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DeLauro Urges Regulation Of E-Cigs

by Staff | Apr 24, 2014 3:05 pm | Comments (1)

Thomas MacMillan Photo Young people are flocking to e-cigarettes—and New Haven’s U.S. Congresswoman isn’t happy about it.

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CT Obamacare Enlists Just 78 Small Businesses

by Arielle Levin Becker | Apr 23, 2014 12:06 pm

Melissa Bailey Photo Access Health CT, the state’s health insurance exchange, drew national praise for its performance in enrolling more than 208,000 individuals in health care coverage as part of the law commonly known as Obamacare. But the small business side of the state’s exchange—known as SHOP, for the Small Business Health Options Program—hasn’t done so well.

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Heroin Fix Starts In Doc’s Office

by Melissa Bailey | Apr 18, 2014 12:59 pm | Comments (10)

Melissa Bailey Photo Targeting a heroin epidemic, a high-powered group assembled in New Haven sent a message to doctors: Stop helping patients get hooked on prescription drugs.

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Union Wants Answers On Sleep Center Deal

by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 15, 2014 2:35 pm | Comments (6)

Thomas MacMillan Photo Warning of “hospital monopolies,” a Yale union is asking the state to investigate Yale New-Haven Hospital’s plans to take over a recently shuttered sleep center.

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“Afro-Vegan” Author Sings, Cooks, Inspires

by David Sepulveda | Apr 15, 2014 11:30 am

David Sepulveda Photo In the same church where hundreds recently mourned another murdered young man, a more hopeful appeal for survival rang out—from a superstar African-American vegan chef.

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Idled Dental Van To Rev Up Again

by Melissa Bailey | Apr 7, 2014 8:13 am | Comments (2)

Melissa Bailey Photo After going out of commission amid a hospital takeover, a super-sized dental van will return to the streets—back visiting kids like 5-year-old Ana, a Fair Haven School student who discovered she had 16 rotting teeth.

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Hazmats Suits & Closing ... Just For The Flu?

by Staff | Apr 4, 2014 1:16 pm | Comments (11)

Contributed Photo Shake Shack plans to start serving burgers again Saturday, now that it’s confident no one will risk getting sick by coming in, according to a spokesman.

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Ah ... CHOO!

by Staff | Mar 31, 2014 9:55 am

You might sneeze more if you were in Louisville or Oklahoma City. But in Connecticut, at least, New Haven is the allergy capital.

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Shooting Trauma Rx: Fix Bureaucracy

by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 19, 2014 1:46 pm | Comments (3)

Thomas MacMIllan Photo How can New Haven help people dealing with the traumatic effects of gun violence? More mentors, more focus on neighborhoods—and less paperwork.

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Sleep Center’s Fate Reflects Brave New Health Care World

by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 13, 2014 12:40 pm | Comments (3)

Thomas MacMillan Photo Gretchen Rose said she fell victim to a “changing health care landscape,” losing her job as a Yale sleep technician while her former boss kept his.

Dr. Paul Taheri, head of Yale Medical Group, had a different take: “We are all victims.”

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