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Coughing Up or Vomiting Blood
Head Injury
Major Bone Break
Suicidal Thoughts and Feelings
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What’s a Thyroid Nodule? And is It Cancerous?

Hospital of Central Connecticut endocrine surgeon Dr. Carrie Carsello, the only Hartford HealthCare surgeon who is fellowship trained in endocrine surgery, says most people diagnosed with a thyroid nodule find it a little scary. “But,” she says, “the vast majority of thyroid nodules are benign, up to 95 percent. Sometimes, though, [...]

Bysiewicz Tours Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute in Plainville

Connecticut’s Lieutenant Governor, Susan Bysiewicz, toured the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute in Plainville Aug. 8. Led by Dr. Camelia Lawrence, Director of Breast Surgery at The Hospital of Central Connecticut and MidState Medical Center, the center’s multidisciplinary team explained how breast care coordination and same-day services provide an exceptional experience [...]

The Facts, and Myths, about Breastfeeding

By Donna Bielecki, RN, BSN, IBCLC Nourishing an infant is imperative to his or her growth, and breastfeeding is a tried-and-true method to provide the best vitamins and nutrients to babies. But the baby isn’t the only one on the receiving end of breastfeeding benefits. There are many reasons it [...]

Hartford HealthCare’s Ride to Wellness Promotes New Health Center Coming to Cheshire

On a sunny spring morning, men, women and children took to the roads and pedaled in the first ever “Hartford HealthCare Ride to Wellness”, presented by Bike Cheshire. The ride kicked off from the historic town green in Cheshire, where participants were welcomed by Dr. Subramani Seetharama, Chief of Physical [...]

Another Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak: What You Need to Know

News item: A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in an Atlanta  hotel killed one person and sickened dozens of others in July, with the hotel still closed a month later. This follows two cases of Legionnaires’ disease, including one death, reported in mid-July at a Rocky Hill nursing home. What is Legionnaires’ [...]

Why We’re Testing Y4C: Yoga for Cancer Patients, Survivors

Many cancer patients seek out yoga to provide comfort, relaxation, reduce pain and anxiety. Yoga, the ancient Indian system, incorporates physical exercise and movement with mental and spiritual practice. In the United States, yoga is one of the most common forms of integrative medicine. But not all forms of yoga [...]


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Sunday, Aug 18, 2019, 6:00PM - 7:30PM

GYN Cancer Support Group

This is a support group for women impacted by all gynecological cancers.

Sunday, Aug 18, 2019, 6:00PM - 7:30PM

GYN Cancer Support Group

This is a support group for women impacted by all gynecological cancers.

Monday, Aug 19, 2019, 4:00PM - 5:00PM

Yoga for Cancer Survivors

This is a gentle yoga class led by a certified Yoga teacher. Yoga matts are available, and wear comfortable clothing. MUST HAVE PHYSICIANS [...]


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