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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

Advances in Health: The Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation

The Hartford HealthCare Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation: training tomorrow's clinicians today, and keep today's clinician in the know about the latest technology. Hartford HealthCare's Stephen Donahue explains.

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.


News

‘Fresh Check Days’ Help College Students Stay in Check with Mental Health

At first glance, it looks like so many other events on a college campus. Inflatable obstacle courses, t-shirt tie-dying stations, and a student-led yoga class pepper the lawn. Students stroll by booths representing different campus groups, collecting Frisbees, sunglasses and other giveaways. Others line up by a row of local [...]

If CPAP Isn’t Working: An Alternate Treatment for Sleep Apnea

Did you know that Hartford Hospital was one of the first hospitals in the northeast to offer patients an FDA approved implantable device to treat sleep apnea? If you have moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea and the CPAP machine really working for you, you may want to consider this [...]

Courtney, in Windham, Says Rural Hospitals Need Medicare’s ‘Extra Boost’

Calling it “an incredible priority in eastern Connecticut,” Rep. Joe Courtney celebrated the recent five-year extension of the Medicare Dependent Hospital Program with a visit Tuesday to one of its beneficiaries, Windham Hospital. “Rural hospitals like Windham need the extra boost,” Courtney said of the $3.8 million in annual reimbursements [...]

Remission of Type 2 Diabetes With Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery: Why the Clock is Ticking

One of the gains of bariatric surgery is remission or improvement of Type 2 diabetes. As obesity has become an epidemic in the US, with more than one-third of adults being obese, so has diabetes. The worldwide prevalence of type 2 diabetes is estimated at 8.3 percent of the adult [...]

CBS Weekend News Report: How Cedar Mountain Commons Addresses Flu Outbreak

At Cedar Mountain Commons, a senior assisted living facility in Newington, flu season is a common worry. This season is no exception, especially given the severity of the nation’s flu outbreak this year. According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, about one in every 13 emergency room visits across [...]

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 [...]


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Friday, Feb 23, 2018, 4:00PM - 5:30PM

Surgical Weight Loss Information Session for Backus Hospital

In this FREE educational seminar, learn more about surgical weight loss and a review of procedures offered, risks and benefits of surgery, [...]

Saturday, Feb 24, 2018, 10:00AM - 11:30AM

Comfort Measures for Labor

Online registration survey questions are mandatory and must be completed in order to secure your registration. PLEASE ENROLL [...]

Saturday, Feb 24, 2018, 1:00PM - 4:00PM

Advanced Zentangle Class

This class is open to those who have already taken at least one Intro to Zentangle class with the instructor previoulsy. We will explore [...]


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