Advanced GI Care for Complex Conditions

 

For decades, doctors have been able to use sophisticated technology to look closely at hard-to-reach parts of the GI tract. Today, our expert gastroenterologists take it a step further, using this technique to treat complex digestive conditions and early stage cancers – which means less pain, zero incisions, fewer risks and a faster recovery for our patients.

 
 

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Medical Rounds with Dr. Abhishek Jaiswal

Heart failure is an extremely serious condition – but there are treatments. Plus, there’s a not-well-known condition called heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. Dr. Abhishek Jaiswal is a cardiologist with the Center for Advanced Heart Failure with the Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute.

Medical Rounds with Dr. Thomas Farquhar

A new, state-of-the-art PET CT scanner is creating a lot of buzz at Hartford HealthCare - particularly the lower radiation dose being one of the models many benefits. Dr. Thomas Farquhar is a radiologist with Hartford HealthCare.

Recognized by U.S. News & World Report for Best Regional Hospitals (*Ranked #1 in Hartford Metro Area) and recognized as High Performing in two adult specialties (nephrology, pulmonology) and four procedures / conditions (aortic valve surgery, colon cancer surgery, heart bypass surgery, heart failure)

* earning this prestigious distinction for the eighth consecutive year.

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How Childbirth Can Lead to Pelvic Organ Prolapse

In a perfect world, things stay where they’re supposed to stay and perform the way they’re supposed to perform. There’s nothing perfect, however, about the way childbirth stretches and tears the ligaments in a woman’s pelvis that hold up her internal organs. When they are worn out, the uterus, bladder [...]

CESI Introduces Axel: The Simulated Police Dog

Like their human counterparts, canine law enforcement officers risk injury – even their lives – to protect the public. “The fact that they’re able give of themselves day in and day out for us and for everyone else, sacrificing their bodies, and not asking anything of us in return, is [...]

A March Madness Shocker: It’s the Tallwood Vasectomy Clinic!

FARMINGTON – While you’re laid up on the couch recovering from your vasectomy, you may as well have something fun to watch, right? That seems to be the thought behind a craze dubbed “Vas Madness” in which doctors and healthcare systems see an increase in the number of vasectomy procedures [...]

How to Dispose of Prescription Meds, Properly, Without Leaving the House

Here’s a great way to warm up for spring-cleaning season. Retrieve all unused prescription drugs from medicine cabinets, bathroom drawers and your keep-it-away-from-the-kids hiding spot in the kitchen. Wait! Don’t just drop them in the household trashcan. And avoid the convenience of the nearest toilet. The Food and Drug Administration [...]

Newington WWII Veteran Awarded French Knight of the Legion of Honor

More than seven decades after he served in World War II, John Faenza of Newington has received the highest possible military honor an American can receive from the French people. With his wife, children, friends and former co-workers by his side, the 93-year-old Cedar Mountain Commons resident was awarded an honorary [...]

Why Fitness is Still A Health ‘Bargain,’ Despite Study Linking Extreme Exercise, Heart Disease

In the category of “too much of a good thing can be bad,” the results of a large-scale study published recently in the Journal of the American Medical Association Cardiology indicate that too much exercise might strain or harm the heart of some athletes. Yet Dr. Paul Thompson, director of [...]


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Recognized by Healthgrades® as a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence™

– earning this prestigious distinction for the fourth consecutive year.

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, Feb 21, 2019, 5:15PM - 6:30PM

Families Dealing With Major Mental Illness Support Group

A group for family and friends of individuals who have Schizophrenia, Bipolar or other related mental illness. This group meets on the [...]

Thursday, Feb 21, 2019, 5:30PM - 7:00PM

Therapeutic Art Group

Therapeutic Arts and Support Groups provide cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers with a safe and relaxing environment to process and [...]

Thursday, Feb 21, 2019, 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Heart Valve Disease - Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

In this FREE educational seminar, learn more about: Valvular heart disease and minimally invasive treatment options, TAVR (Transcatheter [...]


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