by Allan Appel | Mar 6, 2014 1:18 pm | Comments (7)
13,174. 9,909. 4,958.
Those are the estimated number of uninsured in Dixwell/Newhallville, Fair Haven, and the Hill.
by Allan Appel | Feb 28, 2014 4:34 pm
As Ukraine slid toward a possible civil war amid fears of Russian military intervention Friday, U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, in a New Haven stop, took a stance of wait-and-see—while watching very closely.
by Gilad Edelman | Feb 24, 2014 4:59 pm | Comments (10)
Adrian Jackson knew she needed to get health insurance. She didn’t know there was an office in downtown New Haven where she could get help signing up.
by Arielle Levin Becker | Feb 19, 2014 3:55 pm | Comments (13)
Nurse practitioners would be allowed to treat patients and prescribe medications independently under a proposal by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration, a potentially significant—and controversial—change in the medical landscape aimed at expanding access to primary care.
by Melissa Bailey | Feb 18, 2014 8:10 am | Comments (6)
Shirley Bookert showed up to work on her vacation to make sure uneaten pizza didn’t go to waste—and to address a hunger problem that arises when schools shut down for February break after two snow days.
by Paul Bass | Feb 10, 2014 1:14 pm | Comments (12)
In town to promote a new Obamacare milestone, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy Monday swiftly took the fizz out of a separate proposal targeted at improving poor people’s health—a 2 percent tax on high-calorie sugary beverages.
by Allan Appel | Feb 6, 2014 8:33 am | Comments (6)
John Nichols headed into CVS smoking a Marlboro Red—and said he has no problem going elsewhere to feed his habit.
by Staff | Jan 31, 2014 9:03 am | Comments (3)
The future of Bristol Hospital is as part of a large network, CEO Kurt Barwis believes. The small community hospital is in talks to be acquired by Tenet Healthcare, a national for-profit hospital chain partnered with the Yale New Haven Health System, a move that Barwis says would help Bristol Hospital adapt to the rapidly changing demands of health care.
by Paul Bass | Jan 30, 2014 8:28 am | Comments (8)
Gateway Community College earned props for becoming the state’s first smoke-free public campus—and made it clear that its ban includes those much-debated electronic cigarettes.
by Paul Bass | Jan 6, 2014 3:51 pm | Comments (13)
A Yale assistant English professor who died in the police lock-up suffered a heart attack after taking methamphetamine, according to a newly concluded report on his death.