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Firefighters: Brothers Bonded For Life

When firefighter Kevin Theriault was gravely ill and needed a kidney transplant, he didn't need to look any further than his own fire house for a matching donor.

The Dawn of a New Stroke Protocol

A groundbreaking new study called DAWN is helping hospitals and health systems around the world establish protocols that increase the time window of treatment for patients who have had an ischemic stroke, greatly reducing disability and improving outcomes.

Anthem Negotiations

Hartford HealthCare announced that it has reached an agreement on a contract with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield that will benefit patients for years to come.


HHC’s New “Mission Control” Gets Patients to the Right Place at the Right Time

In a renovated space on the Newington campus, registered nurses sit behind computer screens monitoring and regulating the flow of patients in, out and through Hartford HealthCare’s acute-care hospitals. They might hear this when the phone rings on a typical day: An in-patient at MidState needs to be wheeled from [...]

Deep Brain Stimulation And Other Heady Topics As Discussed By A Neurosurgeon

Patients with Parkinson’s disease whose symptoms can’t be controlled with medication may be a candidates for a surgical procedure known as Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS). Neurosurgeon Dr. Patrick Senatus is the medical director of DBS clinic at Hartford HealthCare’s Ayer Neuroscience Institute. He discusses the procedure, and takes on a couple of [...]

Dry Needling For Pain Relief: The New Trend In Physical Therapy

“Dry needling” is one of the new and alternative therapies making its way into the practice of physical therapy Dry needling uses acupuncture needles to relieve muscle pain. The term “dry” refers to the fact that there is no medication in or on the needles themselves. Physical therapist Matt Reynolds [...]

Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging receives Social Accountability Award

SOUTHINGTON – Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging recently received the Social Accountability Award of Excellence from LeadingAge Connecticut in recognition of the Center’s work helping seniors and families/caregivers navigate Connecticut’s healthcare system. The award was presented on Oct. 24 during the LeadingAge Connecticut Annual Meeting held at the Aqua [...]

What’s Wrong (and Right) with ’13 Reasons Why’

Episode screening, discussion to be held Nov. 29 at NFA NORWICH – With a sequel to the controversial Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” on the horizon, the Hartford HealthCare Behavioral Health Network will hold a town hall discussion on Nov. 29 from 6:30-8:30 p.m., in Norwich Free Academy’s Slater Auditorium, [...]

Hartford HealthCare, Constitution Surgery Open Ambulatory Care Center

WATERFORD–Hartford HealthCare and the Constitution Surgery Alliance celebrated the opening of Constitution Surgery Center East Thursday with a ribbon-cutting at the brand new, state-of-the-art facility that will offer outpatient surgery options for patients right in their community. The Center, which will officially open for procedures next week, will be utilized [...]

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Wellness Class: Over 60 Weight Training

Build muscular strength, endurance, and flexibility throughout the whole body in our weight training class. Resistance training will [...]

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Bereavement Support Group

This group is open to anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one. You are welcome to attend as few or as many as you like. This is [...]

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This class offers a program safe for those with osteoporosis and arthritis. Offered every Monday and Wednesday, the goal is to strengthen [...]

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