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  • Breast Cancer Survivor Advice: Keep The Faith

    October 16, 2017

    Often we find support, hope, solace and inspiration in the experiences of those who have previously walked the same path we do.  October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. For those newly-diagnosed, or struggling with their diagnosis, take heart in the stories and advice of these Hartford HealthCare employees. They…

  • What You Need To Know About Soy’s Link To Breast Cancer

    October 16, 2017

    October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, when awareness is raised about the importance of early detection screenings, including mammograms, and breast health education. Many may wonder what role nutrition plays on breast cancer risk.  Over the years, soy-based foods and their association to breast cancer has generated a lot…

  • A Newington Man Acts “F.A.S.T.” To Help Save Himself During A Stroke

    October 15, 2017

    It started as an ordinary day at work for Bob Newbold of Newington – until the moment something seemed off. “All of the sudden I think I got about to here and it’s like, I’m walking, and here’s my left arm,” he said. “But where’s my right arm? And it…

  • Natchaug New London Site Receives $15k for Narcan for families and first responders

    October 13, 2017

    Thanks to $15,000 in funding from the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut (CFECT), families of clients at Natchaug Hospital’s Care Plus New London site and the city’s first responders will have better access to Narcan ™ to help save the lives of opioid overdoes victims.  The funding was officially announced…

  • Tracking The Cause(s) Of Erectile Dysfunction

    October 13, 2017

    As long as we’re determined to keep ourselves healthy, no topic is off-limits — including erectile dysfunction (ED). Just ask urologist Dr. Jared Bieniek and iHeartMedia/Connecticut Community Affairs Director Renee Dinino, who tackled this sensitive subject on a recent podcast. “You are not alone. It’s very, very common,” is how Dr. Bieniek…

  • FemTouch: How New Laser Technology Treats Vaginal Dryness

    October 13, 2017

    It’s a topic that can be embarrassing for women to talk about: What happens after menopause? As the body changes, it can leave women with painful vaginal conditions. But a new treatment called FemTouch that uses laser technology — no surgery or hormones — can have a dramatic effect on…

  • Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging and GoodLife Fitness open in Bloomfield

    October 13, 2017

    A ribbon-cutting to celebrate the opening of Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging and GoodLife Fitness was held with the Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce on Oct. 4. These two programs are among the multiple health services and specialties available at the Hartford HealthCare Family Health Center located at 2 Northwestern…

  • Ever Laugh So Hard That Tears Stream Down Your Leg?

    October 12, 2017

    Stress urinary incontinence affects 1 in every 4 adult women. It may be an embarrassing topic, but you don’t have to live with it! Dr. Christine LaSala is a urogynecologist at Hartford Hospital. Q: What is stress urinary incontinence?  This is a condition that occurs in women and it’s not a…

  • Can too much exercise be bad for your heart?

    October 12, 2017

    There is certainly no doubt that exercise is good for you. To improve overall cardiovascular health, The American Heart Association recommends at least 150 minutes per week of moderate exercise (such as brisk walking) or 75 minutes per week of vigorous exercise (such as jogging) or a combination of moderate…

  • Alcohol and Cancer: What’s Your Risk?

    October 10, 2017

    As the opioid crisis continues to make national headlines, Rushford Medical Director Dr. J. Craig Allen cautions us not to overlook the dangers of alcohol. “Excessive alcohol use leads to nearly 90,000 deaths a year in the United States,” Allen says. Allen says people should be cognizant, not only of…


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