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PFAS, common chemicals used to make everything from pizza boxes to take-out containers, are associated with risk of miscarriages, according to a new study from Yale. 

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Researchers in Connecticut and on Long Island are among the brainpower working overtime to produce a vaccine for the coronavirus. Those vaccines could be months – if not, years – away. 

Study Offers A Mixed Bag For Opioid Users Taking Benzos

Jan 13, 2020
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Benzodiazepines are some of the most commonly prescribed medications in the country, often used to treat anxiety. But a new study warns that taking benzodiazepines can be both helpful and risky for those with opioid use disorder.

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Stony Brook University researchers will study how underwater sediment that’s kicked up by large-scale shellfish harvesting impacts the environment.

Upgrades Planned For Bridgeport’s Discovery Museum

Jan 6, 2020
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U.S. Representative Jim Himes of Connecticut participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for upgrades at the only planetarium in the state.

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