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  • January Cooking Class: Winter Recipes That Fight Chronic Illness

    December 12, 2019

    Inflammation is at the center of many chronic illnesses, including heart disease, stroke and autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis. To help you lower your risk of such issues, a dietitian with Hartford HealthCare’s Bone & Joint Institute is offering a pair of cooking classes. Anti-Inflammatory Cooking Classes are set…

  • How This ‘Casual Bicyclist’ Ophthalmologist Pedaled Across Israel in Fundraiser

    December 12, 2019

    It had been on his bucket list for a while – biking across a beautiful foreign country and helping sick children in the process – so Dr. Alan Solinsky, an ophthalmologist and casual bicyclist, became a marathon rider. From November 10-14, Dr. Solinsky, of Solinsky EyeCare in West Hartford and Hartford Hospital’s…

  • Don’t Let Winter Freeze Your Exercise Routine: Here’s How

    December 10, 2019

    As the cold weather and snow begins to arrive in New England it’s time to start thinking of ways to keep exercising throughout the winter months.  As Dayle Stark, DPT (doctorate of physical therapy) from Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network explains, there are many ways to remain active no matter what…

  • A Dietitian’s Good-for-You Holiday Gift Guide

    December 10, 2019

    As the days count down, are you still looking for meaningful gifts for those few left on your holiday shopping list? I try to consider gifts that can make 2020 more healthy and productive.  Maybe a couple of these ideas will pique your interest enough to check out further. For…

  • Hartford HealthCare Names First Connecticut Courage Award Winners

    December 10, 2019

    At the age of 15, University of New Haven football team senior running back Chris Liggio lost both his parents in a murder-suicide. Taylor Herd, a senior guard on the Quinnipiac University women’s basketball team, suffered two ACL tears in the same knee in high school, and her father has…

  • As Melanoma Treatment Evolves, a Focus on Reducing Side Effects

    December 09, 2019

    By Dr. Omar Eton Melanoma DMT Lead Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute Over the past two decades, there has been great progress in understanding the relationship between cancer and the defenses a patient can muster against it. This led to a Nobel Prize for James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo in…

  • How the Mind Responds to Endless Bad National News

    December 09, 2019

    Two shootings in two days at military bases in Hawaii and Florida barely made the evening news, and these tragedies didn’t result in much water cooler talk, either. Is this the new normal? Not necessarily, according to Dr. Anthony Ng, medical director of the Hartford HealthCare Behavioral Health Network’s East…

  • For Plainville Cancer Patients, New PET-CT Scanner Reduces Radiation

    December 05, 2019

    The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at The Hospital of Central Connecticut in Plainville is now using a General Electric  Healthcare Positron Emission Tomography-Computed Tomography (PET-CT) scanner that provides superior image quality while reducing patient scan times, radiotracers, as well as radiation needed. The GE Discovery PET-CT 710 is the highest-sensitivity…

  • Hartford HealthCare’s Home Health, Hospice Services Ranked Among Best Nationally

    December 05, 2019

    Hartford HealthCare at Home has been named a top provider of home health and hospice services by LexisNexis Risk Solutions, coming in at 38 out of 100 nationally ranked home care agencies. “Every day across Connecticut, Hartford HealthCare at Home’s caring staff has the privilege of serving close to 4,000…

  • Eagles’ Brooks: What It’s Like To Handle Anxiety Like an NFL Pro

    December 04, 2019

    Professional athletes are known for their game-day routines, whether its Sidney Crosby’s pregame peanut butter and jelly sandwich, Steph Curry’s shooting warmup or former Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher’s habit of consuming Girl Scout cookies before each game. For Philadelphia Eagles offensive lineman Brandon Brooks, however, game days usually start with…


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