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Getting food scraps out of the trash and into the soil will save money and protect the environment. Expert composter Domingo Medina shows you the best ways to do it. Video by Connecticut Public's Ryan Caron King as part of special climate coverage from the New England News Collaborative.

Dr. Nancy Stanwood, chief medical officer at Planned Parenthood of Southern New England.

With more patients traveling to New England for abortions, Connecticut looks to expand access

After the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, many New England states looked to protect and expand abortion access. Connecticut took an early lead, opening an information hotline, enacting new legislation that provides legal protections, and increasing the number of abortion providers. Dr. Nancy Stanwood, chief medical officer of Planned Parenthood of Southern New England, has been…

In December of 2020, Hartford HealthCare pharmacy manager Colleen Teevan prepared a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, among the first doses to be administered in Connecticut.

Long COVID rates fall by half nationwide, New England rates among lowest

The number of people reporting long COVID symptoms fell by roughly half from last summer to 1 in 10, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Household Pulse Survey, analyzed by Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF). Dr. Arjun Venkatesh, the incoming chair of emergency medicine at Yale School of Medicine, recently co-authored…

Alana Lilley, an 11th grader at CREC Academy of International Studies, steps back from the podium after speaking about the importance of the POC focused history course she is taking during a news conference in Bloomfield to kick off Black History Month by highlighting a newly enacted state law that requires all high schools in Connecticut to offer courses on African American, Black, Puerto Rican, and Latino studies.

Marking Black History Month with a celebration of Connecticut’s Black and Latino Studies course

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont says Florida’s governor is “dead wrong” for rejecting an African American studies advanced placement course. Florida recently rejected AP African American Studies, a course Gov. Ron DeSantis likened to a “political agenda.” “We are much better off as a state in the country when we have a better understanding of our full…

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