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  • Beam-Signing Marks Progress of Hartford Hospital Expansion

    July 10, 2020

    HARTFORD—With COVID-19 cases rising in other parts of the country and an increasing need for critical care beds in hotspots like Florida and Arizona, Hartford HealthCare marked a milestone July 10 that will help the health system be even more prepared for future outbreaks in Connecticut. Hartford HealthCare and Hartford…

  • Stress During COVID-19 Pandemic That Feels Like a Heart Attack? Yes, Says New Study

    July 09, 2020

    Cases of a stress-related medical condition commonly known as broken heart syndrome that produces the same symptoms as a heart attack have doubled since the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a Cleveland Clinic study published July 9 in the medical journal JAMA Network Open. The patients in the study at two…

  • 37 Routine Activities Ranked by Risk of COVID-19 Infection

    July 07, 2020

    COVID-19 has redefined risky behavior. So how do we know what’s more risky: getting a haircut, eating inside a restaurant, traveling by plane or shaking someone’s hand? Trick question. They’re equally risky to our health, according to a new risk-assessment chart produced by the Texas Medical Association COVID-19 Task Force and…

  • Here’s the Nutritionist’s Ingredient List. Go Wild. Build Your Perfect Salad.

    July 07, 2020

    It’s summer, when salads take center stage. I’ve been growing lettuce in pots on my porch since April and farm stands are opening with more and more vegetable options daily. Vegetables are nutrient-dense, meaning they are packed with vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants which help protect our healthy cells. It…

  • Dr. Pallvi Popli, Hematologist/Oncologist, Now Seeing Patients in Hartford, Willimantic

    July 07, 2020

    The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute announces the hiring of hematologist/oncologist Dr. Pallvi Popli, who begins seeing patients in facilities in Hartford and Willimantic this month. Dr. Popli comes to Hartford HealthCare from fellowship training at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at Rutgers University, where her focus was on hematology…

  • COVID-19 Immunity After Infection? Like the Virus, Uncertainties Remain

    July 06, 2020

    With the focus on tragic results of many coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, it’s easy to overlook that the majority of people do recover from the disease. What’s unclear, however, is if those people who recover are then immune to reinfection. “The literature is not clear on immunity, or how long immunity…

  • Why Chronic Pain Added to State’s Medical Marijuana Qualifying List

    July 06, 2020

    In an attempt to help people who struggle daily with chronic pain, a state regulatory committee recently added it as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana. “A lot of people live with pain,” said Dr. Andrew Salner, director of the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at Hartford Hospital and a member of…

  • The Wait Ends, Dramatically, for Glastonbury Kidney Transplant Recipient

    July 01, 2020

    For more than two decades, Nicholas Kalogeros of Glastonbury has known kidney failure and end-stage renal disease were inevitable without a transplant. A rare genetic disease, Alport syndrome, that damages small blood vessels in the kidney and eventually causes organ failure left Kalogeros on peritoneal dialysis the past year as…

  • Don’t Get Burned This Summer: It’s This Simple

    July 01, 2020

    Summer is synonymous with barbecues, fireworks and fun in the sun. With it comes an uptick in burn cases to hospital Emergency Departments (ED) everywhere. Most are preventable. With the proper care and attention, a trip to the ED is avoidable. “Our skin’s function is to protect the body from…

  • CDC Antibody Study: Number Infected by COVID-19 in State 6 Times Higher Than Reported

    July 01, 2020

    Only New York showed more COVID-19 infections than Connecticut through early May, according to a report that also revealed the number of people infected by the virus is actually about six times more than the number reported by the state. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) studied antibody…


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