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Legionnaires’ Disease Linked to Some CT Watersheds

Legionnaires’ Disease Linked to Some CT Watersheds

In the 21st century, some believe water contamination in the United States is an issue of the past. Advancements in plumbing, sanitation, and water treatment have drastically reduced the number of diseases spread through infected water. In Connecticut, however, one

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Eradicating HIV

Eradicating HIV

One of the most pressing problems today in the effort to eradicate HIV is latency. Infected T cells may harbor the virus but lie dormant for years, making up a latent reservoir that evades the drugs, which effectively kill only

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What’s Causing that Cough?

What’s Causing that Cough?

Chances are, you’ve had a respiratory infection. From the common cold to strep throat, these infections run the gamut from mild inconveniences to near-deadly for vulnerable individuals. While viral respiratory infections are common, there aren’t any simple, inexpensive diagnostic tests

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Disease Double Whammy

Disease Double Whammy

Crohn’s disease and Parkinson’s disease are now linked by the LRRK2 gene At the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, seven years after being diagnosed with Crohn’s disease (CD), Kathleen Baker set a swimming world record and bagged two medals. It

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