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  • 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...
  • Sandy Hook Commission Studying Mental Health Following Newtown Massacre

    After focusing on guns for the past two months, the governor’s Sandy Hook Advisory Commission held its first public hearing Friday on mental health issues related to the Newtown massacre. Kim Pernerewski, the president of the Waterbury chapter...
  • 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...
  • Accelerated Radiation: Some Doctors Want More Evidence It Works

    For breast cancer patients who need radiation therapy, the option to reduce its duration from about seven weeks to five days can be appealing. Accelerated radiation, in various forms, has been in use for nearly 10 years. While some physicians are...
  • Preserving The Possibility Of Motherhood After Cancer

    Preserving The Possibility Of Motherhood After Cancer
    In 2010, around the time that Holly Church and her husband had begun talking about starting a family, she was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. "I was told that after the chemo, my fertility might be taken away from me," said Church, of Lebanon. "At...
  • Inside Sandy Hook School: Learning To Heal

    Inside Sandy Hook School: Learning To Heal
    On those nights when Amy DeLoughy's children can't sleep, haunted by memories of the massacre at their elementary school, or on those mornings when they can't face the daily routine, she calls in the ducks. Doctor ducks, military ducks, postal worker...
  • 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...
  • Prescribing Marijuana Poses New Questions For Doctors

    Prescribing Marijuana Poses New Questions For Doctors
    Meeting for the first time since regulations for the medical marijuana program were enacted, the state's six-member Board of Physicians began working out the details of an entirely new system Wednesday. Without the guidance of the U.S. Federal Drug...
  • 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...
  • 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...