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State Rep. Wants Study Of Vaccine Exemption Laws, Policies

A state representative has asked for a study of laws and policies governing vaccine exemption to determine if waivers intended for genuine religious objections are being used by parents personally opposed to vaccinations.

02/09/2015

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Texas Company Again Pulls Out Of Hospital Takeover Talks

Texas-based Tenet Healthcare Corporation has, for a second, and it says final, time, ended talks on acquiring five Connecticut hospitals

02/04/2015

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DCP Approves Medical Marijuana For Three More Conditions

Three new conditions are being added to the list of illnesses for which Connecticut doctors may prescribe medical marijuana

02/02/2015

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Aetna Increases Its Hourly Wage To A Minimum $16

Hartford-based Aetna has announced it is raising the hourly rate it pays its lowest-paid workers.

01/13/2015

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Insurer Sued Over HIV Patient Privacy

SAN DIEGO (AP) _ A consumer advocacy group has filed a class-action lawsuit against Aetna Inc. saying a new policy violates the privacy of people with HIV and AIDS by requiring them to get their […]

12/22/2014