2012 Headlines

December 2012

December 28, 2012
Jackson Laboratory at UConn Health Center Is Hiring

December 20, 2012
UConn Health Center Receives Gift Supporting Bioscience Connecticut

December 14 – 18, 2012
Media Call on Health Center’s PTSD Expert Radio Icon

December 13, 2012
Project Buzz: Perkins Eastman Tapped for UConn Health Center in Farmington

December 12, 2012
A Visit from Dr. Misra Radio Icon

December 12, 2012
Connecticut Institute for Primary Care Innovation: Fighting the Physician Shortage

December 11, 2012
Jackson Lab Sets January Groundbreaking

December 11, 2012
Perkins Eastman to Design Interior Fit-Out of UCONN Health Center's Ambulatory Center

December 6, 2013
Stamford's Perkins Eastman To Design UConn Outpatient Center

December 5, 2012
Addressing the Primary Care Physician Shortage Radio Icon

December 4, 2013
UConn Plans Genomics Institute in Anticipation of Jackson Laboratory Opening at University's Healthcare Center

December 4, 2012
Dr. Tom Talks A-Rod's Hip Injury Radio Icon

November 2012

November 28, 2012
Study: Hartford Children Have High Rates of Obesity Radio Icon

November 25, 2012
Understanding the Role of the Human Genome Radio Icon

November 21, 2012
Offsetting the Thanksgiving Intake Radio Icon

November 18, 2012
Thanksgiving a Time to Review Family Health History Radio Icon

November 15, 2012
Great American Smokeout Reminds Us Why Quitting Is Good Radio Icon

November 14, 2012
Editorial: Regenerative Engineering [PDF]

November 13, 2012
Connecticut Institute for Primary Care Innovation Opens

November 13, 2012
St. Francis, UConn Med School Open Primary Care Institute

November 12, 2012
Jackson Lab Investment Already Paying Off

November 12, 2012
How Sick Do You Have to Be to Skip Going to the Gym?

November 6, 2012
Disarming Cancer Cells Camera Icon

November 5, 2012
Sandy’s Psychological Wake Radio Icon

November 4, 2012
Falling Behind Can Be Depressing Radio Icon

November 2, 2012
Carbon Monoxide Dangers from the Storm Camera Icon

October 2012

October 28, 2012
Studying Heart Problems in Breast Cancer Survivors Camera Icon

October 27, 2012
CO Poisoning a Threat During Outages Radio Icon

October 25, 2012
Primary Care Doctor Shortage Camera Icon

October 25, 2012
UConn Biologist Will Use Huge Grant to Map Human Genome   

October 19, 2012
CT Breast Health Initiative Awards $175,000 to Breast Cancer Researchers in State

October 18, 2012
Cardiac Concerns in Breast Cancer Survivors Camera Icon

October 16, 2012
What Women Should Know About Breast Health Camera Icon

October 16, 2012
Energy Drink Dangers Camera Icon

October 12, 2012
Bioscience Connecticut Brings Promise to Future of Medicine Camera Icon

October 11, 2012
Women’s Health Breakfast to Benefit Underserved in Need of Mammograms Radio Icon

October 9, 2012
UConn Gets Grant for Genome Research

October 8, 2012
Breast Cancer Overview Radio Icon

October 3, 2012
Iron Levels and Breast Cancer Camera Icon

October 3, 2012
Screening with a Smile Camera Icon

October 1, 2012
Artificial Light and Breast Cancer Risk Camera Icon

September 2012

September 26, 2012
Replacing Joints, Organs, and Tissues Radio Icon

September 25, 2012
Dealing with Fall Sports Injuries Camera Icon

September 25, 2012
Scientists Tell Lawmakers: Stem Cell Initiative Producing Partnerships, Breakthroughs

September 24, 2012
State Gets Progress Reports on Jackson Laboratory and State Bioscience

September 23, 2012
State Seeks DNA Hub

September 20, 2012
Occupational Illness in Connecticut Radio Icon

September 19, 2012
American Cancer Society Gears Up for Historic Prevention Study

September 15, 2012
There Are Many Sides to UConn Men's Basketball Coach Jim Calhoun

September 13, 2012
Coach Calhoun's Success Off the Court News 8 Broadcast Camera Icon

September 13, 2012
Coach Calhoun's Success Off the Court NBC Connecticut Broadcast Camera Icon

September 12, 2012
Heading the Ball Safe for Young Soccer Players? Radio Icon

September 12, 2012
Sports Medicine Expert Weighs in on Young Athletes’ Soccer “Heading”

September 11, 2012
UConn Shows Off Nurse Training Van

September 11, 2012
Portable Training for the UConn Nurses Who Care for Inmates

September 9, 2012
Lyme Disease Update Radio Icon

September 9, 2012
The Future of Primary Care from a Resident’s Point of View Radio Icon

September 6, 2012
Jackson Lab, UConn Leaders See a Genomic Powerhouse in Their Collaboration at Future Research Facility in Farmington

September 4, 2012
Whooping Cough Cases Increase in Connecticut Video Icon

September 3, 2012
Occupational Illnesses in Connecticut Above National Average Radio Icon

September 2, 2012
Freedom From Smoking Program Radio Icon

August 2012

August 30, 2012
Storrs to Welcome UConn Health Center Branch in 2013

August 28, 2012
Circumcision Benefits Outweigh Risks, Docs Say

August 20, 2012
Readjusting Kids’ Sleep Habits for School Radio Icon

August 19, 2012
Getting Up-to-Date on Vaccines Radio Icon

August 17, 2012
Connecticut Reports First Human Case of West Nile This Year Video Icon

August 16, 2012
Summer = Long Days, Short Nights

August 16, 2012
CDC Recommends Hep C Testing for All Baby Boomers Radio Icon

August 12, 2012
Women’s Cancer Support Group Open to All Radio Icon

August 12, 2012
Roving Clinics Treat State's Migrant Workers

August 10, 2012
Artificial Lighting and Our Health Radio Icon

August 3, 2012
Cash Rewards Keep People on Their Medications

August 2, 2012
Light Pollution's Potentially Harmful Effects Highlighted in New Film

August 1, 2012
Aetna CEO and 30-Year-Old Bond Over Staggering Cancer Bills

July 2012

July 31, 2012
Olympics, AIDS Conference Give Hope

July 29, 2012
Julian Ford on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Video Icon

July 23, 2012
At Intersection of Science, Dollars the Tortis See Hope for UConn

July 20, 2012
City Lights Outshine Stars, Obscure Night Sky

July 19, 2012
AMA Addresses Multiple Risks of Nighttime Lighting

July 18, 2012
Tanning: An Avoidable Skin Cancer Danger

July 12, 2012
Why You Need a Vacation Radio Icon

July 9, 2012
Minimizing Chemicals with Sunscreen, Bug Spray Video Icon

July 9, 2012
UConn Researcher's Focus: Could Stem Cells Slow the Aging Process?

July 3, 2012
Workplace Air Quality: Sometimes Dust Is the Problem

June 2012

June 28, 2012
Waiting on the Supreme Court Radio Icon

June 27, 2012
The Adverse Health Effects Associated with Exposure to Artificial Light at Night Radio Icon

June 27, 2012
The Latest, Dangerous Drug Fads: Baths Salts & Freon Video Icon

June 26, 2012
Stem Cell Research: UConn Professor Tracks Cause of Rare, Genetic Eating Disorder

June 25, 2012
Teen Pot Use at 30-Year Peak - Are We Too Lax?

June 24, 2012
Update on Stem Cell Research in Connecticut Radio Icon

June 22, 2012
AMA Acknowledges Health Implications of Light at Night Radio Icon

June 20, 2012
Artificial Lighting Poses Health Risks, American Medical Association Asserts

June 18, 2012
State Awards $9.8 Million for Stem Cell Projects

June 18, 2012
Searching for Region's Economic Recovery

June 17, 2012
Father’s Day Prostate Health Update Radio Icon

June 12, 2012
Bioscience Connecticut Gets Groundbreaking at UConn

June 11, 2012
Migrant Farm Workers: Medical Care for an Invisible Population

June 11, 2012
At UConn, Two Key Players' Paths Cross Again

June 11, 2012
UConn Health Center Good for the State

June 10, 2012
Sunscreen Helpful, But Not a Free Pass Radio Icon

June 10, 2012
Protecting Your Skin from Sun Damage Video Icon

June 8, 2012
NFL Faces Lawsuit Over Head Injuries Radio Icon

June 7, 2012
DNA Blueprint for Fetus Built Using Tests of Parents

June 6, 2012
Executive Vice President Frank Torti: Bioscience Connecticut ‘An Opportunity to Do Great Things’ Radio Icon

June 3, 2012
Gearing Up to Pedal Coast to Coast for a Cure Radio Icon

June 2012
High-Profile Feature: John Dempsey Hospital

May 2012

May 31, 2012
Biotechnology Investment: Gains and Losses (PDF)

May 30, 2012
Growth of State Economy Can Come in Bioscience

May 30, 2012
More Evidence Suggests Link Between Night Shift, Breast Cancer Radio Icon

May 30, 2012
Growth of State Economy Can Come in Bioscience

May 28, 2012
New UConn Health Center Chief Looks Ahead

May 28, 2012
Alcohol and Drug Problems Categorized Differently in Revised Manual

May 28, 2012
New UConn Health Center Chief Looks Ahead

May 25, 2012
The Science of Beauty

May 23, 2012
Update From New President of the American Society of Hypertension Audio Icon

May 23, 2012
Could a Lollipop Cure the Hiccups? Video Icon

May 18, 2012
State's Doctors at Odds Over Medical Marijuana: Compassionate Solution or a Reckless Leap?

May 17, 2012
UConn Cardiologist Weighs in on ‘Z-Pak’ Study Video Icon

May 15, 2012
Fertility Diet Video Icon

May 14, 2012
Med Students Trying to Grow Bone Marrow Donor Registry Radio Icon

May 13, 2012
Mother-child Bonding, Postpartum Depression Radio Icon

May 13, 2012
Link Between Hypertension and Cognitive Function Radio Icon

May 11, 2012
Addiction Diagnoses May Rise Under Guideline Changes

May 7, 2012
Should I Let My Son Play Football?

May 7, 2012
Sports/Energy Drinks Just as Bad on Teeth as Soda?

May 4, 2012
Recovering from Career-threatening Injury

May 2, 2012
Conflicts of Interest in Health Care

May 2012
Jackson Lab Project Listed as Breakthrough Victory

April 2012

April 24, 2012
William Raveis-American Cancer Society Patient Navigator Program Video Icon

April 23, 2012
Lab Pitches Cancer Dream

April 23, 2012
Physicians Feeling Pressure from Patients’ Financial Problems

April 18, 2012
New Prostate Cancer Treatment: High Intensity Focused Ultrasound Radio Icon

April 15, 2012
UConn Medical School's New Dean Wants to Bring More Ideas to Market

April 11, 2012
Dental X-rays Linked to Common Brain Tumor

April 10, 2012
The Debate Over Medical Tests Radio Icon

April 8, 2012
Projects Such as UConn's Bioscience Connecticut Aim to Keep State on Biotech's Leading Edge

April 4, 2012
Wrong on Colonoscopies

March 2012

March 1, 2012
UConn Cardiologists Uncover New Heart Attack Warning Sign Video Icon

February 2012

February 29, 2012
Baptist's Torti Will Become UConn Med-School Dean

February 29, 2012
Introducing the UConn Health Center’s Next Leader Audio Icon

February 28, 2012
Jackson Labs Picks Architect

February 27, 2012
Farmington Braces for Economic Growth

February 24, 2012
Bioscience Investments Help Recruit New UConn Health Center Chief

February 24, 2012
Dr. Liu Makes the Case for Genomics and Personalized Medicine

February 23, 2012
Jackson Lab Hires First Connecticut Researcher

February 21, 2012
The Hidden Risks of Heart Attacks

February 20, 2012
Finally Some Reason for Economic Optimism

February 17, 2012
State Projects Could Play Key Role in Accelerating Economic Recovery in 2012

February 16, 2012
Jackson Labs and Personalized Medicine Audio Icon

February 7, 2012
Running Connecticut Like a Mayor, Not a King

January 2012

January 30, 2012
Our View: Lab Project Offers Promise

January 30, 2012
Record Attendance at Farmington's January Business Breakfast; Expansion of Jackson Labs Discussed

January 23, 2012
Pros and Cons of the PSA Test for Prostate Cancer Video Icon

January 19, 2012
Economist Points to Improving State Outlook

January 12, 2012
Governor Dannel Malloy Signs the Jackson Lab Legislation Video Icon

January 5, 2012
UConn Lab Project Video Icon

January 9, 2012
Thomas Callahan: Moving Quickly to Shape Bioscience CT

January 9, 2012
Bioscience LEED Commitment Addresses Energy Dilemma of Updating Buildings

January 8, 2012
Jackson Laboratory Provides Bioscience Linchpin

January 7, 2012
UConn Chief Says University Could Become 'Silicon Valley' of Medical, Engineering, Science Research

January 6, 2012
Herbst: Conn. Could Gain Worldwide Reputation

January 1, 2012
Connecticut’s New Partner in Science Tracks the Root Causes of Disease, Mouse by Mouse

January 1, 2012
Maine Voices: Move to Connecticut Will Create Jobs Here