Researchers have released their final results in a huge, decade-long cancer study involving Pratt & Whitney workers.
Concern over the health and safety of workers at Pratt & Whitney began in the early 2000s. Several workers, all employees at the North Haven plant, were found to have died from a rare form of brain cancer.
Researchers were brought in to first, find out how many cases of cancer there were among workers; then compare that with rates among the general population.
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Pressure is building on the military to change its culture from within after an alarming Pentagon report estimates 26,000 servicemembers were sexually assaulted last year-- President Obama calls these crimes “shameful and disgraceful.” Another layer to this problem is that very few of these assa... read more
May is Foster Care Awareness Month, and as WNPR's Ray Hardman reports, advocates are pushing to extend foster care from 18 to 21 years old.
There are currently close to 4,000 foster care children in Connecticut. And when they turn 18, they begin a sometimes rocky transition into the real worl... read more