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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.


News

If CPAP Isn’t Working: An Alternate Treatment for Sleep Apnea

Did you know that Hartford Hospital was one of the first hospitals in the northeast to offer patients an FDA approved implantable device to treat sleep apnea? If you have moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea and the CPAP machine really working for you, you may want to consider this [...]

Remission of Type 2 Diabetes With Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery: Why the Clock is Ticking

One of the gains of bariatric surgery is remission or improvement of Type 2 diabetes. As obesity has become an epidemic in the US, with more than one-third of adults being obese, so has diabetes. The worldwide prevalence of type 2 diabetes is estimated at 8.3 percent of the adult [...]

CBS Weekend News Report: How Cedar Mountain Commons Addresses Flu Outbreak

At Cedar Mountain Commons, a senior assisted living facility in Newington, flu season is a common worry. This season is no exception, especially given the severity of the nation’s flu outbreak this year. According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, about one in every 13 emergency room visits across [...]

Lower Your Blood Pressure With These Lifestyle Changes

Olympics fans know him as the Flying Tomato, a snowboarder who defies gravity on the halfpipe and looks rather dapper draped in gold medals, but as a child Shaun White was a medical challenge. Born with a heart condition called Tetralogy of Fallot, which comprises four congenital heart defects, White [...]

New Hope for Patients with Parkinson’s, Essential Tremors

Hartford HealthCare recently became the first in Connecticut to offer the latest in Deep Brain Stimulation (DPS) technology. Dr. Patrick Senatus is the medical director of DBS at Hartford HealthCare’s Ayer Neuroscience Institute.  Q: This new technology is the Abbot Infinity DBS system. How does it work?   A: Abbott’s DBS [...]

How can you eat like an Olympian? Ask a Sports Nutritionist

While most people watching the Winter Olympics could never imagine launching themselves off a giant ski jump or executing the perfect triple axel on ice, there are still ways we can be just like the athletes competing in Pyeongchang.  Pam Rosow, a Registered Dietician and Sports Nutritionist at Hartford HealthCare’s [...]


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Saturday, Feb 24, 2018, 10:00AM - 11:30AM

Comfort Measures for Labor

Online registration survey questions are mandatory and must be completed in order to secure your registration. PLEASE ENROLL [...]

Saturday, Feb 24, 2018, 1:00PM - 4:00PM

Advanced Zentangle Class

This class is open to those who have already taken at least one Intro to Zentangle class with the instructor previoulsy. We will explore [...]

Monday, Feb 26, 2018, 11:00AM - 12:30PM

Joint Replacement Patient Education

This class is for patients who will undergo hip or knee replacement surgery, providing education on how to prepare for the surgery and [...]


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