OptiCare Prosthetic Cornea Transplant Helps 'Blind' Naugatuck Artist See Again

05/08/15

OptiCare Prosthetic Cornea Transplant Helps 'Blind' Naugatuck Artist See Again

Ten years ago, Mia Ekbergh, an artist who lives in Naugatuck, developed a bad infection in her left eye, possibly from a contaminated contact lens.

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Fight Against Premature Birth the Latest Campaign for the March of Dimes

04/06/15

Fight Against Premature Birth the Latest Campaign for the March of Dimes

The March of Dimes, established in 1938, has tackled a number of issues for babies from polio to birth defects, and now their latest crusade, premature birth.

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Surgical, Medication Errors Doubled at Connecticut Hospitals in 2013; Senators Address Issue

03/31/15

Surgical, Medication Errors Doubled at Connecticut Hospitals in 2013; Senators Address Issue

U.S. senators, as well as national analysts, hospital leaders and patient advocates who met Monday at Goodwin College to address the 2013 jump in surgical and medication errors at Connecticut hospitals.

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Madison Mom’s Clothing Line Gives Independence to Her Autistic Son and Others

03/27/15

Madison Mom’s Clothing Line Gives Independence to Her Autistic Son and Others

Independence Day Clothing is a line of fashionable, comfortable, reversible clothing designed by one Madison mom to give her son, and all others with disabilities, the independence to dress themselves.

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Sweet Maria’s 25th Birthday Gift: Cakes to Make Smiles at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center at St. Mary’s

03/17/15

Sweet Maria’s 25th Birthday Gift: Cakes to Make Smiles at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center at St. Mary’s

Maria Bruscino Sanchez used the celebration of the bakery’s milestone to launch the “Cakes for Kids” initiative, which will benefit patients at the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center at St. Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury.

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