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The Heart of a Runner

It's a runner's life for Larry Allen, and he wouldn't have it any other way - not even when a major blockage of the heart nearly took it all away. How a Hartford HealthCare cardiologist - and fellow runner - helped get him back on track.

A Patient's Heartfelt Thanks

It was Mother's Day 2014, and Leigh Pechillo was being pampered by her husband and kids. She woke up four days later at the Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute. What happened in between is nothing less than miraculous!



Sports Health

At the Bone & Joint Institute our goal is to get you moving, and keep
you moving, no matter your age or activity level.




Advances in Health

A Parents' Guide to Training Young Athletes

Former NFL player turned orthopaedic surgeron Dr. Richard Diana with ways to prevent injury in your talented young athlete.

Advances in Health: New Hope for Leaky Heart Valves

Some people's hearts are prone to leaky valves. But with the right surgeon - someone with the right experience - repairing the valve might be better for some patients. Hartford HealthCare's Dr. Sabet Hashim is just such a surgeon.


News

Remission of Type 2 Diabetes With Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery: Why the Clock is Ticking

One of the gains of bariatric surgery is remission or improvement of Type 2 diabetes. As obesity has become an epidemic in the US, with more than one-third of adults being obese, so has diabetes. The worldwide prevalence of type 2 diabetes is estimated at 8.3 percent of the adult [...]

CBS Weekend News Report: How Cedar Mountain Commons Addresses Flu Outbreak

At Cedar Mountain Commons, a senior assisted living facility in Newington, flu season is a common worry. This season is no exception, especially given the severity of the nation’s flu outbreak this year. According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, about one in every 13 emergency room visits across [...]

The Importance of Reading to Your Baby

It’s never too early to start collecting a library of books for children so they can begin to develop an appreciation and love for reading. That’s why Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH) and its Auxiliary are helping by participating in the “Read to Grow” program, which offers newborns and their siblings [...]

Lower Your Blood Pressure With These Lifestyle Changes

Olympics fans know him as the Flying Tomato, a snowboarder who defies gravity on the halfpipe and looks rather dapper draped in gold medals, but as a child Shaun White was a medical challenge. Born with a heart condition called Tetralogy of Fallot, which comprises four congenital heart defects, White [...]

Gronkowski’s Concussion: Is it Really Time to Quit?

Rob Gronkowski, maybe the NFL’s most unpredictable player, did not deny a report he might be considering retirement after New England’s 41-33 loss to the underdog Philadelphia Eagles Feb. 4  in Super Bowl LII. Gronk being Gronk? Maybe a strategic move, at age 28, to entice a lucrative restructuring of [...]

New Hope for Patients with Parkinson’s, Essential Tremors

Hartford HealthCare recently became the first in Connecticut to offer the latest in Deep Brain Stimulation (DPS) technology. Dr. Patrick Senatus is the medical director of DBS at Hartford HealthCare’s Ayer Neuroscience Institute.  Q: This new technology is the Abbot Infinity DBS system. How does it work?   A: Abbott’s DBS [...]


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Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018, 10:45AM - 11:45AM

Enjoying Infants Together Series

Enjoying Infants Together is a 6 week series taking place on Wednesdays. We are offering this special program, led by a pediatric nurse [...]

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018, 2:00PM - 3:30PM

Bereavement Support Group

This group is open to any person who has experienced the loss of a loved one. You are welcome to attend as few or as many as you like; [...]

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018, 4:45PM - 6:00PM

WomenHeart of Central Connecticut Support Network

These support group meetings are for women with heart disease. The Hospital of Central Connecticut is the first hospital in New England to [...]


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