Cancer Comes Down To Luck More Often Than Not, Study FindsAccording to a study published in Science Magazine, two-thirds of cancer is completely random.
Public Hearing For Proposal To Legalize Pot For Recreational UseThe General Assembly's Judiciary Committee heard public feedback Wednesday on a measure that would legalize the sale of recreational marijuana in Connecticut to those 21 years of age and older.
Legalizing Marijuana Gets Attention Of Connecticut LawmakersConnecticut's continuing fiscal woes, coupled with a new law that fully takes effect next year in neighboring Massachusetts, have prompted state lawmakers to take their most serious look yet at possibly legalizing the recreational use of marijuana for adults.
State Officials To Warn Spring Breakers About ZikaWith many college students planning spring break trips to warmer locations, the state Department of Public Health is launching a series of public service messages warning of the dangers of Zika virus.
Connecticut Resident Dead From Listeria OutbreakTwo people are dead among six confirmed cases of Listeria in a multi-state outbreak likely linked to Ouleout cheese from Vulto Creamery of Walton, New York, according to the Connecticut Department of Public Health.
Pot Legalization Proposal Draws Mixed ReviewsLegislative committee hears testimony on a bill to legalize recreational marijuana
Public Hearing For Proposal To Legalize Pot For Recreational UseConnecticut lawmakers Tuesday heard public feedback on the first of several bills filed this session that would legalize the sale of recreational marijuana.
Medical Examiner: Overdose Deaths In Connecticut Up 25 PercentConnecticut’s Chief Medical Examiner says 917 people died from accidental drug overdoses in 2016. The figure is a 25-percent increase from the 729 that died in 2015.
Exercise May Not Be Completely Linked To Weight Loss, Study FindsA study conducted at Loyola University found that weight loss isn't directly tied to exercise.
DPH Tracking Babies Born To Moms Positive With ZikaThe state Department of Public Health is monitoring 30 babies who were born or are currently living in Connecticut whose mothers had tested positive for the Zika virus.
Connecticut Psychiatric Hospital Featured In PBS DocumentarySilver Hill Hospital and several of its current and former patients are featured in the PBS series "Visionaries," was set to air Jan. 7 at 7 p.m. and Jan 8 at 11 a.m. on Connecticut Public Television.
Yale Considers Needle Exchange Yale University is planning to take over the city of New Haven's drug needle exchange program, which was among the first in the country and became a national model for reducing HIV transmission.

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