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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I feel like a waiter.
Here are today's specials for The Nose:
An article about the way women in monogamous relationships feel their sexual desire decline more steeply than do men, served on a bed of hope from new psychopharmacology.
The promise of new advertis... read more
Read more in the Connecticut Mirror at ctmirror.org.
Last Friday’s train crash showed the need for more investment in mass transit in Connecticut. In addition, new data reveals that Americans’ driving habits are changing, especially among younger people. Transportation advocates say it’s time... read more
Metro-North railroad has announced it will restore full service to the New Haven line on Wednesday. While many commuters heeded pleas to avoid rush hour travel on Monday, some didn’t have a choice or decided to brave it anyway -- including me.
After biking to New Haven’s Union Station at 7 a... read more
The administration of Governor Dannel Malloy says a federal lawsuit challenging the state's new gun laws won't make it far in court. WNPR's Jeff Cohen reports.
A group of gun rights advocates is suing the state over the guns laws passed in response to the shootings at the Sandy H... read more
Connecticut’s largest teachers’ union filed a complaint Tuesday against Bridgeport School Superintendent Paul Vallas. The dispute centers on the city’s school governance councils, whose members say they’re being shut out.
School governance councils were established by law in Connecticut in... read more
For the last decade or so, Connecticut’s fishermen and shellfishermen have weathered a nearly non-stop storm of difficulties; some related to climate change; some from pollution.
One fisherman who has had enough is embarking on a new enterprise that many hope will help to save or create jobs... read more