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  • ‘Fresh Check Days’ Help College Students Stay in Check with Mental Health

    February 22, 2018

    At first glance, it looks like so many other events on a college campus. Inflatable obstacle courses, t-shirt tie-dying stations, and a student-led yoga class pepper the lawn. Students stroll by booths representing different campus groups, collecting Frisbees, sunglasses and other giveaways. Others line up by a row of local…

  • If CPAP Isn’t Working: An Alternate Treatment for Sleep Apnea

    February 22, 2018

    Did you know that Hartford Hospital was one of the first hospitals in the northeast to offer patients an FDA approved implantable device to treat sleep apnea? If you have moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea and the CPAP machine really working for you, you may want to consider this…

  • Courtney, in Windham, Says Rural Hospitals Need Medicare’s ‘Extra Boost’

    February 21, 2018

    Calling it “an incredible priority in eastern Connecticut,” Rep. Joe Courtney celebrated the recent five-year extension of the Medicare Dependent Hospital Program with a visit Tuesday to one of its beneficiaries, Windham Hospital. “Rural hospitals like Windham need the extra boost,” Courtney said of the $3.8 million in annual reimbursements…

  • Remission of Type 2 Diabetes With Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery: Why the Clock is Ticking

    February 20, 2018

    One of the gains of bariatric surgery is remission or improvement of Type 2 diabetes. As obesity has become an epidemic in the US, with more than one-third of adults being obese, so has diabetes. The worldwide prevalence of type 2 diabetes is estimated at 8.3 percent of the adult…

  • CBS Weekend News Report: How Cedar Mountain Commons Addresses Flu Outbreak

    February 19, 2018

    At Cedar Mountain Commons, a senior assisted living facility in Newington, flu season is a common worry. This season is no exception, especially given the severity of the nation’s flu outbreak this year. According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, about one in every 13 emergency room visits across…

  • The Importance of Reading to Your Baby

    February 16, 2018

    It’s never too early to start collecting a library of books for children so they can begin to develop an appreciation and love for reading. That’s why Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH) and its Auxiliary are helping by participating in the “Read to Grow” program, which offers newborns and their siblings…

  • Lower Your Blood Pressure With These Lifestyle Changes

    February 15, 2018

    Olympics fans know him as the Flying Tomato, a snowboarder who defies gravity on the halfpipe and looks rather dapper draped in gold medals, but as a child Shaun White was a medical challenge. Born with a heart condition called Tetralogy of Fallot, which comprises four congenital heart defects, White…

  • Gronkowski’s Concussion: Is it Really Time to Quit?

    February 15, 2018

    Rob Gronkowski, maybe the NFL’s most unpredictable player, did not deny a report he might be considering retirement after New England’s 41-33 loss to the underdog Philadelphia Eagles Feb. 4  in Super Bowl LII. Gronk being Gronk? Maybe a strategic move, at age 28, to entice a lucrative restructuring of…

  • New Hope for Patients with Parkinson’s, Essential Tremors

    February 15, 2018

    Hartford HealthCare recently became the first in Connecticut to offer the latest in Deep Brain Stimulation (DPS) technology. Dr. Patrick Senatus is the medical director of DBS at Hartford HealthCare’s Ayer Neuroscience Institute.  Q: This new technology is the Abbot Infinity DBS system. How does it work?   A: Abbott’s DBS…

  • How can you eat like an Olympian? Ask a Sports Nutritionist

    February 14, 2018

    While most people watching the Winter Olympics could never imagine launching themselves off a giant ski jump or executing the perfect triple axel on ice, there are still ways we can be just like the athletes competing in Pyeongchang.  Pam Rosow, a Registered Dietician and Sports Nutritionist at Hartford HealthCare’s…


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