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A Coach's (Cancer) Team

When Kristina Gianinni was diagnosed with cancer, she did what any good coach does - she gathered the best team around her to get to her goal to be cancer free. So she turned to the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at The Hospital of Central Connecticut.

HealthCare Happenings December 2018

Community partnerships are taking guns off the streets, fighting opioid addiction and preventing cancer - and connecting you to healthier, of course!





Nobody Knows your Heart Better

The Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute includes the most talented and experienced physicians, the very latest technology, and a team of compassionate caregivers whose only goal is to help patients and their families fight heart disease, which is our nation’s number one killer.

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Advances in Health

Advances in Health with Dr. David Chaletsky

Acid reflux affects millions of people. But you may not know that acid reflux over time could turn to cancer. Dr. David Chaletsky is a gastroenterologist at Hartford HealthCare

Advances in Health with Dr. Adam Ferguson

Get the basics on foot and ankle pain from Dr. Adam Ferguson with the Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute.


The Connection Between Acid Reflux and Cancer

Acid reflux is something that affects millions of people. But you may not know that acid reflux over time could turn to cancer. Hartford HealthCare gastroenterologist Dr. David Chaletsky explains.  Q: What is acid reflux?  A: Acid reflux – commonly known as heartburn – occurs when acid from the stomach [...]

Torrington Rheumatology and Allergy Practice Joins Hartford HealthCare

Arthritis& Allergy Associates of Torrington is now part of the Hartford HealthCare(HHC) Bone & Joint Institute specializing in Allergy and Rheumatology. The office is located in the Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Medical Office Building at 538 Litchfield Street, Suite 101, Torrington. Rheumatologists from the practice are now part of the Hartford [...]

Gun Buyback Dec. 15 at Community Renewal in Hartford

Although many people say having a gun at home will keep them safe, experts and policymakers increasingly agree that firearms in the home are dangerous. That’s why Hartford Hospital is teaming up with the Community Renewal Team and other community partners for the next Capital Region Gun Buyback. “Every time [...]

HHC Breast Surgeon Earns Award

The Southern Connecticut Black Chamber of Commerce recently honored Dr. Camelia Lawrence, director of breast surgery at The Hospital of Central Connecticut (THOCC) and MidState Medical Center, as its Business Woman of the Year. The award was one of five given out at the group’s 11th Annual Awards and Holiday [...]

Living With Multiple Sclerosis: How to Improve Your Symptoms, Outcome

By Laura Strom A woman awakes after sleeping for seven hours but still feels foggy.  A man gets out of bed awkwardly with concrete-heavy legs and feels like he is walking barefoot on cobblestones. Another woman has difficulty picking up her toothbrush because she has pins and needles in her [...]

Cancer Patient Treated With New Radioactive Drug at Hartford Hospital

A new radioactive drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration earlier this year for a type of cancer affecting the pancreas or gastrointestinal tract has been used for the first time in the area by doctors at Hartford Hospital treating a patient with gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors. The new drug, [...]


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Saturday, Dec 15, 2018, 10:00AM - 4:00PM

Reiki II Training

The class is for those who are looking to become Reiki trainers themselves (i.e. teach Reiki).

In the Reiki II class The Reiki [...]

Saturday, Dec 15, 2018, 1:00PM - 4:00PM

Advanced Zentangle Class

This class is open to those who have already taken at least one Intro to Zentangle class with the instructor previously. We will explore [...]

Sunday, Dec 16, 2018, 11:00AM - 12:00PM

Ataxia Support Group

This is a support group for Ataxia. Please join us for introductions and supportive, confidential discussions about Ataxia. It is a time to [...]

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