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A guide to understanding breast cancer prevention and resources for women

Tuesday, Jan 11, 2011 at 02:48 PM EST

Test for Breast Cancer Gene Gives Women Treatment Options

Test for Breast Cancer Gene Gives Women Treatment Options

More women with a family history of breast cancer are taking early action to avoid the disease.

Thursday, Oct 28, 2010 at 04:30 PM EDT

Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness

An entire family is stricken with cancer.

Sunday, Oct 21, 2012 at 12:55 PM EDT

Thousands Take Steps to Find a Cure

Thousands Take Steps to Find a Cure

Thousands of people from across Connecticut participate in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk.

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Fundraiser Honors Manchester School Security Guard
Fundraiser Honors Manchester School Security Guard

Manchester celebrated the success of a hometown boy turned NFL player on Saturday with an event at the country club. But Seth DeValve used his night to honor a high school security guard whose death this year impacted the entire community.

State Police Identify Man Killed by Tree in Canterbury
State Police Identify Man Killed by Tree in Canterbury

One person was killed after being trapped under a tree that fell during tree work in Canterbury Saturday.

Hartford Police Seize Gun, Drugs After Shot Spotter Activation
Hartford Police Seize Gun, Drugs After Shot Spotter Activation

Hartford police seized a gun and drugs and made an arrest after being tipped off by a Shot Spotter activation Sunday morning.

Toddler Hit by Car in Killingly
Toddler Hit by Car in Killingly

Emergency crews responded to a home on Ledge Road in the Dayville section of Killingly Saturday.

Now What? Options for Consumers as Health Law Drama Fades
Now What? Options for Consumers as Health Law Drama Fades

As the political drama over health care legislation in Washington fades, the rest of the country faces a more immediate concern: Getting insurance for next year. The Republican health plan designed to replace the Obama-era health law known as the Affordable Care Act would not have taken full effect for a few years anyway — and now it's dead. "We're going to be living with Obamacare for the foreseeable future," House Speaker Paul Ryan said Friday. That means millions of Americans will have to navigate a current federal health care system that, while not "imploding" as President Donald J. Trump has said, is at least in flux.

UConn Advances to Regional Final With 86-71 Win Over UCLA
UConn Advances to Regional Final With 86-71 Win Over UCLA

Napheesa Collier had 27 points and 14 rebounds to help UConn beat UCLA 86-71 on Saturday, putting the Huskies in the Bridgeport Regional final.