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  • A Tender Task: Deciding A Future In The Shadow Of Alzheimer's

    A Tender Task: Deciding A Future In The Shadow Of Alzheimer's
    The first signs of Sharon Scully's disease showed up when, as an assistant attorney general, she was working on a grueling case against a Milford gas station accused of leaking pollutants into Long Island Sound. She had episodes of forgetfulness, like...
  • Researchers Hunt For Keys To Earlier Alzheimer's Diagnoses

    Researchers Hunt For Keys To Earlier Alzheimer's Diagnoses
    Mary Christian-Madden's motherwas diagnosed with Alzheimer's in her late 70s, and four of her cousins, now all deceased, also developed the disease. "So I already know that it's there on the maternal side of the family," said Christian-Madden, 56, a...
  • ConnectiCare, Hartford HealthCare Announce Accountable Care Arrangement

    ConnectiCare and the parent company of Hartford Hospital said this week they have agreed on a new accountable-care arrangement with the goal of better managing patient care and reducing medical costs. This is the most recent of many accountable-care...
  • State's Doctors At Odds Over Medical Marijuana: Compassionate Solution Or A Reckless Leap?

    Years of debate and fine-tuning in the state legislature over allowing medical marijuana still have not settled all the questions Connecticut doctors have about medical marijuana. Is it, as some contend, a humane solution for patients who can't get relief...
  • Martial Arts Program Helps Autistic Kids Master Space, Confidence

    Martial Arts Program Helps Autistic Kids Master Space, Confidence
    "Awesome!" squeals Justin Slattery, after the sensei flips him over his shoulder with a solid thud onto the mat. But the 6-year-old's karate lesson isn't about cool stunts. For several weeks, he has been diligently working on his coordination and focus,...
  • What Kids Can Take From Lance Armstrong: Lessons In Cheating, Bullying, Redemption

    What Kids Can Take From Lance Armstrong: Lessons In Cheating, Bullying, Redemption
    My husband and I were trading words of disappointment and disgust after Lance Armstrong's recent admission to doping when our sports-loving 9-year-old said: "What are you two talking about?" I told him that a well-known bicyclist had taken performance...
  • At East Hartford Vigil, Remembering A Good Student, Good Friend

    At East Hartford Vigil, Remembering A Good Student, Good Friend
    Robert Swain was remembered as a formidable three-sport athlete and dedicated friend and student Tuesday at a vigil that drew a large crowd at East Hartford High School. "All the success and all the goals that we set, he met," said Uyi Osunde, Swain's...
  • Young Drinkers In Danger

    Young Drinkers In Danger
    It's 11 p.m. on a Saturday night. An ambulance stops outside the hospital emergency room and doctors immediately roll a stretcher through the doors and to a treatment room. A young girl, uncommunicative and combative, is throwing up. A team of medical...
  • Crime & Punishment: "If There Weren't Four Other Cops Here, I'd Beat the Shit Out of You"

    Crime & Punishment: "If There Weren't Four Other Cops Here, I'd Beat the Shit Out of You"
    According to a Pentagon report, 19,000 sexual assaults occur in the military each year. A seemingly insane Quinnipiac University professor says all those broads practically asked for it. "What do you expect to happen when women are put among men trained...
  • Doctors Of 'The Hartford Consensus' Draft Plan To Help Cities, Towns Prepare For Mass Shootings

    Doctors Of 'The Hartford Consensus' Draft Plan To Help Cities, Towns Prepare For Mass Shootings
    A Hartford Hospital trauma physician met with doctors from the FBI, the Navy, the Dallas SWAT team, the New Orleans Police Department and elsewhere one day in April to begin work on a plan to help cities and towns better prepare for a mass shooting. The...
  • Connecticut Hospital Salaries Show 18 Executives Making More Than $1 Million

    Last year, 18 executives at 11 Connecticut hospitals were compensated more than $1 million, according to a database released annually by the state Office of Health Care Access. Hartford Hospital and Yale-New Haven Hospital each had four executives...
  • Southford Falls State Park A Respite In Our Darkest Hours

    Southford Falls State Park A Respite In Our Darkest Hours
    During life's darkest hours, the woods have always been my security blanket. It has always been a place where civilization disappears, replaced by the peaceful sounds of wind whispering through the pines or an owl hooting deep in the forest. And after...