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Nearly 1,500 New Cases Of Lead-Poisoned Kids In Connecticut, Screening Remains Deficient

September 13, 2016
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Nearly 1,500 New Cases Of Lead-Poisoned Kids In Connecticut, Screening Remains Deficient

 By Jenifer Frank  Nearly 1,500 children under the age of 6 tested positive for lead poisoning in 2014, according to the latest numbers from the state Department of Public Health. Overall, the number of lead-poisoned children in Connecticut was about the same in 2014 as in 2013, with the total rising by 9 children....

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Connecticut Nursing Homes Fined After Resident’s Death, Care Lapses

September 1, 2016
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Connecticut Nursing Homes Fined After Resident’s Death, Care Lapses

 By Kate Farrish State health officials have fined five nursing homes at least $1,500 each in connection with residents who were abused or injured and one who died in July after being outside in sweltering heat for hours. On Aug. 10, Gardner Heights Health Care Center in Shelton was fined $3,000 in connection with...

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Windows 10 Still Has Many Issues

July 11, 2016
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You would think that after releasing Windows 10 a year ago and with all the money that Microsoft has available its new operating system would work like a well oiled machine. Not happening. RESCUECOM, the leading computer repair company in the U.S., the U.K., and Canada, says its repair statistics show that difficulty with...

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Feds Taking Action Against Firms That Illegally Switched Phone Carriers For Hispanics

February 18, 2016
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FCC PLANS $29.6 MILLION FINE FOR EGREGIOUS TREATMENT OF CONSUMERS AND OBSTRUCTION OF INVESTIGATION Company Apparently Switched Consumers’ Carriers, Added Fees, and Created Fraudulent Verification Recordings – Even Submitted Them to the FCC The Federal Communications Commission is proposing a $29,600,000 fine against four related long distance carriers for a variety of apparent fraudulent,...

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