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Hospital Security: A Dog's Perspective

There's been an addition to the security team at The Hospital of Central Connecticut. He has four paws, a tail, and he's called Nitro!

         

         

         

         

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. 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 ctorthoinstitute.org.

Advances in Health with Dr. David Chaletsky

Acid reflux affects millions of people. But you may not know that acid reflux over time could turn to cancer. Dr. David Chaletsky is a gastroenterologist at Hartford HealthCare


News

Death After Pregnancy: Why Is U.S. Maternal Mortality Rate So High?

It’s rare that a woman in America dies because of complications during pregnancy and childbirth, but when this country’s maternal mortality rate is the highest in the developed world it’s not rare enough. The United Health Foundation forecast 20.7 deaths per 100,000 women in 2018 in the United States that [...]

Bristol Man “Cha-Chas” to 103rd Birthday Celebration

When he looked at his birthday sign at his luncheon party, 103-year-old Al Pierro immediately put his thumbs up in the air and said “I cha-cha’d all the way!” with a big laugh and an even bigger smile. The Bristol native – known to many as the “Cha-Cha Man” – [...]

Endoscopy Center Opens in Wallingford

The Wallingford Endoscopy Center, an 8,533- square-foot space dedicated to gastroenterology procedures, has opened in Wallingford. The center, a joint venture between Hartford HealthCare, Connecticut GI and MidState Gastroenterology Specialists, offers upper endoscopies and colonoscopies in the new facility. “Patients in need of gastrointestinal procedures will find the best care [...]

What is Inpatient Rehabilitation?

A new inpatient rehabilitation unit opened at Hartford Hospital recently. It’s a 26-bed unit that specializes in physical, occupational and speech therapy for patients who have suffered a major illness or injury. Dr. Maria Tsarouhas of the Hartford Hospital In-Patient Rehabilitation Unit has details on what that means.  Q: This unit opened [...]

Windham Hospital Celebrates Women’s Heart Health with “Go Red” Event

Windham Hospital will “Go Red” for women’s heart health with its annual Girls Night Out event on Feb. 1 from 5:30-9 p.m. in the hospital’s Atrium and Education Center. The event will feature Adventure Bound’s Wild & Crazy Challenge Game Show, integrative therapies, a red wine tasting, shopping, drawings, refreshments [...]

Hartford HealthCare Increases Minimum Hourly Rate to $15

More than 2,400 employees to benefit from increase, effective March 31 Hartford HealthCare today (Monday, 1/14) announced it will increase its minimum hourly rate to $15, effective March 31, 2019. The new pay rate will directly benefit more than 2,400 of Hartford HealthCare’s approximately 20,000 employees throughout Connecticut. These employees [...]


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Tuesday, Jan 22, 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 [...]

Tuesday, Jan 22, 2019, 2:00PM - 3:00PM

Dancing with Parkinson's

Dancing with Parkinson's is dance-focused class open to all individuals with Movement Disorders, their family, and their caregivers for an [...]

Tuesday, Jan 22, 2019, 5:30PM - 6:30PM

Bereavement Support Group

This professionally facilitated interfaith group is to assist people in understanding grief as a natural response to los, to allow the [...]


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