SustiNet: As Debate Intensifies, Stakes Rise

When legislators and policymakers talk about saving money on health care in Connecticut, Praveen Dhulipalla gets nervous. Eighteen months ago, he opened the Waterbury Pharmacy on East Main Street in the heart of the city’s downtown. The independent pharmacy—one of about 100 in the state—caters to senior citizens and the growing Hispanic population.

End Stage Cancer: Treatment Varies

A national study of Medicare patients with cancer found big differences among hospitals and regions when it comes to how those patients spend the final weeks of their lives – and the same is true in Connecticut, on a smaller scale.