Animal Control Officer Kelly Fitch urges people to vaccinate their pets for leptospirosis, a dog-killing disease. — Susan Hunter archive photo

Dog-killing disease makes comeback in Connecticut

A disease that used to be prevented as part of routine dog vaccines but went…

EDITORIAL: Slaying the opioid dragon

Everyone knows someone: a child, spouse, friend, coworker, or neighbor who has been harmed by…

Gary Mendell and his son Brian, who took his own life in 2011 when he could no longer cope with the stigma of addiction.

VIDEO: Father has plan to crush opioid crisis

Two men from different perspectives but with a common mission to beat the opioid epidemic…

Four million people could lose life-saving treatment if government officials take back Medicaid expansion and eliminate health benefits in the Affordable Care Act, which requires mental health and addiction coverage.

Opioid crisis faces new threat: Repeal of Affordable Care Act

The prevention community is confronting a new threat in the quest to halt the opioid…

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