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Wounds, lacerations, minor burns
Sprains, fractures, dislocations
Insect bites, allergic reactions
Abscess, boils
Dehydration, nausea, diarrhea
Upper respiratory infections
Fever, cough, cold, flu
Migraines, headaches
Bronchitis, asthma attacks
Ear infections, earaches
Corneal abrasions, Pink Eye
Urinary tract infections

Go to the ER for...

Loss of Consciousness
Fainting, Sudden Dizziness or Weakness
Changes in Vision
Trouble Walking
Severe Shortness of Breath
Severe and Sudden Onset of Pain
Coughing Up or Vomiting Blood
Head Injury
Major Bone Break
Suicidal Thoughts and Feelings
Chest Pain

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Is Total Knee Replacement for You?

Dr. Jeff Pravda from the Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute at MidState Medical Center joins Rebecca Stewart to discuss total knee replacements.

Advances in Health: Andy Turczak

Andy Turczak talks about new technology and how it’s helping patients achieve better outcomes.


Backus and Ayer Neuroscience Institute Welcomes Neurosurgeon

The Hartford HealthCare Ayer Neuroscience Institute welcomes neurosurgeon Mark Hornyak, MD, who began seeing patients earlier this month at One Towne Park Plaza in Norwich and will be performing procedures at Backus Hospital. Dr. Hornyak, who grew up in Clinton, CT, comes to Hartford HealthCare from Bassett Healthcare Network in [...]

Hartford HealthCare Partners with the Hartford March for Babies For April 28 Event

Hartford HealthCare is proud to be a partner of the March of Dimes Hartford March for Babies, Run for Babies and Superhero sprint. The March of Dimes supports healthy mothers and babies. Sunday April 28  – Rain or Shine at Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field 615 Silver Lane, [...]

New MedTech Accelerator in Hartford To Target Digital Health

Startupbootcamp announced on April 24 the launch of its MedTech Accelerator in Hartford, designed specifically to rapidly scale healthcare-focused technology startups. The MedTech Accelerator has been established to attract new talent and technology to Hartford, and will provide entrepreneurs with the support, resources, and industry and investor connections they need [...]

Hartford Hospital Among Best for Heart Transplants

Hartford Hospital is the number 1 adult heart transplant program in Connecticut based on three-year survival rate data from the national Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR). Hartford Hospital also ranks second highest in the New England-New York-New Jersey region and 11th highest in the nation out of 107 programs. [...]

Dr. Darren Tishler: Here’s a Different Way to Think About Obesity

I’ve spent my entire career studying and treating obesity.  I have found that obesity, like many other diseases, is extremely complex and there is no single treatment that will work for everyone. In our practice, we have been fortunate to follow patients for many years after they’ve had weight loss [...]

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Primary Care in Canaan adds new Ear, Nose and Throat Services

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH) Primary Care in Canaan is now offering otolaryngology services by Dr. Ari Namon of CHH Ear, Nose and Throat. The practice at 76 Church Street, Canaan, CT, currently offers comprehensive primary care services by APRN Dawn Lidstone and is committed to personal and compassionate care through [...]


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