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Many Women Unaware Of Heart Disease’s Threat

Only one in five women are aware that heart disease is their greatest health threat.

02/14/2014

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Worsening Eye Infection Forces Bob Costas Off Olympic Prime Time

Broadcaster Bob Costas’s eye infection is keeping him on the bench at the Winter Olympics.

02/13/2014

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Yale Researcher Says Stroke Risk May Be Linked To Weather

There may be a link between weather and the risk of suffering a stroke, say researchers who analyzed climate trends and hospital records on millions of Americans.

02/12/2014

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Flu Deaths In State Reach Eight

The flu continues to take its toll in Connecticut.

02/07/2014

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CVS To Stop Selling Cigarettes, Tobacco Products At Its Stores Nationwide

CVS Caremark is kicking the habit of selling tobacco products at its more than 7,600 drugstores nationwide.

02/05/2014

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Hospital Labor Dispute Ends with Agreement

Union nurses and technicians on Monday approved a new contract with Lawrence + Memorial Hospital after a labor dispute that led to a lockout last fall.

02/03/2014

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L+M Hospital, Unions Reach Tentative Deal

Lawrence + Memorial Hospital in New London and a union representing nursing and technical workers say they have a tentative agreement in a labor dispute that led to a lockout last fall.

01/31/2014

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Report: Wikipedia The Top Source Of Health Care Info For Doctors, Patients

Wikipedia is the single leading source of health care information for both providers and patients, with 50 percent of physicians reporting that they’ve consulted the community-edited, online encyclopedia for information on health conditions.

01/29/2014

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Three Convenience Stores Closed By Inspectors

Hartford police say three convenience stores in the North End are closed until further notice after failing inspection by a team of city and state inspectors on Monday.

01/27/2014