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How to Dispose of Prescription Meds, Properly, Without Leaving the House

Here’s a great way to warm up for spring-cleaning season. Retrieve all unused prescription drugs from medicine cabinets, bathroom drawers and your keep-it-away-from-the-kids hiding spot in the kitchen. Wait! Don’t just drop them in the household trashcan. And avoid the convenience of the nearest toilet. The Food and Drug Administration [...]

Tallwood Men’s Health: A New Job Provides a Man with a New Lease on Life

Doug Joslyn was like most men: he didn’t go to the doctor unless absolutely necessary. Two years ago, with a new job on offer, he was required to get a physical – and it proved to be life-changing. “The way the nurse looked at me, I knew I had cancer,” [...]

Newington WWII Veteran Awarded French Knight of the Legion of Honor

More than seven decades after he served in World War II, John Faenza of Newington has received the highest possible military honor an American can receive from the French people. With his wife, children, friends and former co-workers by his side, the 93-year-old Cedar Mountain Commons resident was awarded an honorary [...]

Tallwood Men’s Health: Heart Health

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men in the United States and worldwide. For the man who regularly consults with his doctor, however, heart disease and its potentially fatal consequences are usually avoidable. Dr. Waseem Chaudhry is a preventive cardiologist at the Hartford HealthCare Tallwood Men’s Health Center. [...]

Tallwood Men’s Health: Surgical and Medical Weight Loss for Men

Did you know that, in 1985, no state had an adult (male and female) obesity rate higher than 15 percent? Now, every state is at 20 percent or more. Even though Connecticut has the nation’s 10th-lowest obesity rate, about 27 percent of men in the state are obese. This trend [...]

Tallwood Men’s Health: A Guy’s Medical Man Cave

The statistics say it all: Men are nearly one-and-a-half times as likely as women to die from almost every chronic medical condition. On average, men live five years less than women, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. But a new program at Hartford HealthCare has been designed to [...]


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Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019, 10:30AM - 11:30AM

Tai Chi & QiGong for Parkinson's

Calm your mind and energize your body with the deep breathing and slow, flowing movements of these ancient Chinese healing exercises. [...]

Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019, 6:00PM - 7:30PM

Peer Parent Support Group for Those with Children on the Autism Spectrum

This group is a peer run support group for parents with a child on the spectrum. This group is open to any parent who has a child on the [...]

Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019, 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Surgical Weight Loss Support Group (Hartford Hospital Program)

Open to surgical weight loss patients both before and after surgery. Program provides presentations on topics related to nutrition, [...]

 

 

 

 

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