by Melissa Bailey | Apr 18, 2014 12:59 pm | Comments (10)
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.
by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 15, 2014 2:35 pm | Comments (6)
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.
by David Sepulveda | Apr 15, 2014 11:30 am
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.
by Melissa Bailey | Apr 7, 2014 8:13 am | Comments (2)
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.
by Staff | Apr 4, 2014 1:16 pm | Comments (11)
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.
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.
by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 19, 2014 1:46 pm | Comments (3)
How can New Haven help people dealing with the traumatic effects of gun violence? More mentors, more focus on neighborhoods—and less paperwork.
by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 13, 2014 12:40 pm | Comments (3)
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.”
by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 10, 2014 2:26 pm | Comments (2)
Joe Camel lives on in rainbow-colored, fruit-flavored “e-hookahs” designed to lure kids into unhealthy habits, a U.S. senator warned in a visit to town.
by Allan Appel | Mar 6, 2014 2:18 pm | Comments (7)
13,174. 9,909. 4,958.
Those are the estimated number of uninsured in Dixwell/Newhallville, Fair Haven, and the Hill.