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  • #HHCBorn

    January 09, 2018

    When we asked and you delivered (baby pictures, that is). Generations of babies have been delivered at hospitals across Hartford HealthCare. When we reached out to you to share your baby photos in anticipation of the first babies of 2018, you came through! Check out our galleries of babies born…

  • The Science Behind Walking On Winter Ice Without Slipping, Falling

    December 28, 2017

    Sometimes you just have to know when to walk like a penguin, as unsightly as it may seem. It could save a lot of pain and misery. With sub-freezing temperatures, black-ice parking lots and slick sidewalks, it’s time. Yes, the best way to avoid a fall — and possible injury…

  • Pain Specialist: Why Opioids Overuse Can Worsen Pain

    December 28, 2017

    As the opioid crisis continues to rage across America, pain treatment providers are playing an even larger role in offering effective non-narcotic pain relief to patients. “There are many effective non-opioid pain treatments,” says Dr. Michael Grille of the Hartford Hospital Pain Treatment Center.  “These are non-addictive treatments, and can…

  • Efficient Exercise: Are You in One of These Four Zones?

    December 20, 2017

    Last month, I wrote about the importance of aerobic (cardio) exercise — the type of exercise that gets your heart beating faster.  (See the column here.) But a heart that is beating faster does not necessarily mean that you are burning more calories or even helping to build your endurance. …

  • Protecting Your Student Athlete

    December 18, 2017

    Is your child at risk for sports-related injuries? There’s a study being conducted at the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute in partnership with Quinnipiac University to prevent injury. Sarah Emlaw is a physical therapist with the Center for Musculoskeletal Health at the Bone & Joint Institute. Q: Tell us…

  • Hartford Hospital Teams Up With City Partners to Swap Gift Cards for Guns

    December 15, 2017

    While many people think having a gun at home will keep them safe, experts and policymakers increasingly agree that firearms in the home are dangerous. “If you have a gun in your home, it is much more likely to be used to kill you or another loved one than it…

  • Two Hartford HealthCare Staff Members Named HBJ Healthcare Hero Finalists

    December 12, 2017

    Hartford Hospital Cancer Program Manager Karen Weingrod, MA, and Hospital of Central Connecticut Rehabilitation Network, Speech Language Pathologist Rachel Slater M.S., CCC-SLP were honored as finalists for the Hartford Business Journal Health Care Heroes Awards during the publication’s annual luncheon on Dec. 7 at the Hartford Marriott Downtown. The publication’s…

  • Hartford Hospital Pediatric Radiation Oncology Patients Meet Santa at 20th Annual Holiday Celebration

    December 11, 2017

    A visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus on Dec. 9 for pediatric radiation oncology patients and their families at the Helen & Harry Gray Cancer Center at Hartford Hospital.  It was the 20th year of the party which  began as donation of candy in 1998 by United Technologies employee Steve…

  • Cancer Institute adds Neuro-Oncologist Leader to Growing Program

    December 11, 2017

    A growing Neuro-Oncology program and the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute’s membership in the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance mean more hope and treatment options for brain cancer patients.  In August, Ahmad Daher, MD, PhD, was named medical director of neuro-oncology for the Cancer Institute and is seeing patients with primary…

  • DAWN: A New Approach To Treating Stroke Patients

    December 07, 2017

    A groundbreaking new study is changing the way doctors are able to treat people who have a stroke. Dr. Amre Nouh is the Director of the Comprehensive Stroke Center at Hartford Hospital.  Q: What is this new study? What does it mean for stroke patients?  A: This is very exciting…

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