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  • Nutrition: How To Become A Happy (And Healthy) Tailgater

    September 15, 2017

    Tailgating classics like cheesy appetizers, burgers, hot dogs, pretzels and beer may get you in the game-day mood but they can really pack in the calories and sodium. There are almost 500 calories in one soft pretzel. A 150-pound woman would need to cycle 10 mph for 81 minutes to…

  • Why Babesiosis Can Be More Serious Than Lyme Disease

    August 24, 2017

    Lyme disease isn’t the only serious tick-borne illness in Connecticut. The Aug. 8 death of a New Milford man from liver and kidney failure was the third fatality in the state in the past three years attributed to babesiosis, microscopic parasites transmitted by ticks that infect red blood cells. The number…

  • Is West Nile Virus At Threat, Even After Mosquitoes Test Positive In 12 Towns?

    August 17, 2017

    The mosquito, eclipsed by the tick as a summertime health threat in the state, attracted renewed interest this week after the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station announced mosquitoes in 12 towns tested positive for West Nile virus this season. The virus, detected in mosquitoes in Connecticut each summer since 1999, causes…

  • Having Surgery? Why Recovery Now Includes Chewing Gum In The Hospital

    August 09, 2017

    Across Hartford HealthCare, surgery ain’t what it used to be. And that’s helping patients get better, faster. With a new systemwide model called Enhanced Recovery After Surgery, recovery begins long before the patient arrives at the hospital. A new guidebook provided at pre-surgical visits advises patients to start training for…

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