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Sex Week offers STI testing - Yale Daily News
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Wednesday, 15 February 2012
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Sex Week offers STI testing
Yale Daily News
Bauer said students without physical symptoms must schedule an appointment at Yale Health, which she said makes many students feel “getting tested was not worth the wait.” Wanda Richardson, an epidemiologist for the Connecticut Department of Public ...

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Norwich soul food luncheon salutes black history - Norwich Bulletin
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Tuesday, 14 February 2012
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Norwich soul food luncheon salutes black history
Norwich Bulletin
Gloria Ballaro-Gauvin, a nurse and caseworker with the Southeastern Connecticut Mental Health Authority, fills a plate for a guest Tuesday at the annual Soul Food Luncheon to honor Black History Month at the authority's Norwich headquarters.

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Is the Calhoun era at UConn near its end? - USA TODAY
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Tuesday, 14 February 2012
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Is the Calhoun era at UConn near its end?
USA TODAY
By Marlen Garcia, USA TODAY STORRS, Conn. – As visitors drive to Storrs exiting I-84, a large blue sign reminds them the University of Connecticut won the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament. By Evan Habeeb, US Presswire Connecticut Huskies head ...
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Children devour lesson in tooth care - Danbury News Times
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Tuesday, 14 February 2012
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Children devour lesson in tooth care
Danbury News Times
This is Dental Health Month and Ash is a registered dental hygienist with Dental Associates of Connecticut. Photo: Michael Duffy / The News-Times | Buy This Photo Roo the kangaroo's teeth get brushed during Pam Ash's demonstration of proper dental ...

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5 Conn. fire training schools may receive funding - Hartford Courant
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Tuesday, 14 February 2012
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5 Conn. fire training schools may receive funding
Hartford Courant
The schools follow regulations set by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The regulations require that firefighters be versed in subject areas including safety and protective equipment, the chemistry of fire, fire behavior and ...
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Health Foundation raises red flags on CT health exchange - Hartford Business
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Tuesday, 14 February 2012
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Health Foundation raises red flags on CT health exchange
Hartford Business
By Greg Bordonaro The Universal Health Care Foundation on Tuesday raised fresh concerns about Connecticut's health insurance exchange including strongly cautioning the state against adopting the exchange currently run by the Connecticut Business ...

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Letter: Connecticut Borrows too Much - The Daily Stamford
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Tuesday, 14 February 2012
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Letter: Connecticut Borrows too Much
The Daily Stamford
The state's cash on hand has also reached dangerously low levels, prompting the Republicans to call for a hearing before the Finance and Appropriations committees to look further into the matter and investigate Connecticut's fiscal health.

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Stem cells used to heal heart attack damage - GlobalPost
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Monday, 13 February 2012
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Stem cells used to heal heart attack damage
GlobalPost
Stem cells are viewed on a computer screen at the University of Connecticut`s (UConn) Stem Cell Institute at the UConn Health Center on August 27, 2010 in Farmington, Connecticut. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) (Spencer Platt/AFP/Getty Images) ...

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Tests for New Athletic Director at UConn - New York Times
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Monday, 13 February 2012
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Tests for New Athletic Director at UConn
New York Times
... as the athletic director at Buffalo, was introduced Monday as Connecticut's new AD at a time when the Huskies' men's basketball team is dealing with the fallout from academic issues and the health concerns of its Hall of Fame coach, Jim Calhoun.
New AD Warde Manuel
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Obama budget mixed bag for Connecticut - The Connecticut Mirror
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Monday, 13 February 2012
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CTV.ca

Obama budget mixed bag for Connecticut
The Connecticut Mirror
The White House also wants to "blend" Medicaid rates with the rates received from the federal government for a health program for children. That could mean fewer federal health dollars for Connecticut. The budget would also make substantial cuts to ...
Obama's budget
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Health career academy begins recruitment - ShorelinePlus.com
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Monday, 13 February 2012
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Health career academy begins recruitment
ShorelinePlus.com
The WorkPlace was awarded more than $4.8 million from the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and more than $4.9 million from the US Department of Labor (DOL). Both grants will create and support the Southwestern Connecticut Health CareeRx ...

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ECHN Showcases Women's Center For Wellness - Hartford Courant
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Monday, 13 February 2012
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ECHN Showcases Women's Center For Wellness
Hartford Courant
By MICHAEL WALSH, Special to the Courant The Hartford Courant Eastern Connecticut Health Network showcased its commitment to the growing field of women's health during an open house at the newly constructed Women's Center for Wellness.
ECHN Expands its East of the River
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Health care can do better - Ct Post
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Monday, 13 February 2012
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Health care can do better
Ct Post
Does it bother you that our great "exceptional" nation is the only one of the top 39 industrialized countries that doesn't mandate universal health care for all of its citizens? Shouldn't we care about our fellow human beings?

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Babies, moms and state DPH chief celebrate Saint Raphael Birth Center's birthday - ShorelinePlus.com
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Monday, 13 February 2012
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Babies, moms and state DPH chief celebrate Saint Raphael Birth Center's birthday
ShorelinePlus.com
By Hospital of Saint Raphael New Haven, CT - A bevy of moms, babies and VIPs celebrated the first birthday of the Dr. Romeo A. and Lena B. Vidone Birth Center at the Hospital of Saint Raphael on Friday, Feb. 10. Connecticut Department of Public
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AP-CT--School Nutrition,129 - Hartford Courant
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Sunday, 12 February 2012
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AP-CT--School Nutrition,129
Hartford Courant
AP Some Connecticut state lawmakers and school nutrition advocates want to expand children's access to healthy foods. The coalition plans to call attention to the need to provide adequate funding and administrative support for child nutrition programs ...

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Mountain Lion Roaming Around UConn Health Center? - Patch.com
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Sunday, 12 February 2012
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Mountain Lion Roaming Around UConn Health Center?
Patch.com
The sighting was reported to UConn Health Center police as well. Officially, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection maintains that there are no mountain lions living in Connecticut. “The confirmation of a wild mountain lion in our state ...

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Backus, Hartford HealthCare may affiliate
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Friday, 03 February 2012
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In a proposed move that could help cut ever-growing health care costs and improve access to medical specialists and technology for patients in southeastern Connecticut, the parent corporations of The William W. Backus Hospital and Hartford HealthCare say they have begun talks that could lead to a formal affiliation.
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Conn. Bond Commission approves $291M for UConn lab - CBS News
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Monday, 30 January 2012
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Conn. Bond Commission approves $291M for UConn lab
CBS News
(AP) HARTFORD, Conn. — The State Bond Commission on Monday approved $291 million in borrowing over the next decade for a proposed research laboratory to be built at the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington, a project the governor ...
Malloy Defends Jackson Borrowing
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Connecticut Downgrade Sparks a Fiscal Health Debate - Bond Buyer
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Monday, 30 January 2012
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Connecticut Downgrade Sparks a Fiscal Health Debate
Bond Buyer
By Paul Burton Anyone who needed a wakeup call got one 10 days ago when Moody's Investors Service threw a high, hard one at Connecticut, lowering the state's general obligation bond rating to Aa3 from Aa2, citing budgetary and pension shortfalls, ...
Malloy Is Not Getting Any
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Are red wine's health benefits 'wishful thinking'? - The Week Magazine
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Tuesday, 17 January 2012
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MinnPost.com

Are red wine's health benefits 'wishful thinking'?
The Week Magazine
Here's what you need to know: Following a three-year investigation, the University of Connecticut Health Center fired red-wine researcher Dipak K. Das, saying he had falsified data on more than 100 occasions. The university notified 11 scientific
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Malloy proposes Sunday liquor sales - Yale Daily News
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Tuesday, 17 January 2012
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Malloy proposes Sunday liquor sales
Yale Daily News
Grandvin said that the proposed changes stem from consumer convenience and not the health of Connecticut businesses as Malloy claims. “In this day and age convenience is everything — everyone wants immediate service,” Grandvin said. ...

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Prices for medical services hard to find in Connecticut - Danbury News Times
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Tuesday, 17 January 2012
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Prices for medical services hard to find in Connecticut
Danbury News Times
Photo: Autumn Driscoll / Connecticut Post | Buy This Photo If you live in New Hampshire, you can go online and find out how much you can expect to pay for a variety of medical services all over the state. For instance, you need only visit the NH Health ...

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Connecticut High School Students to Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with ... - Business Wire (press release)
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Monday, 16 January 2012
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Connecticut High School Students to Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with ...
Business Wire (press release)
Cigna, a global health service company headquartered in Connecticut, is committed to helping people improve their health and well-being by nurturing their unique personal strengths. The King memorial demonstrates this commitment by helping
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Red wine researcher accused of fraud - San Francisco Chronicle
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Sunday, 15 January 2012
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Los Angeles Times

Red wine researcher accused of fraud
San Francisco Chronicle
Das is director of the University of Connecticut Health Center's Cardiovascular Research Center. Eleven scientific research journals that have published Das' work are being notified of the problems, which came to light after a three-year review ...
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Comparing costs for hospital procedures tough in CT - Ct Post
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Saturday, 14 January 2012
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Comparing costs for hospital procedures tough in CT
Ct Post
Photo: Autumn Driscoll / Connecticut Post | Buy This Photo If you live in New Hampshire, you can go online and find out how much you can expect to pay for a variety of medical services all over the state. For instance, you need only visit the NH Health ...

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Are schools making kids sick? - CNN
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Saturday, 14 January 2012
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Are schools making kids sick?
CNN
(CNN) -- As a third-grader in Winsted, Connecticut, last year, Matthew Asselin was sick -- a lot. He was lethargic and plagued with a persistent wet cough, respiratory infections and painful headaches. As the school year wound down, Matthew's health ...

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State covering children with health insurance. Remedy in action at one agency ... - The Connecticut Mirror
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Friday, 13 January 2012
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State covering children with health insurance. Remedy in action at one agency ...
The Connecticut Mirror
By Jacqueline Rabe Thomas Connecticut's child welfare agency spends $16.4 million a year on mental and behavioral health services, a sum that translates to about $30000 for each child. The problem, says the Department of Children and
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Conn. health programs get EPA grants - BusinessWeek
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Friday, 13 January 2012
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Conn. health programs get EPA grants
BusinessWeek
Two Connecticut programs are getting a federal funding boost for efforts to improve the residents' health. The US Environmental Protection Agency says programs in Bridgeport and Stratford are among 13 throughout New England that will receive funds ...

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Dems Line Up In Support Of Health Care Reform Act - CT Newsjunkie
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Thursday, 12 January 2012
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Honolulu Civil Beat

Dems Line Up In Support Of Health Care Reform Act
CT Newsjunkie
At the state Capitol press conference, lawmakers and State Healthcare Advocate Victoria Veltri listed ways the reform act was already helping people in Connecticut. Veltri said a $400000 grant provided by the act has helped her office more than double ...
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Government targets cases of fraudulent medical billing - Baltimore Sun
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Thursday, 12 January 2012
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Government targets cases of fraudulent medical billing
Baltimore Sun
In Connecticut, a health care facility paid nearly a half-million dollars to the federal government in a similar settlement over allegations that it had exaggerated costs associated with a prostate cancer treatment. Those allegations, and another ...

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Bioscience project draws skepticism - Ct Post
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Thursday, 12 January 2012
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Bioscience project draws skepticism
Ct Post
She spent a considerable part of the 90-minute discussion talking about plans to build a genome-research facility at the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington. That project would be a partnership with Jackson Laboratory, ...

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Conn. lawmakers backing national health care act - Newsday
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Thursday, 12 January 2012
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Conn. lawmakers backing national health care act
Newsday
Click here Conn. lawmakers backing national health care act Published: January 12, 2012 3:22 AM By The Associated Press (AP) -- A group of Connecticut lawmakers is backing a brief being filed in the US Supreme Court supporting the federal health care ...

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UConn researcher fabricated data, investigation finds - Boston Herald
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Thursday, 12 January 2012
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CTV.ca

UConn researcher fabricated data, investigation finds
Boston Herald
By William Weir / The Hartford Courant HARTFORD, Conn. - A three-year investigation into the work of a University of Connecticut researcher who focused on the health benefits of resveratrol - a chemical in red wine - found 145 instances of fabricated ...
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Conn. health programs get EPA grants - Boston.com
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Thursday, 12 January 2012
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Conn. health programs get EPA grants
Boston.com
BRIDGEPORT, Conn.—Two Connecticut programs are getting a federal funding boost for efforts to improve the residents' health. The US Environmental Protection Agency says programs in Bridgeport and Stratford are among 13 throughout New England that will ...

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Conn. high school clinic to offer condoms, birth control pills - msnbc.com
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Thursday, 12 January 2012
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Conn. high school clinic to offer condoms, birth control pills
msnbc.com
By NBCConnecticut.com The health center at New London High School already diagnoses and treats sexually transmitted diseases and provides pregnancy tests. Soon, it will also be handing out birth control. Beginning on March 1, the clinic Child & Family ...
High School Clinic
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CT doctor injected radiation into wrong spot on patient 29 times - Fox News
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Wednesday, 11 January 2012
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CT doctor injected radiation into wrong spot on patient 29 times
Fox News
A Connecticut doctor could face a $5000 fine after allegedly administering radiation 29 times to the wrong side of a patient's mouth during treatment for a mass, FOX CT reported. State health department lawyers proposed the fine against Dr. Richard ...
Patient Received
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Ion Torrent claims to be first with $1K genome sequencer
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Tuesday, 10 January 2012
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Ion Torrent Systems Inc. of Guilford, Conn., showed off its new DNA sequencing machine and chip that it claims can map a human genome in 24 hours for a cost of $1,000 at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco Tuesday.
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CORNELL SCOTT-HILL HEALTH CENTER EXPANDS BOARD OF DIRECTORS Send
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Tuesday, January 10, 2012
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What You Need To Know Now About Finding A Job, Or The Right Candidate For That Job - Patch.com
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Monday, 09 January 2012
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What You Need To Know Now About Finding A Job, Or The Right Candidate For That Job
Patch.com
“Nationally, and here in Connecticut, the growth is in IT (information technology) and the healthcare field and that doesn't just mean health workers it means all the support staff that goes with it,” he said. Like marketing, clerical, management, ...

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ANALYSIS: President Santorum would be insurers' best buddy - iWatch News
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Monday, 09 January 2012
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ANALYSIS: President Santorum would be insurers' best buddy
iWatch News
Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) during a 2007 reception at CIGNA's offices in Philadelphia. CIGNA's health care operations are based in Connecticut. I accepted every invitation to these shakedowns except one: the gathering for Rick Santorum when he was running ...

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State's partner in science tracks causes of disease, mouse by mouse - Waterbury Republican American
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Monday, 09 January 2012
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Waterbury Republican American

State's partner in science tracks causes of disease, mouse by mouse
Waterbury Republican American
The vision behind JAX Genomic Medicine -- to be located on the University of Connecticut Health Center's Farmington campus and developed with $291 million from the state -- is based on the increasing ability to
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Yale to provide tax relief for same-sex couples - Yale Daily News
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Monday, 09 January 2012
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Yale to provide tax relief for same-sex couples
Yale Daily News
Though same-sex marriage is legal in Connecticut, it is not recognized under federal law, so domestic partner health benefits are considered taxable income — levying an additional cost on homosexual couples that those in heterosexual marriages do not ...

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Former Spokesman For State Department Of Education Dies After Battle With Cancer - Hartford Courant
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Sunday, 08 January 2012
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Hartford Courant

Former Spokesman For State Department Of Education Dies After Battle With Cancer
Hartford Courant
He died at the Connecticut Hospice in Branford, where he had been for about three weeks, according to state officials. Murphy started serving as the Department of Education's public information officer in 1992, and stayed until,
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Grant Recipients for Biomedical Research into Chronic Diseases announced - Examiner.com
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Sunday, 08 January 2012
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Grant Recipients for Biomedical Research into Chronic Diseases announced
Examiner.com
These funds will support three research projects conducted by researchers from the University of Connecticut, UCONN Health Center, and Yale University (see last page for summary of award recipients). Governor Dannel P. Malloy spearheaded initiatives ...

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New year means new health insurance laws for Connecticut - TheDay.com (blog)
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Sunday, 08 January 2012
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New year means new health insurance laws for Connecticut
TheDay.com (blog)
By Judy Benson The beginning of 2012 ushered in seven new requirements for health insurance coverage provided by employers to Connecticut residents that proponents say will save lives and money in the long run. "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound ...

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UConn: Conn. could gain worldwide reputation - BusinessWeek
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Saturday, 07 January 2012
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Hartford Courant

UConn: Conn. could gain worldwide reputation
BusinessWeek
Her comments came one day after Connecticut formalized its plans with The Jackson Laboratory of Bar Harbor, Maine, to build a bioscience research facility at the UConn Health Center in Farmington, where enrollment will also be expanded in UConn's ...
Connecticut seals deal
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Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Eastern Connecticut Health Network renew ... - Healthcare Finance News
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Wednesday, 04 January 2012
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Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Eastern Connecticut Health Network renew ...
Healthcare Finance News
NORTH HAVEN – Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield (Anthem) and Eastern Connecticut Health Network (ECHN) announced today they have reached agreement on the continuation of their participating contracts for Manchester Memorial Hospital and
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