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A Son's Lifesaving Gift

Ricardo Arduengo was facing end-stage kidney failure. His son, Sebastian, decided to become a living kidney donor to save his life. In 2018, they celebrated Father's Day together and in good health.

HealthCare Happenings June 2018

A visit from Senator Chris Murphy highlighting recovery coaches, a skin cancer education session at Westfarms and a 5k to raise money for Rushford - it's all what's happening at Hartford HealthCare!



Sports Health

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you moving, no matter your age or activity level.




Advances in Health

Advances in Health with Dr. Joshua Stein

Do you know the signs and symptoms of kidney stones? Dr. Joshua Stein is the chief of urology at The Hospital of Central Connecticut.

Advances in Health: Migraine Medication Breakthrough

A new migraine treatment medication - designed specifically for this purpose - has been approved by the FDA. Dr. Brian Grosberg of the Hartford HealthCare Headache Center says the treatment can be a game changer.


News

Pre-Diabetes: What are the Risk Factors?

It’s like a wake-up call for your body but, unfortunately, most people who have pre-diabetes don’t hear it because there are no telling symptoms. The statistics from the Centers for Disease Control are alarming, revealing that more than 84 million American adults, or 33.9 percent of the adult population, have [...]

Backus Earns Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers

Backus Hospital recently earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers, both of which represent symbols of quality. “We are thrilled that the Backus stroke team is being recognized with this advanced certification for [...]

Hartford Hospital Chosen for Nationwide TAVR Study for Low-Risk Patients

The Heart & Vascular Institute at Hartford Hospital has been selected as one of 35 hospitals nationwide participating in a study that allows low-risk patients with severe aortic stenosis to receive a replacement aortic valve in a minimally invasive procedure using catheters instead of conventional open-heart surgery. Since the Food [...]

Mulberry Gardens Pageant celebrates ‘What a Wonderful World’

The joy for life, vibrancy and a sense of humor characterized the contestants in the Ms. Senior Mulberry Gardens Pageant 2018 held June 8. The women, whose ages ranged from 75 to 97 years old, all had advice for staying young. “Don’t stay home – keep active. Don’t act like [...]

Snakes! What to Know About Connecticut’s 14 Species

Nothing quite inspires instantaneous rage, extreme fear or bizarre curiosity like the sudden appearance of a snake. For too many people, the initial impulse is kill or cradle. The correct response, of course, is none of the above. Do not mess with snakes. They’re not looking for a fight. You [...]

Living with an Inflammatory Bowel Disease: When to Consider Surgery?

By William Sardella, MD Colorectal Surgeon, Hartford HealthCare Medical Group As many as 1.6 million people live with inflammatory bowel diseases. With proper care and treatment, however, they can be well managed, allowing people to live with less symptoms and a better quality of life. What are inflammatory bowel diseases? [...]


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Popular Events

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018, 10:30AM - 11:30AM

Tai Chi & QiGong for Parkinson's

Calm your mind and energize your body with the deep breathing and slow, flowing movements of these ancient Chinese healing exercises. [...]

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018, 2:00PM - 3:30PM

Bereavement Support Group

This group is open to any person who has experienced the loss of a loved one. You are welcome to attend as few or as many as you like; [...]

Wednesday, Jun 20, 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 [...]


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