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Doctors: Woman’s Chemotherapy Caused Her To Lose Fingerprints

A 65-year-old woman’s chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer that spread to her lungs caused her fingerprints to be erased.

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Connecticut & The Affordable Care Act

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Rita Wilson Undergoes Double Mastectomy After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Actress and singer Rita Wilson announced on Tuesday that she had a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer.

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5 Simple Exercises That Lower Stress

Looking for a way to lower stress? Try these five exercises from Dr. Tami Meraglia, author of “The Hormone Secret: Discover Effortless Weight Loss and Renewed Energy in Just 30 Days.”

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Connecticut Bill Would Allow Kids To Use Medical Marijuana

Connecticut lawmakers are advancing a bill that would expand the state’s medical marijuana program to children.

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Proposal Would Require Notarized Statements From Parents Who Decline Immunizations

Connecticut parents and guardians who want their children exempted from certain immunizations would need their wishes to be notarized under proposed legislation.

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Study: Whole Grain ‘Cereal Fibers’ May Help People Live Longer

BOSTON (CBS Connecticut) – Parts of whole grains called “cereal fiber” may help reduce the risk of diseases and early death, a new study finds. Researchers asked over 367,000 U.S. adults between the ages of […]

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Lawmakers Consider Commission To Combat Childhood Obesity

Connecticut lawmakers are considering whether to create a new commission that would devise ways to increase physical activity among students.

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Apple Watch & ResearchKit Raise Privacy Concerns

Apple’s announcement brought the potential for a healthier future with innovative technology that’s guaranteed to take the world by storm for its practicality and it’s privacy risks.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

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


DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

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


What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

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