| Dec 14, 2012
| 6:25 PM
Even the president of the United States cried when addressing the nation Friday about "this heinous crime" in Newtown.
So how are parents supposed to explain the shooting to their children?
Be calm and delicate with the facts, said Julian Ford, a...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Landscape artist Blanche Serban is the next artist to have her work exhibited in the Celeste LeWitt Gallery at the University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Ave. in Farmington.
It will be up from Thursday, April 18, to Wednesday, July 17....
| Apr 26, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Connecticut's chief medical examiner has fired a state employee who let her husband view the body of mass killer Adam Lanza in the morgue two days after the Dec. 14 Newtown school massacre, The Courant has learned.
The employee, Jean Henry, was...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 10:30 AM
One dark January night in 1824, several men crept into a West Haven cemetery. They dug up the grave of a newly buried 17-year-old farmer's daughter named Bathsheba Smith and carried her body to Yale Medical College for dissection.
These students or...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 2:57 PM
The University of Connecticut was placed in an ideal spot for its original 19th-century purpose, an agricultural school. But as it evolved into a multi-faceted research university, the location became something of a challenge. There wasn't much decent...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 12:45 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Double-jointed teens are more likely than their less flexible peers to develop shoulder, knee or ankle pain, suggests a large, new study from the UK.
Apart from the findings for those particular joints, researchers found no...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 9:27 AM
“What/Who: Paintings by P.W. Park” will be at the main entrance lobby and the mezzanine at UConn Health Center, 263 Farmington Ave. in Farmington, until Monday, May 6.
Park, a retired Wall Street banker and co-author of books about banking,...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:33 AM
Calm and Chaos,” an exhibit of art by Suzanne Jill Levy, will be at the main and mezzanine lobbies of the UConn Health Center, 263 Farmington Ave. in Farmington, until Monday, July 22.
Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily
| Jan 28, 2013
| 11:05 AM
1) Pulse: What Makes You Tick — Welded Works, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, 263 Farmington Ave., Farmington, (860) 679-2000. Through Mar. 6. uchc.edu.
2) WEB Dubois; The Souls of Black Folk — Book Talk, Harriet Beecher...
| May 8, 2013
| 7:52 AM
A CDC-recommended non-profit organization has been launched in time for Mother's Day. Through 'MotherToBaby CT', experts will be able to provide the public with free answers to the many questions that arise during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
| Apr 29, 2013
| 4:11 PM
A bill that would provide protection to young children against toxic chemicals — both before and after birth — was unfortunately bottled up in the General Assembly's Appropriations Committee last week but should be revived by amendment...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 6:22 AM
Jim Calhoun and his obstinate ways arrived in Connecticut in May 1986, hired to turn around a lowly UConn men's basketball program that seemed destined to remain the laughingstock in a conference of national powers.
"It's doable," he famously said of...