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Hartford HealthCare and Trinity College Announce Major Partnership

Hartford HealthCare (HHC) is proud to announce the signing of an agreement with Trinity College to provide all of their students access to the high-quality, comprehensive health care services that are available throughout the HHC system. The partnership between the two institutions will help manage a higher volume of health care needs and [...]

Get a Golf Swing Analysis at Travelers’ Sports Zone

Visitors to this week’s Travelers Championship golf tournament in Cromwell are invited to stop at the Hartford HealthCare Sports Zone, located between the 15th tee and 16th green. it’s a great place to take watch from elevated stadium seating in a climate-controlled tent. Dr. Antonio Fernandez, a Hartford HealthCare sports cardiologist, [...]

Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute to Host PTSD Program

In honor of National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day, the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute will be hosting a series of free programs designed to help those dealing with the disorder on June 27th from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the Center for Musculoskeletal Health. PTSD is a [...]

Athlete’s Corner: Staying Hydrated, Sweet Potato Breakfast Cookie

By Chris Barrett Bone & Joint Institute Clinical Dietitian Why is hydration so important as temperatures begin to rise over the summer? Exercise may feel more difficult because it takes an athlete about two weeks to become acclimated to a hot and humid environment.  As little as 2  percent dehydration can [...]

Avoid Golf Injuries, Says This Orthopedic Surgeon, With These Exercises

With the weather improving and the greens finally dry, New Englanders are finding their way back to the golf course. Golf offers many health benefits, including cardiovascular fitness and increased muscle tone that you get from walking 18 holes as well the enjoyment from being out in nature. And while [...]

What’s in a Joint Replacement?

Joint replacement involves surgery to replace the ends of bones in a damaged joint. This surgery creates new artificial surfaces in the hips, knees and other joints. In knee replacement surgery, for example, the ends of the damaged thigh and lower leg bones, and usually the kneecap, are capped with [...]