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Right Place. Right Time. Right Team.

For Howard Gaynor of North Granby, being in the right place at the right time with the right team saved his life as he experienced a heart attack.

HealthCare Happenings July 2018

Connecting you to healthier through golf, plus tips on staying healthy (and cool) this summer!





Nobody Knows your Heart Better

The Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institue includes the most talented and experienced physicians, the very latest technology, and a team of compassionate caregivers whose only goal is to help patients and their families fight heart disease, which is our nation’s number one killer.

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Advances in Health

Advances in Health with Dr. Joshua Stein

Do you know the signs and symptoms of kidney stones? Dr. Joshua Stein is the chief of urology at The Hospital of Central Connecticut.

Advances in Health: Migraine Medication Breakthrough

A new migraine treatment medication - designed specifically for this purpose - has been approved by the FDA. Dr. Brian Grosberg of the Hartford HealthCare Headache Center says the treatment can be a game changer.


New Research Looks at Post-Weight Loss Surgery Outcomes

Doctors and researchers at Hartford Hospital have been awarded a grant from the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases to conduct a study using neuroimaging predictors to better understand and improve a patient’s long-term weight loss outcomes following bariatric surgery. Dr. Godfrey Pearlson is director of the Olin Neuropsychiatry [...]

Outpatient Rehabilitation Clinic Opens in Newington

Staff from Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network joined members of the Newington Chamber of Commerce and Town Council for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Hospital of Central Connecticut Rehabilitation Network’s new outpatient clinic on Fenn Road in Newington.  The event was also attended by representatives from the Hartford HealthCare/GoHealth Urgent Care [...]

Patricia A. DeFusco, MD Named Director of Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute Breast Program

Patricia A. DeFusco, MD, will assume the role of director of the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute Breast Program on October 1, 2018. In this role, Dr. DeFusco will help further our ambitious vision of building the region’s most comprehensive breast program that provides patients with compassionate care coordinated among a [...]

Recipe: Tasty Tofu Lunch Salad

By Jeanne Tennis Here’s a good-for-you recipe for the hottest days of the summer: No oven or stovetop required. Tasty Tofu Lunch Salad In a mixing bowl combine: One small organic carrot, finely grated. 3 -4 Tablespoons of organic onion, minced. 1 heaping Tablespoon of fresh, organic dill. 3-4 Tablespoons [...]

Men: Cancer Screenings You’ll Need, By Age

When it comes to cancer, the best defense is often an offense in the form of routine screenings, especially since many cancers grow long before you’ll experience or recognize a symptom. Screenings can include bloodwork, diagnostic imaging tests, a physical exam or a look at your personal and family health [...]

Protein: How to Unlock a Key to Weight Loss

Protein, protein, protein . . . Everywhere you look, it seems, someone is talking about the importance of protein and its role in weight loss and weight maintenance. So why is protein so important and what does it do? Proteins are commonly referred to as the building blocks of life. [...]


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Sunday, Jul 22, 2018, 10:00AM - 12:00PM

QiGong for Cancer

Calm your mind, recover your vital energy, and reclaim your health with these ancient Chinese healing techniques. Enjoy simple, gentle [...]

Monday, Jul 23, 2018, 12:00AM - 12:00AM

E-Learning Childbirth Classes

The eLearning program is an interactive, Web-based tool that contains animated illustrations, videos, voice-overs, and games. It's great [...]

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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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