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Wounds, lacerations, minor burns
Sprains, fractures, dislocations
Insect bites, allergic reactions
Abscess, boils
Dehydration, nausea, diarrhea
Upper respiratory infections
Fever, cough, cold, flu
Migraines, headaches
Bronchitis, asthma attacks
Ear infections, earaches
Corneal abrasions, Pink Eye
Urinary tract infections

Go to the ER for...

Loss of Consciousness
Fainting, Sudden Dizziness or Weakness
Changes in Vision
Trouble Walking
Severe Shortness of Breath
Severe and Sudden Onset of Pain
Coughing Up or Vomiting Blood
Head Injury
Major Bone Break
Suicidal Thoughts and Feelings
Chest Pain
 

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Advances in Health

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Bret Schipper, MD, talks about the advanced screening techniques being used to catch pancreatic cancer sooner.

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James Yue, MD, Spinal Surgeon, explains how a new alternative is available to patients who are considering spinal fusion. Prosthetic disc replacement is helping people with low back pain feel better.


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In Litchfield County, Geriatric Care Managers a Vital Link to Services, Home Assistance

Family members who care for an older loved one can be overwhelmed by the responsibilities, difficulties in navigating the health care maze, trying to understand the changes in physical and mental abilities, arranging home assistance, tackling finances, driving to appointments – all while trying to keep their own life in [...]

Cologuard: Is At-Home Test Really as Good at Detecting Cancer as a Colonoscopy?

If you’ve heard about the newer tests on the market aimed at detecting colon cancer, they may sound like a dream come true. Skip the dreaded colonoscopy in favor of a less invasive option. No prep. No going under anesthesia. And done in the privacy of your own home. But [...]

How to Stay Active, Fit and Safe During the Coldest Winter Months

Despite the January thaw we recently experienced, the winter weather is here to stay.  But don’t let the cold keep you from getting out to enjoy the outdoors. The Hartford HealthCare Sports Medicine team reminds you that with a little planning and preparation, it’s easy to stay active during the [...]

Healthy Family FunFest coming to Aqua Turf Feb. 23

Well-being for the mind, body and spirit will be the focus of the 11th annual Healthy Family FunFest set for Sunday, Feb. 23, from 10 am to 2 pm at the Aqua Turf Club, 556 Mulberry Street in the Plantsville section of Southington. Healthy Family FunFest, Southington’s most popular health [...]

Heart Study: This Type of Exercise Cuts Years Off Your Cardiovascular Age

How far do you have to go to slow cardiovascular aging? How about 26.2 miles, not coincidentally the precise marathon distance? A new study suggests a basic six-month marathon-training program followed by 138 newbie runners, ages 21 to 69, reduced the equivalent of four years from their vascular age. The [...]

How Long Do Joint Replacements Last?

In a winner-take-all endurance test, which is stronger: metal or human bone? Surprise: If it’s a metal alloy knee or hip replacement vs. the original human bone, take the bone. That goes for polyethylene, ceramic and any other material paired with metal in an artificial joint, too. No combination will last [...]


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