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Friday, Sep 11, 2020, 8:30AM - 1:30PM

Hartford Hospital Transplant Program Social Worker Conference

Join transplant and dialysis social workers for a day of learning and networking. This program has been approved for Continuing Education [...]

Friday, Oct 02, 2020, 9:00AM - 3:30PM

Face Your Fears: Conducting Good Exposure Therapy Across Diagnoses

Location: Live, Interactive Webinar

Exposure therapy is an evidence-based treatment for anxiety-related disorders including [...]

Wednesday, Nov 04, 2020, 7:15AM - 4:00PM

15th Annual Interdisciplinary Transplant Symposium

Solid organ transplantation has become the standard of care for individuals with end-stage kidney, liver, or heart disease. Care of [...]

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FDA Approves Nasal Spray for Depression

The federal Food & Drug Administration has approved a nasal spray to treat depression - and it's not without controversy. Hartford Hospital Institute of Living researcher Mirela Lotus explains.

Teens & Suicide

Connecticut has been rocked by a number of high profile teen suicides in 2019. Dr. Laura Saunders from Hartford HealthCare's Behavioral Health Network talks about how to bring up the topic with your teens.


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Feeling Powerless After Isaias, COVID-19? It’s a Test of Our Coping Skills

After the COVID-19 pandemic, a state shutdown, mass unemployment and disruption of school and family life comes Isaias, one of the most devastating tropical storms to hit Connecticut since Sandy in 2012. Enough is enough. “This sort of disaster over the last 24 hours has absolutely pushed some people to [...]

Study: People With Depression More Likely to Have Heart Problems

A 14-year international study supported the power of the mind-body connection, noting that people who are depressed are more likely to have cardiovascular issues and die early than those with heart issues but no depression. The study, published in JAMA Psychiatry, examined more than 145,000 people in rural and urban [...]

The Loneliness of COVID-19: How to Deal With Your New Life

Cooped up for months thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic can take its toll, pushing people further from others and leaving many feeling downright lonely. If the situation doesn’t feel temporary – meaning you’ve noticed that your social circle has shrunk in the past few years – it’s important to understand [...]

How Parents Can Brace Kids for Possibly Missing Favorite School Activities Because of COVID-19

We haven’t even entered the dog days of summer, but the focus for parents, educators and maybe even students is returning to the classroom in the fall. The COVID-19 pandemic shuttered schools in March, leaving parents home-schooling children and teachers taking to electronic platforms for lessons. Now, districts are grappling [...]

BHN Receives Awards for Best HealthCare Marketing, Communications

The New England Society of HealthCare Communications (NESHCo) has recognized BHNews as the top healthcare employee newsletter in all of New England. The weekly electronic employee newsletter received a Gold Award from NESHCo, one of 34 Lamplighter awards received by HHC. Other BHN recognitions included silver awards for MATCH (Medication [...]

These Age Groups Most Affected by COVID-Related Depression, Anxiety

Experts call it the underlying crisis. While COVID-19 cases spike around the country, more than a third of Americans report related depression and anxiety. “The spread of COVID-19 leaves people feeling out of control, which is uncomfortable and unnerving,” said Dr. James O’Dea, vice president of operations for the Hartford [...]


Popular Events

Monday, Aug 10, 2020, 12:00AM - 12:00AM

E-Learning Childbirth Classes

The eLearning program is an interactive, Web-based tool that contains animated illustrations, videos, voice-overs, and games. It's great [...]

Tuesday, Aug 11, 2020, 4:30PM - 6:00PM

Total Joint Pre-Operative Education Webinar

This webinar is for patients who will undergo hip and knee replacement surgery, providing education on how to prepare for the surgery, [...]

Tuesday, Aug 11, 2020, 6:30PM - 7:30PM

Webinar: Maternity Tour

This webinar is an overview of what to expect with parking, admissions, visitation, Labor & Delivery, Postpartum, Lactation services at [...]

 

 

 

 

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