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Less alcohol, or none at all, is one path to better health

WEBIt’s wine time. Beer Thirty. Happy hour. Five o’clock somewhere. Maybe it's also time to rethink drinking? Moderate drinking was once thought to have benefits for …

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Creating a one-stop shop for community health needs in New …

WEBNew London ― No one can accuse Jennifer Muggeo of thinking small. The Ledge Light Health District director of health on Wednesday walked through sections of …

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State spending $35 million in federal funding to fortify health care

WEBGov. Ned Lamont announced a program Wednesday that will use $35 million in federal funding to bolster the state’s health care workforce. At a news conference in …

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With broad support, Connecticut House passes mental health bill …

WEBHartford — The state House of Representatives passed a bipartisan children’s mental health reform bill on Wednesday. The bill was passed unanimously, …

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Yale New Haven Health signs deal to buy three hospitals

WEBYale New Haven Health announced Thursday it will buy hospitals in Manchester, Rockville and Waterbury, two medical groups and a visiting nurse service, …

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Fitch senior looks to become caring doctor after overcoming her …

WEBEditor’s note: The Day publishes an annual series of stories spotlighting outstanding seniors graduating from the region’s 16 public and private high schools. …

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School-based health centers await contracts and expansion funds …

WEBWhile operators of school-based health centers are voicing concern about a delay from the state in getting both contracts and funds for expansion of services, they …

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Mansfield to retire from Ledge Light Health District next year, …

WEBWhen Steve Mansfield joined Ledge Light Health District in July 1998, he was working as an environmental health specialist for an organization that served only …

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Reliance Health dedicates new program center in Norwich

WEBNorwich — Nearly 100 people gathered at the junction of Main and Cliff streets Thursday evening, at times blocking traffic and bringing even more people curious about …

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Backus to open behavioral health crisis unit

WEBNorwich ― Backus Hospital officials are eager to open a newly built behavioral health crisis unit in the hospital’s Emergency Department, a 10-bed facility …

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Who's a pandemic hero

WEBHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — When the U.S. government allowed so-called hero pay for frontline workers as a possible use of pandemic relief money, it suggested …

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Surgery enables Pawcatuck woman to stand for the first time

WEBAt the Pequot Health Center in Groton, Arianna Howard pushed herself up to stand, leaning her arms for support on a table. “Push, push, push!” encouraged her …

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Pentagon offers some details about Austin's secretive hospital stay

WEBWASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon released new details Sunday about Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin's continued hospitalization, saying he had a medical …

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Yale New Haven Health lays off 72 employees including 4 at L+M

WEBNew London ― Four employees at Lawrence + Memorial and Westerly hospitals were among 72 Yale New Haven Health employees laid off Wednesday, a …

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Hartford HealthCare pledges to ‘meet or exceed’ American …

WEBNorwich ― The plan by Hartford HealthCare to purchase American Ambulance is being termed a “stock sale,” with American Ambulance agreeing to sell 100% of its …

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Pentagon mystery: Why was defense secretary’s hospital stay kept …

WEBWashington — Members of Congress and Pentagon leaders were unaware for days that Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin had been hospitalized since Monday, U.S. …

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Connecticut to temporarily cut 10 rehab beds for young adults …

WEBThe closure of a state-run, residential program for young adults with mental health and substance use disorders will temporarily eliminate 10 beds amid a national …

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Connecticut legislature looks to establish oversight for prison …

WEBHartford — Advocates of a bill that would require oversight of the Department of Correction’s health care repeatedly criticized the care given at York …

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At 75, Sara Paretsky, the pioneering crime writer, has changed — …

WEBCHICAGO — Sara Paretsky returned to the scene of the crime. It was early June and traffic in River North on a Saturday morning was slow and quiet. Pet owners, …

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