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What No One Tells You About Medicare Coverage -- Glen (Vol. 1)
Get What's Yours For Medicare Author Phillip Moeller warns of common but costly Medicare mistakes in the first of this three-part series.
Connecticut Has First Domestically Acquired Zika Case
The victim had recently traveled to Florida
New Law Allowing Minors To Use Medical Marijuana Starts Saturday
Children will be allowed to use medical marijuana in Connecticut beginning October 1 when a new law recently passed by the legislature and signed by Gov. Malloy goes into effect.
State Drops Sex Assault Charges Against Avon Doctor
Prosecutors have dropped all 14 charges against a Connecticut doctor who had been accused of sexually assaulting female patients.
Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease Reported At Derby High
Several cases of coxsackie, also known as hand, foot, and mouth disease, have been reported to officials at Derby High School.
Residents Line Up For Connecticut Mission of Mercy Free Dental Clinic
Free dental care is being offered in Hartford Friday morning. The Connecticut Mission of Mercy event, facilitated by the Connecticut Foundation for Dental Outreach, gives dental care for those in need.
LISTEN ON DEMAND: Dr. Virginia Bieluch On The Zika Virus
Dr. Virginia Bieluch, chief of infectious disease at The Hospital of Central Connecticut, offers an update on the Zika virus.
Registration For Medical Marijuana Patients Under 18 Begins
Registration began Thursday for patients under the age of 18 in Connecticut, seeking medical marijuana to treat debilitating medical conditions.
FDA Advises Zika Screening For All US Blood Centers
The Food and Drug Administration wants all U.S. blood banks to start screening for Zika virus, a major expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne disease.
Mylan Says It Will Expand Programs That Lower EpiPen Costs
Mylan, in the face of heated criticism over price hikes for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment, is bulking up programs that help patients pay for the drug. The generic drug maker laid out a plan on Thursday to expand its patient assistance...
Sen. Manchin Mum On EpiPen Hikes By Daughter's Drug Company
As a pharmaceutical company run by U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin's daughter faces scrutiny for hiking prices on life-saving allergy injection pens, Manchin is remaining mum.
Several CT Swimming Areas Closed Due To High Bacteria Levels
Several state run swimming area have been closed due to high bacteria levels, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced Wednesday.
Yale Study Identifies Cells In Placenta Susceptible To Zika
Researchers at Yale have determined which kind of cells allow the Zika virus to move from an infected mother to a fetus.
Stamford Officials To Discuss New Regulations On Food Trucks
Stamford officials are considering a potential overhaul of the city's regulations for food trucks and other mobile vendors.
Local Health Officials Warning About Lyme Disease
State health experts are warning about the high risk of Lyme disease and ticks during this time of year.
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