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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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Advances in Health

New alternative to spinal fusion

James Yue, MD, Spinal Surgeon, explains how a new alternative is available to patients who are considering spinal fusion. Prosthetic disc replacement is helping people with low back pain feel better.

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Imaran Siddiqui, MD, talks with Rebecca Stewart about the latest advancements in surgery for patients with pancreatic cancer.


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Diabetes? Follow This Doctor’s Cold-Weather Tips to Protect Feet

By Dr. Mark Tramontozzi For people with diabetes, the winter months are a time when more attention than usual should be given to the feet.  Diabetics are at risk for having reduced blood flow to the lower extremities, and the cold weather compounds this problem. The dry weather from being [...]

Neuro-Oncologist: Here’s How We Treat Brain Tumors

By Dr. Ahmad Daher Medical Director, Neuro-Oncology Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Patients with gliomas, the most common cancerous brain tumors, have shown only a modest improvement in survival rate despite diagnostic and therapeutic — surgery, radiation and pharmacotherapy — advancements in oncology over the last three decades. Here’s a summary of [...]

Graduating From High School to College Sports? Some Tips

Making the transition from high school to collegiate athletics can be a daunting and difficult task. Physical therapist Stefanie Bourassa and psychologist Peter Lucchio of the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute’s Center for Musculoskeletal Health have several tips to help make this transition smooth. Bourassa, who played Division I [...]

What’s the Difference Between Hospice and Palliative Care?

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and the team from Hartford HealthCare at Home wants to help those in need of these services make the right decisions during what is a critical time for them and their loved ones. Hospice and palliative care offer compassionate care to patients [...]

HER-2 Gene: This Aggressive Breast Cancer Requires Targeted Treatment

Click here  for a callback from a breast health nurse navigator. All breast cancers are not structured, and therefore not treated, the same, which is why doctors test tissue removed during biopsies to determine the type and stage of the disease. All tissue is also tested for what is called [...]

Why There’s Improved Outlook for Myeloma Patients

By Dr. Peter Byeff The prognosis for multiple myeloma is gradually improving as a result of new and improved therapies. Multiple myeloma, which causes cancer cells to accumulate in bone marrow, can affect people of all ages, although the average age of onset is the sixth decade of life. New treatments including [...]


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