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Bugged By The Cold? So Are Some Bugs

Human residents of Connecticut have been able to weather this week’s frigid temperatures — but some of the invasive insect species may have had more of a problem.

01/10/2014

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$41+ Million Verdict In Suit Against Hotchkiss School

The jury Wednesday awarded $41.7 million to a woman who sued The Hotchkiss School in Lakeville after contracting a tick-borne illness on a school trip to China five years ago that left her unable to speak and brain damaged.

03/27/2013

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Call For National Strategy To Fight Lyme Disease

A group of lawmakers is pushing for a national strategy to combat Lyme disease aimed at speeding advances in diagnosis, treatment and prevention of the sometimes serious illness that infects tens of thousands of people every year.

07/12/2012

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