A state panel has suspended the medical license of a Texas doctor who federal authorities say wrote unnecessary prescriptions for powerful drugs that contributed to the overdose deaths of at least seven people. Read more of Texas panel suspends license of man accused in opioid deaths
Read more of Mom Bitten By Shark Gets High-Tech Prosthetic Arm Tiffany Johnson lost her arm to a shark while on vacation in the Bahamas back in June. Only a month later and the mother of three keeps a positive attitude about the incident and continues to make progress with…
A new government study finds that Native Hawaiians _ the descendants of Hawaii’s original Polynesian settlers _ are in relatively poor health. Read more of Native Hawaiians not very healthy, first national study says
Americans traveling to Europe should take steps to protect themselves against measles, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advises. Read more of Travelers to Europe need measles protection: CDC
Parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard are back in court for the latest legal step in their ongoing case. Read more of Critically ill baby Charlie Gard’s parents back in court
The bees are out! Yes! Oh, but they shouldn’t be out.” Nicole Rechelbacher beamed and fretted all at once. Even in late April, the morning’s bite in Osceola, Wis., foretold a chance of snow. The arcing sun had power enough… Read more of Aveda heiress adds buzz to her father’s dream of saving the world
Marianne Noll calls it “the creep.” Hundreds of boxes brimming with Kansas City-themed postcards, ashtrays, plates, paintings and more began to creep outside their regulated zones. First, Marianne allowed her husband Steve, an avid collector – perhaps a borderline hoarder?… Read more of This couple’s themed collection is so huge they bought a second house to hold it
There’s a reason we call it the “f-bomb.” Like a bomb, the particular profanity beginning with “f” can be a powerful weapon. Yet in offices, hallways, conference rooms and cubicles, people are dropping the f-word into daily banter with no… Read more of A turn for the curse
Read more of 6,000 Pound Mars Rover Concept Vehicle Starts Tour A Mars rover concept vehicle is on display at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. The electric vehicle seats four and maxes out at six miles-per-hour. The vehicle was commissioned by the…
Republican senators are hunkering down for a last-ditch attempt to prevent their own divisions from pushing their health care bill to oblivion. Read more of GOP leaders plan Tuesday health vote, it’s an uphill climb
AP-NORC Poll: 62 percent say feds should make sure that all Americans have health care coverage as public opinion shifts. Read more of AP-NORC Poll: Shift to political left seen on health care
Doctors say Arizona Sen. John McCain has a brain tumor associated with a blood clot that was removed last week. Read more of Despite cancer diagnosis, McCain says, ‘I’ll be back soon’
There are no proven ways to stave off Alzheimer’s, but a new report raises the prospect that avoiding nine risks starting in childhood just might delay or even prevent about a third of dementia cases. Read more of Hints that lifestyle changes might guard against dementia
Gaining even a little weight can increase your chances of developing heart failure, a new study finds. Read more of As your weight creeps up, so does your risk of heart failure
Sen. John McCain’s tumor is one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer. Read more of Doctors consider next treatment for McCain’s brain tumor
Republican senators are hunkering down for a last-ditch attempt to prevent their own divisions from pushing their health care bill to oblivion. Read more of Budget office: GOP health bill adds 22 million uninsured
Shoppers will have fewer places to turn for help signing up for coverage on the Affordable Care Act’s insurance exchanges after President Donald Trump’s administration ended contracts that brought assistance into 18 cities. Read more of Trump administration pulls health law help in 18 cities
SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards St., will host its annual Indian Motocycle — the original spelling of the motorcycle — Day on Sunday, July 23, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
SOUTH WINDSOR — Despite its modest, low-profile Sullivan Avenue location, Giuseppina’s Italian Bakery boasts an eclectic array of Italian goods.
COVENTRY — The Nathan Hale Homestead will present Hale at the Homestead and a Musical Muster on Saturday, July 22, and Sunday, July 23.
STAFFORD – The world’s premier Monster Jam truck series returns to Stafford Motor Speedway in Stafford Springs on Saturday and Sunday, July 22-23.
Dr. Herbert Needleman, a pediatrician and University of Pittsburgh researcher who linked lead exposure in children to health and intelligence issues, dies at 89. Read more of Doctor who linked kids’ lead exposure to health issues dies
Doctors say Arizona Sen. John McCain has a brain tumor associated with a blood clot that was removed last week. Read more of McCain says ‘I’ll be back soon’ as he battles brain cancer
Read more of Elon Musk Claims ‘Verbal’ OK for NY-Philly-DC Hyperloop New York to Washington in 29 minutes? Elon Musk says it’s possible and he has the government’s approval to do it (though it’s anyone’s guess which government or how long it’d take to build).
Folks with heart-healthy habits in their 20s tend to have larger, healthier brains in their 40s — brains that may be better prepared to withstand the ravages of aging, a new study reports. Read more of Healthy heart in 20s, better brain in 40s?
Six Connecticut nursing homes have been fined by the state Department of Public Health for violations that resulted in injuries to residents. Montowese Health and Rehab Center in North Haven was fined $1,740 after a resident suffered a calf laceration needing 10 stitches on March 23 while being moved from a wheelchair to a bed. According to DPH, one nurse’s aide tried to move the resident even though the resident’s care plan calls for two-person assistance. An investigation found the aide lied about what had happened, delayed seeking proper treatment, Read More …
<hr /> Read more of <strong><span style=”color: #ff0000;”><a style=”color: #ff0000;” href=”http://www.nhregister.com/health/20170720/north-haven-nursing-home-among-6-fined-by-state-for-violations” target=”_new”>North Haven nursing home among 6 fined by state for violations</a></span></strong> Six Connecticut nursing homes have been fined by the state Department of Public Health for violations that resulted in injuries to residents. Montowese Health and Rehab Center in North Haven was fined $1,740 after a resident suffered a calf laceration needing 10 stitches on March 23 while being moved from a wheelchair to a bed. Read more of North Haven nursing home among 6 fined by state for violations
Republican senators are hunkering down for a last-ditch attempt to prevent their own divisions from pushing their health care bill to oblivion. Read more of McConnell prods senators on health care bill, amid dim odds
Doctors say Arizona Sen. John McCain has a brain tumor associated with a blood clot that was removed last week. Read more of McCain’s cancer diagnosis jolts Senate
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have visited a cancer research center and made pretzels in the university city of Heidelberg on the second day of their visit to Germany. Read more of UK royals make pretzels, visit German cancer research center