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St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford

St. Francis Hospital Patient Records Swiped

Paper records containing medical information of nearly 900 patients at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center were stolen a month ago from the vehicle of an independent contractor physician who works in the emergency department.

01/25/2014

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Big Day At White House For Connecticut-Based Restaurant Chain

First Lady Michelle Obama announced that Connecticut-based Subway sandwich chain will spend $41 million over three years to encourage children to eat more food that doesn’t come from a box.

01/23/2014

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Flu Cases Spike In State

The flu is starting to really rear its ugly head in Connecticut.

01/16/2014

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Malloy: 45 Percent Of Anthem Payments Processed

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Connecticut officials have told Gov. Dannel P. Malloy they’ve processed 45 percent of the payments for new enrollees who signed up for health insurance coverage […]

01/15/2014

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DCF Working On Children’s Mental Health Plan

Connecticut’s Department of Children and Families is working on a plan to address the behavioral health needs of children across the state.

01/14/2014

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

01/09/2014

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

01/09/2014

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?

01/09/2014

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East Hartford Medical Marijuana Dispensary Takes Step

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (CBS Connecticut) East Hartford’s Planning and Zoning Commission Wednesday night gave approval to a medical marijuana dispensary to be built on Pitkin Street. The more than 5,000-square-foot facility would go into an […]

01/09/2014