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CDC: US Children Consume Too Much Salt

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 90 percent of children in the U.S. aged 6 -18 have too much...

Health Reform

Connecticut & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Cases Of Enterovirus 68 Now Suspected In Connecticut

Officials at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford say they’re treating children with symptoms similar to those of a serious respiratory illness suspected of sickening dozens of boys and girls in at least 12 other states.

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Human Case Of West Nile Virus Confirmed

The first human case of West Nile Virus in Connecticut this year is a Bridgeport resident.

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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

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Expert: Is a Low-Carb Diet Better Than a Low-Fat Diet?

A new study finds the best diet for weight loss and heart health may be a low-carb diet.

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Study: Action-Packed TV Might Make You Snack More

Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That’s the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely paced talk show.

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Study Shows Treatment In Infants Reduces Symptoms Of Autism

There is new hope in the fight against autism and it starts before a child is even diagnosed.

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“Topping Off” Ceremony For Health Center Hospital

he final steel beams have been put into place for the new hospital tower at UConn Health as work continues on the nearly-billion-dollar Bioscience Connecticut project.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

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

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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.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

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

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