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How An Elimination Diet May Improve Your Child's Health
Does your child suffer from allergies? Dr. Maya Shetreat-Klein, author of "The Dirt Cure," shares how an elimination diet may be the secret to a healthier and happier life!
Health Officials Want Suspected Zika Virus Cases Reported
There are no reported cases in Connecticut
Panel Looking At Smoking In Cars Ban Broadens Review
A Connecticut task force studying whether to ban smoking in cars while children are inside is broadening its review.
Boston College: 80 Sickened After Eating At Chipotle
Boston College said Tuesday the number of students complaining of gastrointestinal symptoms after eating at a Chipotle this weekend has climbed to 80, up from the 30 it reported the previous day.
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...
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