Health

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The Connecticut legislature’s Regulation Review committee has approved eight new conditions for medical marijuana use, brining the total number of approved conditions to 30.

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A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that the number of pregnant women addicted to opioids quadrupled between 1999 and 2014.

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The New York State Health Department says three communities in Suffolk County have elevated rates of leukemia, and lung, bladder, and thyroid cancers.  

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A new study from Yale University shows that where people live may affect their well-being.

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The Connecticut General Assembly ends its legislative session at midnight on Wednesday. One of bills that was passed Tuesday night would create an independent task force to oversee Whiting Forensic Hospital, the state’s only maximum-security psychiatric facility.

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