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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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • NFL Week 6 Injury Report: What’s A Fractured Fibula? (Odell Beckham Jr.)

    October 10, 2017

    Our weekly NFL report evaluates injuries to players of local (Patriots, Giants and Jets) or national interest with commentary by a sports orthopedic specialist from the Bone & Joint Institute at Hartford Hospital. Player: Odell Beckham Jr., New York Giants receiver. Injury: Left ankle. Although the Giants did not release…

  • Possible Breakthrough in Detecting CTE in Living Patients

    October 09, 2017

    Researchers at the Boston University CTE Center announced recently what they believe is a major breakthrough in the detection of the neurodegenerative disease found in people with repeated head injuries. According to a new study, researchers now believe they may have found a way to detect chronic traumatic encephalopathy in…

  • Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute Helps Kick-Off Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Pink Party in West Hartford

    October 06, 2017

    Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute Breast Surgeon Heather King, MD, helped kick of the Survivors Fashion Show during the sixth annual Pink Party at Blue Back Square in West Hartford on Oct. 5.   Hartford HealthCare was a sponsor of the event that helped celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness month.  More than…

  • With New ‘Hidden Scar’ Technique, No Visual Reminder Of Mastectomy

    October 05, 2017

    Breast surgeons at the Hartford Healthcare Cancer Institute are performing a revolutionary procedure that treats specific types of breast cancer without leaving visible scars.  Breast surgeon Dr. Elise Gates answers questions about the “hidden scar” technique that is making a big difference in the lives of some breast cancer patients. …

  • Breast Cancer: Advice From A Nurse Who’s Been There

    October 04, 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, who…


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