Connecticut Family Wins Award Amid Battle With Rare Genetic Disorder

08/12/14

Connecticut Family Wins Award Amid Battle With Rare Genetic Disorder

When Anne Metcalf and her husband walked into Bill’s Seafood of Westbrook two summers ago with their son Andrew, they had no idea their lives were about to change, markedly.

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Former NY Ranger Mike Richter Among Those Affected by Concussions

08/05/14

Former NY Ranger Mike Richter Among Those Affected by Concussions

Professional athletes are not the only ones who can suffer from the pain and discomfort caused by a concussion.

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Shawshank Redemption Actor William Sadler Supports Healing the Children

08/01/14

Shawshank Redemption Actor William Sadler Supports Healing the Children

Actor William Sadler signs on as the face of Healing the Children Northeast, which arranges teams of doctors to provide surgeries in Latin American countries.

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Naugatuck 11-Year-Old Invents IV Backpack to Help Kids with Cancer

07/29/14

Naugatuck 11-Year-Old Invents IV Backpack to Help Kids with Cancer

Kylie Simonds is a raising funds to create a prototype of her IV backpack, which won the Patent Award at the UConn Invention Convention.

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CT-Based LambdaVision Working To Restore Sight to Those Who Have Lost It

07/21/14

CT-Based LambdaVision Working To Restore Sight to Those Who Have Lost It

Farmington's LambdaVision is working to help those afflicted by age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and retinitis pigmentosa.

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