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Sarah DiMeo
November 11, 2018 - 12:41 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A new condition can now be treated with medical marijuana in Connecticut. The General Assembly's Regulations Review Committee has agreed that chronic neuropathic pain associated with degenerative spinal disorders is eligible for treatment with the drug. With this change,...
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Bill Pearse
October 26, 2018 - 7:51 pm
(HARTFORD,Conn./WTIC Radio) - A second flu death has been confirmed in Connecticut. The person was between 50 and 64 years of age. The previous death was a person over 65.Last flu season 175 flu-associated deaths were reported.The season began early, flu activity became widespread in December and...
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John Silva
September 27, 2018 - 11:58 am
(Hartford, Conn./WTIC) - The state Department of Public Health is reporting additional human cases of West Nile virus. DPH has logged five new cases bringing to 15, the number recorded so far this season. Three of the cases are from Fairfield County: Norwalk, Danbury, and Stamford. A fourth patient...
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