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Access Health CT Enrolls 208,301

Connecticut's health insurance exchange says it enrolled 208,301 individuals in health plans during the first open enrollment...

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Connecticut & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Study: Television Viewing Leads To Shorter Sleep In Children

According to a recent study, increased television viewing in children leads to shorter sleep duration.

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History Major Says Yale Threatened To Expel Her Over Her Weight

A Yale student says the school has dropped its months-long demand that she gain weight or leave the university.

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Locations For Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Chosen

The Department of Consumer Protection has announced the locations of the first six locations for medical marijuana dispensaries in the state.

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Final Day To Sign Up For Access Health CT

Connecticut officials are making a final push to help people sign up for health insurance coverage before Monday night’s deadline.

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Additional Health Inspections For Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Companies given provisional approval to run medical marijuana dispensaries in Massachusetts are being subjected to additional scrutiny by state health officials.

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City Denies Marijuana Dispensary

WEST HAVEN, Conn. (AP) – West Haven officials have denied a permit for what would be one of Connecticut’s first medical marijuana dispensaries and have placed a 90-day moratorium on all such businesses in the [...]

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Less Than A Week Left For Health Care Enrollment

With a week left in open enrollment for the Connecticut health exchange “Access Health CT” has signed up some 170-thousand participants.

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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?