Health


Nursing Board Disciplines Five Nurses

By Kate Farrish The Board of Examiners for Nursing on Wednesday disciplined five nurses while dropping the charges against an Ansonia nurse because he is now serving 60 years in prison for an unrelated felony…








Med Board Disciplines Three Medical Practitioners

By Kate Farrish The state Medical Examining Board on Tuesday disciplined three medical practitioners, including fining a New London urologist $3,500 for inappropriate treatment of a patient’s bladder tumor. The urologist, Dr. Anthony Quinn, was…


Street Medicine: Helping the Homeless Where They Live

By Steve Hamm Steve Hamm Photo. Phil Costello, clinical director of homeless care for Cornell Scott-Hill Health Center, is often called the “street doctor.” Homeless people tend to have trust issues, but when Phil Costello…


Med Board Fines Newtown Psychiatrist, Ansonia Doctor

By Kate Farrish April 18, 2018 RecommendTweet EmailPrint More The state Medical Examining Board on Tuesday disciplined three doctors, including fining a Newtown psychiatrist $15,000 for submitting false insurance claims. In 2016, the doctor, Naimetulla…





CT Army Veteran Gets Discharge Upgrade

By Peggy McCarthy Connecticut veterans’ leader and decorated soldier Stephen Kennedy has won his eight-year battle to have his Army discharge status upgraded to honorable. Kennedy, of Fairfield, president of the Connecticut branch of Iraq…




State Fines Six Nursing Homes After Residents Injured

By Cara Rosner The state Department of Public Health (DPH) has fined six nursing homes for various violations that endangered or injured residents. Masonicare Health Center in Wallingford was fined $3,900 after a resident developed…


Med Board Fines Hamden, West Haven Doctors

By Kate Farrish The state Medical Examining Board Tuesday disciplined four doctors, including fining a Hamden doctor $3,500 for allowing medical assistants to give patients medication, including a nasal anesthetic. The board also reprimanded the…