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Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not Vaccinate

With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged...

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Connecticut & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Flu Making Presence Felt In State

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – The flu is running rampant in 43 of 50 states, according to the CDC. That has health experts urging those who haven’t been vaccinated to do so. Hartford Hospital emergency department […]

A 17-year-old girl with cancer is in an unprecedented legal battle with the state of Connecticut as the Department of Children and Families removed her from her home and forced the teen to receive chemotherapy.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

State Forces Connecticut Teen With Cancer To Undergo Chemotherapy

A 17-year-old girl with cancer is in an unprecedented legal battle with the state of Connecticut as the Department of Children and Families removed her from her home and forced the teen to receive chemotherapy.

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Caramel Apple Warning After Five Deaths

There have been no cases in Connecticut, but the CDC has issued a warning about prepackaged caramel apples after five deaths and dozens of illnesses in ten states

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Mental Health Needs Persist, Two Years After Newtown Shootings

Anxiety, depression, guilt, sleeplessness, marital strife, drug and alcohol abuse– two years after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the scope of the psychological damage to children, parents and others is becoming clear, and the need for treatment is likely to persist a long time.

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Study: Stress Causes Aging — Even In Teens And Pre-teens

Researchers say they looked at 97 healthy 10- to 14-year-old girls with either a maternal history of depression or no history of the disorder.

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Expert Warns Doing This While Checking Your Messages Can Cause ‘Email Apnea’

Like sleep apnea, email apnea puts people at risk for a variety of illnesses, such as stroke, heart attack and diabetes, expert believe.

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Medical Trial May Help Offset Peanut Allergies

CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports, researchers at Lurie Children’s Hospital are conducting a study that may give patients other options in the future. But does it work?

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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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