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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.


Why People, And Medical Researchers, Need Help with Anger

Anger is the first negative emotion babies can express and research shows that as many people seek treatment for it as depression and anxiety combined. Yet it is not officially classified a mental health disorder which, according to Dr. Ray DiGuiseppe, director of education with the Albert Ellis Institute and [...]

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Honors Volunteers Contributing 13,000 Hours of Annual Service

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH) recognized the continuing efforts, dedication and service of its volunteer corps at its annual volunteer awards ceremony at the Crystal Peak Banquet Hall during National Volunteer Appreciation week on April 11th. Over 150 junior and senior volunteers donated a total of over 13,000 free hours of [...]

High Preparedness: Legal or Not, What’s Weed Do to Drivers?

Dr. Godfrey Pearlson Director, Olin Neuropsychiatry Research Center at the Institute of Living Research Director, Institute of Living Hartford HealthCare Behavioral Health Network Whatever the outcome of the current debate on legalizing recreational marijuana in Connecticut, we need to know more about marijuana’s overall effect on the brain and behavior [...]

Study: Stress-Related Disorder Heightens Heart Risk

People have a 60 percent increased risk of cardiovascular disease within the first year of being diagnosed with any stress-related disorder, according to a new study in Sweden. The results, published April 10 in the British Medical Journal, used data from the Swedish National Patient Register to compare people diagnosed [...]

What is Hip Resurfacing Arthroplasty?

For more information on hip reconstructive services at the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute, click here. [...]

Why a Partial Knee Replacement is Same-Day Surgery

Doctors at the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute at Hartford Hospital are using new technology to customize joint replacements, making recovery easier. Here’s more from Dr. Mark Shekhman, a Bone & Joint Institute orthopedic surgeon: Q: At the bone and joint institute you use tools to assess the best route [...]


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Saturday, Apr 20, 2019, 9:30AM - 10:30AM

Sibling Preparation - All Ages

This class will include a video and/or hear a story about having a new baby come to live in their house. Activities also include making a [...]

Saturday, Apr 20, 2019, 10:00AM - 11:00AM

Parkinson's Group Class: Seated - Go with the flow - INVITE ONLY

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Class is only for patients who are referred by therapist and discharged from Hartford Hospital [...]

Saturday, Apr 20, 2019, 11:00AM - 12:00PM

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