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  • How Physical Rehab Can Help Recovery From Lung Cancer      

    July 18, 2019

    By Ruth H. Satterberg Occupational Therapist, Certified Lymphedema Therapist Hospital of Central CT Cancer Institute A lung cancer diagnosis can be extremely challenging. Lung cancer, different from breast cancer, often has more complications and challenges to overcome. Evidence shows that physical and occupational therapy can be very helpful at all stages…

  • Hartford HealthCare’s Janette Edwards Receives ’40 Under Forty’ Award

    July 12, 2019

    Janette Edwards was named one of Hartford Business Journal’s “40 Under Forty” award recipients. The award recognizes the outstanding achievements of young professionals in the Greater Hartford area. Edwards, 36, is the Vice President of Operations for The Hospital of Central Connecticut in New Britain and Southington and MidState Medical…

  • When it Came to a Stroke, Tedy Bruschi Thought F.A.S.T.

    July 05, 2019

    By Dr. Timothy Parsons Chief of Neurology, Hospital of Central Connecticut On July 4, former New England Patriots linebacker and current ESPN analyst Tedy Bruschi suffered a stroke. Because he knew the signs — Bruschi, 46, had a stroke in 2005, only days after the Patriots’ third Super Bowl victory…

  • Summer Safety Checklist: The Cookout, Fireworks and Sun

    June 28, 2019

    If you’re not quite ready for summer, the Fourth of July will hit you on your head with it. Of course, we always think safety first, so here are some tips that should last the season. And if you do get a bump on the your head, a minor cut…

  • Hartford HealthCare Honors Cancer Survivors

    June 26, 2019

    Anyone who has faced a devastating diagnosis such as cancer well knows that life is too short. At Hartford HealthCare, we believe every patient is a survivor from the moment of diagnosis, even as they battle through any needed treatment or surgery. To celebrate survival and recognize National Cancer Survivors…

  • Hartford HealthCare’s David A. Whitehead Named Connecticut’s 2019 Grassroots Champion

    June 21, 2019

    The American Hospital Association (AHA) and CHA recognized David A. Whitehead, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer, Hartford HealthCare, as Connecticut’s 2019 Grassroots Champion at CHA’s 101st Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 20, 2019. As the 2019 Grassroots Champion, Mr. Whitehead is being recognized for his exceptional…

  • Men: Take Charge of Your Health (It’s Easy)

    June 18, 2019

    Dr. Jared Bieniek Medical Director Hartford HealthCare Tallwood Urology and Kidney Institute Men’s Health Waiting for your car to break down is the wrong time for a tune-up.  Preventive care can keep the engine running efficiently, avoiding headaches and expensive bills.  Unfortunately, many men do not care for their health…

  • First on Summer Campers’ Checklist: Vaccinations

    June 10, 2019

    All Connecticut summer campers are required by state law to be immunized against certain diseases, including diptheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, measles and rubella. State law allows medical and religious exemptions, but if there’s an outbreak any exempted campers will be excluded. Here’s more information for 2019 summer campers: If you…

  • The Hospital of Central Connecticut Challenges Students to Reimagine Sleep Disorders Center

    June 07, 2019

    For the second year, The Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC) has partnered with Farmington High School in a design challenge that offers a real world project experience for engineering students at the school. This year’s challenge involved redesigning the Sleep Disorders Center. The students were tasked with relocating the center…

  • The Laid-Back Beauty of the Open MRI

    June 06, 2019

    By Tom Cappas In the past, Magnetic Resonance Imaging caused a good deal of stress in some patients. MRI uses a magnetic field and pulses of radio wave energy to make pictures of organs and structures that are inside the body. The cylindrical scanners held patients in a very tight…

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