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Sep 18, 2013
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Nov 28, 2012
  A study of Hartford pre-school students shows that many of the city's young are obese by the time they are four or five years old.  WNPR's Jeff Cohen reports.   The study by UConn's Center for Public Health and Health Policy shows that Hartford has roughly the same rates of preschoo... read more
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Nov 27, 2012
  A new state law was just passed that will eventually give non-nurses the ability to give medications to poor and disabled patients living at home.  WNPR's Jeff Cohen reports.    The governor's bill lets trained home care aides -- who cost about half what nurses do --  administer med... read more
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Nov 20, 2012
  With legal and political battles over the Affordable Care Act all but settled, it now appears that the healthcare overhaul law is here to stay.  The goal of the law is to promise insurance coverage for more Americans and, if it works, increase access to care.   But doctors' groups i... read more
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Nov 19, 2012
  Hartford Public health officials say they are concerned with new data on Hepatitis C in the city.  The numbers show 10 to 20 cases a month of... read more
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Jun 26, 2012
This story is part of WNPR's Public Will Project - made possible by The Connecticut Health Foundation. State officials say a recent Medicaid expansion is over enrolled and costs too much money -- so it's asking the federal government for permission to ramp the program down a bit.  But... read more