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Mass. sues Stamford's Purdue Pharma for misleading opioid buyers

Joe Cooper |

Massachusetts has filed a lawsuit against Stamford-based Purdue Pharma for allegedly deceiving prescribers and patients about the dangers of their opioids, including OxyContin.

Shifting habits, technology, stagnant economy diminish CT's financial-services jobs

Gregory Seay |

Shifting consumer habits, technology and a stagnant state economy are curtailing jobs in Connecticut's crucial financial-services sector.

Longtime U.S. Pain Foundation leader resigns

Matt Pilon |

A Middletown-based foundation that advocates across the country for the rights of chronic-pain patients has parted ways with its founder and CEO.

Norwalk Hospital emergency unit reduces opioid orders by 45%

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's recent success in reducing opioid prescriptions last year received a boost from Norwalk Hospital's new pain management program.

CT: Opioid prescriptions in ‘17 down 14%

Joe Cooper |

State officials say the fight against Connecticut's opioid crisis scored a victory in 2017, as prescriptions fell by 14 percent compared to 2016.

Western CT Health Network aligns with urgent care provider

Joe Cooper |

American Family Care and the Western Connecticut Medical Group (WCMG) are joining forces to improve their referral services at numerous locations across the state.

Gov. Malloy inks two health care bills

ERIC BEDNER | JOURNAL INQUIRER |

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has signed two health care bills into law, including one that protects key provisions of the Affordable Care Act, but also warned lawmakers that he will have to find a way to...

Already deep in debt, Connecticut struggles with extremes of wealth and income

Keith M. Phaneuf | CT MIRROR |

Even within a nation racing dangerously toward unprecedented levels of income and wealth inequality, Connecticut stands apart.

401(k) plans shouldn’t intimidate small businesses

Joel Johnson |

As most are aware, Fortune 500 companies and other larger businesses tend to offer 401(k) retirement plans, or something similar, to their employees.

Yale health eyes $19.7M primary care move

Joe Cooper |

Yale New Haven Health, with help from a new consortium, is proposing to spend $19.7 million to move three primary care clinics to another Elm City location, according to a filing with the state...

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