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  • How Cooled Radiofrequency Can Help Osteoarthritis, Back Pain

    July 23, 2019

    For people who suffer with chronic knee, hip or back pain, discomfort can affect every aspect of day-to-day living. Going up and down stairs, taking a walk around the block, running errands and even sleeping can be physically painful and emotionally draining. Maybe you’ve suffered for years with knee, hip…

  • Pelvic Pain: When Should Women Ask for Help?

    July 23, 2019

    Healthwise content is included in this report. Hartford Healthcare Rehabilitation Network, a non-for-profit member of Hartford HealthCare offers physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology, sports medicine and health & wellness programs.  Please call 860.696-2500 or click here  for more information.  

  • Why We’re Testing Y4C: Yoga for Cancer Patients, Survivors

    July 22, 2019

    Many cancer patients seek out yoga to provide comfort, relaxation, reduce pain and anxiety. Yoga, the ancient Indian system, incorporates physical exercise and movement with mental and spiritual practice. In the United States, yoga is one of the most common forms of integrative medicine. But not all forms of yoga…

  • Can These Lifestyle Choices, Together, Prevent Alzheimer’s?

    July 22, 2019

    As researchers continue investigating new drugs to stop Alzheimer’s disease, two recent studies point to a simplified approach to preventing dementia: Stop smoking, say no to red meat, exercise at least 150 minutes and restrict alcohol use. That’s a great start. It’s not a cure, say researchers who presented a…

  • In-Home Urgent Care? It’s GoHealth’s Virtual Visit Via Phone

    July 22, 2019

    If you really need to see a doctor for an injury or illness that’s not life-threatening, it’s never been easier. You can see a doctor without leaving your home with a Hartford HealthCare-GoHealth Urgent Care virtual visit, which provides medical care from your mobile device, tablet or computer. The Cost If…

  • The Long-Term Effects of Lung Cancer Therapy on Your Body

    July 18, 2019

    Treatment of lung cancer has developed rapidly in the past 10 years. With earlier detection and improved therapies, patient outcomes have improved significantly. The therapies used for treatment of lung cancer — chemotherapy, radiation and surgery — certainly cause many acute side effects.  But this article will focus on the…

  • Ask the Dietitian: Help with Gluten-Free Meal for Friend! Nuts in My Diet?

    July 17, 2019

    Q: I would like to invite my friend over for dinner. She has Celiac disease and I know she cannot have wheat. Can you give me some ideas for meal choices? A. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease whereby the ingestion of gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye or…

  • When Caregiving Wasn’t Enough, Hartford Hospital Nurse Gave Gift of Life

    July 17, 2019

    When Heidi Janssen made the decision to become a nurse 24 years ago, it was her passion for making a difference in someone else’s life that fueled her career choice. She treasures every moment with her patients, but always felt a yearning to do more. Her opportunity to do just…

  • Institute of Living Study: What Motivates a Hoarder?

    July 17, 2019

    To understand hoarding and cultivate a healthy mindset beyond the large-scale purging of piles and boxes of belongings, behavioral health clinicians must first understand what motivates the hoarder. Researchers with the Hartford HealthCare Institute of Living in Hartford will probe that motivation more closely as part of the new study “Emotional…

  • Exercise-Induced Asthma? How to Spot it, Manage it

    July 16, 2019

    What is exercise induced asthma? What Are the Symptoms of Exercise-Induced Asthma Why is exercise-induced asthma hard to diagnose? How can you care for yourself when you have exercise-induced asthma? For more information about exercise-induced asthma and other sports-related issues, visit the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute’s Sports Health…


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