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A History of Treating HIV with Compassion and Care

Since the advent of the HIV pandemic nearly 40 years ago, infectious disease specialist Dr. Jack Ross has been on the front lines, taking care of patients with hope, compassion and the most modern of treatments.

Restoring Joe's Voice

The swelling in Joseph Molinari's mouth confounded doctors - until he visited the Brownstone Community Outpatient Clinic at Hartford Hospital. That's where he found the expertise and care that ultimately saved his life - and restored his voice.





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

Advances in Health with Dr. Akhilesh Kumar Jain

Dr. Akhilesh Kumar Jain explains the basics of an abdominal aortic aneurysm - and how a simple exam can discover it for early treatment.

Advances in Health with Dr. Joel Bauman

Why does my neck hurt? It could be a pinched nerve, according to Dr. Joel Bauman from the Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute. Learn more at


Why Fitness is Still A Health ‘Bargain,’ Despite Study Linking Extreme Exercise, Heart Disease

In the category of “too much of a good thing can be bad,” the results of a large-scale study published recently in the Journal of the American Medical Association Cardiology indicate that too much exercise might strain or harm the heart of some athletes. Yet Dr. Paul Thompson, director of [...]

Litchfield Hills Pediatrics Joins Hartford HealthCare

Litchfield Hills Pediatrics, including Dr. Lucia Benzoni, is now part of the Hartford HealthCare (HHC) Medical group and will continue to see patients at the office at 481 Bantam Road in Litchfield. “Our practice has had a strong and lasting relationship with Charlotte Hungerford Hospital over the years and we [...]

Meet The Heart’s Lieutenants: Four Valves That Keep Your Blood Moving

The heart gets all the glory as the hardest-working human organ and, with 80 million beats a year and up to 6 billion beats in the average lifetime, who’s going to argue? But today let’s acknowledge, in a best-supporting role, the heart’s four valves — the mitral, tricuspid, aortic and [...]

New Treatment for Men Diagnosed with Enlarged Prostate

Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH) is known more commonly as an enlarged prostate – and there’s a new treatment option for men who have been given this diagnosis. Hartford HealthCare Tallwood Urology & Kidney Institute urologist Dr. Abram D’Amato has details. Q: What is an enlarged prostate? A: An enlarged prostate is [...]

Mother and daughter turn to GoodLife Fitness for improved health

Dynamic duo Donna and Julianne Joseph are no strangers to wanting to look and feel their best. As a former and a current cosmetologist, these New Britain residents have always been committed to maintaining their personal appearance. So it’s no surprise that they apply the same principals when it comes [...]

The Power of CBD, a Marijuana Derivative, in Chronic Pain Management

Connecticut might not yet be a state where you can legally buy marijuana, but a derivative known as a good way to relieve chronic pain is readily available. Dr. Jonathan Kost, medical director of the Hartford Hospital Pain Treatment Center and the Spine and Pain Institute at MidState Medical Center, [...]


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Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019, 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 [...]

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Yoga and Cancer - Reclaiming Your Life

This is a 6 week series taking place on Tuesdays or Wednesdays. Please join us as we learn gentle progressions of movements to stretch and [...]

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