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Reduce Men’s Alcohol Limit by Half: USDA Dietary Guidelines Report

Data showing increased drinking among American men and calculations of its impact on society prompted national experts to suggest the government cut the daily recommended alcohol limit in half. The recommendation came this month in “The Scientific Report of the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee,” a report to the U.S. [...]

CHEFA Grant Backs Hartford HealthCare Mobile COVID-19 Testing

The successful approach for addressing community needs during the COVID-19 pandemic has become the pairing of local organizations with influence and the expertise and resources of Hartford HealthCare (HHC), according to system President and CEO Jeff Flaks. The latest example, he said, is a commitment by the quasi-public organization Connecticut [...]

Broken Heart Syndrome on the Rise During COVID-19

Photos of isolated family members separated from each other to prevent the spread of COVID-19 are wrenching, but new evidence shows the actions spurred an increase in the cases of Broken Heart Syndrome in the pandemic’s first wave. Also known as takotsubo cardiomyopathy, Broken Heart Syndrome (BHS) can occur after [...]

When Frontline Health Workers Need Help, This Is Where They Turn

Asking for help has been branded a weakness in a competitive world of self-made success stories, but when COVID-19 grasped onto the healthcare industry this spring, Hartford HealthCare employees often responded to stress by reaching out and asking for help. Dr. Sharon Kiely, Hartford HealthCare’s chief wellness officer, said many [...]

The Many Ways COVID-19 Lingers, For Months, in Some People

Many liken the COVID-19 virus to the flu, something experts have refuted since the pandemic began in late winter; now, there’s a new differentiator – effects of the new, novel virus can linger far longer than the flu. “We’re seeing that major severe symptoms are lasting up to three months,” [...]

What is Myocarditis, COVID-Related Heart Condition That Has Sidelined Red Sox Pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez?

Eduardo Rodriguez, the Red Sox’ No. 1 starting pitcher, is out indefinitely with myocarditis, a heart condition now associated with COVID-19 even in patients with no history of heart disease. The Red Sox said this weekend that Rodriquez, 27, would remain inactive temporarily, but medical experts typically recommend people should [...]

Coronavirus Video Resources

CT ASL News interviewed Dr. Virginia Bieluch, Dir. of Infectious Diseases, The Hospital of Central Connecticut, about coronavirus.

Coping through COVID Podcasts

 

Staying healthy, both physically and emotionally, is a goal for us all. The Hartford HealthCare podcast series brings you experts in a variety of areas to talk about ways to maintain and improve your health. Listen to entire episodes or shorter excerpts to be part of the enlightening conversation.

 

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