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Friday, Oct 26, 2018, 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Treating the Whole Person: LGBTQ Identity Development - Clinical Perspective

This conference is for clinical providers and will provide info on: family functioning, medical/endocrinology, standards for [...]

Saturday, Oct 27, 2018, 7:30AM - 4:00PM

1st Annual Ayer Neuroscience Institute Symposium

This one-day symposium allows primary care physicians, advanced practice providers and emergency medical services providers to learn more [...]

Friday, Nov 02, 2018, 9:00AM - 1:45PM

12th Annual Cohen Symposium: Living with a Brain Tumor

In this FREE educational seminar, learn more about: New therapies for brain tumors, potential immunotherapy approaches for brain tumors and [...]

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Social media plays a huge role in how kids think about their changing bodies. Child/adolescent psychologist Dr. Laura Saunders has ways to help your kids avoid "Snap Chat syndrome."

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Beyond ‘Chemobrain’: New Hartford HealthCare Study Looks at Cancer and the Mind

By David Finitsis Clinical Psychologist and Senior Scientist, Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute Does this sound familiar? You walk into a room only to forget exactly what it was you came into that room to do.  Or your friend introduces you to someone and no sooner have you shaken hands when [...]

Medicare Advantage via CarePartners: What’s in it for Patients?

Connecticut has never seen anything like CarePartners of Connecticut, a joint venture between Hartford HealthCare and Tufts Health Plan of Massachusetts, that will begin selling 2019 Medicare Advantage plans in the state when the open-enrollment period begins Oct. 15. It’s the first partnership between a hospital system and an insurer [...]

Hartford HealthCare’s First Neuroscience Symposium Set for Oct. 27

Hartford HealthCare’s Ayer Neuroscience Institute will host its first symposium to help providers care for patients with common neurological conditions and make appropriate subspecialty referrals. Called “Innovations and Advances in Neuroscience Conditions,” the event is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 27, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Connecticut Convention [...]

How $22 Million Federal Grant Will Be Used in State to Fight Opioid Crisis

A federal infusion of $22 million to help fight the opioid crisis in Connecticut, where the overdose rate is higher than the national average, will be directed at retrieving unused narcotics through pharmacy and police department collection centers. Dr. Vincent McClain, associated medical director of residential services with Rushford, spoke [...]

A Bigger Role for Immunotherapy in Breast Cancer Treatment?

Although immunotherapy – the ability to use the body’s immune system to fight off cancer – has not been as helpful for breast cancer patients, new research shows “promise” for some women, according to Dr. Patricia DeFusco, director of the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute Breast Program. “Harnessing the immune system [...]

The Future of Breast Cancer Treatment is Now!

Clinical trials are the means by which doctors and researchers work toward providing newer, better and more innovative health care treatments. This is especially true as the health care community works toward treating cancer. As the charter member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance, the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute is [...]

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Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018, 6:30PM - 9:00PM

Crystal Singing Bowls Sound Healing

Our bodies are largely comprised of water, and water is liquid crystal. Science has proven that every atom emits its own vibrational [...]

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018, 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, Oct 17, 2018, 1:00PM - 3:00PM


This workshop is intended for cancer patients, survivors, and their friends and family. Calm your mind, recover your vital energy, and [...]





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