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Heart of the Matter

Cindy Sypher is alive today because of a generous organ donor and the skill and expertise of the Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute at Hartford Hospital.

Freedom to Dance

Armand Dieli and his granddaughter, Christine Kjellquist, share a passion for ballroom dancing. At age 89, he remains a graceful presence on any dance floor. This is particularly true when Christine - a professional ballroom dance instructor - is his partner. But nearly a decade ago, the Suffield resident noticed some changes. He feet trembled. His balance wasn't quite right. Doctors would later diagnose him with Parkinson’s Disease. Yet he continued to dance. In fact, dancing likely helped his body cope.



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

What is Peyronie's Disease

Peyronie’s disease is likely something something you've never heard of, but affects 13 percent of all men.  Dr. Jared Bieniek of the Tallwood Urology and Kidney Institute is here to explain.

The Right Dose at the Right Time

Taking medications can be confusing, especially for those with dementia or memory problems. Nick Morella from Hartford HealthCare Independence at Home explains how the digital era can help with the dispensing and the right dose of medication at the right time.


News

Natchaug Worker Prevents Woman from Jumping Off Bridge

When you work on the frontlines in healthcare, you’re really always on duty. For Amy Gallagher, lead clinician at Natchaug Hospital’s Joshua Center Thames Valley in Norwich, that was never more apparent than on Thursday, April 12, 2018. Gallagher was driving with her 16-year-old daughter on Interstate 91 in New [...]

Charlotte Hungerford Center For Youth And Families Highlights Autism Awareness Month

For the seventh year in a row, staff members of Charlotte Hungerford Hospital’s Center For Youth and Families are highlighting Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) awareness during the month of April to help spread the word about their Connections Autism Outpatient Program. The program focuses on supporting children and families impacted [...]

Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute and Tallwood Urology and Kidney Institute Host MSK Alliance Symposium on Advanced Prostate Cancer

More than 100 providers from several different specialties, nurses, pharmacists and research staff attended the Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Alliance Advanced Prostate Cancer Symposium hosted by the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute and the Tallwood Urology and Kidney Institute on April 12 at the Hartford Marriott Downtown. The event brought [...]

What is Peyronie’s Disease?

Peyronie’s disease is likely something something you’ve never heard of, but affects 13 percent of all men. Dr. Jared Bieniek of the Tallwood Urology and Kidney Institute is here to explain.  Q: What is Peyronie’s disease?  A: Peyronie’s disease is  a condition. It results from scar tissue or plaque that [...]

Ellington resident heads Hartford HealthCare GoodLife Fitness

Exercise physiologist Emil Johnson was recently named the new manager of Hartford HealthCare’s GoodLife Fitness program. GoodLife Fitness is an individualized exercise program geared toward older adults to build energy, strength and endurance for an active and independent lifestyle. Johnson began his position on Jan. 8. GoodLife Fitness is offered [...]

Can You Hear Me Now? Senate Bill on Hearing Aids May Make the Answer ‘Yes’

By Michelle Andrews Kaiser Health News Last December, Deb Wiese bought hearing aids for her parents, one for each of them. She ordered them online from a big-box retailer and paid $719 for the pair. But her parents, in their 80s and retired from farming in central Minnesota, couldn’t figure [...]


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Sunday, Apr 22, 2018, 9:30AM - 11:30AM

Dry Erase Vision Board

Come join us for a fun and empowering workshop, in which participants will create their very own Dry Erase Vision Board. Visulization is [...]

Monday, Apr 23, 2018, 12:00AM - 12:00AM

E-Learning Childbirth Classes

The eLearning program is an interactive, Web-based tool that contains animated illustrations, videos, voice-overs, and games. It's great [...]

Monday, Apr 23, 2018, 11:00AM - 12:30PM

Joint Replacement Patient Education

This class is for patients who will undergo hip or knee replacement surgery, providing education on how to prepare for the surgery and [...]


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