Connecticut Doctors Prescribe Fewer Generic Drugs Than Average

11/18/13

Connecticut Doctors Prescribe Fewer Generic Drugs Than Average

Lipitor and Plavix, the two most costly drugs in the database, were prescribed by Connecticut doctors to the tune of about $84 million in 2011.

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Yale Physician Says Damage We've Done With Bad Habits Reversibile

11/17/13

Yale Physician Says Damage We've Done With Bad Habits Reversibile

“Disease-Proof: The Remarkable Truth About What Makes Us Well” (Hudson Street Press), is Dr.David Katz’s program for teaching us the skills to undo the damage we have already done to ourselves and our bodies — and to help us live happier lives in the process.

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Bioscience Connecticut Projects Creating UConn Health Center Jobs

11/11/13

Bioscience Connecticut Projects Creating UConn Health Center Jobs

Construction at the UConn Health Center campus in Farmington, as a result of Bioscience Connecticut, an job-creation initiative signed into legislation by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in June 2011, has spurred over 1,000 construction jobs since ground was broken in June 2012.

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University of New Haven Gets $150,000 to Study Lyme Disease

11/08/13

University of New Haven Gets $150,000 to Study Lyme Disease

About $100,000 has been used to buy an atomic force microscope, which Eva Sapi, associate professor of biology and environmental science, will use to study bacterial structure.

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Driving Force in Fight to Cure Cancer With Gene Therapy Is Stamford-Based

11/05/13

Driving Force in Fight to Cure Cancer With Gene Therapy Is Stamford-Based

Asked if a cure is on the near horizon, Barbara Netter, the ACGT president, said there are “a lot of questions but there’s a lot more hope than there ever was.”

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