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  • Local Study: Hypertension Patients Exercise More if They Can Check Blood Pressure

    July 15, 2019

    It’s not exactly mind over matter, but a recent study involving cardiologists with the Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute demonstrated that people with hypertension exercised more if they could check their blood pressure before and after the workout. The first-of-its-kind study, conducted by a team from the University of…

  • IOL Sets Conference as Part of World Suicide Prevention Day

    July 15, 2019

    As American healthcare progresses on many fronts, trends around suicide remain alarming with the Centers for Disease Control saying the suicide rate is the highest it’s been since World War II. Consider these statistics from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: In 2017, there were 13.42 suicides per 100,000 people….

  • Hartford HealthCare’s Janette Edwards Receives “40 Under Forty” Award

    July 12, 2019

    Janette Edwards was named one of Hartford Business Journal’s “40 Under Forty” award recipients. The award recognizes the outstanding achievements of young professionals in the Greater Hartford area. Edwards, 36, is the Vice President of Operations for The Hospital of Central Connecticut in New Britain and Southington and MidState Medical…

  • Everyone Ride/Run Against Cancer Everyday (ERRACE) Holds Anniversary Ride July 13

    July 09, 2019

    With a goal of inspiring the community to be physically active and health conscious, while raising awareness and funding for cancer research, a group of professionals launched Everyone Ride/Run Against Cancer Everyday (ERRACE) a decade ago. On Saturday, July 13, the group will host an anniversary ride, run and walk…

  • ZERO Prostate Run/Walk in Hartford Raises $110,000

    July 03, 2019

    More than 550 participants raised more than $110,000 for prostate research and education as part of the 2019 ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk activities on June 30 in Hartford. The Hartford HealthCare Tallwood Urology & Kidney Institute partnered with ZERO Prostate on the event, which included a 5K run/walk, kids’ Superhero…

  • What is Golfer’s Elbow? (Golfers Aren’t the Only Ones Who Get It)

    July 02, 2019

    For more information about sports injuries and how to enhance your athletic performance at the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute, click here.

  • A Doctor Visit Via Video? Let’s Check That Pacemaker or Defibrillator Incision

    July 02, 2019

    Download your guide on irregular heartbeats – and how they’re diagnosed and treated.  It takes less than five minutes for Dr. Steven Zweibel or the APRNs in his electrophysiology office at the Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute to check the incision made to install a pacemaker or implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD)…

  • Over-60 Weight Training That Boosts Bone Density, Muscle Mass

    July 02, 2019

    As we age, it’s important to remember to exercise and keep yourself strong. Weight training not only keeps you in shape, but it can also help you build bone density. Here’s exercise physiologist Bruce Brazeal with information about a class for people over 60 years old at the Hartford HealthCare Bone…

  • Why Are Millennials Less Healthy Than Gen Xers?

    July 01, 2019

    So often, people say “it’s an age thing,” but in the case of millennials, poor health may be directly related to their age, and their regular use of social media and electronic devices. According to a report issued as part of the Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) Association “Health of…

  • Video Visits and New Technology Helping Patients After Heart Procedures

    June 28, 2019

    It takes less than five minutes for Dr. Steven Zweibel or the APRNs in his electrophysiology office to check the incision made to install a pacemaker or implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) and ensure it is healing properly. Normally, the incision is checked three to four weeks after the patient receives the…


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