| Jan 3, 2011
| 7:42 PM
Surgeons make different choices in how they excise abnormal cells that are an early precursor to a breast cancer called ductal carcinoma, or DCIS. And surgeons make a wide range of recommendations on whether a woman diagnosed with DCIS should receive...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 7:47 PM
As engineers have fought to avert a meltdown at the earthquake- and tsunami-crippled Fukushima No. 1 (Daiichi) power plant, nuclear authorities have reported that spikes of radiation have escaped from the facility at levels that can be dangerous to...
| Nov 5, 2011
Wyatt Knight, 56, an actor best known for portraying Tommy Turner in the three "Porky's" films, committed suicide Oct. 25 in Maui, said Eileen O'Farrell, a family spokeswoman.
An autopsy determined that Knight died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound,...
| Oct 3, 2011
There is dancing today in the radiation waiting room. Upright and youthful-looking despite his lined face, the smiling man jitterbugs with any woman who accepts his courteously offered hand.
The music he provides by way of a small radio, turned low so as...
| Nov 10, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Scientists at UC Irvine and UC San Francisco have found a potential new use for human embryonic stem cells â helping cancer patients recover the cognitive function lost when their brains are treated with radiation. People with tumors in their......
| Dec 4, 2013
| 8:35 AM
"The Broken Circle Breakdown," Belgium's official submission for the foreign language Oscar, is an ebullient, life-affirming movie about the most depressing subject imaginable: a couple dealing with the impending death of their young daughter....
| Dec 2, 2013
East Lyme pharmacist Laurie Zrenda sees the state's medical marijuana program as a possible way to take her career in a promising direction.
"I've been a retail pharmacist for 26 years and it gets a little old after a while," she said. "The chain...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Connecticut Heart and Vascular Center (CTHVC), a PriMed group, offers an advanced, minimally invasive procedure for aortic valve replacement that helps patients who are at high risk for surgery or considered inoperable.
Dr. Victor Mejia is one of a...
| Nov 3, 2013
Tyler Jones is a Connecticut guy who grew up in East Hartford, played at Trinity College and gave Kevin Ollie his first set of golf clubs.
So when UConn beat Butler for the NCAA championship in April 2011, he went looking for news about the Huskies. But...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 10:43 AM
Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville is expanding to better coordinate cancer care and education.
"We've really created a destination center for patients in Lake County," President Dominica Tallarico said. "Now we're bringing all these...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 2:25 PM
I had gone one year without a mammogram when one day, lying in bed, I felt a small lump in my left breast. In the past I felt very small lumps and had them checked. They turned out to be harmless cysts and I was told to keep an eye on them — but not...