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Insect bites, allergic reactions
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Dehydration, nausea, diarrhea
Upper respiratory infections
Fever, cough, cold, flu
Migraines, headaches
Bronchitis, asthma attacks
Ear infections, earaches
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Urinary tract infections

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Changes in Vision
Trouble Walking
Severe Shortness of Breath
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Coughing Up or Vomiting Blood
Head Injury
Major Bone Break
Suicidal Thoughts and Feelings
Chest Pain
 

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Advances in Health

Early detection is key when it comes to pancreatic cancer

Bret Schipper, MD, talks about the advanced screening techniques being used to catch pancreatic cancer sooner.

New alternative to spinal fusion

James Yue, MD, Spinal Surgeon, explains how a new alternative is available to patients who are considering spinal fusion. Prosthetic disc replacement is helping people with low back pain feel better.


News

The UConn Today publication features MedTech Accelerator Demo Day

UConn Today published a story about Demo Day at the Bushnell Performing Arts Center in Hartford. The night featured 10 start-up companies that have been selected to help transform healthcare delivery through new ways of thinking and technology. The event is part of Hartford HealthCare Innovation and the MedTech Accelerator [...]

Connecticut’s drug-related deaths up 18 percent in 2019

The numbers tell a sobering story – after a dip in deaths from drug overdoses in 2018, Connecticut recorded 1,200, or 18 percent more, drug-related deaths in 2019, according to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. The one stagnant piece of information in the equation, however, is the fact [...]

World Lymphedema Day is March 6th

On Friday, March 6th, therapists from Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network will be on hand at several locations throughout the state to provide information about lymphedema services in recognition of World Lymphedema Day.  In preparation for the event, Linda Hodgkins, MS OTR/L CLT-LANA, Clinical Program Manager for HHCRN’s lymphedema services, answers [...]

11th Healthy Family FunFest set for Feb. 23

Now celebrating its 11th year, Healthy Family FunFest will provide thousands of visitors access to information about healthy living, fitness, health screenings and a wide variety of resources, services, demonstrations, hands-on learning, friendly challenges, and interactive activities. This free event features more than 100 tables showcasing Hartford HealthCare service lines [...]

Dr. Richard Zelkowitz named Regional Medical Director of the Breast Program for the Fairfield Region

Richard Zelkowitz, MD, has been named Regional Medical Director of the Breast Program for the Fairfield Region. He brings a wealth of experience and expertise in hematology, oncology and breast health to St. Vincent’s Medical Center and the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute. Dr. Zelkowitz is a familiar presence in Fairfield [...]

Hartford HealthCare to Provide Health Services for UHart Students

Hartford HealthCare and the University of Hartford have announced a partnership for the health system to provide health services to students.  Hartford HealthCare President and Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Flaks was joined by University President Greg Woodwood and  UHart alum and Hartford HealthCare staff member Latasha Raineault during halftime of [...]


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Popular Events

Friday, Feb 21, 2020, 4:00PM - 5:30PM

Surgical Weight Loss Information Session for Backus Hospital

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

Saturday, Feb 22, 2020, 9:00AM - 12:30PM

Childbirth Class 2-Day

This class will be held from 9:00am t0 12:00pm on both Saturday and Sunday. This class will consist of educating expectant families about [...]

Saturday, Feb 22, 2020, 10:00AM - 11:30AM

Baby Signing; An Introduction for Infants and Toddlers

Learn how to begin teaching your baby or toddler basic signs. This class will focus on how your child develops language and speech, and how [...]


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Meet Helen Anaedo, MD

Helen Anaedo, MD Board Certified in Endocrinology Hartford HealthCare Medical Group

Meet Thomas Lane, MD, FACP

Thomas Lane, MD, FACP Director, Weigh Your Options Weight Loss Program Hospital of Central Connecticut

Meet Andre Ghantous, MD, FACC, The Hospital of Central Connecticut

Meet Andre Ghantous, MD, FACC Chief of Cardiology The Hospital of Central Connecticut

Meet Brian Byrne, MD

Brian Burne, MD Chief of Hematology/ Oncology Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at The Hospital of Central Connecticut


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