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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

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 [...]

How can you eat like an Olympian? Ask a Sports Nutritionist

While most people watching the Winter Olympics could never imagine launching themselves off a giant ski jump or executing the perfect triple axel on ice, there are still ways we can be just like the athletes competing in Pyeongchang.  Pam Rosow, a Registered Dietician and Sports Nutritionist at Hartford HealthCare’s [...]

Healthy Family FunFest in Southington Feb. 25

The ninth annual Healthy Family FunFest, with more than 100 exhibitors promoting a healthy lifestyle, will take place Feb. 25  from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Aqua Turf Club in the Plantsville section of Southington. The FunFest, hosted by Hartford HealthCare and the Southington-Cheshire Community YMCAs, has something [...]


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Popular Events

Sunday, Feb 18, 2018, 9:00AM - 11:00AM

Book-Binding Class

In this beginners book-binding class, participants will use an assortment of mixed media to create their own one-of-kind keepsake. Supplies [...]

Sunday, Feb 18, 2018, 1:30PM - 3:30PM

QiGong for Cancer

Calm your mind, recover your vital energy, and reclaim your health with these ancient Chinese healing techniques. Enjoy simple, gentle [...]

Sunday, Feb 18, 2018, 4:00PM - 5:30PM

Breastfeeding Class

In this class we will educate pregnant women about how to breastfeed and how to get started. There will be a question and answer period [...]


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