Requests for free breast binders by transgender youths in 2022 have outnumbered supplies at Health Care Advocates International (HCAI) in Stratford, which serves LGBTQ and HIV communities. HCAI received 126 binder requests in the first three weeks of January alone, crushing last year’s numbers and temporarily wiping out inventory. The group sent out 190 binders in all […]
Health care advocates say the measures will harm access to necessary treatment, particularly for people with disabilities.
Connecticut’s opposition to a $4.5 billion deal offered by the Sacklers over the opioid epidemic paid off with a settlement worth $6 billion.
The House voted to confirm Manisha Juthani as CT commissioner of the state Department of Public Health, over objections of House Republicans.
An international group of neurologists has deciphered the mystery of why people get migraines and, in doing so, has determined how to greatly reduce their frequency and severity.
Hartford HealthCare argues that Saint Francis has chosen not to engage in fair competition, despite being the much larger hospital chain.
Many stressed the importance of easing suffering, while disability rights advocates said a law could be changed in the future.
Advocates say the research is clear: A hospital merger in which patients benefit the most is the exception, not the rule.
In Connecticut, as elsewhere across the country, the pandemic has exacerbated just how thin school-based social workers are stretched.
The bill includes initiatives to improve and expand mental health workforce development, services in schools, insurance coverage and more.
A group of residents filed a class-action lawsuit alleging that the network’s anti-competitive practices result in higher costs for patients.
Legislators have described the mental health crisis among children as one of the most crucial priorities this session.
While Connecticut has implemented a wide range of responses to opioid addiction, but more people are calling for a fundamental rethinking of how to address the condition.
Gov. Ned Lamont unveiled health care proposals aimed at increasing accessibility, promoting primary care and curbing the cost of medication.
The state’s largest health system by revenue said Thursday it had signed an agreement with PE-backed Prospect Medical Holdings to acquire its three CT hospitals.