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Trying for a breath of fresh air in treating asthma

An image from the Connecticut Hospital Association's "When asthma attacks" campaign, intended to change patients' perceptions about the condition.

Asthma affects Connecticut residents at higher rates than the nation’s population as a whole, and it’s on the rise. Several local efforts are trying to make headway in changing the course of the disease, using approaches some say could serve as a model for addressing other chronic illnesses that are more heavily influenced by what happens in a patient’s daily life than treatment in the medical system. Continue Reading →

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Children’s Hospital gets $10M extra from CT, raising eyebrows

The emergency department entrance at Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford.

A new $10 million grant for the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, approved Thursday – without going through the legislature and despite a state budget deficit – sparked new questions about its legality and fairness. Continue Reading →

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Children stuck in crisis: Connecticut’s psychiatric emergency gets worse

The emergency department entrance at Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford.

The number of children and teens going to emergency rooms in mental health crisis, some waiting days for an inpatient bed, has been growing for years. But people who work at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, parents of kids with psychiatric illnesses and community mental health providers say what happened this spring was beyond anything they’d seen in the past. Continue Reading →

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