One of the strangest and most controversial proposals to be introduced anywhere in the United States in recent times is the one in which New York City’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg has suggested that sugary drinks […]
Using only her thoughts, a Massachusetts woman paralyzed for 15 years directed a robotic arm to pick up a bottle of coffee and bring it to her lips, researchers report in the latest advance in harnessing brain waves to help disabled people.
Worries about health effects, privacy and cost are fueling growing opposition to wireless, digital “smart meters” that utilities around the country are installing at homes and businesses and touting as key energy conservation and grid reliability tools.
The University of Connecticut Athletic Department says Coach Jim Calhoun is taking an indefinite medical leave of absence, effective immediately. A release from the school says Calhoun is suffering from what’s known as spinal stenosis, a lower back condition that causes severe pain and affects his mobility.
Nearly two weeks after Tropical Storm Irene hit Connecticut, 38 small water systems around Connecticut remain under a “boil water” advisory from the state Department of Public Health.
Worker illness rates are declining in Connecticut but the state still has a larger number of work health issues than the national average.
As Connecticut continues to clean up after the weekend storms, the state Department of Public Health has issued a “boil water” advisory for 69 public water systems, and a caution to homeowners in flooded areas who use private wells.
Instead of imposing higher co-pays and rolling back health insurance coverage for state employees, Connecticut officials want their workers to get a colonoscopy to help cut costs.
To make sure this summer is a great one for you and your family, here is our guide to preventing (and treating) some of the season’s health hazards.
An Old Saybrook doctor has been arrested on numerous felony charges.