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Nursing homes set to lose Medicaid funding will challenge the state’s decision — otherwise, they face severe financial cuts.
The Department of Public Health is investigating whether vaping is linked to the illnesses of two Connecticut residents hospitalized with respiratory issues.
A majority of Connecticut residents are covered by health insurance policies that won't benefit from state safeguards if the Affordable Care Act is abolished.
The politics of health care are changing. And one of the most controversial parts of the Affordable Care Act — the so-called Cadillac tax — may be about to change with it.
The Department of Correction could temporarily hire about 30 staff members to start testing its inmates for Hepatitis C sometime over the next month, a spokesperson said Thursday afternoon.
It's time for the Democratic leaders of the General Assembly to demonstrate courage, call the legislature into special session, and enact tolls. They need to stop dithering, and pretending that they need Republican votes. Republicans, demonstrating shameless hypocrisy, will never support tolls.
The recent mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton have once again led to the same kind of debate that followed the terrible massacre of 20 children and six teachers in a kindergarten classroom in Newtown seven years ago. At that time, the governor of Connecticut led the charge for stricter gun control laws but others argued that the focus should be on the mentally ill young killer who wielded the weapons. At the time, I wondered why people on both sides of the issue preferred to "demonize" each other instead of working together. I still feel the same way seven years later.
Many states have passed or are considering legislation banning or limiting the use of expulsion and suspension in preschools. These laws are a response to research showing that preschoolers are more likely that older children to be expelled and suspended from school. The rates are staggering: On average 250 children nationwide are expelled or suspended from preschool every day.
The supposed suicide of Jeffery Epstein has fanned the speculation of a cover-up across the entire ideological spectrum. What follows is my attempt to look at published reports objectively and give my medical opinion. Having done so, I have concluded Epstein’s death was a suicide by hanging.
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