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Middlesex Hospital uses temporary ER in wake of crash

Middletown's Middlesex Hospital said it has opened a temporary emergency department in response to last week's car crash and fire.

Wallingford's Z-Medica names new CEO

Matt Pilon |

Wallingford-based Z-Medica, which makes medical clotting products for serious wounds and injuries, announced on Tuesday that it's hired a Massachusetts health tech exec as its new CEO.

CT panel OKs one more condition for medical marijuana program

Connecticut's Board of Physicians on Monday added one medical condition that can be treated through the state's medical marijuana program.

Hartford bakers propose medical marijuana dispensary zone in Wethersfield

Two members of the Mozzicato family, well-known for their Italian bakeries in Plainville and Hartford, are seeking permission to allow medical marijuana dispensing in the town of Wethersfield.

Car crashes into Middlesex Hospital, driver lights himself on fire

Matt Pilon |

A Middletown resident on Thursday morning crashed his vehicle into the emergency room entrance of Middlesex Hospital before exiting the car and lighting himself on fire, authorities said.

White House moves to allow Obamacare rival


The Trump administration on Tuesday moved forward on allowing Americans to purchase short-term health plans that may be more affordable than what's on the market right now but would not contain the...

Founder of Manchester medical products maker back at helm of company

John Stearns |

Tom Drury, principal founder of a Manchester-based Hydrofera LLC, which makes polyvinyl alcohol foam products for medical applications, and a group of investors have acquired Hydrofera from Hollister...

Masonicare to sell Newtown senior care campus for $13.1M

John Stearns |

Wallingford's Masonicare Corp. has agreed to sell its Newtown skilled-nursing and assisted-living senior care facilities to a Farmington-based operator for $13.1 million, according to documents filed...

CT Healthcare Cabinet issues final recommendations on containing drug costs

John Stearns |

Connecticut's Healthcare Cabinet has issued its final recommendations for containing prescription drug prices, culminating a yearlong effort examining factors driving up drugs costs and the impact of...

InterCommunity brings medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction to E. Hartford

John Stearns |

InterCommunity Inc. is now offering medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for qualified patients in recovery for opioid addiction at its East Hartford community health center.

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