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Medical Rounds

Year One: Bone & Joint Institute

The Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute at Hartford Hospital recently celebrated its first full year of operation. Physician-in-chief Dr. Courtland Lewis talks about a year of growth and accomplishment.

Medical Rounds with Weight Loss Surgeon Dr. Darren Tishler

Looking to lose weight? Learn more about your surgical and non-surgical options from Hartford HealthCare's Dr. Darren Tishler.


Colon Cancer: Risks, Prevention and Removing Precancerous Polyps

Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States. During “March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month,” Hartford Hospital gastroenterologist Dr. Elaine Plotkin answers your questions about the disease.  Q. What should the general population know about colorectal cancer?  A.  Colorectal cancer [...]

LIFE STAR Goes Out of State: Third Helicopter Added to Fleet

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 [...]

Before First-Responders Arrive: How To Stop The Bleeding After An Accident Or Shooting

Some survivors of mass-casualty shootings have only minutes to survive. “Most of these shooting events are over in 15 minutes and people can bleed to death within five minutes from these severe injuries,” says Dr. Lenworth Jacobs, director of the Trauma Institute at Hartford Hospital. “Responses to save victims have [...]

Teens need early intervention

Pediatric experts call for annual depression screenings Although early treatment is seen as an important first step to combating depression, only about half of depressed adolescents are diagnosed before becoming adults. Primary care physicians only identify about one out of every three adolescents with depression, and only about half of those [...]

Helping People with Huntington’s Disease

Huntington’s disease is a devastating neurodegenerative condition without a cure. Dr. Joy Antonelle de Marcaida is Medical Director of the Chase Family Movement Disorders Center at Hartford HealthCare’s Ayer Neuroscience Institute.  Q.  Give us a bit more detail on Huntington’s disease.  A: Huntington’s is a relatively rare hereditary condition characterized [...]

Anti-Inflammatory Recipe: Confetti Rice Salad

Confetti Rice Salad is an adaptable recipe from Jeanne Tennis, a vegan chef and certified macrobiotic health coach, that makes a great lunch dish on its own or a delicious side dish for dinner. Prepare it a day ahead and pack in a thermos the next morning for a lunch to [...]


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