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Desperate Choices: Giving Up Custody For Care In Connecticut

October 9, 2016
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Desperate Choices: Giving Up Custody For Care In Connecticut

By Lisa Chedekel Ten years have gone by, but Lisa Vincent and her son, Jose, flash back to their goodbye with fresh anguish and faltering voices. He is 21 now, but the 11-year-old boy he was back then easily re-surfaces, all anger and confusion. “I didn’t understand. I was under the assumption I was...

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Doctors And Patients See Benefits Of Wearable Technology

October 12, 2015
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Doctors And Patients See Benefits Of Wearable Technology

By: Amanda Falcone As glucose monitors, continuous ultrasound systems, Fitbits and other wearable technology become more prevalent, the devices are changing the way doctors care for their patients and the way patients care for themselves. Wearable technology is still evolving, but doctors already see the benefits, says Stephen Huot, a medical professor at Yale...

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Green Coffee Bean Manufacturer To Pay $3.5 Million For False Weight Loss Claims

September 8, 2014
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A Texas-based company, Applied Food Sciences, Inc. (AFS), has settled Federal Trade Commission charges that it used the results of a flawed study to make baseless weight-loss claims about its green coffee extract to retailers, who repeated those claims in marketing finished products to consumers. The FTC complaint alleges the study was so hopelessly...

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Study: Older Drivers Benefit From Exercise

September 4, 2014
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Study: Older Drivers Benefit From Exercise

By: Liz Seegert Doug Crocker knows a thing or two about driving. The 74-year-old former Hartford police officer and his wife have navigated the continental U.S. three times in their motor home. Even experienced drivers feel the effects of aging when behind the wheel. “It’s harder to turn around now to look for blind...

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