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Heart of the Matter

Cindy Sypher is alive today because of a generous organ donor and the skill and expertise of the Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute at Hartford Hospital.

Freedom to Dance

Armand Dieli and his granddaughter, Christine Kjellquist, share a passion for ballroom dancing. At age 89, he remains a graceful presence on any dance floor. This is particularly true when Christine - a professional ballroom dance instructor - is his partner. But nearly a decade ago, the Suffield resident noticed some changes. He feet trembled. His balance wasn't quite right. Doctors would later diagnose him with Parkinson’s Disease. Yet he continued to dance. In fact, dancing likely helped his body cope.



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

What is Peyronie's Disease

Peyronie’s disease is likely something something you've never heard of, but affects 13 percent of all men.  Dr. Jared Bieniek of the Tallwood Urology and Kidney Institute is here to explain.

The Right Dose at the Right Time

Taking medications can be confusing, especially for those with dementia or memory problems. Nick Morella from Hartford HealthCare Independence at Home explains how the digital era can help with the dispensing and the right dose of medication at the right time.


News

HOCC Campaign Shows High-tech Care, Close to Home

The Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC) launched a major marketing campaign designed to remind area residents that they have access to the region’s best doctors and most sophisticated medical care right in their backyard. Featuring documentary-style vignettes that give viewers an inside look at some of the hospital’s highest-stakes areas [...]

Heart of the Matter: Colchester Woman, 47, Gets Transplant

Colchester resident Cindy Sypher had already survived one heart attack. So when she started to feel strange in a similar manner while traveling to work one morning, she took it seriously. She remembers getting herself to a local urgent care center — and nothing else until she awoke on a [...]

Natchaug Worker Prevents Woman from Jumping Off Bridge

When you work on the frontlines in healthcare, you’re really always on duty. For Amy Gallagher, lead clinician at Natchaug Hospital’s Joshua Center Thames Valley in Norwich, that was never more apparent than on Thursday, April 12, 2018. Gallagher was driving with her 16-year-old daughter on Interstate 91 in New [...]

Charlotte Hungerford Center For Youth And Families Highlights Autism Awareness Month

For the seventh year in a row, staff members of Charlotte Hungerford Hospital’s Center For Youth and Families are highlighting Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) awareness during the month of April to help spread the word about their Connections Autism Outpatient Program. The program focuses on supporting children and families impacted [...]

Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute and Tallwood Urology and Kidney Institute Host MSK Alliance Symposium on Advanced Prostate Cancer

More than 100 providers from several different specialties, nurses, pharmacists and research staff attended the Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Alliance Advanced Prostate Cancer Symposium hosted by the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute and the Tallwood Urology and Kidney Institute on April 12 at the Hartford Marriott Downtown. The event brought [...]

What is Peyronie’s Disease?

Peyronie’s disease is likely something something you’ve never heard of, but affects 13 percent of all men. Dr. Jared Bieniek of the Tallwood Urology and Kidney Institute is here to explain.  Q: What is Peyronie’s disease?  A: Peyronie’s disease is  a condition. It results from scar tissue or plaque that [...]


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Thursday, Apr 26, 2018, 9:00AM - 12:00PM

Free Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Screening

In this FREE educational seminar, learn more about: Risk factors for oral, head, and neck cancer. Signs and symptoms of oral, head and neck [...]

Thursday, Apr 26, 2018, 10:00AM - 12:00PM

Breastfeeding Support Group

This support group is for new mothers and their babies from birth to 6 months old. Registration is not required, they meet twice a week on [...]

Thursday, Apr 26, 2018, 5:00PM - 7:30PM

Art Therapy for Cancer Survivors

This is a program to help people touched by cancer find strength and hope through creative expression. No artistic ability is required.


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