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Yale Gets Federal Grant For New Public Health Training Center

September 13, 2011
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Yale Gets Federal Grant For New Public Health Training Center

The Yale School of Public Health will house a new center to train the public health workforce in Connecticut and Rhode Island, thanks to a new $2.6 million federal grant. The center will focus on helping workers learn the best ways to address health disparities, including HIV/AIDS, in underserved communities. The grant also will...

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Norwalk Hospital Doctor Reprimanded, Fined

September 12, 2011
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Norwalk Hospital Doctor Reprimanded, Fined

Written by Lisa Chedekel A doctor practicing at Norwalk Hospital whose license status was questioned in a C-HIT story in December has been reprimanded and fined by the Connecticut Medical Examining Board. The board recently approved a consent order that imposes a reprimand and a $1,000 civil fine on Dr. Dmitry Mironov, an anesthesiologist...

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Ct Port Security A Concern As Funds Shrink

September 9, 2011
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Ct Port Security A Concern As Funds Shrink

Written by Kate Farrish Studio Smith Photos Scott Appleby, director of emergency management and homeland security, (left) points to the shore as harbor officer Ed Martocchio talks to a dispatcher Shortly after the Sept. 11 terrorists attacks, Bridgeport made its summer marine police unit a year-round effort to protect the port, where oil, coal,...

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Danielson Nursing Home Fined $3,000 For Withholding Medications

September 6, 2011
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Danielson Nursing Home Fined $3,000 For Withholding Medications

Written by Lisa Chedekel A Danielson nursing home faces a heavy fine from the state Department of Public Health after an investigation found that multiple nurses at the facility had withheld medications from patients, including those suffering from congestive heart failure, seizures and hypertension. According to an Aug. 18 state DPH citation, the director...

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