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TAVR Surgery Puts Putnam Man Back on the Road

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One Stitch at a Time

By making dresses to donate to girls on another continent, Betsy Humiston is paying it forward, despite her own fight for life since she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer nearly five years ago.

         

         

         

         

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 with Dr. Patricia DeFusco

Hartford HealthCare's Dr. Patricia DeFusco discusses clinical trials and the importance of the relationship between Hartford HealthCare and the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Institute.


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Applying Precision Medicine to Treat Your Cancer

As many as 38 out of every 100 women will get cancer in her lifetime – yet there is tremendous hope in the world of cancer research and treatment. Dr. Michael Kane is an expert on treating women’s cancers with the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute.  Q: As the charter member [...]

New HPV Vaccine Offers Some Protection Against Several Cancers

Like many things in science and medicine, the vaccine for the human papilloma virus has evolved. First it was recommended for females age 12 to 26 who had not been sexually active, later for males in the same age group who had not had sex. Recently, however, research prompted the [...]

This Simple Saliva Test Assesses Breast Cancer Risk

By Meghan Burgess Breast cancer has a particularly high prevalence in Connecticut, but a new program is helping women and men identify their risk of developing the disease – and other cancers – through a simple questionnaire and saliva test. The Hereditary Cancer Risk Assessment Program, offered through Hartford HealthCare [...]

Beyond ‘Chemobrain’: New Hartford HealthCare Study Looks at Cancer and the Mind

By David Finitsis Clinical Psychologist and Senior Scientist, Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute Does this sound familiar? You walk into a room only to forget exactly what it was you came into that room to do.  Or your friend introduces you to someone and no sooner have you shaken hands when [...]

Medicare Advantage via CarePartners: What’s in it for Patients?

Connecticut has never seen anything like CarePartners of Connecticut, a joint venture between Hartford HealthCare and Tufts Health Plan of Massachusetts, that will begin selling 2019 Medicare Advantage plans in the state when the open-enrollment period begins Oct. 15. It’s the first partnership between a hospital system and an insurer [...]

Hartford HealthCare’s First Neuroscience Symposium Set for Oct. 27

Hartford HealthCare’s Ayer Neuroscience Institute will host its first symposium to help providers care for patients with common neurological conditions and make appropriate subspecialty referrals. Called “Innovations and Advances in Neuroscience Conditions,” the event is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 27, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Connecticut Convention [...]


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Friday, Oct 19, 2018, 8:00AM - 3:00PM

Shaping the Journey of Bereaved Families in the Birth Place

This program will look at the grief journey a family walks after the death of a baby and the strategies that can be used to help families [...]

Friday, Oct 19, 2018, 10:00AM - 11:00AM

Yoga for Movement Disorders

This yoga class is for individuals with a Movement Disorder and focuses on relaxing, stretching, increasing mobility, and focusing. Yoga [...]

Friday, Oct 19, 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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