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Flu UPDATE: March 15, 2018

The latest on the 2018 flu season with Hartford HealthCare's Dr. Virginia Bieluch.

Flu UPDATE: Feb. 19, 2018

What parents need to know following the deaths of two CT kids due to flu from Hartford HealthCare's Dr. Virginia Bieluch.

Seven More Flu Deaths in State Bring Total to 119 This Season

The state Department of Public Health is reporting seven more flu-related deaths, bringing the 2018 flu death total in Connecticut to 119. At least 98 of those deaths, 82 percent, are reported in people aged 65 or older. Seniors are a particularly vulnerable population, according to Dr. Virginia Bieluch from [...]

LIFE STAR Goes Out of State: Third Helicopter Added to Fleet

The new LIFE STAR helicopter, based at Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport in Westfield, Mass., already has more than 40 flights since being commissioned in November as the only air ambulance service in western Massachusetts. Other LIFE STAR helicopters are based at MidState Medical Center in Meriden and Backus Hospital in Norwich, with [...]

Adjusting Your Sleep Schedule for Daylight Saving Time

Spring is almost here and that means daylight saving time is right around the corner! That luxurious extra hour of sunlight means one less hour of sleep at the time change, but do we really need to adjust our sleep schedule to prepare for March 10? Dr. Susan Rubman, insomnia [...]

Hartford HealthCare, Tufts to Offer Medicare Advantage Plans in State

Hartford HealthCare today announced it is forming a health insurance company with Tufts Health Plan of Massachusetts to provide Connecticut residents eligible for Medicare with cost-effective Medicare Advantage plans. The joint venture, CarePartners of Connecticut Inc., anticipates joining the state’s Medicare Advantage health insurance market Jan. 1, 2019, pending regulatory [...]

How Volunteer, 80, at Southington Care Center Became a Rehab Patient

It was wintry outside, but Bartolomeo “Benny” Cammuso brought his sunny attitude inside as he worked out on a cross-trainer in the GoodLife Fitness Center at Southington Care Center at 45 Meriden Ave. Mark Colello, an exercise physiologist, stood by his side monitoring the 80-year-old’s progress throughout his 15-minute “ride.” [...]

A Tip of the Hat to Tom Harwood

Tom Harwood’s co-workers at The Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC) Bradley Memorial campus will always remember him for his smile, that pep in his step, and his annual holiday hats. “Tom had a hat for every holiday,” said Lisa Hendrickson, ultra sonographer in Diagnostic Radiology at Bradley Memorial campus. “Some [...]

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Wednesday, Mar 21, 2018, 4:45PM - 6:00PM

WomenHeart of Central Connecticut Support Network

These support group meetings are for women with heart disease. The Hospital of Central Connecticut is the first hospital in New England to [...]

Thursday, Mar 22, 2018, 5:00PM - 7:30PM

Art Therapy for Cancer Survivors

This is a program to help people touched by cancer find strength and hope through creative expression. No artistic ability is required.

Thursday, Mar 22, 2018, 6:00PM - 7:30PM

Weigh Your Options Information Session (The Hospital of Central Connecticut)

Friends, Family or translators are welcome; no one under the age of 18 is permitted to attend Friends, Family or translators are welcome; [...]

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