believe the most promising option is to get people to switch to electronic cigarettes.

02/14/2014

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Kids Continue To Pound Back The Caffeine

Approximately 75 percent of U.S. kids and young adults consume at least some caffeine on a daily basis.

02/14/2014