Sports Health Related News Stories

October 15, 2021

A First in New England: Spinal Fusion on an Awake Patient

Two months after performing the first awake spine surgery at Hartford HealthCare (HHC), neurosurgeon Dr. Vijay Yanamadala became the first [...]

October 14, 2021

The Nation’s Top 10, Bottom 10 States in Vaccination, Infection Rates

It’s not over yet, but Connecticut continues to withstand COVID-19 with a not-so-coincidental combination of vaccination rates that rank among [...]

October 13, 2021

Where to Get Healthcare in Mystic, Pawcatuck and Waterford

Hartford HealthCare has long had dozens of excellent physicians and care providers in the southeastern Connecticut-Rhode Island area, but those [...]

October 11, 2021

Massive French Study Shows Vaccine Dramatically Reduces Severe COVID Risk

A COVID-19 vaccination doesn’t mean you’ll never get an infection, but it’s close to a guarantee you won’t get so [...]

October 07, 2021

New England’s No. 1 in Vaccination Rate! Plus Town-by-Town COVID Numbers in State, Now and Overall

The safest place to live in the United States, at least where risk of serious COVID-related illness and death is [...]

October 05, 2021

An 11-Hour Surgery for This Liver Cancer Patient: And Now, Living His Life

Glass-half-empty people might think 72-year-old Louis Tafuto is unlucky because he’s had cancer three times: colorectal in 2014, prostate in [...]

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