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HealthCare Happenings - October 2017

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Breast Cancer Survivor Advice: Keep The Faith

Often we find support, hope, solace and inspiration in the experiences of those who have previously walked the same path we do.  October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. For those newly-diagnosed, or struggling with their diagnosis, take heart in the stories and advice of these Hartford HealthCare employees. They [...]

How Newington Couple Acts ‘F.A.S.T.,’ Helps Save His Life During A Stroke

It started as an ordinary day at work for Bob Newbold of Newington – until the moment something seemed off. “All of the sudden I think I got about to here and it’s like, I’m walking, and here’s my left arm,” he said. “But where’s my right arm? And it’s [...]

FemTouch: How New Laser Technology Treats Vaginal Dryness

It’s a topic that can be embarrassing for women to talk about: What happens after menopause? As the body changes, it can leave women with painful vaginal conditions. But a new treatment called FemTouch that uses laser technology — no surgery or hormones — can have a dramatic effect on [...]

Ever Laugh So Hard That Tears Stream Down Your Leg?

Stress urinary incontinence affects 1 in every 4 adult women. It may be an embarrassing topic, but you don’t have to live with it! Dr. Christine LaSala is a urogynecologist at Hartford Hospital. Q: What is stress urinary incontinence?  This is a condition that occurs in women and it’s not a [...]

Can too much exercise be bad for your heart?

There is certainly no doubt that exercise is good for you. To improve overall cardiovascular health, The American Heart Association recommends at least 150 minutes per week of moderate exercise (such as brisk walking) or 75 minutes per week of vigorous exercise (such as jogging) or a combination of moderate [...]

NFL Week 6 Injury Report: What’s A Fractured Fibula? (Odell Beckham Jr.)

Our weekly NFL report evaluates injuries to players of local (Patriots, Giants and Jets) or national interest with commentary by a sports orthopedic specialist from the Bone & Joint Institute at Hartford Hospital. Player: Odell Beckham Jr., New York Giants receiver. Injury: Left ankle. Although the Giants did not release [...]


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Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017, 6:30AM - 7:30AM

Wellness Class: Kettlebell

This class uses movement patterns that generate natural movement and smooth transitions to improve strength, power, and balance. This class [...]

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017, 8:00AM - 9:00AM

High Intensity Interval Training

Improve cardiovascular fitness, build lean muscle, and gain flexibility and balance in our HIIT class. This class is offered every Monday [...]

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017, 11:00AM - 12:00PM

Wellness Class: Over 60 Weight Training

Build muscular strength, endurance, and flexibility throughout the whole body in our weight training class. Resistance training will [...]


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