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Stars Dancing for Parkinson's

It was the first ever "Stars Dancing for Parkinson's" event as volunteers from all over the community and local media came together to raise money for Parkinson's research and awareness.

A Son's Lifesaving Gift

Ricardo Arduengo was facing end-stage kidney failure. His son, Sebastian, decided to become a living kidney donor to save his life. In 2018, they celebrated Father's Day together and in good health.

Sports Health

At the Bone & Joint Institute our goal is to get you moving, and keep
you moving, no matter your age or activity level.

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.


Kidney Stone Prevention: Drink Water!

It’s summer – and the warm temperatures are FINALLY here! You’re probably heard the reminders to drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration, but did you know that by drinking water and avoiding dehydration you can reduce the changes of getting kidney stones? It’s true. Dr. Joshua Stein is a [...]

A Son’s Lifesaving Gift to his Dad

In 2017, life threw a curve ball at Ricardo Arduengo of Hartford. He was facing end-stage kidney failure. “At this point last year, Dad was really, really sick,” his son, Sebastian, recalled. “He looked like an 80-year-old man. He could barely get out of bed.” This was a dramatic turn of [...]

Pre-Diabetes: What are the Risk Factors?

It’s like a wake-up call for your body but, unfortunately, most people who have pre-diabetes don’t hear it because there are no telling symptoms. The statistics from the Centers for Disease Control are alarming, revealing that more than 84 million American adults, or 33.9 percent of the adult population, have [...]

Backus Earns Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers

Backus Hospital recently earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers, both of which represent symbols of quality. “We are thrilled that the Backus stroke team is being recognized with this advanced certification for [...]

Hartford Hospital Chosen for Nationwide TAVR Study for Low-Risk Patients

The Heart & Vascular Institute at Hartford Hospital has been selected as one of 35 hospitals nationwide participating in a study that allows low-risk patients with severe aortic stenosis to receive a replacement aortic valve in a minimally invasive procedure using catheters instead of conventional open-heart surgery. Since the Food [...]

Mulberry Gardens Pageant celebrates ‘What a Wonderful World’

The joy for life, vibrancy and a sense of humor characterized the contestants in the Ms. Senior Mulberry Gardens Pageant 2018 held June 8. The women, whose ages ranged from 75 to 97 years old, all had advice for staying young. “Don’t stay home – keep active. Don’t act like [...]


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Friday, Jun 22, 2018, 6:30PM - 9:00PM

Crystal Singing Bowls Sound Healing

Our bodies are largely comprised of water, and water is liquid crystal. Science has proven that every atom emits its own vibrational [...]

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Cesarean Birth

If you are anticipating a Cesarean birth, this class will prepare you for the experience from pre-admission through your recovery at home. [...]

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Comfort Measures for Labor

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