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Come Dancin'

Edith Molnar is eager to dance at an upcoming wedding - an opportunity that was nearly taken away due to severe back pain. Enter orthopedic surgeon Dr. Sean Esmende with Mazor X robotic assisted surgery!

HealthCare Happenings December 2017

What's happening on our campuses? A new surgery center for Waterford and community outreach befitting the holiday season!

Advances in Health

Advances in Health: The Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute

It's a new era of orthopaedic care close to home - at MidState Medical Center. Dr. Leonard Kolstad has the details.

The DAWN of a New Day for Stroke Patients

A new protocol for stroke patients is widening the time for effective treatment to take place.


Hartford Hospital Teams Up With City Partners to Swap Gift Cards for Guns

While many people think having a gun at home will keep them safe, experts and policymakers increasingly agree that firearms in the home are dangerous. “If you have a gun in your home, it is much more likely to be used to kill you or another loved one than it [...]

‘Chemo Brain’ is Real. This is What It Feels Like.

As if the diagnosis and treatment for cancer weren’t bad enough, side effects like “chemo brain” can further upend your life and leave you searching for keys, eyeglasses or even words. “Chemo brain is a common term used by cancer survivors to describe thinking and memory problems they experience after [...]

Two Hartford HealthCare Staff Members Named HBJ Healthcare Hero Finalists

Hartford Hospital Cancer Program Manager Karen Weingrod, MA, and Hospital of Central Connecticut Rehabilitation Network, Speech Language Pathologist Rachel Slater M.S., CCC-SLP were honored as finalists for the Hartford Business Journal Health Care Heroes Awards during the publication’s annual luncheon on Dec. 7 at the Hartford Marriott Downtown. The publication’s [...]

Cancer Institute adds Neuro-Oncologist Leader to Growing Program

A growing Neuro-Oncology program and the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute’s membership in the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance mean more hope and treatment options for brain cancer patients.  In August, Ahmad Daher, MD, PhD, was named medical director of neuro-oncology for the Cancer Institute and is seeing patients with primary [...]

DAWN: A New Approach To Treating Stroke Patients

A groundbreaking new study is changing the way doctors are able to treat people who have a stroke. Dr. Amre Nouh is the Director of the Comprehensive Stroke Center at Hartford Hospital.  Q: What is this new study? What does it mean for stroke patients?  A: This is very exciting [...]

Study: Extending Treatment Reduces Breast Cancer Recurrence

Imagine being diagnosed with breast cancer, going through the treatment and hearing that you are cancer-free, only to receive another related cancer diagnosis 10 or 15 years later. That happens to many women with estrogen receptor positive (ER-positive) breast cancer, which is fueled by their estrogen levels, says Dr. Sapna [...]

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Saturday, Dec 16, 2017, 9:00AM - 12:00PM

Cesarean Birth

If you are anticipating a Cesarean birth, this class will prepare you for the experience from pre-admission through your recovery at home. [...]

Saturday, Dec 16, 2017, 10:00AM - 11:30AM

Comfort Measures for Labor

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Maternity Tour

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