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- Study: Sleeping After Learning Improves Memory Sleeping directly after learning new information may improve your memory, according to a new study.
- Public Health Commissioner Moving On Taking federal job
- Study: Breathing Slowly While Eating Can Make Food Taste Better Looking to make the most of your meal? New research suggests breathing slowly and evenly while eating may enhance the taste of food.
- Artificial Nose Can 'Smell' When Food Is About To Go Bad A Massachusetts company is making a machine that can detect chemicals that indicate fruit is ripening.
- Study: Young Doctors Have High Risk Of Suicidal Thoughts Doctors-in-training face long, stressful hours, sleepless nights and a high risk of depression and suicidal thoughts, but often are too stoic and time-starved to seek help.
- Study: TV Ads Linked To More Fast Food Consumption Among Children Children exposed to advertisements from brands that offer kid's meals are linked to increased visits to these fast food restaurants, according to a new study.
- Staff Wages Cut At Waterbury Hospital WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut hospital is cutting the pay of most workers in an effort to keep a proposed acquisition on track. Waterbury Hospital President and Chief Executive Officer Darlene Stromstad, who is taking a 20 percent pay cut,...
- Managed Care Merger A Step Closer Humana says shareholders at a special meeting overwhelming approved the company's takeover by fellow insurer Aetna. The Louisville, Kentucky-based company said Monday that more than 99 percent of shares voted at the meeting were in favor the deal,...
- Study: Stress During Pregnancy Linked To Child's Coordination The stress that some women experience during pregnancy may be linked to how coordinated the child is as a teenager, according to new research.
- Study: Infections Usually Culprit In Falls Of Older People A new study reveals that infections are usually the culprit as to why elderly people fall.
- Human Cases Of West Nile Virus Confirmed (CBS Connecticut) - The State Mosquito Management Program has announced eight human cases of West Nile Virus have been confirmed in Connecticut.Six of the eight cases are Bridgeport residents, one is from Shelton and the other lives in New...
- Hartford HealthCare Backs Off Merger Plan, Blames State Cuts HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Hartford HealthCare has broken off merger talks with Day Kimball Healthcare, blaming Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's plan to cut Medicaid reimbursement payments. The groups had announced in July they were exploring an affiliation. ...
- Top Ways To Get Involved With Breast Cancer Awareness Month In Connecticut Here's a list of ways that you can help in the fight against breast cancer and spreading awareness here in Connecticut.
- Study: People Do Have A 'Type' They Are Attracted To A new study reveals that people do have a “type” they are attracted to.
- Connecticut Teen Wins Science Prize For Inventing Ebola Test Greenwich High School junior Olivia Hallisey won the Google Science Fair with a cheap and easy test for the Ebola virus.