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  • Ask the Dietitian: Help with Gluten-Free Meal for Friend! Nuts in My Diet?

    July 17, 2019

    Q: I would like to invite my friend over for dinner. She has Celiac disease and I know she cannot have wheat. Can you give me some ideas for meal choices? A. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease whereby the ingestion of gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye or…

  • When Caregiving Wasn’t Enough, Hartford Hospital Nurse Gave the Gift of Life

    July 17, 2019

    When Heidi Janssen made the decision to become a nurse 24 years ago, it was her passion for making a difference in someone else’s life that fueled her career choice. She treasures every moment with her patients, but always felt a yearning to do more. Her opportunity to do just…

  • Institute of Living Study: What Motivates a Hoarder?

    July 17, 2019

    To understand hoarding and cultivate a healthy mindset beyond the large-scale purging of piles and boxes of belongings, behavioral health clinicians must first understand what motivates the hoarder. Researchers with the Hartford HealthCare Institute of Living in Hartford will probe that motivation more closely as part of the new study “Emotional…

  • Exercise-Induced Asthma? How to Spot it, Manage it

    July 16, 2019

    What is exercise induced asthma? What Are the Symptoms of Exercise-Induced Asthma Why is exercise-induced asthma hard to diagnose? How can you care for yourself when you have exercise-induced asthma? For more information about exercise-induced asthma and other sports-related issues, visit the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute’s Sports Health…

  • Local Study: Hypertension Patients Exercise More if They Can Check Blood Pressure

    July 15, 2019

    It’s not exactly mind over matter, but a recent study involving cardiologists with the Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute demonstrated that people with hypertension exercised more if they could check their blood pressure before and after the workout. The first-of-its-kind study, conducted by a team from the University of…

  • IOL Sets Conference as Part of World Suicide Prevention Day

    July 15, 2019

    As American healthcare progresses on many fronts, trends around suicide remain alarming with the Centers for Disease Control saying the suicide rate is the highest it’s been since World War II. Consider these statistics from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: In 2017, there were 13.42 suicides per 100,000 people….

  • Hartford HealthCare’s Janette Edwards Receives ’40 Under Forty’ Award

    July 12, 2019

    Janette Edwards was named one of Hartford Business Journal’s “40 Under Forty” award recipients. The award recognizes the outstanding achievements of young professionals in the Greater Hartford area. Edwards, 36, is the Vice President of Operations for The Hospital of Central Connecticut in New Britain and Southington and MidState Medical…

  • Everyone Ride/Run Against Cancer Everyday (ERRACE) Holds Anniversary Ride July 13

    July 09, 2019

    With a goal of inspiring the community to be physically active and health conscious, while raising awareness and funding for cancer research, a group of professionals launched Everyone Ride/Run Against Cancer Everyday (ERRACE) a decade ago. On Saturday, July 13, the group will host an anniversary ride, run and walk…

  • ZERO Prostate Run/Walk in Hartford Raises $110,000

    July 03, 2019

    More than 550 participants raised more than $110,000 for prostate research and education as part of the 2019 ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk activities on June 30 in Hartford. The Hartford HealthCare Tallwood Urology & Kidney Institute partnered with ZERO Prostate on the event, which included a 5K run/walk, kids’ Superhero…

  • What is Golfer’s Elbow? (Golfers Aren’t the Only Ones Who Get It)

    July 02, 2019

    For more information about sports injuries and how to enhance your athletic performance at the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute, click here.


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