| May 26, 2013
This weekend's Memorial Day proclamation from President Barack Obama was like so many other gracious sentiments commemorating America's war dead.
And like all the others, whether delivered by a president or by some junior councilman from the smallest...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Did you know that the World Health Organization predicts that by 2030, more people will suffer from depression than any other medical condition?
The incidence of depression has skyrocketed in children and adults since World War II; depression affects...
| May 13, 2013
| 6:40 PM
Toxicology tests show that Adam Lanza had no alcohol or drugs in his body when he shot and killed 20 first-graders and six women at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown on Dec. 14.
The tests were conducted as part of the autopsy by state Chief...
| May 14, 2013
| 7:27 AM
Editor’s note: Taken from the Danville 911 records, the Police Blotter represents a history of the initial calls and the information used by the dispatcher to send officers to investigate complaints. It is not necessarily an indication of what the...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Q: I have been diagnosed with serotonin syndrome brought on by a drug interaction between Cymbalta, gabapentin, tramadol and a low dose of Prozac. It caused me a lot of problems, including agitation, dizziness, muscle spasms and joint pain so bad my...
| Jan 31, 2012
One first date ended when he got so drunk he went in for a kiss and knocked her off her bar stool. After she regained consciousness, he skipped out on the bill — only to reappear in the parking lot, begging forgiveness: "Don't blame me! Blame the...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 9:32 PM
Nicholas Kristof of the New York Times penned an unappetizing column the other day: My topic today is a pair of new scientific studies suggesting that poultry on factory farms are routinely fed caffeine, active ingredients of Tylenol and Benadryl,......
| Apr 5, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Researchers report that they have found evidence of banned antibiotics in poultry byproducts, suggesting that growers are evading a 2005 prohibition on their use in treating chickens and turkeys.
Scientists at Johns Hopkins' Bloomberg School of Public...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 1:05 PM
The biggest theft in the history of Connecticut and in the history of the pharmaceutical industry — $75 million worth of drugs stolen from an Enfield warehouse — remains an unsolved mystery after more than two years.
No one's been arrested...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 2:41 PM
Over the years at Camden Yards — and, of course, I mean the many bad years — I would be drawn into conversations with parents with little kids, especially if the little kids were decked out in Red Sox shirts and hats.
"Where are you from?" I'...
| May 3, 2012
| 5:16 PM
Two Miami men were charged Thursday with the sensational theft of $80 million in pharmaceuticals from an Eli Lilly Co. warehouse in Enfield two years ago, federal authorities said Thursday.
Amaury Villa, 37, and his brother, Amed Villa, 46, Cuban...