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Alexion revamps R&D focus as 2Q profits soar

Patricia Daddona |

New Haven drugmaker Alexion Pharmaceuticals' profits soared 38 percent in the second quarter despite a federal probe and recent c-suite shakeup, as the company announced a restructuring of its...

Quinnipiac med school, foundation, endow $1M scholarship

Patricia Daddona |

Quinnipiac University's medical school is matching a $500,000 gift from a West Hartford foundation to create a $1 million endowed scholarship for medical students training to become primary care...

Farmington's Diameter Health obtains new industry credentials

Patricia Daddona |

Farmington health tech company Diameter Health has obtained industry credentials that will enable it to continue evaluating quality care measures for CTHealthLink, Connecticut's health information...

Stamford Health launches new hernia center

Patricia Daddona |

Stamford Health has opened a designated hernia center, a new program led by a team of experienced surgeons who treat simple and complex hernias.

CT hospitals using app to coordinate care

Patricia Daddona |

Twenty-five Connecticut hospitals have partnered for a year with a Boston-based health tech company called PatientPing that helps healthcare professionals coordinate care for patients, according to...

Senate clears first test on Obamacare repeal, but final victory not assured


Senate Republicans and the White House had a win Tuesday on a procedural vote to repeal Affordable Care Act, but a final victory is not guaranteed.

CTE found in 99% of studied brains from deceased NFL players

Daniella Emanuel/CNN |

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy, known as CTE, was found in 99% of deceased NFL players' brains that were donated to scientific research, according to a study published Tuesday in the medical...

Travelers' 2Q net drops 10%

Patricia Daddona |

The Travelers Cos. posted a 10 percent decline in profits in a second quarter marked by higher catastrophe losses from hail and tornado activity and a lower underlying underwriting gain.

Hartford HealthCare-GoHealth Urgent Care now open in Glastonbury

John Stearns |

A new Hartford HealthCare-GoHealth Urgent Care center has opened at 2520 Main St. in Glastonbury, the second of of as many as 15 urgent-care centers in the next 18 months to be operated jointly by...

Headache center opens in West Hartford

John Stearns |

A new Hartford HealthCare Headache Center has opened at Blue Back Square in West Hartford, occupying a 3,700-square-foot space at 65 Memorial Road, Suite 508.

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