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Courtney, Larson Support Proposal Granting Early Access To MedicareMembers of Congress from Connecticut are seeking to change a federal law to allow people approaching retirement age to buy Medicare health coverage before they would otherwise be eligible for the program.
Rallies For Health CareOpponents of Republican efforts to overhaul the Affordable Care Act, including Connecticut's U.S. Senators, are set to rally at the state Capitol.
Regular Alcohol Consumption Could Reduce Diabetes Risk, Study FindsRegular consumption of certain alcoholic drinks in moderate amounts could cut a person's risk of developing diabetes, according to a new study.
Sperm Count In Western Men Cut In Half Over Last 40 Years, Study FindsA new study shows that the sperm count in men has been cut in half over the last 40 years in western countries.
Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile VirusThere have been more signs of West Nile Virus activity reported in Connecticut.
DEEP Reopens Rocky Neck, Mashamoquet To SwimmingThere's an update on swimming areas in Connecticut closed to swimmers late last week.
Boil Water Advisory In North StoningtonAbout 300 customers in North Stonington are being advised to boil their water.
Opioids Seized During Branford Motor Vehicle StopThe narcotics have a street value of two million dollars
Norwalk Doctors Charged In Nationwide SweepFederal prosecutors say two Norwalk physicians are part of a nationwide crackdown on health care fraud and opioid scams totaling $1.3 billion.
Murphy, Blumenthal To Hold Summit On Opioid CrisisConnecticut Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal are planning a summit on the state's opioid crisis to develop recommendations to a national panel studying the problem.
Jogging 40 Minutes A Day Has "Fountain Of Youth" Effect On Cells, Study FindsAccording to a new study, jogging 40 minutes a day has a "fountain of youth" effect on cells.
New Study Denies There Are Health Benefits To Moderate DrinkingPrior studies that concluded moderate alcohol consumption is healthy aren't necessarily correct, new research suggests.

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