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HHC Neurology Services expand to Thomaston

The Hartford HealthCare Ayer Neuroscience Institute at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital has recently welcomed Nabi Chowdhury, MD, who is now accepting patients one day a week at the new CHH Specialty Care office located at 76 Watertown Road, Thomaston. The practice offers neurological evaluations, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders [...]

Photo gallery: Healthy Family Funfest 2020

Thousands of visitors made their way to the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville on Sunday for the 11th Annual Healthy Family FunFest.  This year’s event showcased more than 100 Hartford HealthCare services lines and community health related resources, including a family fitness challenge, mindful eating tips, free health screenings and [...]

Older cancer patients need tailored care

Age is more than a number when it comes to treating diseases like cancer, as 78-year-old Jane Morello of Cromwell now knows well. When she was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last summer – 15 years after battling stage 3 breast cancer – she sought care with geriatric oncologist Dr. Rawad [...]

Art exhibit helps ease the anxiety of cancer treatment

Rounded and slightly distorted, the photos give the feel of looking through a ship’s thick glass porthole or the domed eye of a fish at a view that is both wondrous and intriguing. Two dozen pieces from the collection of regarded Wethersfield photographer Jack McConnell’s “Hartford Parallax: ‘Round Hartford” collection [...]

Study: Specialty care lowers risk of death from epilepsy

Patients getting epilepsy care in a specialty center had a lower chance of death, according to a Canadian study released in the Journal of the American Medical Society Neurology. Dr. Gabriel Martz, director of The Epilepsy Center at Hartford HealthCare’s Ayer Neuroscience Institute, said in some cases the challenges of [...]

The UConn Today publication features MedTech Accelerator Demo Day

UConn Today published a story about Demo Day at the Bushnell Performing Arts Center in Hartford. The night featured 10 start-up companies that have been selected to help transform healthcare delivery through new ways of thinking and technology. The event is part of Hartford HealthCare Innovation and the MedTech Accelerator [...]

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