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  • Beam-Signing Marks Progress of Hartford Hospital Expansion

    July 10, 2020

    HARTFORD—With COVID-19 cases rising in other parts of the country and an increasing need for critical care beds in hotspots like Florida and Arizona, Hartford HealthCare marked a milestone July 10 that will help the health system be even more prepared for future outbreaks in Connecticut. Hartford HealthCare and Hartford…

  • Hartford HealthCare Hits 100,000 Tests, Highlighting Critical COVID-19 Tool

    July 10, 2020

    As the COVID-19 pandemic rages elsewhere in the country, Hartford HealthCare reached a milestone by hitting the 100,000-test mark, a feat officials say has helped keep Connecticut’s infection rate at less than 1 percent. “Testing is absolutely vital to containment,” said Hartford HealthCare President and CEO Jeff Flaks. “We will…

  • Millennial Doctor: Why Millennials Need a Primary Care Physician

    July 10, 2020

    What happens when millennials get their own health insurance plan? Unfortunately, not enough. They’re much less likely than Generation X (born between 1965 and 1979) to have a primary care physician. Dr. Linette Rosario is a primary care physician with the Hartford HealthCare Medical Group in Bridgeport. She’s also a…

  • Stress During COVID-19 Pandemic That Feels Like a Heart Attack? Yes, Says New Study

    July 09, 2020

    Cases of a stress-related medical condition commonly known as broken heart syndrome that produces the same symptoms as a heart attack have doubled since the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a Cleveland Clinic study published July 9 in the medical journal JAMA Network Open. The patients in the study at two…

  • Fatigued From Bad News? 5 Ways to Tune Out

    July 09, 2020

    As responsible citizens, we like to watch the news, but the stress of pandemics, racism, protests that can spark looting or tear-gassing, and an ugly election season makes it a stressful experience. We turn the news on each evening or read it in papers, magazines or websites. Meanwhile, the feelings…

  • 37 Routine Activities Ranked by Risk of COVID-19 Infection

    July 07, 2020

    COVID-19 has redefined risky behavior. So how do we know what’s more risky: getting a haircut, eating inside a restaurant, traveling by plane or shaking someone’s hand? Trick question. They’re equally risky to our health, according to a new risk-assessment chart produced by the Texas Medical Association COVID-19 Task Force and…

  • Here’s the Nutritionist’s Ingredient List. Go Wild. Build Your Perfect Salad.

    July 07, 2020

    It’s summer, when salads take center stage. I’ve been growing lettuce in pots on my porch since April and farm stands are opening with more and more vegetable options daily. Vegetables are nutrient-dense, meaning they are packed with vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants which help protect our healthy cells. It…

  • Dr. Pallvi Popli, Hematologist/Oncologist, Now Seeing Patients in Hartford, Willimantic

    July 07, 2020

    The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute announces the hiring of hematologist/oncologist Dr. Pallvi Popli, who begins seeing patients in facilities in Hartford and Willimantic this month. Dr. Popli comes to Hartford HealthCare from fellowship training at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at Rutgers University, where her focus was on hematology…

  • Why Chronic Pain Added to State’s Medical Marijuana Qualifying List

    July 06, 2020

    In an attempt to help people who struggle daily with chronic pain, a state regulatory committee recently added it as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana. “A lot of people live with pain,” said Dr. Andrew Salner, director of the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at Hartford Hospital and a member of…

  • Windham Hospital To Discontinue Childbirth Services, Enhance Women’s Health Services

    July 06, 2020

    WINDHAM – After years of declining births and recruitment challenges, the Windham Hospital Birthing Center is seeking State approval to no longer provide childbirth services. The rest of the pregnancy experience remains the same, with prenatal and postpartum care continuing at Windham Hospital. The hospital, which ranks last in Connecticut…


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