HPV-Related Cancer Rates Outpace Vaccine Rates

By Cara Rosner Cancers linked to the human papillomavirus (HPV) rose dramatically in a 15-year period, even as the rates of young people being vaccinated climbed, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported….




State Medical Board Disciplines 3 Doctors

By Kate Farrish The state Medical Examining Board disciplined three doctors on Tuesday, including fining a Norwich doctor $7,500 for failing to keep his prescription pad secure.The board also reprimanded the doctor, John Paggioli, who…



Surge Of Women Candidates Challenges Politics As Usual

By Susan Campbell Women(particularly Democrats) are running for political office in record numbers. After the recent primary elections (including one in Connecticut), voters will choose from an unprecedented number of female candidates—198 in the U.S….



Staff Errors Result In Nursing Home Fines

By Cara Rosner The state Department of Public Health (DPH) has fined four nursing homes following staff errors and lapses in care earlier this year. Gardner Heights Health Care Center in Shelton was fined $3,480…


State Fines Four Nursing Homes

By Cara Rosner Four Connecticut nursing homes have been fined by the state Department of Public Health (DPH) for various violations that hurt or endangered residents. Orchard Grove Specialty Care Center in Uncasville was fined…


When Is It Worthwhile To Fix Your PC?

Do tech issues prevent you from using your computer or mobile device and frustrate you? Unless you are a tech expert, the answer is probably yes. So many things can go so wrong with your…


Mold Concerns Rise With The Sea Level

By Christine Woodside Carl Jordan Castro Photo. Nancy Arnold sits in the living room of her Guilford home, near the end of Whitfield Street. She had to evacuate during Hurricanes Irene and Sandy. A day…