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  • How All of Us Can Help Protect Cancer Patients During COVID-19

    June 28, 2020

    Editor’s note: This originally ran as an op-ed May 31 in The Hartford Courant. By Drs. Peter P. Yu and Andrew L. Salner The coronavirus pandemic has upended every component of our lives, but it is having a particularly profound effect on how hospitals treat cancer patients. We are recalibrating…

  • 10 Tips to Keep Your Summer Entertaining Safe During COVID-19

    June 26, 2020

    The summer season is officially underway and whether you’re spending the Fourth of July holiday weekend at home – again! – or widening your world in some way, chances are you’ll be trying to socialize sometime soon. COVID-19 social distancing guidelines have kept us largely at home. As infection rates…

  • What is Heatstroke? And What Can You Do About it?

    June 26, 2020

    Heatstroke is the most severe form of dehydration, and occurs when your internal temperature rises to dangerously high levels. Your skin gets hot, but you stop sweating. Someone with heatstroke may pass out, have hallucinations, or suffer seizures. Skin flushed, dry and hot to the touch. Altered mental state. Nausea…

  • Summer Survival Tools: Get Ready, It’s Fireworks Season

    June 26, 2020

    It’s best to leave the fireworks displays to the pros. Sadly, the number of fireworks-related deaths and injuries each year is on the rise, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. “Unfortunately, we do tend to see an uptick in injuries related to fireworks at this time of year,” said…

  • Fact or Fiction: 19 Hot COVID-19 Myths

    June 24, 2020

    Wearing a mask in public during the COVID-19 pandemic is great advice. But please don’t wear blinders when reading about the coronavirus, because a lot of the information bouncing around the Internet is inaccurate. Like these 19 COVID-19 myths: 1. You can’t catch COVID-19 unless you’re near someone infected with…

  • Why Beer, Like Red Wine, Can Be Good for Your Health

    June 23, 2020

    Red wine, the darling of the Mediterranean Diet and countless studies linking it to good heart health, is not the only type of alcohol that can be good for you when used in moderation. Beer, better known for its symbol of empty-calorie indulgence — the Beer Belly — surprisingly offers…

  • Grandson Honors Grandmother with 98th Birthday Jazz Concert at Jefferson House

    June 23, 2020

    The Dixieland jazz that filled the halls and courtyard at Jefferson House on June 13 was delivered with love in celebration of a resident’s 98th birthday. This wasn’t just a musical performance for Berlin musicians Matt and Atla DeChamplain; it was a demonstration of love and musical traditions deeply rooted…

  • Wellness, Home Safety Among Upcoming Center for Healthy Aging Webinars

    June 23, 2020

    Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging, a not-for-profit member of Hartford HealthCare Senior Services, offers many educational events each year, often in conjunction with area senior centers. Observing current social guidelines and restrictions, the Center for Healthy Aging is continuing to provide pertinent health information through webinars and video conferencing….

  • Killer COVID-19 Masks? The Truth About Trapped Carbon Dioxide

    June 22, 2020

    COVID-19 can kill. Now, according to a misguided Internet-fueled theory, masks can kill, too. All it takes is a mask-wearer who inhales freshly exhaled carbon dioxide repeatedly until dizzy, unconscious or dead. That, no doubt, would be a shocking development. In the real world, the average mask user without preexisting…

  • The Spike Protein and COVID-19: How a Vaccine Might Work

    June 22, 2020

    While scientists and researchers worldwide race to develop a vaccine in the fight against COVID-19, experts at Hartford HealthCare are encouraged by developments in the six months since the virus emerged. Between 150 and 170 vaccines are currently in development around the world. At least 10 of those vaccines are…


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