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  • A Blissful Wedding ‘Miracle’ for Hartford Hospital Patient

    July 15, 2019

    Bride-to-be Iris Vasquez arrived at Hartford Hospital under heartbreaking circumstances but left a married woman elated by the caring team of hospital employees who made her family’s dream a reality. Vasquez, 67, suffers from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a life-threatening lung condition that has made it increasingly difficult for…

  • 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….

  • Cameron Boyce: Explaining ‘Sudden Unexplained Death’

    July 11, 2019

    Although a seizure stemming from his epilepsy is believed to have caused the recent death of actor Cameron Boyce, it is an extremely rare side effect of the disease, according to Dr. Gabriel Martz, director of The Epilepsy Center at Ayer Neuroscience Institute. Epileptic seizures – which occur when the…

  • Migraines? A Local Clinical Trial May Be for You

    July 11, 2019

    The Hartford HealthCare Headache Center is currently conducting a research study of a home treatment for migraine using self-administered investigational medical device. The study device is non-invasive and does not require medications intake. Compensation for your time and travel is available. Hartford HealthCare Headache Center medical director Dr. Brian Grosberg is the…

  • Why an Athlete Might Now See a Sports Neurologist

    July 10, 2019

    What is a sports neurologist? With the dramatic increase in head injuries in football and other sports, this relatively new subspecialty of neurology has become increasingly prominent. Dr. Stephanie Alessi-Larosa is a sports neurologist with the Hartford Healthcare Ayer Neuroscience Institute: Q. Sports neurology is a somewhat new field. Why…

  • 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…

  • Hartford Hospital Earns Quality Stroke Care Award

    July 03, 2019

    Moments matter for patients with stroke, and that means rapid diagnosis and quick delivery of clot-busting medication is critical to reducing post-stroke complications or disability. Hartford Hospital’s demonstrated ability to thrive in those urgent care situations, combined with its comprehensive approach to getting patients on the road to a speedy…

  • How to Avoid Food Poisoning at Summer Cookouts

    July 03, 2019

    It’s all fun and games at the summer cookout until the food poisoning sets in; fortunately, there are easy and safer ways to plan for your family’s outside eating to avoid food-borne illness. The heat of summer makes it even more important to keep an eye on things that need…

  • 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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