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Mental Health Advocates Raise Concerns Over Governor’s Budget

By SUSAN HAIGH  Associated Press      HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposal to cut money from a state grant program to community mental health and substance abuse providers is prompting an […]


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Drug-Resistant Bacteria Linked To Hospital Equipment

Hartford Hospital officials say they’ve seen an increase in the number of cultures of a drug-resistant bacteria, and have determined it may be related to their use of the same piece of equipment recently linked to two deaths at a California hospital.


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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.


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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


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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