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

    March 20, 2018

    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

    March 12, 2018

    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

    March 09, 2018

    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

    February 28, 2018

    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

    February 27, 2018

    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

    February 23, 2018

    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…

  • Get Ready for the Healthy Family FunFest Fitness Challenge

    February 19, 2018

    Moms, dads and kids of all ages: the Healthy Family FunFest Fitness Challenge is on! Whether it’s jumping rope or hula hooping, our seven-station Family Fitness Challenge is designed to engage you and yours in an action-packed obstacle course that’s sure to encourage your family’s competitive spirit and get everyone’s…

  • Healthy Family FunFest in Southington Feb. 25

    February 14, 2018

    The ninth annual Healthy Family FunFest, with more than 100 exhibitors promoting a healthy lifestyle, will take place Feb. 25  from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Aqua Turf Club in the Plantsville section of Southington. The FunFest, hosted by Hartford HealthCare and the Southington-Cheshire Community YMCAs, has something…

  • HPV and Head and Neck Cancer: The link is real. The prognosis is good.

    February 07, 2018

    For years head and neck cancer was mostly associated with heavy drinkers and smokers who had other chronic diseases.  That has changed dramatically in recent years. “The face of the disease has really changed because of the prevalence of HPV (human papillomavirus) which is now the leading cause of head…

  • Super Health Tips for the Big Game

    February 01, 2018

    Super Bowl LII is almost upon us. As family and friends prepare to gather around their screens to watch the New England Patriots square off against the Philadelphia Eagles, it’s a near-cinch they’ll indulge in their favorite game-day foods, share a few laughs, and lament the fact that the Monday after…

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