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Ex-Doctor Sentenced For Assault Plot

A former New York doctor has been sentenced to four years in prison in Connecticut for what authorities called a plot with her boyfriend to hire a hit man to assault her ex-husband and kill his wife in 2012.

06/19/2014

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Is Your Handshake As Dangerous As Smoking?

A commentary in the Journal Of The American Medical Association says it’s time to say goodbye to the handshake greeting in a health care setting.

05/22/2014

Does My Health Insurance Work Outside Of The United States?

Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.

03/20/2014

Who Can I Contact With Problems About My Insurer?

Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.

03/20/2014

How Do I Choose A Doctor?

Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.

02/26/2014

Where Can I Get Care?

Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.

02/23/2014

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$8 Million Verdict Against Doctor In 2009 Murder-Suicide

A Connecticut jury has issued an $8 million verdict against a former family practice doctor found liable in a 2009 murder-suicide in Vernon.

01/08/2014

Dr. Edwin Njoku (Courtesy East Hartford Police)

Five-Year-Sentence For Former Doctor

A former East Hartford doctor has been sentenced to five years in prison for sexually assaulting a patient and witness tampering.

10/15/2013

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Board Revokes Cheshire Doc’s License

The state Medical Examining Board has revoked a Cheshire doctor’s medical license over allegations he had consensual sex with a drug-addicted patient, continued to prescribe her drugs after she got out of rehab and sent her numerous explicit text messages.

03/21/2012

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Proposal Aims At Attracting Doctors To Under-Served Parts Of State

State lawmakers are considering a $10 million proposal to help attract and retain physicians in parts of Connecticut that are suffering from shortages.

03/13/2012

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