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Using our unique genetics, researchers and doctors are finding new ways to attack certain cancers. But much work — and far more data — is needed to reach the full potential of precision care.
“Stay home, stay safe,” has been a rallying cry in many states since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. The main reason is to attempt to minimize the spread of COVID-19 through person-to-person transmission. But a byproduct of the stay-at-home initiative is a reduction of emergency room …
Something about the patient’s chart caught Dr. Melissa Saad’s attention. He was on a list of patients waiting to be examined further and was 45 years old and complaining about shortness of breath. It was late Friday, March 6, in the emergency department at Danbury Hospital.
Our local expert gives you the dirt on how and where to plant to get the most from your garden.
Scientists are deployed predator insects to fight invasive species that are wreaking havoc on Connecticut’s environment. So far it seems to be working.
From layering plants to finding the right plants for your space, find your garden match made in heaven.
A balmy winter saw home sales tick up early this year. But will millennial demand for starter homes finally trigger long-term market movement?
Median single-family home sale prices are on fire in these eight towns and cities.
There's a housing style out there for just about anybody. These popular styles are flying off the market all over Connecticut,
See the trends in your town for single-family home sales over the last several years.
Looking for a competitive edge this buying and selling season? We got you covered.
Lifelong Connecticut resident Janet Ventriglia has worked as a hair and makeup pro for countless celebrities and the wrestling elite.
Lyme disease is a specter living among us, a dark cloud casting an ominous shadow of fear and anxiety over our state. Whether those fears are justified or unnecessary depends on who you ask.
Forget Faneuil and Fenway. These oft-overlooked Boston attractions offer a universe of history, culture and gustatory greatness.
Not long ago, New Haven-based defense attorney Norm Pattis was a celebrated champion of social justice causes. Today, with a roster of clients accused of heinous crimes, the outspoken Pattis might be the most controversial lawyer in Connecticut.
The "Paint the Town Red" celebration in the neighboring towns of Kennebunk and Kennebunkport in Maine makes the perfect backdrop for a romantic winter getaway.
The noise inside the advanced-manufacturing technology center holds steady in the early afternoon at Housatonic Community College on a recent weekday, a medium hum. With a few milling machines, lathes and an assortment of other equipment running, I might have expected a din too loud to talk …
Three years into his job as the head chef at one of the world's most prestigious restaurants, Dan Giusti walked away to tackle an even bigger challenge: school lunch.
The terms superstar, unapologetic champion and badass woman might not immediately conjure up the image of a federal regulator, but Jessica Rosenworcel has been described in precisely those ways as she continues to break new ground in her role as a member of the FCC.
Meb’s Kitchenwares: Quiet Corner woodworking couple Meb Boden and Tom Vaiciulis make one-of-a-kind, everyday kitchen items
In September 1772, a man looked out at a large crowd gathered on the New Haven Green and gave a sermon that placed him among the Colonies’ most notable literary voices.
When we were off duty in Vietnam, Al Rose and I, along with a handful of others, all of us part of an aviation rescue crew, gathered together at night. We sat on top of sandbag bunkers, drinking warm beer, passing a joint, sometimes more than one. We laughed, hurled insults at each other wit…
Like it or not, winter is coming. For chilly New Englanders, few things beat a body- and soul-warming trip to the Caribbean. But choosing the perfect island destination can send shivers down anyone’s spine. Whenever I search for a rejuvenating island getaway, a set of travel-tested criteria …
Growing up on Long Island, John Post remembers road trips to visit White Flower Farm in Morris with his mother, an avid gardener. While a spectacular place all on its own, the sprawling nursery was situated among rolling hills, beautiful architecture and a lot of open space. Upon retiring an…
The U.S. Small-Area Life Expectancy Project offers clues to how neighborhood-level differences could have a big impact on your life expectancy.
From fashion inspiration and food tips to motherhood advice and life hacks, these social media superstars are owning the online space in Connecticut and beyond.
Generations of regionalization advocates couldn’t permeate Connecticut’s 169-town mindset, but butterflies, hummingbirds and bees broke down local barriers in a few short years.
Whether you’re looking to redo your home from top to bottom or freshen up one room, Connecticut has home furnishing stores that make it easy. Each one offers in-house interior design services with talented designers on hand to navigate you through myriad choices in not only furniture, but ru…
For the past few years, I’ve been having the travel equivalent of an extramarital affair with the Hudson Valley region of New York. Don’t worry, Connecticut, I still love you … the Hudson Valley is just, well, different.
In a world where everyone accumulates so much stuff, beautiful built-ins serve as a creative way to organize it all.