Advocates for children in foster care in Connecticut say equal access to education is a civil rights issue that the state needs to better address. Educational barriers facing those children was the subject of a forum on Thursday at the state Capitol complex in Hartford.
Three patients across three different states have new kidneys as a result of a six-person exchange that took place in December. The transplants happened in Connecticut, Ohio and Maine, and the results were announced at press conferences in all three states on Thursday.
New York's Department of Health released data on enrollment in its health insurance exchange this week. The data show 26% of young adults are enrolling in the exchange. This number is just above what experts call the "death spiral."