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Claim Your Missing Money Before The State Takes It

May 25, 2015
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By LowCards.com You may be the rightful owner of some unclaimed money, and retrieving it may be as easy as clicking through to a few websites and entering your name. Unclaimed money could come from forgotten utility refunds, insurance payments, abandoned savings accounts, closed checking accounts, stocks, uncashed dividends, payroll checks, refunds, traveler’s checks,...

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Auto Insurers Fail To Reward Low Mileage Drivers

Consumers Support Use of Mileage in Auto Insurance Pricing, According to National Survey CFA Urges State Insurance Departments to Investigate and Remedy This Insurer Failure That Especially Harms Lower Income and Older Drivers Washington, DC – Today, the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) released...

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Drug Treatment Centers Cited For Unsanitary Conditions, Fined

May 20, 2015
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Drug Treatment Centers Cited For Unsanitary Conditions, Fined

By: Kate Farrish A Bridgeport company has been fined $3,000 by the state Department of Public Health for multiple violations, including poor supervision of medication and unsanitary conditions, at two substance abuse treatment centers it operates in Waterbury. On May 6, Connecticut Renaissance Inc....

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Biggest Recall in History of Automotive Industry: What Should Consumers Do?

“There is good news and bad news with the announcement of the Takata air bag recall: the good news, millions more Americans are covered for a fix to this serious problem, the bad news, it could take years to...

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Stamford Psychiatrist Fined; Hamden Psychiatrist Must Hire Monitor

May 19, 2015
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Stamford Psychiatrist Fined; Hamden Psychiatrist Must Hire Monitor

By: Kate Farrish A Stamford psychiatrist who fabricated a radiology report was fined $7,000 Tuesday and had her medical license placed on probation for six months by the state Medical Examining Board. At its meeting in Hartford Tuesday, the...

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Binge, Heavy Drinking Rates Rise In State, Especially For Women

May 18, 2015
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Binge, Heavy Drinking Rates Rise In State, Especially For Women

By: Lisa Chedekel Rates of heavy drinking in Connecticut spiked 21.3 percent between 2005 and 2012, while binge-drinking rates rose nearly 14 percent, with the largest increases among women drinkers, a new report shows. The increases put Connecticut’s drinking...

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Sprint And Verizon To Pay $158 Million For Illegal Mobile Cramming

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has filed proposed orders in federal courts against Sprint and Verizon which, if approved, would provide $120 million in redress to wireless customers who were illegally billed hundreds of millions of dollars in unauthorized...

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UConn Clinics Struggled To Meet Mental Health Needs Of Students

May 13, 2015
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UConn Clinics Struggled To Meet Mental Health Needs Of Students

By: Matthew Zabierek During her years at the University of Connecticut, Naomi Adler suffered such severe depression that sometimes, she couldn’t get out of bed to go to class. But students like her could not always receive prompt treatment...

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Can Blueberries Help Control Blood Pressure In Women?

May 11, 2015
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Can Blueberries Help Control Blood Pressure In Women?

By: Cara Rosner Women trying to combat high blood pressure may have a new weapon in their arsenal: blueberries. Daily consumption of blueberries has been shown to lower blood pressure and lessen arterial stiffness in post-menopausal women, according to...

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