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High Hopes For New Heart Drug

A new study says a first-of-a-kind, experimental drug could prove to be a major advance in the treatment of heart failure....

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Connecticut & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Pediatricians’ Rx For Schools: Later Start Times

Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.

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Parents Growing More Concerned Over Potential For Concussions In Young Soccer Players

The lawsuit was filed Wednesday and seeks class action status on behalf of current and former soccer players who competed for teams governed by FIFA and several U.S.-based soccer organizations.

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New Nail Polish Detects Presence of Date Rape Drugs in Drinks

The future of preventing date rape may soon be at the tip of your finger—literally.

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At-Home Test For Colon Cancer Coming Soon

The Mayo Clinic is the first in the country to offer a new, at-home screening test for colon cancer.

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$2.3 Million Gift For UConn Nursing School

STORRS, Conn. (AP) – UConn’s nursing school has received a $2.3 million gift, the largest in its history, to set up its first endowed faculty chair. The UConn Foundation says a couple with long ties [...]

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Grand Opening Of Medical Marijuana Dispensary

A medical marijuana dispensary facility has opened in South Windsor, joining five others already doing business in Connecticut. Prime Wellness of Connecticut will sell Connecticut-produced marijuana products to seriously ill patients who have registered with the state’s Medical Marijuana Program.

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Study: ‘Astonishing Progress’ Made On Heart Disease

Research shows rapid decline in deaths caused by heart disease and stroke over a decade.

WebMD Health News
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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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