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  • Staffing Cuts Possible At L+M Healthcare

    NEW LONDON — Staffing reductions through attrition and possibly layoffs are likely to be announced in the next few weeks to the approximately 3,500 employees of Lawrence + Memorial Hospital and its affiliates. Bruce Cummings, president and chief...
  • Why NRA opposition shouldn't doom Obama's surgeon general nominee

    The National Rifle Assn. has a problem with Dr. Vivek Hallegere Murthy, President Obama's nominee for surgeon general, but it has nothing to do with Murthy's medical expertise. It's that Murthy thinks gun control is smart public health policy....
  • Mary Cheever dies at 95; author and widow of writer John Cheever

    Mary Cheever, an accomplished author and poet best known as the enduring spouse and widow of John Cheever, has died, after surviving by decades a husband who used their lonely but lasting marriage as an inspiration for some of his most memorable stories....
  • Yale Study: A Pregnant Mom's Diet Affects Baby's Future

    Yale Study: A Pregnant Mom's Diet Affects Baby's Future
    A recent study conducted by researchers at Yale School of Medicine and the University of Cologne asserts that children of obese mothers, consuming a high-fat diet during pregnancy, are more likely to face weight problems, and related metabolic disorders,...
  • Do You Know Your Fertility Facts?

    Do You Know Your Fertility Facts?
    A new study by researchers at the Yale School of Medicine, funded through an educational grant by the makers of First Response pregnancy tests, shows women are often confused about their reproductive health. According to a press release:  In the...
  • Avoiding estrogen therapy proved deadly for nearly 50,000: study

    Avoiding estrogen therapy proved deadly for nearly 50,000: study
    Hormone replacement therapy has plummeted among U.S. women since the Women’s Health Initiative cut short its Estrogen Plus Progestin Trial in 2002, when study results revealed that women who took the two-hormone therapy suffered adverse effects...
  • 100th Birthday For Toy That Inspired A Million Tinkerers

    Many a mechanically minded child growing up in the 20th century honed his or her construction skills with a toy Erector set — a collection of small metal beams, nuts and bolts, gears, wheels and other parts that could be assembled in countless ways....
  • Patients may need better info when leaving hospitals

    Patients may need better info when leaving hospitals
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older patients may think they understand everything doctors tell them when they are released from the hospital, but a new U.S. study found several gaps in what they remember and areas where instructions could be clearer. Out...
  • Thumbs Up And One Down

    Congratulations to Lorenzo Sewanan, a Trinity College graduate now at Yale School of Medicine, for winning a poetry contest for medical students. Mr. Sewanan, a native of Surinam whose first language was Dutch, is pursuing an M.D. and Ph.D. in...
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

    Thumbs up to the University of Connecticut, the greenest school in the nation. The Sierra Club recognized UConn as the No. 1 "Coolest School" for offering hundreds of sustainability-related classes, slashing water use, retrofitting buildings and serving...
  • Being a super-user isn't always so super

    Being a super-user isn't always so super
    A 58-year-old Maryland woman breaks her ankle, develops a blood clot and, unable to find a doctor to monitor her blood-thinning drug, winds up in an emergency room 30 times in six months. A 55-year-old Mississippi man with severe hypertension and kidney...
  • Strength training may boost kids' activity: study

    Strength training may boost kids' activity: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Whether children can and should participate in strength training has been a contentious issue. But new research suggests it is safe and may encourage young people to be more active in their everyday lives. Researchers randomly...